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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Montserrat

Located at the heart of the Leeward Islands chain in the Caribbean, the tiny island of Montserrat boasts a diverse cultural heritage, beautiful landscapes, and unique eco-friendly activities that have made the island a highly-anticipated destination for visitors wishing to discover and explore the little-known vacation hideaway. Recognized for its rich Irish heritage, the “Other Emerald Isle” enables travelers the opportunity to soak in an environment of soothing tranquility, partake in unique adventures that include black-sand beaches and bountiful marine habitats, verdant green forests and moonscape-like lands, as well as immerse themselves in the diverse culture that has made...

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Find Carnaval Celebrations Throughout Brazil

With the Olympics and the Carnaval Celebrations nearly six months away, Brazil is set to be (once again) the #1 destination for international travelers. The idea of Carnaval at first might seem easy to grasp and maneuver, but consider this: Over 3 million revelers are expected to attend this year’s celebration in Brazil. So we ask: how much do travelers actually know about Carnaval in Brazil, and are they missing out on the full experience? You might know about the Rio de Janeiro parade, but there are other cities that throw equally massive parties in even more gorgeous settings....

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Anchorage is THE place for winter family fun

Anchorage, Alaska is THE place for winter family fun. Families with children from tots to teens will find endless entertainment in the Last Frontier during winter. Here are a just a few ideas to keep kids captivated: The wild, winter Anchorage Fur Rendezvous festival, www.furrondy.net, is big on fun with more than 100 wacky events including fireworks, carnival rides, outhouse races, a reindeer race, snowshoe softball, melodramas and snow sculptures in addition to sprint dog races and much more. This year’s event is Feb. 26-March 6, 2016. On March 5, 2016, is the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race® Ceremonial...

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Fairmont Chicago

Join in on Chicago’s biggest New Year’s Eve Celebration yet with Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park’s CHI-Town Rising Packages. Just steps from the city’s infamous Magnificent Mile and world-class parks, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, 200 N. Columbus Dr., is located in the center of the city’s NYE CHI-Town Rising Celebration. Those looking to ring in 2016 in true fashion can opt for the VIP CHI-Town Rising Package including two nights for two guests and 2 VIP Audience Zone CHI-Town Rising Tickets (values at $150) with featured bands Chicago and American Authors as headliners. Available December 30–January 2 from $379 USD....

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10 Family Friendly Activities in Florida

Florida is a popular destination for Ontarians and others around the world, but they may be missing out on some of the fabulous family activities available in the Sunshine State. Here are ten family friendly activities you can find throughout Florida. Disney World. This is likely the most popular family activity in Florida and there’s good reason for it! Perfect for all ages, Disney has something for everyone including rides, shows, characters, education, animals and great food! With four parks to visit (Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Epcot and Animal Kingdom) I recommend a visit of at least 4 days...

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Retail Therapy in Niagara Falls

Shopping in Niagara When travelling abroad, most people like to indulge in a little retail therapy. Either they will want to buy items that they could not buy anywhere else in the world or they want to get souvenirs for friends and family from their travels. I love to shop when I am on holiday, so I was pleased to find that the location of my hotel in Niagara was in easy walking distance of some of the top shopping spot in this area. I discovered that there was lots of choice depending on what you were shopping for...

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