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Video: Spiritual Journey at a Traditional Sweat Lodge

about Riviera Maya, Mexico

Costa Maya is world famous for ancient Mayan ruins, but traditional culture is still alive for visitors looking for authentic experiences.We met a local shaman who practices the spiritual beliefs of Mexico's ancient, indigenous peoples. On this shore excursion from...

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Video: Fogo Island Inn: Daring Design meets Ancient Fishing Community

about Newfoundland and Labrador

In colorful Newfoundland turn of phrase, you might say that Fogo Island is far away from far away. The island is remote; only accessible by ferries and helicopter flights that defy dramatic weather and waves to drop visitors on a...

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Outdoor Active Travel in Downtown Vancouver

about Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver may be Canada's most famously 'outdoorsy' major city. Even in a city that drives Canada's vast Asia-Pacific business, athletic wear is more common than pinstripes! Nature thrives right on the city's doorstep: a gorgeous, picturesque harbor and bay, snow-capped...

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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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Video: Cycling Tour of 'One of the Best Cycling Destinations in the World'

about Peterborough, Ontario

Sometimes we think that the best travel experiences can only be found in distant, exotic destinations. And they're waiting for you right in your back yard. Kieran Andrews of Wild Rock Outfitters leads cycling tours in some of the most...

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Vegan meets Michelin-star Dining on Hapag-Lloyd Luxury Cruises

If you associate modern German culture with a focus on health and world-leading quality, it will be no surprise to learn that small-ship German cruise line Hapag-Lloyd now has a first-class vegetarian and vegan dining option. Its Europa 2 is...

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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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BestTrip.TV Travel Video: Juice Fasting Resort in Costa Rica

about Costa Rica

Is health and weight loss at the top of your resolutions this year? Did you also resolve to travel more?  What if you could marry your two goals?  Travel to a dream destination AND come home healthier? Foodie BestTrip.TV travel...

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High-Flying Winter Luxury at Whistler Blackcomb

about Whistler, British Columbia

Canada's Whistler Blackcomb ski resort in British Columbia has been rated top in North America for the third year in a row.  The mountain and lifestyle are already legendary for skiers and riders, but Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler...

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Life-Changing Retreats: Sparkling Hill Resort

about Vernon, British Columbia

Sparkling Hill (owned by Gernot Langes-Swarovski, patriarch of the famed Austrian crystal family) prioritizes health and wellness above esthetics. Sparkling Hill (owned by Gernot Langes-Swarovski, patriarch of the famed Austrian crystal family) prioritizes health and wellness above esthetics.

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