Marie de L. Harwood BSc, CTC

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"Adventure"

6 Year-Round Festivals That Give You a Reason to Celebrate in Barbados

Local Events Barbados

After winning the NBA championship, legend Kawhi Leonard toasted his huge win with a trip to Barbados. But you don't have to be a basketball hero to celebrate in Barbados. Beyond...

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This Hotel is Baking Space History

Hotels

In the year of the 50th anniversary of America's epic moon landing, new space history is being made. The first food is being baked in space, and it's the signature...

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What You Need to Know to Hike or Bike Europe's Most Famous Pilgrimage Trail

Outdoor Activities Spain

It's been a physical test of spirituality since the Middle Ages.  And more recently, Christian pilgrims have been joined by active travel enthusiasts on the Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile...

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Happy 4th of July and Canada Day! Celebrating Neighbors and Staycations

Awesome Travel Stuff North America

If you've ever taken a cruise or traveled to Alaska, you may recognize this place. From sea level in Skagway, Alaska, the White Pass & Yukon railway climbs an incredible 3000...

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6 Ways to Cruise Rivers and Waterways Close to Home This Year

River or Ocean Cruises North America

It's no secret that river and small ship cruising is one of travel's biggest trends. What may still be an open secret is the boom in cruising on the inland...

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The World's First Underwater Ride Share: Now You Can Take a 'ScUber' in Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Outdoor Activities Queensland

Forget about 'surge' pricing on an Uber ride – how about 'submarine' pricing? Hailing a 'ScUber' in Australia's Great Barrier Reef will get you a $3000 AUD charge to your Uber...

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5 Alaska Shore Excursions That Will Make You Book an Oceania Cruise Now

River or Ocean Cruises Alaska

Cool-weather Alaska is one of the hottest cruising destinations. It's in our own backyard, with pristine and inspiring natural wonders, and a sailing season May-September perfectly aligned with family summer...

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The Longest Suspension Bridge In North America Has Opened and it Overlooks America's Most Visited National Park

Outdoor Activities Tennessee, Tennessee

More than 10 million people every year travel to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park – that's more people than visit the Grand Canyon, Yosemite and Yellowstone parks combined!  And...

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Cycling through the Dutch Countryside on an Avalon Active Shore Excursion

River or Ocean Cruises Netherlands, Netherlands

One of the best things about river cruising in Europe is that it takes you into the heart of world-famous cities, charming smaller towns, and even through the countryside that...

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3 Things You Have To Do on a Seabourn Cruise to Scandinavia and Scotland

River or Ocean Cruises Denmark

Cooler climes are some of today's hottest cruise destinations. Add the warmth of Seabourn's ultra-luxury service, boutique-hotel inspired ships, world-class dining and insightful, intriguing shore excursions like Ventures' active explorations, and...

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Quark Expeditions Makes an Earth Day 'Polar Promise'

Adventure Antarctica, Antarctica

Quark Expeditions, a leader in polar adventures, marked Earth Day by revealing its 'Polar Promise' sustainability plan. The polar adventure tour company already takes actions to protect and improve environment and...

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10 Amazing Facts about the Tasmanian Devil

Outdoor Activities Tasmania

Move over, cuddly koalas and cute kangaroos. Meet the Tasmanian Devil. No, not the Looney Tunes cartoon character that travels like a spinning top, drooling, snarling and terrorizing Bugs Bunny's friends. The...

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11 Best Places in the World to Go Whale Watching

Adventure

70 percent of our planet is covered by oceans, and whales are not only the largest marine mammals, but the largest animals alive. No wonder humans are drawn to the oceans...

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