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The Bicycle's Big Birthday

about Mannheim, Germany

This month marks a big milestone for the bicycle. We've had two hundred years of two-wheeled travel. On June 12, 1817, German inventor Karl von Drais took a little ride on his new invention, the 'Laufsmaschine'. His first reported trip,...

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Nature and Heritage at Jamaica's First UNESCO World Heritage Site

about Portland, Jamaica

A first for Jamaica and a first for the Caribbean. In 2015, Jamaica's Blue and John Crow Mountains became the country's first UNESCO World Heritage Site, and also the Caribbean's first World Heritage Mixed Site for both natural and cultural...

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Video: Tree-Top Champagne Bar in Champagne, France

about Reims, France

It's the elixir of lovers and those who love the good life.  Champagne is perfection, and how do you improve on perfection? Drinking it in the tree tops at the Perching Bar.  BestTrip.TV traveled to the source, the Champagne region...

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Video: Meet the Maker: Dutch Bicycles and Cycling Culture in Amsterdam

about Amsterdam, Netherlands

Did you know there are more bicycles than people in Amsterdam?  It's one of the original and influential cycling cultures that helped set the trend towards urban cycling and our love for touring new destinations by bike. The Dutch bicycle...

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The Great Blue Hole of Belize

about Belize

Belize has the world's second longest coral reef - with an extraordinary natural feature. It is one of the most beautiful places on earth and sometimes is referred to as 'the mother of all caves'. Belize has the world's second longest coral reef - with an extraordinary natural feature. It is one of the most beautiful places on earth and sometimes is referred to as 'the mother of all caves'.

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Myth and scientific phenomena: Iceland's Northern lights

about Reykjavik, Iceland

From generation to generation in Europe, a lot of superstition was associated with the Northern Lights - also called Aurora Bolearis. Some used to say it was the gods warning of an imminent war while others said it was the heavenly...

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Top 5 Adventure Destinations in Italy

about Italy

Italy is perhaps more renowned for its religious monuments, Roman Empire conquests and culinary exploits. The well hidden secret is that this country is as ideal for adventure as any other, if not more. Below are the top Italian adventure hotspots. Italy is perhaps more renowned for its religious monuments, Roman Empire conquests and culinary exploits. The well hidden secret is that this country is as ideal for adventure as any other, if not more. Below are the top Italian adventure hotspots.

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Heli Highs in British Columbia

about British Columbia

Heli and Cat Skiing on BC's wildest landscapes. Heli and Cat Skiing on BC's wildest landscapes.

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Explore the Albaicin Neighborhood on a Granada & Albaicin Walking Tour

about Granada, Spain

Looking to see the sites in Granada? Then check out the Granada & Albaicin Walking Tour in Spain. On this tour visitors will visit Bib Rambla Square, Granada Cathedral, the Moorish landmark Alcaicería and Granada’s old silk market. Looking to see the sites in Granada? Then check out the Granada & Albaicin Walking Tour in Spain. On this tour visitors will visit Bib Rambla Square, Granada Cathedral, the Moorish landmark Alcaicería and Granada’s old silk market.

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The Creative Coast, Costa Brava

about Spain

If you want to feel great creativity within the coast, this is a place for you! If you want to feel great creativity within the coast, this is a place for you!

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See the Parque das Nações on a Lisbon River Cruise

about Lisbon, Portugal

Looking for a great way to see the city of Lisbon? Then check out the Lisbon River Cruise in Portugal. Visitors will float down the Tagus River with panoramic views of Parque das Nações, monuments and castles in the hills. Looking for a great way to see the city of Lisbon? Then check out the Lisbon River Cruise in Portugal. Visitors will float down the Tagus River with panoramic views of Parque das Nações, monuments and castles in the hills.

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Top 10 Things to do in Ixtapa-Zihuatenejo, Mexico

about Zihuatanejo, Mexico

The beach towns of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo are just 9 kilometers apart, making both ideal to visit at the same time.  Aside from enjoying the sun, sea and sand, there are more attractions and experiences to enjoy in these towns....

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