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German Christmas market in Trier

Christmas in Germany

German Christmas markets, a kaleidoscope of colors and lights, are street markets that are usually held in town squares and spill over into adjacent pedestrian zones
Death Valley

Death Valley, California. Hotter than Hades

Death Valley National Park is all about extremes, in more ways than one
Cheap eats

Eating for cheap while on vacation

Follow our rules to find cheap restaurants that offer both good food and low prices, no matter what part of the world you're in

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Souk

The bizarre and wonderful world of bazaars

I love world bazaars, souks, suqs, markets. Call them what you will, they're just so much fun to prowl in

Airplane stretches will get you ready to hit the ground running

Stretching while flying leads to less fatigue and fewer muscles aches and pains
Finding magical places on the long road from Alberta to Texas

Finding magical places on the long road from Alberta to Texas

Not having a definitive travel plan can pay off when you unexpectedly find the remarkable – amid the people and the landscape

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