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What Traveling Through Europe with Eurail is Really Like

Rainbows over Spain with Eurail.com.

Photos by Bethany Salvon It’s time to come clean and finally admit what I’ve known for a few years but never told a soul, not even Beth: I don’t have the guts to hop a boxcar and ride off into the distance with no direction home. See, ever since I read Jack Kerouac’s Dharma Bums 15 years ago, I have wanted to travel across America singing big hobo lullabies to the rhythm of the rails….

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Nice: Hostel Meyerbeer Review | Hangin’ with HostelBookers

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Article by Randy Kalp & photos by Bethany Salvon. – Editors Note: This is the eighth review in an ongoing series that will highlight each property–hostel and hotel–we stayed at during The Hazy Shade of Autumn Tour as part of our partnership with the good folks at HostelBookers.com, who have some fantastic deals on cheap Nice hotels. The color of the water in Nice is unbelievable. One walk to the beach and you can see…

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Poetic Video From Air France

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[google1] What do you get when you combine flight and dance? This stylish video from Air France, designed to be a “poetic metaphor for the magic of flight.” I got to say, I really like this video. But I’ve also been on a bit of a Dancing with the Stars (DWS) kick ever since I started watching it with my grandparents earlier this year. What did you think of the video? *This post is sponsored…

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Romancing at the Terre Blanche in Provence

Lavendar field in Provence France

  Editors note: This is a guest post from Sophie McGovern who is a writer, freelance journalist and musician based in Bath. McGovern has written articles for various websites and publications including Southbank Centre Literature and Global Poetry System. She also runs writing workshops for schools and organisations.   You simply cannot take a bad picture of Provence. Believe me I tried, and the only dud was the shot that went off in my bag….

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North America, Travel Blog

13 Italian Foodie Tips I Learned on a Culinary Tour of Boston’s North End (Plus 1!)

Who is this man? Only the most amazing chef in Boston....

(This is part 2 of a review of a fantastic culinary tour of Boston’s Little Italy. Check out Randy’s North End Italian Culinary Review if you want to read the first one.) I just want to say up front that I LOVED, LOVED, LOVED this tour. I was excited to take a food tour because I had never been on one, and this tour completely blew me away. It was so much more than I…

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A Killer Culinary Tour of Boston’s North End (aka Little Italy) – Part 1

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  Editors Note: Randy and I loved this tour SO much that we each had to write our own review. Today is Randy’s review along with my photos of the tour. Tomorrow I will publish my review and all the little nifty things I learned on the tour. It was fantastic! It’s fitting that the North End Market Tour takes place in the same neighborhood where Paul Revere grew up in Boston, because like Revere,…

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Scenes From A Paris Market – A Travel Photo Essay

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[google1] “I love Paris because my love is near.” – Ella Fitzgerald I went to Paris & I fell in love. Really I wasn’t expecting it. I had no real urge to go to Paris and we just decided to include it as a 3 day stop over from London to Venice. We ended up staying a week and still didn’t want to leave. The light was unbelievable – it bounced off all the buildings, statues…

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