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Munnar hills on a southern India road trip.
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Munnar – A Calm Place to Add Special Effects to Life

Hello, I’m basically a guy from Mumbai, Maharashtra. I enjoy visiting and exploring...

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Thailand’s Capital Offers a Blissful Night’s Sleep from US$185/N

Picture getting ready for a jet-lag-fighting nap as the sun sets out your window, behind the silhouette of Bangkok's famous temple, Wat Arun.Looking down at the bustling Chao Phraya River, imagine leaving behind the commerce of day-to-day Bangkok for a blissful interlude of sleep. You're in the famous Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok enjoying one of their winter value sales -- quite...

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Exploring Manila on these Fun, Budget Walking Tours

Explore Manila, capital of the Philippines, through the eyes -- and in the footsteps -- of its most enthusiastic proponents. Has your family seen the hit musical "Here Lies Love" about Imelda Marcos and recent Philippine history? If so, this outing in the capital city will intrigue everyone in the family. And while it's easy to get caught in the massive shopping malls and busy commercial districts...

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Meet Melbourne, Australia’s Capital of Cool

Central Melbourne is filled with a gorgeous and eclectic combination of wide, easily walkable boulevards and narrow, graffiti-covered alleys. This contrast perfectly conveys what makes the city so diverse and fun. Australia’s second most populous city has a boastful number of excellent restaurants and a thriving art scene, all easily accessible via the impressive tram system -- even if located in...

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Finding Authentic Mexican Style in Puebla

Puebla is one of Mexico’s postcard-pretty colonial cities,  a compact gem of well-preserved Baroque, Renaissance and Colonial buildings that has earned it the distinction of being named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you’re traveling with kids, they probably won’t bat an eye at this sort of architectural wealth, but there are enough...

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Baltimore, Maryland Attractions

Is this your first trip to Baltimore, or have you visited many times? Either way, your ideal first stop is at the Baltimore Visitor Center (410/659-7300) conveniently located in the heart of the Inner Harbor near the Maryland Science Center. This 8,000-square-foot glass building offers incredible views of the city, and information about everything you want to see and do. Open daily...

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Minneapolis – Saint Paul, Minnesota Attractions

There's twice as much for families to do in Minnesota's Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Whether the weather drives you outdoors or indoors, there's so much to see and experience that we have broken down the top activities with kids by age-appropriateness.  For general information about lodging, dining, and current events, visit Minneapolis...

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Cincinnati With Kids Is Double The Pleasure

Cincinnati, because of its location on the Ohio - Kentucky border, offers a surprising variety of mid-Western history and cultural attractions for families.The best part about traveling to southeast Ohio is the two-for-one: two states, one trip. With Kentucky right across the Ohio River, you have access to double the fun in just minutes. The cities of Newport, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio...

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Hold off on that new car — plan a trip, instead

Why investing in experiences will make you happier than buying more stuff I’ve had some great experiences in my life, and I cherish the memories, but I also feel quite attached to my possessions.  In fact, I have quite a few possessions that I really love.  So when I read the claim that people derive more enduring satisfaction and happiness from their experiences than...

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Vancouver, Canada Attractions

Vancouver, Canada's great Western city and the third largest in the entire nation was the host of 2010 Winter Olympics. In addition to the scenery of the rugged Pacific Ocean coast on one side, a myriad of forested islands, and impressive snow-capped mountains rising to the north; Vancouver offers a great variety of museums and outdoor attractions to choose from. Although beautiful and fun-filled,...

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