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The Luxe List: 8 Places to Indulge Yourself in 2016
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If you’re looking to indulge yourself in 2016, here are eight destinations to add to your bucket list.
The Luxe List: 8 Places to Indulge Yourself in 2016 http://intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com/2016/01/20/the-luxe-list-8-places-to-indulge-yourself-in-2016/
10 Foodie Favorites in Fort Worth
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Texas sibling cities Dallas and Fort Worth, known collectively as DFW, are connected by broad highways. Smaller Fort Worth, located approximately 30 miles west of “the big D,” is for-lo…
Here’s how I spent one perfect day in Texas’ capital of cool. [Photo by Rob Greebon/Alamy Stock Photo]
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On a mild, January evening, late afternoon clouds roll over the city in this Austin skyline image. This view of downtown Austin was captured from the Hyatt and looks out over Ladybird Lake. In the distance, the Austin icons - the Frost Bank Tower and the Austonian, rise into the puddled blue sky.
Five Trips That Changed My Life
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As a travel writer, I get to explore new places all the time. But there are some trips that stand out more than others—the ones that changed my life in some meaningful way.
Five Trips That Changed My Life - 2 of the 5 down :-)
Picture of the Dingle Peninsula, Ireland
Transformed by Travel: Nine Stories
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Meet the Maasai warriors of the Serengeti, climb Africa's highest peak and dive beneath Zanzibar's tropical coastline. There's something for everyone in Tanzania, and whether that involves dancing the night away to Afro-rhumba or refueling with platefuls of fresh octopus, it won't be hard to have a good time in this modernizing land of natural beauty.
Picture of climbers standing above the clouds on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Video: The Best of Quebec City
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Spend the Perfect Day in Quebec City
A Guide to the Ile d'Orleans on Quebec City
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Ile d'Orleans, an agricultural island in the river across from Quebec City... Patrick's and my favorite part of Canada. Fantastic not home a.m. restaurants, vineyards, a chocolaterie, a fromagerie, a fish hatchery, several farms where you can pick your own rasperries, five quaint villages and amazing views across the river/bay... #quebec #canada
Ile d'Orleans, Quebec - Twenty minutes outside of Quebec City is the most charming island: Ile D'Orleans. It lies in the middle of the St. Lawrence River where you can tour one of the many wineries there on bicycle
Ile d'Orleans, an agricultural island in the river across from Quebec City... Fantastic restaurants, vineyards, a chocolaterie, a fromagerie, a fish hatchery, several farms where you can pick your own rasperries, five quaint villages #quebec #canada
Ile d'Orleans, Quebec - Twenty minutes outside of Quebec City is the most charming island: Ile D'Orleans. It lies in the middle of the St. Lawrence River.
Ile d'Orleans, Quebec Near Quebec City is the most charming places! It lies in the middle of the St. Lawrence River where you can tour one of the many wineries there on bicycle. There is also a sugar shack, antique shops and a wonderful boulangerie!
Île D'Orléans, Quebec, Canada www.quebecregion....
Îles d'Orléans, Québec, Canada.
Ile d'Orléans, Québec City
If you've ever dreamed of going to cooking school in Ireland, read this post about Ballymaloe by David Lebovitz!
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Women's Sol Cool™ Dress - Ex Officio - my favorite dress on my recent trip to Southeast Asia, where it was HOT & HUMID! Just $60!
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Love this article! "Freedom is being guided by a mood, not a map." Reclaiming the Age-Old Art of Getting Lost - NYTimes.com
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Reclaiming the Age-Old Art of Getting Lost - Ditching modern-day navigation apps in favor of wandering and discovery.
“We travel for romance, we travel for architecture, and we travel to be lost...” Reclaiming the Age-Old Art of Getting Lost - NYTimes.com
Reclaiming the Age-Old Art of Getting Lost By STEPHANIE ROSENBLOOM (New York Times, APRIL 16, 2015)
Reclaiming the Age-Old Art of Getting Lost - http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/19/travel/19EssayLostEurope.html?action=click&contentCollection=Travel®ion=Footer&moduleDetail=undefined&pgtype=Multimedia
Reclaiming the Age-Old Art of Getting Lost - "It is by being a wanderer, and not, to borrow a term from Steinbeck, a 'mapifier', that one is most likely to stumble upon less-frequented haunts."
Stephanie Rosenbloom, "Reclaiming the Age-Old Art of Getting Lost," The New York Times (16 April 2015).
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Reclaiming the Age-Old Art of Getting Lost | NYTimes. #travel
Lisbon Like a Local
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Lisbon Like a Local | via National GeographicTraveler | 6/01/2015 Portugal’s capital feels pocket-sized and accessible—and Lisbonites are passionate about what their city offers. “I want you to love Lisbon so much that you become an ambassador for us when you go home!” one local told me. #Portugal
I recently spent nine days in Lisbon, which felt downright decadent. The whole time I was there, I kept meaning to visit Castelo de São Jorge. It’s a guidebook must-see and I definitely had time. B...
Lisbon Like a Local Posted by Annie Fitzsimmons in Urban Insider on January 16, 2015 - via http://intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com Picture of a bookstore and cafe, LX Factory - Lisbon, Portugal
What They Don't Tell You About the Galápagos
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“What They Don’t Tell You About the Galápagos Annie Fitzsimmons, nationalgeographic.com Sea lions were the first to welcome me to the Galápagos Islands. There they were, lounging next to parked...
"I spend a lot of time exploring big, dynamic cities. But these isolated islands 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador grew on me in such a way that when I left, I felt as though I was taking some of the characteristics of the landscape and animals—fearlessness, energy, equilibrium—home with me."
I spend a lot of time exploring big, dynamic cities. But these isolated islands 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador grew on me in such a way that when I left, I felt as though I was taking some of t...
Picture of Pinnacle Rock - Bartolomé Island - Galapágos Islands, Ecuador
Why I Love London in the Winter
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London isn't high on many people's travel lists past early fall, but I happen to love London when it's cold outside. "You get to see the city for what it really is in the winter" .... we couldn't agree more! Let Travel Detailing show YOU the best of this magnificent city: JLazoff@traveldetailing.com or 410-5176-2266
London isn’t high on many people’s travel lists past early fall, but I happen to love London when it’s cold outside. “You get to see the city for what it really is in the wi…
Why I Love London in Winter
Six Reasons to Visit Paris Right Now
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Last week, I enjoyed two completely different dinners out in the French capital's 11th arrondissement. The contrasting experiences in the so-called “Brooklyn of Paris” reminded me why right now is ...
Visitors walk on the new glass floor at the Eiffel Tower in Paris. (Photograph by Jacky Naegelen, Reuters/Corbis)
The new solid-glass floor allows visitors to have a bird's eye view from 57 metres above the ground.
#BuenasNoticias La Torre Eiffel estrena suelo de vidrio. El suelo opaco fue reemplazado por uno de vidrio y la reja de protección por una pared también de vidrio inclinada hacia el vacío.
It's like 'walking on air': The Eiffel Tower's new first floor sends travellers to dizzing heights.
Picture of girls on a glass floor in the Eiffel Tower - Paris, France
El nuevo piso de vidrio de la Torre Eiffel que da vértigo
torre de cristal
Some of my favorite finds from a recent trip to Dingle - Just Back: Ireland's Dingle Peninsula
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Nat Geo Travel's Annie Fitzsimmons spends a large part of her life scouting out the sites, restaurants, and people that reveal the distinctive soul of cities large and small. But even Urban Insider...
Just Back: Ireland's Dingle Peninsula - I really liked this area
Picture of Slea Head - Dingle, Ireland
Just Back: Ireland's Dingle Peninsula
Ireland's Dingle Peninsula
Travel Style: Annie Fitzsimmons - travel tips, favorite places and more!
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Travel Style: Annie Fitzsimmons
Great Guide to Toronto
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Meghan Markle's Insider Guide to Toronto: Suits star actress Meghan Markle shows us the very best of the town she currently calls home. via @domainehome
Meghan Markle's Insider Guide to Toronto via @domainehome
Meghan Markle’s Insider Guide to Toronto