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5 Ways to Escape the Heat in Cinque Terre

By Annika Larson  It’s summer in Italy, which means that any traveler planning on visiting this beautiful country should have their sunblock and water bottle ready, being prepared to battle ninety degree temperatures with high humidity. However, visitors to the Cinque Terre National Park have the advantage, since there are plenty of ways to cool…

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Off the Beaten Path: Not Your Average Layover

  By Derin Solu There is nothing more taxing than a long layover in a crowded airport after a trans-Atlantic flight. Unless of course, you are smart enough to plan your connecting flight through Reykjavik, Iceland. Icelandair has many affordable flights to various European destinations and promotes stopovers in Reykjavik, enabling you to plan your layover…

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Seven Picturesque European Destinations

By Georgia Moore EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND Arguably the most beautiful city in Northern Europe, the Scottish capital is full of vantage points that let you take in the views. From the winding streets and narrow closes of the Old Town, to the planned Georgian splendour of the New Town, the city rewards discovery by foot. But a walk…

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Adrenaline Pumping Adventures in Prague

Prague – The name itself sounds grand, doesn’t it? Live and breathe the charm of this stunning historical city in the heart of Central Europe. Known to some as ‘The City of 100 Spires,’ Prague has a vibrant and magical atmosphere – full of beautiful castles, cathedrals, bridges and much more to see. Explore this…

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Five Hidden Treasures in Rome

By Sally Raven When in Rome, many tourists are dazzled by iconic landmarks such as the Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain — and who can blame them? These awe-inspiring landmarks have long since made up the history of the Eternal City. But behind the famous monuments and breathtaking architecture, some of the real relics of Rome are…

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Make Your Hoopfest Weekend a Slam Dunk

By Grace Swanson With over 7,000 teams, 3000 volunteers, and 450 basketball courts, Spokane Hoopfest is the largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament in the world. Aside from the tournament and various basketball contests and events, Hoopfest offers a variety of activities for all interests. Here is an itinerary that highlights what Hoopfest offers on and off…