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5 Spooky Places Around the World

Signal Hill, NL (Canada) Signal Hill is a national historic site in Canada, celebrating the point of reception for the first transatlantic wireless communication. But did you know it’s said to be haunted? Ghosts are often spotted wandering around the St. John’s landmark, from soldiers to prisoners and everyone in between. One of the better-known [ … ]

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Our Favourite Film Destinations

Film festivals come and go, but the extraordinary locations captured in these movies are available for you to see, any time of year. Who knows— your adventure could be the setting of the next big award winner. Wild (2014) Location: Pacific Crest Trail (California/Oregon/Washington) When Cheryl Strayed was just 26, she took on the Pacific [ … ]

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Stay in a treehouse…

Treehouses are magical structures; perched high in the trees, difficult to access and immersed in nature. They can bring back childhood memories and can provide a much needed escape from the stresses of everyday life. We have compiled this list of five treehouses for rent from around the world. Whether you escape in your daydreams [ … ]

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White sandy beach in the Caribbean.

6 alternative beaches in the Caribbean…

There’s more than Cuba and the Dominican Republic… When thinking about the Caribbean, it is usually the crowded, white sandy beaches of Varadero or Punta Cana that first come to mind… But that is not all this region of the world has to offer. While beaches populated with large, all-inclusive resorts can be great, we [ … ]

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Canal in Prague with swans.

Saying ‘Goodbye’: Rome to Prague Adventure Part 6

After nine days on the road with my G Adventures group, it was time for our final day and final destination: Prague. Although I’d been looking forward to our time in Italy, I was most excited to see Prague because I’d heard so many good things about it from friends. I wasn’t disappointed. Unlike Italy, [ … ]

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Music, Cafes and Museums in Vienna: Rome to Prague Adventure Part 5

From Venice my G Adventures tour group said goodbye to Italy and headed for Vienna. And for this leg of the journey, getting there really was half the fun: We took an overnight train out of Venice, arriving in Vienna early the next day. I’ve taken plenty of trains around Europe, but never an overnight [ … ]

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Exploring Cinque Terre: Rome to Prague Adventure Part 3

Some places in Europe look like they must have been built post-Disney. Like some Imagineer drew up crazy plans for a magical castle or enchanted village that couldn’t possibly exist without help from the special effects and set building departments. Cinque Terre feels like that kind of place. After spending a few days in cities, [ … ]

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The awesome Zsofia

Touring Tuscany: Rome to Prague Adventure Part 2

After a few days on my own in Rome I joined up with my G Adventures group. There were 15 of us: one young married couple, one set of friends traveling together, two single guys and nine single ladies. (Guys, you should really be doing more tours to meet women.) Our tour guide, Zsofia, was [ … ]

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