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Looking for a fun location for a weekend getaway? Look no further than Tucson, Arizona. This thriving city is going through a renaissance with a revitalized food scene, numerous outdoor activities for adventurers, and plenty of cultural and historical attractions. Whether you’re looking for a hopping weekend of non-stop action or a few laid-back days to alleviate your stress, Tucson is the place to be. Delicious Food Because of its proximity to Mexico, Tucson obviously has a lot of southern influence when it comes to cuisine. However, there’s more than just Mexican food, as the city also has a strong…

Located in the northern part of the United States, Minnesota is known for its connections to hockey, numerous lakes, and bountiful agricultural scene. If you’re planning a trip to this region of the country, there are plenty of things you should add to your itinerary. Whether you’re interested in the outdoors, entertainment attractions, or history, Minnesota has something for you. Image via Flickr by chefranden Step back in history onto the lands of the Dakota people at Fort Snelling, which is located at the confluence of the rivers of the Bdote. For nearly 10,000 years, Native Americans called this land…

Seattle is a popular city with things for everyone to do. If you’re travelling, plan to visit the best parts of the city and see the top attractions. Here are four suburbs and neighborhoods in and around Seattle that you might want to visit while you’re in the area. Adventure With Family: See the Attractions in Pioneer Square Image via Flickr by sarahstierch Pioneer Square is a neighborhood bordering downtown Seattle. There are plenty of art galleries and coffee shops here, but this neighborhood is uniquely suited to families. If you’re adventuring with young kids, take them on an underground…

When you’re vacationing in Indianapolis, you don’t have to break the bank to stay occupied. There are plenty of free or cheap activities that will provide you with hours of fun. Add some of these exciting destinations to your list when planning a budget-friendly trip. Treehouses at Flat Fork Creek Flat Fork Creek is a fairly new park that’s home to three amazing treehouse structures. Located at 16141 E. 101st Street, these treehouses will give you and the children hours of fun. There are challenging walkways to navigate, stairs to climb, and ledges to look over. Best of all, the…

A weekend trip to Seattle is a great way to unwind and recharge. This city is sure to become one of your favorite places to visit because of the hip vibe and numerous attractions available to you. Here are five tips to help you create the ultimate three-day weekend in Seattle. Stay Close to Attractions Start your weekend trip by flying into the Seattle-Tacoma airport. There are tons of hotels near the airport to make arriving and departing the city a breeze. You can also try booking a hotel near the attractions you want to visit. For instance, the Hyatt…

If you have ever travelled, you know one of the hardest things to plan for is what kind of shoes you need to bring. This day in age we have weight and luggage restrictions placed on travelers by airlines so it is important to pack efficiently and effectively. Most people despite what they think really want to be comfortable when they travel. It is best when traveling to bring only items which you will surely use versus bringing everything from home including the kitchen sink. When I think about traveling, shoes are one of the most important items in my…

Puerto Rico is one of the Caribbean’s gems that offers the best of all worlds. Firstly, it’s part of the US so you can be rest assured that they operate under US laws and thus adhere to certain considerations when it comes to infrastructure, safety, etc. This also means US citizens don’t even need a passport to pop down for a tropical escape in less than a few hours from the east coast. Enjoying one of the oldest colonial histories in the new world, Puerto Rico is chock full of amazing sites, sounds and tastes to enjoy. One thing people…

It might be the middle of winter but that doesn’t mean you can’t show off a sexy sun tan. And no, you don’t have to get jetting off to the Caribbean first to get one. Thanks to advances in technology, all you need to do is head out to the nearest sun tanning salon and you’ll be able to show off your sexy, tanned body in no time at all. And get this – it doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. If you’re determined to get that sexy tanned look, check out the various clinics in…

When visiting Tokyo, it is helpful to be aware of the city’s culture. You want to assimilate with the locals without showing unintentional disrespect. Here is a look at certain traditions that may not be well-known to first-time visitors of Tokyo. Historical Culture Before visiting Tokyo, it is important to be aware of the area’s traditions and ancestry. Many customs have been in existence for centuries. Japanese people have deep cultural roots and continue to incorporate their beliefs into everyday life. Although some of the customs may seem unusual, learning how to act and blend with the residents will make…

In 2014, a whopping 74.8 million people visited the USA according to its Office of Travel and Tourism Industries. On top of that, tourists spent a total of $220.8 billion while visiting, giving America a dominant 14.2 per cent share of world traveller spending ahead of the likes of Spain and China. Therefore, the USA must be doing something right in terms of the attractions and activities it has to offer. But where exactly can these sights and sounds be found? Well, here are just 5 cities you must visit in America whether you’re coming from overseas or are an…