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Romantic Beach Getaways October 01, 2013 16:51

Sure, strolling hand-in-hand along the beach is cliche. But there's an undeniable romance to being by the ocean. It's in the salty air, the relaxed pace, small-town charms, and sunsets - preferably enjoyed while on…

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America's Most Iconic Drives October 01, 2013 16:47

For most of its 469-mile route, the Blue Ridge Parkway alternates between grand panoramas and up-close looks at lush forests and meadows. That’s no surprise considering that it runs atop the Appalachian Mountains between Virginia’s…

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Best Romantic Winter Getaways October 01, 2013 16:16

Of the 30-plus countries that Cathy Grey has visited, on every continent save Antarctica, her greatest love affair has been with a Berber village in Morocco. “Getting to know the locals and riding mules into…

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America's Best Little Beach Towns October 01, 2013 16:12

Nightlife-driven souls looking for Floridian action point their convertibles toward the likes of Fort Lauderdale and Key West. But a certain quieter, off-the-radar destination on the state’s Gulf Coast holds a different kind of allure.…

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Australia's Packer enters Sri Lanka with new casino October 01, 2013 15:58

Sri Lanka approved two investments worth around a billion dollars in giant foreign-funded casinos in the capital Colombo on Thursday, including one involving Australian gambling mogul James Packer. Government spokesman Keheliya Rambukwella said the cabinet…

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Take a guided tour with a street expert: the homeless October 01, 2013 15:51

After Bath and London, Barcelona is the latest city to offer guided tours led by the people who know the streets the best: the homeless. It’s an emerging trend that appeals to tourists seeking an…

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Biggest thrill seekers coming out of South America October 01, 2013 15:40

Adventure travel is on the rise around the world, with thrill-seekers in Europe and South America driving up growth. That’s according to a recently released report by the Adventure Travel Trade Association which looked at…

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5 Places to Snag Vacation Freebies This Fall October 01, 2013 14:49

There’s no deal like a free deal, and no better time to land a coveted travel freebie than during the fall lull. In the interest of getting top bang for your buck, here are five…

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Sao Paulo showcases its Expo 2020 bid October 01, 2013 14:44

Sao Paulo, Brazil's most populous city, on Friday showcased its Expo 2020 bid at a symposium attended by delegates of the Paris-based body that will pick the winner in November. This bustling metropolis of 11…

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3 great places to watch the northern lights in America October 01, 2013 14:40

Right now, you may see the aurora borealis – also known as the northern lights – from northern California to the Texas Panhandle to the Virginia coast. About every 11 years, the sun's magnetic-field activity…

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The Many Destinations of Heritage Travel October 01, 2013 14:31

With 192 countries in the world, each with a distinct and unique history, there are a vast number of heritage sites for all travelers interested in uncovering their roots. Visiting the country of your lineage…

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Insider's guide to Napa Valley October 01, 2013 14:26

My first trip to Napa Valley was in the late 1960s, during my senior year at U.C. Berkeley. I had just turned 21, and here was this amazing place only an hour's drive away with…

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