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Backroads adding Portugal bike tour in 2017

Feb 26, 2017
Backroads, a leading active travel company, is now offering a new signature Bike Trip in Portugal, one of Europe’s top destinations.

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TO MONTANA FOR SOME FUN IN THE SNOW


Mary Blilie had been at Big Sky Resort in Montana for just one day but had already snapped more photos of her kids than she had in a long time. That's because when Blilie, now a Minneapolis engineer, was a kid her family skied here every winter and now, after a 17-year hiatus, she was determined to create some of those same happy memories for her own two children more
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DISNEY WORLD 101


Your next-door neighbor insists he has the skinny on finding bargain lodging (you can find rooms, especially in winter for well under $100 a night). One friend says she wouldn't leave home without "Birnbaum's Walt Disney World 2007," the official guide to Walt Disney World, while a co-worker says her bible is the "Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World." more
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A visit to Yellowstone at Christmastime


Did you know Yellowstone has more thermal feature than anywhere in the world? And I’d rather visit in winter anytime. The last time we were here in the summer, there were so many people, the kids could barely see Old Faithful. Now we’re hiking in snowshoes around the geyser basin and there’s no one but us and Miguel. more
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Looking back on a memorable holiday trip to Ecuador


Have you ever gone to a party on the wrong day? When we arrive Christmas afternoon, the hosts and their kids clearly aren't expecting company. In fact, we catch them snoozing. But we barge in anyway -- we have come so far, after all, to see them. Our hosts, the Sea Lion family, live on San Cristobal island in the Galapagos more
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EXPLORING AN ANCIENT CULTURE IN NEW MEXICO


By Eileen OgintzTribune Media Services Three hundred and 40. That’s how many steps and ladder rungs we climb to Bandelier National Monument (http://www.nps.gov), to crowd into its ancient (dating back to before 1300) cliff dwellings about 50 miles northwest of more »
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