• ✈Sydney, Australia  ►Vacation Travel Guide
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    ✈Sydney, Australia ►Vacation Travel Guide

    JON OLSON: 01:00:00:00 Good day mates! Welcome to Next Stop from one of the greatest cities in the world. (music) 01:00:19:00 Sydney is consistently rated number one of the greatest cities in the world by travelers. I’m one of those travelers and I definitely agree. It s one of my favorite cities around the globe. There’s heaps of wonderful things to do and see here in the land down under, so sit back and enjoy Next Stop Sydney. The fun starts now! (music) 01:00:41:00 We’re in one of my favorite Sydney neighborhoods, the Rocks, for a tour with Bonza bike tours. 01:00:50:00 I ve ridden a bike before so I…

  • 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,…

  • London Eye Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    London Eye Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    The London Eye is located on the banks of the Thames, just across from Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Completed in 2000, this huge ferris wheel was built on its side, and painstakingly lifted into place. At more than 400 feet high, it’s now the fourth-tallest structure in London. It takes 30 minutes to complete one revolution. Each of the 32 gondolas holds around 25 passengers in air-conditioned comfort. It’s also possible to book a gondola for a private function, or even a wedding. From the top, you’ll see sweeping views across the city and countryside, up to 25 miles away. The Eye is open from 10am and…

  • Montevideo Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Montevideo Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Uruguay is dwarfed by Brazil and Argentina, but this tiny South American country is emerging from the shadows cast by its giant neighbors The capitol Montevideo is warming up to becoming one of the continent’s favorite destinations. With its grassy plains and flat coastline, Uruguay naturally keeps a low profile. It’s an unhurried place where colonial architecture and modern development balance each other out with ease. In between the high-rises of the capital Montevideo, stately mansions have been restored to their former glory and now house theaters, museums and opulent hotels. Although Uruguay seems in no rush to be discovered, the news about its revival is spreading fast. In the…

  • ✈Reykjavik, Iceland  ►Vacation Travel Guide
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    ✈Reykjavik, Iceland ►Vacation Travel Guide

    JON: Hello, I’m Jon Olson, welcome to Next Stop, from the most volcanic island in the world. NEXT STOP ICELAND rolls JON: I’ve always wanted to come to Iceland, and now with Alaska Airlines partnership with Iceland Air, here we are, in the most volcanic island in the world. On this episode, we will actually go inside a volcano, we will also explore the beautiful capital city of Reykjavic, and we will travel a couple of hours outside the city for adventures in glacier water. The Iceland music scene is blowing up on the world stage, and on this episode we feature local favorite Jon Johnson. All this and more…

  • Riviera Maya Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Riviera Maya Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Mexico’s Riviera Maya is situated on the Caribbean side of the Yucatan Peninsula, just south of Cancun. Stretching down the coast for over 60 miles, the Riviera Maya takes in fabulous beaches, ancient Mayan ruins and the spectacular Island of Cozumel. The Riviera Maya starts at Puerto Morelos. Just a half hour drive from Cancun, this laid-back fishing town feels a million miles away from the bright lights of Yucatan’s party capital. Not far from town is the Crococun Zoo, a great place to say ‘hola’ to the regions wildlife. All the way down the coastline there are family-friendly beaches to explore, such as Akamal Beach and Half Moon Bay.…

  • Hawaii’s Big Island Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Hawaii’s Big Island Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    In the North Pacific Ocean lies the Island of Hawai’i, also known as the Big Island. This is the largest, and youngest, of the Hawaiian islands and its still-growing landmass has a range of climate zones. On this volcano-rich island, with subtropical coastline, nature’s elements collide spectacularly. Enjoy the warm, blue water and the ocean breezes, see the red-hot lava flow and delve into a lush green jungle. On this remote American island, the unique Polynesian culture of the Hawaiians, and their special connection to nature, is ever present. This is the domain of Pele, the mythical goddess of fire, volcanoes and passion. Set out exploring to see the island’s…

  • San Diego Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    San Diego Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    San Diego stands on the West Coast of the United States. Situated right on the border with Mexico, it’s the southern-most city in California and is home to almost one-and-a-half million people. Ever since the Europeans first settled here in the 18th century, San Diego has been a city whose fortunes and personality has been influenced by the warm currents of the Pacific Ocean. With a deepwater harbor, the city has always been an important trading port, and at one time was the tuna fishing capital of the world. Today San Diego is the mainland home to the US Navy’s Pacific Fleet. San Diego’s Old Town is often called the…

  • Bolivia Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Bolivia Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Bolivia is a relatively undeveloped country in the heart of South America.k To explore this unpolished diamond, fly to its administrative capital La Paz, which sits high on the Bolivian plateau at a breathtaking altitude of about twelve thousand feet. Bolivia may be poor, but it has a wealth of natural treasures. Riches that shine through in the country’s infinite salt deserts, extraordinary islands, mountains of silver, tropical lowlands, and high altiplanos where alpacas roam. La Paz means “Peace” and this high-altitude city is the welcoming tourism capital of Bolivia. Like Bolivia, La Paz may be rough around the edges, but sparkles inside. Look beyond the city’s back-to-basics architecture, cuisine…

  • ✈Denmark, Copenhagen  ►Vacation Travel Guide
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    ✈Denmark, Copenhagen ►Vacation Travel Guide

    JON: Hello my name is Jon Olson, Welcome to Next Stop from the bike capital of the world. NEXT STOP COPENHAGEN rolls JON: Welcome to wonderful Copenhagen. On this episode. we’ll explore this incredible city by canal, we’ll tour one of the most beautiful castles in Europe, and we visit world renowned Tivoli Gardens. We’ll also discover a cafe breaking all sorts of norms, specializing in Smushi. Stick around and find out, all this and more on Next Stop Copenhagen. The fun starts now! Next Stop rolls JON: We have toured cities all over the world by bus, by car, by bike, by foot, never by canal…until today! GUILIA: Hi…