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America's Top 7 Best Small Cities

Travel trends come and go, but when we polled more than a dozen leading industry professionals to ask them what travel will look like, all reports pointed to a single commonality: intention. “More than ever people want to travel with a greater sense of purpose,” says Deborah Calmeyer, CEO and founder of Africa travel specialist Roar Africa. “There’s a need to address a key deficit—and keen sense of urgency—we’re feeling right now. As travel restrictions continue to lift and summer heats up, more Americans will be looking to get out of town, with many exploring a new domestic destination as part of the growing stay cation trend. If that sounds like you, why not venture to one of the country's best small cities? Resonance...

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AWESOME TRAVELLING THINGS IN NAPLES

Trip to the Mount Vesuvius, in Naples, Italy Mount Vesuvius has a brooding presence in Naples – wherever you go, you can’t miss its iconic flat top, which glows rust red at sunset and dominates the coastline. There are plenty of organized tours up to the dormant crater of Vesuvius, but the expenses can add up. The easiest way to do this is to take a trip to Pompeii on the local train line, and then from Pompeii station, catch a local bus to the volcano which takes around 55 minutes. Ask at the station kiosk and expect to pay around €10 return for the ticket, which will bring you to Mount Vesuvius park, dropping you part way up the...

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24 Hours in San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain

It’s no longer a secret: San Sebastian, European Capital of Culture, is a gastronomic gem in a land of spectacular food. If you’re planning on spending 24 hours in this city you’ll need to loosen your waistband. Sure, Spain has a glut of fantastically picturesque cities and some of the best food on the planet, but San Sebastian known as Donostia in the Basque Country, might just be the jewel in the crown. The city is also very compact so you will be able to walk from one side to the other relatively quickly. If nothing else, bring your swimming gear and comfy walking shoes. Must Visit La Playa de la Concha beach, with its golden crescent sweeping from Parte Vieja (old town –...

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3 Unusual Snow Experiences In The USA

Snow skiing, snowboarding, sledding and ice skating are only part of the winter sports scene in the United States. From the Alaskan frontier to the woods of New England to Pennsylvania's beloved Pocono Mountains, the USA also shows its offbeat side through less familiar snow activities. Check out these three experiences. Just don’t forget to pack warm clothes and a sense of adventure. Dog Sledding in Alaska and Maine It’s been Alaska’s official sport, but dog sledding, also known as mushing, has been part of the region’s culture for centuries. Mushing involves riding on a sled that is pulled by a group of powerful dogs. One of the most popular places to try dog sledding is Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, located about...

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An outdoor, cultural and urban capital

Perched on a peninsula jutting into Cook Inlet in south-central Alaska, Anchorage offers visitors many faces. A frontier town grown large like the mountain ranges surrounding it, Anchorage was once a boom-and-bust city that became the tourism and transportation hub of the region. While you’ll find plenty of metropolitan excitement in one of the northernmost cities on earth, you’ll also encounter a must-visit outdoor destination that is the gateway to authentic Alaska. Stunning Nature There’s good reason why Outside Magazine named Anchorage one of its 10 best U.S. cities. You’ll find seemingly endless hiking and bike paths winding through the city's green belts and parks. Anchorage is home to 320 kilometers of developed trails, 193 kilometers of which are paved....

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