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Backroads adding Portugal bike tour in 2017


Backroads, a leading active travel company, is now offering a new signature Bike Trip in Portugal, one of Europe’s top destinations. more
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Report: Royal Caribbean Adding Lifeguards, Water Safety Signs


The consumer site Cruise Critic reports Royal Caribbean will be adding licensed lifeguards and safety signage on all chips in its fleet in the coming months. more
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Orlando, Cancun Top 2017 Americans’ Spring Break Destinations: Allianz Travel Report


A review of Americans’ Spring Break travel plans by customers of leading travel insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance found that Orlando and Cancun top the list as this year’s most popular domestic and international destinations. more
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Fight off the Winter Blues with Spring Break at Caribe Hilton


Now more than ever, Caribe Hilton — San Juan Puerto Rico’s most iconic resort — is calling your name for Spring Break. more
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Suzhou, China: Gardens and Canals Equal a Family-Friendly Asian Adventure


Shantang Street
As I exited the airport in Shanghai, my preconceived notions about China seemed initially accurate. It was my first time visiting this country and I imagined I would be stepping into a land that had come too far too fast. more
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Winter Festival Season Ongoing in New Hampshire


New Hampshire has been welcoming visitors all winter long and still has great events to catch before the end of the season more
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Finding the value at an all-inclusive resort in Mexico


Making tortillas on the plaza at Azul The Fives
The family had chosen Azul Beach Resort the Fives, a Karisma Gourmet Inclusive Experience, just outside of Playa del Carmen, for their getaway, because it seemed to offer all they needed. more
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Snow Shoeing, Back Country skiing and horseback – Vista Verde Guest Ranch


Our gang snow shoeing along the Elk River near Vista Verde Guest Ranch
Vacation days don’t often get better than this. After a hearty breakfast at Vista Verde Guest Ranch——think fluffy buttermilk pancakes, sausage, oatmeal and eggs all varieties—we head out together snowshoeing more
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Far from the ski crowds: Vista Verde Guest Ranch in Colorado


Matt Yemma on snowmobile tour at Vista Verde Guest Ranch
Vista Verde Ranch, about 25 miles north of Steamboat Springs, is about as opposite a downhill mountain resort as possible. Set on 540 acres in the middle of Colorado’s Routt National Forest, this is the place to come to explore the wilderness on cross-country skis, horseback, fat bikes or snowshoes away from the crowds. more
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Skiing conditions not optimal? Try a spa treatment, like at Beaver Creek


A Beaver Creek tradition, warm chocolate chip cookies at end of day
It has been dumping snow it seems since we arrived in Colorado. So time for a treat off the slopes. Fantastic is how I feel during the sports fusion massage at the Beaver Creek Park Hyatt two-story Allegria Spa more
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