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Athens Continues to Make History…and Grow Tourism

In Athens, Greece, visitors are staying longer and the tourism season is expanding, too. History, climate, natural beauty, and the welcoming spirit of its people are encouraging visitors to see the city as a world class destination.

By |2018-11-18T23:00:27+00:00November 18, 2018|Categories: Arts and Culture, Eat Drink Stay, Europe, Greece, History Travel|Tags: |5 Comments

Things to Do in Minneapolis and Saint Paul

Things to do in Minneapolis and St. Paul in Summer or Winter; walk or skate the lakes; book some theater tickets; find free museums and plenty to do with kids. Locals want visitors to experience the outdoors and find fun things to do.

By |2018-11-19T00:03:12+00:00November 15, 2018|Categories: North America, United States|Tags: , |18 Comments

2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers and Other People on the Move

Our holiday gift guide works for armchair travelers, road trippers, daydreamers and jetsetters. Good gift ideas wherever you are, however you travel. Even better if you like to give and receive books.

By |2018-11-14T09:48:36+00:00November 13, 2018|Categories: Our Travel Life, Resources, Travel Tips|Tags: |2 Comments

Embracing Karpathos Island

The historic town of Olympos in the mountains of northern Karpathos, where first residents could hide from pirates. Family. Togetherness. The mantra of Karpathos Island, a gem in Greece's Dodecanese island group. The [...]

By |2018-10-11T12:55:01+00:00October 10, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Arts and Culture, Eat Drink Stay, Europe, Greece|12 Comments

Best Places to Visit in Värmland, Sweden

On the edge of Lake Vänern, Picasso's sculpture in Kristinehamn If you really want to get to know Sweden, visit the heartland, Värmland County. Karlstad, the capital city of Värmland, can be reached [...]

By |2018-08-14T23:15:55+00:00August 13, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Arts and Culture, Eat Drink Stay, Europe, Sweden|Tags: , |2 Comments

Russia River Cruise: St. Petersburg, Moscow, and Waterways of the Tsars

A river cruise in Russia offers great opportunities to get to know Russian culture, history, and people from St. Petersburg to Moscow and along the "Waterway of the Tsars" in between.

The Subak System: Rice Growing in Bali

Rice temple ceremony, blessing the water (December 2011, Ubud, Bali) For over a thousand years, the cycle of rice growing in Bali has been managed through water temples, organized by watershed districts. The [...]

By |2018-08-07T11:38:29+00:00June 19, 2018|Categories: Asia, Indonesia, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , |9 Comments