Why Australia is the Vacation Destination Spot You’re Missing

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Okay, we get it. Daydreaming over making wanderlust a reality once again is the closest we’ll get to getting to the other side of the globe. BUT… when the pandemic is over, that bucket list better be as ready as tourist spots will ever be because it’s just a matter of time before everyone finds a reason to sprint to the airport. I’m thinking of the perfect vacation, and warm sunshine on my face while sipping my favorite rosé for brunch is at the top of my list. That, while wearing a beautiful straw hat with one of those black French ribbons on …

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Then and Now: Ancient Biblical Places and Where They Are Today

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The Bible can be treated like a chronicle of events that started Christianity. It features the accounts of various witnesses in different places, whose names would sound strange or foreign today. But did you know that a lot of these places still exist today? They go by different names these days, of course, but they very well are the same locations mentioned in the Holy Book. So the next time you go on a Mormon cruise, you will have a deeper appreciation of the places you visit. Here are some of the more prominent ones that you may have read about …

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A Winter Wonderland Escape in Svalbard

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When you think of vacationing in the middle of winter, what comes to mind? Seeking out tropical lush places to defrost your cold toes? Sun-baked beaches to explore? Maybe, but just maybe you should also be thinking about some of the most Northern places you can explore. Yes, even in the dead of winter.  Nestled between the 74th and 81st parallel, one of the most stunning places you may ever have the opportunity to visit in the dead of winter is the small area of Svalbard, Norway. During the dead of winter, the islands of Svalbard experience Polar Night: a …

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Planning a Fun-filled Birthday Party for the Young at Heart

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Who says that birthday parties are only for kids? In fact, you can plan your own birthday party the way you want to. If you want to have a huge birthday cake and lots of balloons, go ahead and make your day an extra special one. It’s your day after all, and your birthday (and everyone else’s) is something to be celebrated with friends and loved ones. What to consider in planning your birthday party Planning your own birthday party can be very exciting. You can contact a party rental supplier in Utah to make your special day even more …

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5 Reasons To Visit Northern Ireland

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Northern Ireland is often overlooked as a holiday destination in favor of the Republic of Ireland. If you take the time to do a bit of research, you’ll find that this beautiful country has so much to offer in terms of culture and it’s breathtaking landscape.   It really is an undiscovered gem of a country, you’ll wonder why you didn’t go sooner.  #1 There’s Something For Everyone Northern Ireland is the place to go for any kind of holiday (though they can’t promise too much sun).  Whether you’re looking for a city break in Belfast, hiking through the beautiful countryside …

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Why You Should Book a Last Minute Trip to Australia!

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Have you had enough of the wet, wind and rain? Of course you have, this time of year is always pretty miserable, especially once the festivities of Christmas are over and we still have a fair wait until spring. So if you want to get away and feel some sunshine on your face for a while, where could be better than Australia? Since the southern hemisphere is in the middle of a scorching summer, you certainly won’t be short of sunny weather. A truly spectacular destination with incredible scenery, wildlife and so much to see and do, Australia is a …

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Dream Jobs: Travel While You Work

As Lover Boy once said, everybody’s workin’ for the weekend, and if you work behind a desk in a 9-to-5, you know all too well that itch you get in the middle of a workday to just get up, leave, and never come back. If adventure is in your soul, it’ll be hard to deny its call even when you’re forced to wear a suit and tie every day: you probably have a trip planned out in the next few months, or have a photo of some exotic location as your desktop wallpaper, whatever. The point is: you want an …

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Escape The December Cold With These Sunny Destinations

With winter fast approaching, it’s tempting to leave the office for a little R-and-R under a tropical sun, and with this winter predicted one of the coldest of the decade, it’s never too early to plan your next winter escape! Beyond the usual beach destinations, however, we’ve come up with a list of some of the best places to travel during December, taking into account local weather, sites to see, activities to take part in, and things to buy. So what are you waiting for? Treat yourself to a Christmas getaway with these best places to travel to during December! …

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4 Things That Make Brisbane The Quintessential Australian City

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There are many reasons why a trip to Australia appeals to adventurous holidaymakers all over the world. First off, and most obvious is the incredible weather that is at its warmest when the rest of the world is digging out its thermal underwear. There’s also the incredible and unique ecosystem with stunning plant and animal life that can’t be seen anywhere else on Earth. Then, of course, there’s the beaches. Oh, and who can forget the food! And the wine? Oh my goodness. You simply haven’t lived until you’ve visited an Aussie winery (although their Kiwi neighbours are no slouches …

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Backpacking Around The Beautiful UK

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Often when you think about backpacking, it’s Thailand and Australia which come to mind. But what about the beautiful areas of the United Kingdom? Whether you are from the UK yourself and have lived there all your life, or you have never been, either way, there are some beautiful places to explore. Home to traditional pubs, hills full of sheep and Her Majesty, the Queen, if you’re a fan of pub crawls, adorable countryside towns or you love fantastic cities full of history, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales has it all and while these countries may be close in …

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