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Shenandoah County: the “Daughter of the Stars”

December 31, 2011

The 200-mile Shenandoah Valley in northern Virginia is consistently ranked as one of the most scenic areas in the country. The valley takes its name from the 300-mile-long river that was given a Native American name meaning “daughter of the stars.”

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Christmas in Germany, “Alle Jahre Wieder” *

December 26, 2011

No country in the world celebrates the Christmas holiday season with the joy and total exuberance of the cities of Germany. Thousands of visitors come from around the world during the month of December to experience the internationally famous Christkindelsmarkt, Christmas markets…

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Cuenca, Ecuador, in the heart of the volcano (Part Two)

December 17, 2011

The Pan American Highway, a system of roads that runs 29,800-miles from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, is the longest in the world. The idea for the road was put forth at the Fifth International Conference of American States in 1923 but the proposal…

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How to hit the slopes on a budget

November 23, 2011

Planning a ski trip starts with answering these three questions: What mountain should I ski/snowboard? Where should I stay while I’m there? And how much am I willing to spend on lift tickets and equipment rental? A ski excursion can easily cost a traveler thousands of dollars, but consumers who are frugal…

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Eat, drink and be merry: Top holiday getaways for a foodie

November 23, 2011

The festive season is also known for eating and lots of it. Turkey, hams, pies, pumpkins, stuffing, latkes, candy canes, chocolates, you name it, it is being consumed. So whether traveling far or near, here is a list of the top towns to get your eat on over the holidays

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Tales of Baden-Württemberg, Germany

November 20, 2011

Germany is divided into 16 regions that are comparable to our states and Baden-Württemberg, the most economically prosperous, is situated east of the Upper Rhine River in the southwestern portion of the country. While the state’s prosperity revolves around several of Germany’s…

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St. Louis, Missouri, be amazed!

November 11, 2011

St Louis has been a city of significant historical events, innovative architecture, indelible personalities, thriving multiculturalism that impacted every aspect of community life and the uncanny ability to reinvent and revitalize itself.

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