• Fort Lauderdale – City Video Guide
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    Fort Lauderdale – City Video Guide

    Fort Lauderdale, on South Florida’s east coast, is less than an hour’s drive north of Miami. Its river and extensive canal system connect the Everglades with the Atlantic Ocean. On this settlement on the New River the pace slows and it is easy to lose track of time here. Enjoy river cruising, wide sandy beaches, fine dining along the ocean and exploring subtropical gardens and parks. With year-round sunshine, Fort Lauderdale is a balmy holiday destination that offers an interesting mix of waterfront entertainment. The welcoming locals adore their “Lauderdale” and are known to embrace a more laid-back attitude than their southern neighbors in Miami. Most of them welcomed the…

  • Perhentian Islands Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Perhentian Islands Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Consisting of two islands, the larger Perhentian Besar and the smaller Perhentian Kecil, the Perhentian Islands are just about an hour’s boat trip from Kota Bharu, on the northeast coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Perhentian is a Malay word meaning “place to stop”. The islands were once a regular place for weary traders to stop over for rest. Today little has changed, only now travellers come from all over the world to stop and to reconnect with nature and themselves. The centerpiece of a marine park, the islands are fringed with clear white sand and surrounded by crystal-clear waters and dazzling coral reefs. There are no roads on the Perhentians, but…

  • Portland, Maine Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Portland, Maine Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Portland sits on the southern coastline of Maine. Jutting out into the waters of Casco Bay, Portland is one of those special cities whose history and people have long been shaped by the sea. It’s a city whose character has also been forged by fire. Native American raiders burnt the first English settlement to the ground in 1676, and returned with the French fourteen years later to torch it once again. In 1775, British warships set the city ablaze, and in 1866, a Fourth of July firecracker set off an inferno, which left thousands homeless. But this is a city that refused to lie down, and today Portland is one…

  • Jordan Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Jordan Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is just a three-hour flight from Dubai, and a two-hundred-thousand year journey through the history of humankind. More than a country, Jordan is one of the world’s epic stories. Our Palaeolithic ancestors wandered north from Africa and made their homes in the cool canyons and caves of this sun-baked land. The smoke of Bedouin campfires has drifted into the Arabian nights for over nine millennia. Prophets wandered these mountains and deserts, receiving visions that shaped three of the world’s great faiths. Greek, Roman, Crusader and Arab armies have thundered across these sandy plains, leaving their mark at thousands of archaeological sites, and in every fibre…

  • Vanuatu Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Vanuatu Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    The Republic of Vanuatu lies in the sparkling South Pacific Ocean. While it’s only a short flight from Australia and New Zealand, chances are, it’s a world away from wherever you are right now. Like a handful of shells cast upon 5000 square miles of pristine waters, this Melanesian archipelago remains relatively untouched by the waves of mass tourism. This is a nation where traditional customs remain strong, …a place where the people live in harmony with the moods of the waters and the land. In Vanuatu, the opportunity for adventure, and the chance to relax, await at every turn. This is a place that will challenge the way you…

  • Bordeaux Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Bordeaux Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    There is a river in Southern France, which bends like the crescent of the moon. And on this bend is a city and a region with a spirit that, once tasted, lingers in the heart forever. Bordeaux rises proudly from the Aquitaine region of southwest France, 300 miles from Paris and a one-hour drive from the Atlantic coast. Since the Romans first crushed grapes along the banks of the Garonne River, wine has been the lifeblood of this place. The city of Bordeaux possesses an elegance and easy charm that makes even Paris look on with envy. Yet despite its deep body of 18th century grandeur, Bordeaux overflows with youthful top…

  • Northern Rivers Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Northern Rivers Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    The Northern Rivers region sits at the easternmost point of Australia. It’s the first part of the continent to receive the morning light, and it’s way ahead of the curve when it comes to Mother Nature’s gifts. The heart of the Northern Rivers, is Mt Warning. Wollumbin, as the local Bundjalung People know it, was created 23 million years ago when the Tweed Volcano erupted and reshaped the land. It was an event which blessed the entire region with incredibly fertile soils, deep forests, and a unique geology which many believe gives the region its special energy, its magnetism. This is a place where travellers, families and soul seekers come,…

  • Seoul Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Seoul Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Welcome to Seoul, the capital of the Republic of South Korea. For decades the city known as The Miracle of The Han, kept its head down, barely raising a ripple as the country rebuilt in the decades following the Korean War. Today, Seoul has re-emerged as an economic powerhouse and the epicentre of Hallyu, a Korean wave of culture that is sweeping the world’s smartphones, food halls and dance floors. But Seoul wasn’t always so outgoing. In the 14th century, a 12-mile fortress wall encircled Korea’s ancient capital; its gates closed each night to keep marauding Siberian tigers and invaders at bay. Since then the city has spilled out far…

  • Antigua Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Antigua Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Just 3 hours from Miami and 8 from London, is Antigua, the largest island in the nation of Antigua and Barbuda. Whatever time zone you’re coming from, the moment you set foot here, you’re walking in island time. Christopher Columbus claimed this island for Spain when he sailed past in 1493, but he was in too much of a hurry to stop. Don’t go making the same mistake he did, or you’ll miss out on some of the best beaches and mellowest vibes the Caribbean has to offer. Antigua’s capital is St John’s, built by British traders 150 years after Columbus first rushed by. High on the hill, The Big…

  • Mendoza Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Mendoza Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    As the gateway to Argentina’s famous wine region, Mendoza is a popular stopover between Buenos Aires and Santiago de Chile. Labeled as the “Eden of the Andes”, this green city is bursting with flavor. Mendoza is “The Land of Sun and Good Wine”. The Andean city represents what Argentineans do best: enjoying the good life. Here, the glass is always half full and this optimism is palpable when you explore Mendoza. Set on a dry, sun-kissed plateau in the foothills of the Andes, the city sprouted from an ancient network of irrigation channels dug by the indigenous Huarpe people to water their crops with the snowmelt from the peaks. When…