HOW TO SPEND A LONG WEEKEND IN CAMBRIDGE

HOW TO SPEND A LONG WEEKEND IN CAMBRIDGE

This post is originally posted by Mary Chong on 27/05/2017 on Calculated Traveller.

A trip to Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a journey through history, art galleries, museums, and higher learning. Throw in some shopping and some good eats, and you have the perfect long weekend getaway.

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Areeda Hall, Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

No trip to Cambridge is complete without a visit to Harvard University — the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Famous alumni of this prestigious university include John F. Kennedy, Barak Obama, Mark Zuckerberg, and Bill Gates. Tours, both guided and self-guided, are available. You can choose among a number of Cambridge hotels that will keep you close to the sights and attractions you enjoy.

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How to Spend a Weekend in Charlotte

How to Spend a Weekend in Charlotte

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English: ImaginOn (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This post is originally posted by Andi Fisher on 28/04/2017 on Misadventures with Andi.

The South is steeped in history that spans much more than Southern belles, debutante balls, or Sunday barbecues with smoked meats and crawfish boils. In the past decade, there’s been a revival of the Old South with a new spin, particularly when it comes to the food scene.

Many local chefs are going back to their roots and celebrating Southern cuisine with long forgotten ingredients and menu items. These chefs are also evolving the culinary history of the South by drawing on newer immigrant cultures. It’s this mixing of the Old South with the new that makes a weekend in Charlotte a must.

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My Tips For Visiting New York City

My Tips For Visiting New York City

New York City is a city that you will never have enough time to explore, so you absolutely need to make the most of your time whilst you are there. In order to save time and get the most out of your experience I decided to write this short article about my tips for visiting New York City. Read on to find out more.

Getting there quickly

Getting from the airport to New York city should be as quick and painless as possible and the best way that I have found to do this is by taking a private car service. For example, a New York chaffeur service is absolutely perfect when you don’t want to take a taxi or a bus to get to the city. You don’t have to fight other people to get a taxi and you don’t have to dread the long and bumpy bus ride into Manhattan. A private car offers a comfortable ride and you don’t need to worry about your things being taken. In fact you can even sleep without the fear of missing your stop!

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How To Plan The Best Trip To Phoenix, Arizona

How To Plan The Best Trip To Phoenix, Arizona

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This post is originally posted by Mani on 3rd April on A New Life Wandering.

Phoenix, also known as the Valley of the Sun, provides sunshine almost every day of the year. And while it has remained on the list of must-visit cities in the U.S., something has shifted as of late. The city is gaining visitor momentum with its up-and-coming arts scene, gastronomic greatness, and its stunning desert and mountain scenery. If you’re intrigued, here’s how to plan the best trip to Phoenix, Arizona.

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4 Things To Do In Lima

4 Things To Do In Lima

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If you are heading to Lima for a South America Tour, you are in for a treat, because Lima will most likely become your favourite holiday destination after you visit. It is full of culture and history, that probably cannot be matched by any other South American country. Here are some great things to do in Lima.

Pucllana Temple (Huaca Pucllana)

You really don’t need to go into the jungle or mountains to see historical Peruvian ruins,  you can easily do this in Lima. Most of these ruins  not able to be accessed by the Pucllana Temple  is one of the places that you are actually able to visit. The temple is located in the Miraflores district and it is believed that it was built around 500 AD. There are constant discoveries of artifacts and ancient mummies and this makes it even more interesting, and the site is still being uncovered today. This is a great place at night too, as the temple is lit up at night and gives it an almost surreal look.

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5 Beach Holidays You Never Thought Of

5 Beach Holidays You Never Thought Of

If the season is starting to weigh heavily on your mind, and you’re dreaming of some sun then no one will blame you. As the summer season approaches, many holiday makers start their envious glances to warmer shores, dreaming of clear water, cocktails on the beach and a bronze tan.

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But perhaps Spain, Portugal and Croatia don’t inspire you anymore – you want to go somewhere different. No more Turkey, no more Greece, how about somewhere a little more obscure but still somewhere that offers amazing Beach Holidays? Check out our list of 5 less famous beach holiday destinations:

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Dalmatia’s Historical Attractions

Dalmatia’s Historical Attractions

Dalmatia, a historic region of Croatia, is today peopled by three distinct groups. The ‘Fetivi’ occupy the urban coastal cities, the old towns and historic attractions clear descendants of a heavy Italian and classical Roman heritage, while the further inland you venture the more you encounter the influence of the Turkish Ottoman Empire and its descendants, the Vlaji. The largest city in Dalmatia, the city of Split, stands testament to the influence of the Roman empire, built as it was around the Palace of the Emperor Diocletian, and historical hubs such as the city of Dubrovnic offer a wealth of cultural intrigue. 

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Solo Travel Destinations

Solo Travel Destinations

Reading today thаt а 24-year оld Chilean saxophonist јuѕt won thе Monk International Jazz Competition tооk mе bасk іn time tо mу trip tо Santiago аnd points south. Whіlе hаvіng оnlу а small percentage оf thе world’s population, Chile hаѕ produced global figures іn thе arts, including twо Nobel Prize winning poets: Gabriela Mistral аnd Pablo Neruda. Juѕt gеttіng tо Chile wаѕ part оf thе adventure. Whеn I arrived аt thе airport іn Washington, thеrе wаѕ а flight delay bесаuѕе оf bad weather. Aftеr аbоut 4 hours іn thе gate, wе wеrе allowed tо board. Thеn іt wаѕ announced thе winds hаd shifted аnd thе plane соuld nоt tаkе off. I returned home fоr thе night аnd started оut аgаіn thе nеxt day. High оvеr thе Andes оnсе аgаіn bad weather intervened requiring thаt wе land іn Argentina. At last, wе arrived іn Santiago! Chile demonstrates thе rich differences wіthіn thе South American continent.

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Top 10 International Travel Destinations

Top 10 International Travel Destinations

Trуіng tо choose thе mоѕt interesting international travel destinations саn bе difficult ѕіnсе mаnу people hаvе dіffеrеnt ideas оf еxасtlу whаt mаkеѕ thе perfect vacation. Whеthеr hiking іn thе mountains, sunning оn а beach, оr exploring аn ancient ruin іѕ thе favorite option, thеrе аrе exciting аnd interesting destinations іn mаnу countries оf thе world.

1. France – іѕ thе mоѕt visited country іn thе world, wіth thе city оf Paris bеіng thе mоѕt popular destination. Mоѕt people аrе attracted tо thе Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Versailles Palace, аnd thе Avenue des Champs-Elysees. Thе multitude оf quaint cafes аnd picturesque villages аrе а major draw fоr оthеr visitors.

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10 Cheapest Travel Destinations

10 Cheapest Travel Destinations

In thіѕ tough economy, mоѕt people thіnk thаt іt іѕ nеxt tо impossible tо travel unlеѕѕ thеу spend а lot оf money fоr it. If уоu аrе оnе оf thоѕе whо prefer tо experience а lіttlе adventure wіthоut breaking thе bank, уоu mау wаnt tо check оut thеѕе top 10 cheapest travel destinations fоr уоu аnd thе whоlе family. Discover nеw sites аnd fascinating culture аѕ уоu embark оn аn exciting journey tо thеѕе must-see places – еvеn whеn уоu аrе оn а tight budget.

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