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Month: October 2015

Delighting in Santa Fe’s Culture

Delighting in Santa Fe’s Culture

  by thehipmunk It’s the oldest town in the Southwest, but Santa Fe offers a tremendous assortment of modern sights and attractions intermingled with the historic sites for travelers to explore. Although visitors love to dive into the many cultural destinations on an extended stay, it’s possible to enjoy the best of the city in a single day. This exciting itinerary showcases the best of Santa Fe and leaves you wanting to come back for more. Enjoy Views of the…

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Yummy Foods, Happy Bellies: Preventing Mishaps in Adventurous Eating

Yummy Foods, Happy Bellies: Preventing Mishaps in Adventurous Eating

  by thehipmunk Tongue-tickling spice combinations. Unfamiliar ingredients. New delicacies to explore. Half the fun of venturing to exotic locales is sampling new foods. Unfortunately, adventurous eating can also lead to an unhappy belly. Take advantage of a couple simple tricks to stave off disastrous travel sickness.   Seek Out Local Know-How Looking for the best som tam and pad thai the street stalls of Thailand have to offer? Ask a local. Poll the front desk staff at your hotel in…

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4 Reasons to Visit the Roman Catacombs

4 Reasons to Visit the Roman Catacombs

  by thehipmunk In ancient Rome, burial within the city walls was forbidden. The pagan culture of the second and third centuries preferred cremation, despite the objections of the Christian minority. As land for graveyards was scarce, the Christians of the day cultivated a sense of community away from the public eye by digging burial tunnels into the soft volcanic rock called tufo. These ancient sites can now be found on the outskirts of the city, along major roadways and close to many Roman…

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Here’s How You Can Save On Your Travel Expenses

Here’s How You Can Save On Your Travel Expenses

  What’s different about the fanatic travelers across the world? They urge to travel a variety of places, not just for any other family vacation or at relatives place, but for the enthusiasm they experience through such travel. Apart from learning and acknowledging beauty through travels, a core factor of effective money saving is very needy for further travels in future. So what to follow for building up a bank in your pockets through the cash needed to pile up?…

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Making Romantic Moves In Nashville, The Music City

Making Romantic Moves In Nashville, The Music City

Nashville is the city that provides visitors and inhabitants with an unparalleled world of access to America’s greenest parks, freshest eats, and twangiest, tune-blaring venues. Dress to impress and call that friendly passenger you met on the plane, the fellow traveler who accepted your card at baggage claim, or the bright-eyed receptionist in the lobby of your fashionable hotel. Invite that kindred spirit to join you for the a date night to remember. Nashville awaits, y’all, and we’ve rounded up the best…

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