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Castillo de San Marcos

About Castillo de San Marcos On our recent visit to Saint Augustine, Florida we spent a few hours exploring its Spaniard built fort: Castillo de San Marcos. It’s a 17th century fort and the oldest fort in the United States.…

One of the most visited landmarks in Romania is Bran Castle aka Dracula's Castle
Europe Travel

The Real Story of Dracula

While many are watching It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, I enjoy reading the origin stories of ghouls and creatures like Stingy Jack and Dracula. Don’t get me wrong, I love Charlie Brown – but I’ve always had an…


Jack-O-Lanterns and The Legend of Stingy Jack

I remember trying to carve Jack-O-Lanterns as a child. It was fun and messy but as an adult  and lover of culture, I now question almost every tradition’s origin. Where did Jack-O-Lanterns originate and why were they created? And…

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Our Secret Wallet Friendly Trip Tips

“Got a secret, can you keep it? Swear this one you’ll save.” Don’t tell anyone, I am about to reveal our best kept secrets for saving money on your trips! Ok, some of these tips you may have already…

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How To Spend A Long Weekend in Cambridge

This post is originally posted by Mary Chong on May 27, 2017 on Calculated Traveller. A trip to Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a journey through history, art galleries, museums, and higher learning. Throw in some shopping and some good eats, and…

Asia Travel

12 Largest Reservoirs in India One Can Walk Through

This is a guest post from Rohit from the blog, Trans India Travels. A reservoir is defined as something that can hold water-literally. A storage space for fluids, can be used for control, or for diversion of waterways to desired directions,…

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Lonely Planet Summer Road Trip

Summer is my most favorite time to travel! I think it’s because it brings back memories from my childhood when we road-tripped from the West Coast to visit relatives who live in the South. In this summer issue of…