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20 Crowd-sourced Travel Tips from Locals

One of the awesome things about growing our community of wanderlusters on Facebook and Twitter is that you hail from all around the world. If we’re headed to a new destination, surely at least one of your has some tips to offer. Since our communities on Facebook and Twitter have grown so much in the …

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20 Must-See Landmarks Around the World

From the Hoover Dam to the Hermitage, these 20 must-see landmarks around the world are a dose of travel inspiration. Whenever we travel, no matter to far-flung places or in our own backyard, we’re attracted to the world’s most famous buildings and landmarks. We’ve picked 20 of our favorites from our travels around the world. …

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Escape the Bright Lights of Vegas: Day Trip Ideas

This post is brought to you by Avis, one of the world’s top brands for customer loyalty, with a commitment to true convenience and exceptional service. With its towering casinos, bright lights and glamorous shows, there’s a lot to see and do in Las Vegas. If the neon starts to get a bit much, however, …

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Climbing Mount Rainier

As an avid hiker in Arizona, I kept looking for new adventures. Some friends and I came up with the idea of climbing Mount Rainier in Washington. As you can imagine, conditions on the 14,410 foot mountain vary greatly from the peaks in Arizona. As Mount Rainier is an active volcano and ever changing glacier …

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The Best Eats in NYC’s Chinatown and Little Italy

Every time my mom and I plan a trip to New York City, she inevitably asks me if we’re going to go to Chinatown. She absolutely loved her visit to San Francisco’s Chinatown in the ’90s. I, however, was skeptical and kept avoiding it for years. After all, I live in Italy so never want …

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14 Places to Go in 2014

This post is in collaboration with Mississippi Gulf Coast, where you’ll find the perfect getaway. From lounging on Gulf Coast beaches to shrimping tours or shopping the quaint downtown to dining seaside, there’s sure to be something for everyone! Each year we look forward to planning our own travels and since we’ve got a community …

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Central Park Under Snow

Snowfall in NYC is rare. The city has an average of just two days of snowfall in December and four in January. Actual accumulation is even more rare. While the storm that hit the East Coast disrupted air travel, I was already safely on the ground in Manhattan and enjoying not one, but two days …

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Jdomb’s Travels Guide to Christmas in NYC

Ever since my first visit during the holidays, I haven’t been able to resist Christmas in NYC. To me, it’s when the city is at its best; when everything is the most shimmering and magical. New York City comes alive with holiday spirit and is home to some of the biggest and best light displays. …

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NYC’s Holiday Lights and Movie Sites

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and New York City at Christmas is a pretty spectacular sight. It’s no wonder the city has been the backdrop for so many holiday movies from 1947′s Miracle on 34th Street to Elf. Christmas trees, holiday lights, the world’s most famed department store windows, and ice skating …

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The Legend of the Saks Yeti #saksyeti

Each December Manhattan’s biggest department stores reveal their unique holiday window displays. After checking out the holiday window displays at all the biggies from Bloomies to Macy’s, I’m officially declaring my favorite of 2013 is Saks Fifth Avenue! The Legend of the Saks Yeti is told through six animated display windows and a 3D light …

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