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How to Pack For a Fall City Break Trip

Getting away from the city noise and crowds is something everyone needs from time to time. For some people, there’s no better time throughout the year to pack their things and leave than the fall months, especially when the rain season is still at bay. Of course, this probably won’t be a long vacation, so comfort and essentials are your two key factors for proper packing. Depending on your city break destination, you can adjust the…

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My Summer 2016 Road Trip Playlist

We travel a lot! We’ve been to 5 states this summer, 4 National Parks, and in the car at least 100 hours – so we know how to keep ourselves entertained on a road trip. This summer consisted of a lot of podcasts – mainly the “How Stuff Works” podcasts, mainly “Stuff you Should Know” and “Stuff Mom Never Told You”. We’ve listened to over 50 just this summer. What’s also always have on hand is our Sirius…

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How to Travel in Style Through the Streets of Paris

Paris in the summer is a true sight to behold. Whether you are visiting for the incredible food or the incredibly chic fashion, it is important to keep in mind a few simple tips for effortless travel Parisian style, of course. 1. Skip the Taxis and Take a Walk When you’ve got a jam­-packed schedule of things to do and sights to see, it can be easy to flag down a taxi everywhere you go. However,…

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Hack Your Holiday: Top Travel Gadgets

Travelling is one of life’s joys: from the high-end playground of Las Vegas to Vietnam’s lush greenery, this planet is full of amazing sights and experiences. The more you travel, the more you appreciate the art of careful and selective packing to make the most of the experience (and limited baggage allowances) and, if you’re a gadget lover like me, the tech that you couldn’t travel without. Splendid Isolation For the journey, it’s important to rest well…

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Brand New Nova Scotia Bike & Hike Tour: Beaches, Villages & Wine!

Ciclismo Classico is excited to unveil a NEW week-long cycling and hiking tour of Nova Scotia. Guests will enjoy scenic rides and hikes amid pristine beaches, marshland, quaint villages, and beautiful vineyards. Highlights include: absorbing the region’s history at UNESCO World Heritage Sites; cycling a variety of picturesque paved roads and trails; wildlife viewing opportunities; exceptional local cuisine and fresh seafood; and four-star accommodations. This intermediate cycling tour averages 29 miles per day. “Quiet coastal roads,…

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Travel Packing Essentials For My Florida Vacation

We travel full time but every once in a while we have to “return home” to northern Florida. Since we don’t physically live there anymore, we only have to return to do things like renew our drivers licences, and basically, it’s way more like a vacation. We go hiking, ride our bikes, kayak on the slow, easy, rivers, and of course, visit the beaches. My favorite beach being a state park with nearly no one else on it,…

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Portland Made, North St Duffle Bags and Packs for Your Next Adventure

North St bags, based in Portland, Oregon, is known for manufacturing quality and durable products. They’ve been making bicycle and travel essentials for a while now and have yet to disappoint their fans.  They recently announced their new line of duffle bags in three sizes, The Scout 11 which doubles as a discrete cycling handlebar bag, Scout 14, a mid size bag perfect for the weekend warrior and the Scout 21 for the long excursions. Adventure travelers continue to search for…

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Spring Travel Essential: Aromaflage Perfume, Natural Ingredients, Repels Mosquitoes!

Spring is coming and soon, everyone’s worst enemy will fill the air – mosquitoes. Why not beat them to it and smell good while you do it? A new perfume called Aromoflage, thusly named because it camouflages you from this persistent enemy, is a perfume that uses natural essential oils, Vanilla, Orange Peel and Cedarwood, all of the highest quality and natural insect repellents. It coes in both a 1.7 oz. bottle and a  travel size Aromaflage .…

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City Wonders’ Top Romantic Hot Spots and Tours of Paris

City Wonders offers first class tours of beautiful, historic cities like you can’t see them on your own. At the top of my wishlist would have to be Paris, a city I hope to explore for days on end sometime soon. I love the architecture, culture, quaint and delicate deserts and the miles of walkable parks and trails. Combine a visit to Paris with this tour and a bicycle tour from Fat Tire, and you’ve got…