Travel Ideas

Inspiration for amusing day trips, memorable getaways, and rewarding family vacations.

International Parks: Gan HaShlosha, Israel

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Palm trees, naturally warmed water, bathing beauties…not what you may expect in Israel, but here it is in Gan HaShlosha National Park. Time magazine named Gan HaShlosha as one of the most beautiful parks in the world; some even believe it was once the Garden […]

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Brooklyn sea lion represents!

by Sandra Foyt

Brooklyn’s most charming ambassador greeted us with with a practiced showmanship, acrobatic hip hop moves, and a resounding fish-scented cheer. Video: Brooklyn Sea Lion Represents – New York Aquarium Osborne, New York Aquarium’s star performer, is one of several athletic dancers busting a move in […]

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International Parks: Rapa Nui, Chile

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Rapa Nui is better known to almost everyone by another name. Early settlers called the island Te Pito O Te Henua or Navel of The World. Rapa Nui is the Polynesian name; in Spanish it’s Isla de Pascua, or Easter Island. Rapa Nui lies in […]

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Up Close and Personal with the Fish at New England Aquarium

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Once home to the world’s largest aquarium tank, New England Aquarium still has plenty to boast about. There is a shark and ray touch tank, a tidal pool exhibit for touching and handling various sea creatures, an outdoor seal exhibit, and of course, an abundant […]

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International Park: Aggtelek National Park, Hungary

by Cie McCullough Buschle

The Baradla Cave, part of Aggtelek National Park, is the largest stalactite cave of Europe. Over 16 miles long, most of the Baradla Cave is in Hungary, but a small portion – 5 miles – is in Slovakia, where it is called Domica. Aggtelek National […]

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International Parks: Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Queensland, Australia

by Cie McCullough Buschle

The largest coral formation in the world, The Great Barrier Reef, contains livable islands as well as coral formations, some of which are also resorts. These provide a great base of operations for full days of snorkeling. The reef is divided into three regions: Whitsunday […]

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Mexican National Park: Tulum, Quintana Roo

by Cie McCullough Buschle

If you want to see some pre-Columbian ruins, but also want to spend your vacation at a gorgeous beach, then go to Tulum. Tulum is is one of the earliest resorts on the Yucatan Peninsula, and also one of the oldest walled cities in North […]

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Mexican National Park: Camécuaro Lake, Michoacán

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Camécuaro Lake is a spring filled lake with crystal clear water. It is popular with picnickers for the lush vegetation surrounding the area, and also with professional photographers for its scenic beauty. Camécuaro Lake is a small lake, only 4 acres of surface area and […]

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Top 10 Skyscrapers To See Before You Die

by Guest Post

They reach high into the atmosphere to captivate us with their imposing dominance. Join http://www.WatchMojo.com as we count down the Top 10 Skyscrapers you need to see before you die. Thanks for checking out Albany Kid. Please take a look at the rest of our […]

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Mexican National Park: Villa Coyoacán, Mexico City

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Coyoacán, or Place of the Coyotes, is one of the sixteen boroughs of the Federal District of Mexico City, but until the mid 19th century the area was a separate village. The historic center, now a National Park, was settled somewhere between the 10th and […]

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