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Nov. 3, 2017: Auditorio Adan Martin, Tenerife

Ian Cook ·
Ian Cook shares some beautiful images and the history of the beautiful modern opera house in Santa Cruz.
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The new 'Love Boat:' Pedaling down the Seine

PHeymont ·
A French couple with a penchant for unusual travel make their way 'on foot' from Paris to Honfleur.
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Seville Cathedral, Spain (Where Gumbo was, #237)

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting the beautiful Gothic Cathedral in Seville, Spain. Built on the site of a mosque, it is a UNESCO World Heritage site and well worth a visit when in Andalusia.
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October 9, 2017: Views from the Giralda, Seville

DrFumblefinger ·
Originally built as a minaret to a mosque, the belltower of Seville's Cathedral has long been used as an observatory. Thousands of tourists walk up its ramps every day to enjoy the wonderful views of the city.
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Back to Oaxaca: Hoofing It, Zegache to Tilcajete

PortMoresby ·
PortMoresby’s southern Mexico walk this week takes her from a wildly colorful church to an even wilder Carnival celebration.
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Seeing the World's Game at a Local Stadium - Palermo Football

Jonathan L ·
A longtime soccer fan, Jonathan L has an exciting afternoon sitting with the locals at an important game in Palermo.
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Syracuse's Greek Temple Cathedral, Sicily

PHeymont ·
Gumbo was visiting a most unusual cathedral. Built as a Greek temple about 500 BC, it was already over a thousand years old when it became a church.
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July 15, 2017: Naples from Above

PHeymont ·
Naples from the air, or at least from a hillside terrace, shows the city in a variety of ways.
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Paris, Berlin top Europe tram-driving competition.

PHeymont ·
An unusual competition pits transit operators from different European cities against each other in an annual competition.
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Austria's newest hermit has unusual background

PHeymont ·
A 350-year-old hermitage gets a new tenant after the previous hermit quit.
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Southwest latest to bail on Cuba flights

PHeymont ·
With business to cities other than Havana slow, and no further loosening of tourism restrictions for Americans, the airline will drop flights to Varadero and Santa Clara, while keeping Havana.
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Art loan will give Spain 2 new museums

PHeymont ·
Cuban-American collector lends 7,000 artworks to Spain, which will open 2 museums to house what may become a permanent donation.
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Oro Tairona Museum, Santa Marta, Colombia

PHeymont ·
In Santa Marta, a fairly small museum navigates the fairly large tasks of the area's history and its prehistory.
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A Day in Santa Marta, Colombia

PHeymont ·
PHeymont spends a day making a nodding acquaintance with Colombia's oldest city, on the Caribbean coast.
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To the top of Mount Teide, Tenerife, Canary Islands.

Ian Cook ·
If you like hiking, Ian Cook shares a fascinating adventure this week, as he works his way up one of the tallest volcanoes in the world.
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Resort life: Sun, Sand, Birds and Lizards

PHeymont ·
PHeymont and his wife aren't really resort people, but on a recent trip with friends they enjoyed themselves, and found new relationships with wildlife.
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Mar. 16, 2017: Liverpool UK Santa Dash.

GarryRF ·
One of Liverpool's newer traditions raises funds for charity and fun for the participants. GarryRF explains.
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Remember the Alamo? A Unique History Lesson

Samantha ·
Samantha guides us through the scene of the most famous event in Texas history, even if the facts are still under debate.
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Working on the Railroad: San Diego's model museum

PHeymont ·
At one of the largest model railroad museums anywhere, PHeymont enjoyed both the exhibits and the backstage operations.
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Florence invites vandals to go hi-tech

PHeymont ·
Tablets allow graffiti artists to leave their mark without leaving a mess for the clean-up crew.
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Luray Valley Museum, Virginia

George G. ·
George G takes us on a tour of the museum that was the site for last week's Where In The World puzzle.
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Holiday Gifts for Travelers

Marilyn Jones ·
Constant traveler Marilyn Jones offers her annual round-up of gifts she recommends for travelers.
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Nov. 30, 2019: Beach Balloon Man

PHeymont ·
In Colombia, PHeymont spotted this balloon entrepreneur.
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5 Immediate Benefits to Online Shopping

Darren Wilson ·
Darren discusses some of the benefits of online shopping (sponsored content)
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Turquoise Trail: A beautiful trip through New Mexico

Jonathan L ·
Jonthan L takes us on a trip along The Turquoise Trail, with stops at Tinkertown and Madrid.
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U.S. cuts most Cuba air routes

PHeymont ·
In a continuing reinstatement of U.S. travel restrictions on Cuba, the Trump administration is planning to cut off flights to all Cuba cities except Havana.
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Your Dog-Friendly Guide to Santa Barbara

Jhon Issac ·
I recently got a puppy shortly after my graduation. Living alone without having anyone to give my endless love was starting to bother me. Plus, as far as the word goes- A dog is a man's best friend, it's very true. So I got myself some time off from work and decided to travel to Santa Barbara. But I was in a real pinch. I have a four-legged friend who needs constant attention and care. I didn't have anyone to leave him behind with, and I personally didn't want to. So I decided to embark on...
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Santa Fe Photography Workshop

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L took a photography course this summer. Here are some of the photos he took for the course projects.
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High Road to Taos Scenic Byway, New Mexico Highlands

Jonathan L ·
Join Jonathan L off the main road through the New Mexico Highlands
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Kilgore, Texas: A Very Derrick Christmas

Marilyn Jones ·
Many cities celebrate the season with unusual and beautiful trees, but Kilgore's are absolutely unique, as Marilyn Jones explains.
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Jan. 6, 2020: The Mystery Spot, Santa Cruz, California

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob loves roadside attractions because of the Mystery Spot. He had to take a closer look.
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Guanacaste: Old cities, traditional pottery, great food

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us on a tour away from the resort in Tamarindo and on an exploration of the nearby towns where Costa Ricans live.
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Heard Museum: American Indian Art and Artifacts

Samantha ·
Samantha shares her educational visit to the Heard Museum in Phoenix, AZ. There is so much to see and learn.
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FIT Museum: The History of Fashion

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L explores the history of fashion at the Museum at FIT
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Albuquerque: Southwest Culture and Nature

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L. visits some of Albuquerque's excellent tourist attractions
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Best Places to Visit in LA

Ori B (Guest) ·
Ori shares some of the travel highlights of visiting sunny Los Angeles (sponsored content)
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5 Ways to Make Your Island Trip Adventurous

Barbara Raynott (Guest) ·
Barbara Raynott suggests some adventures you should consider when visiting the Caribbean islands.
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Taos: Celebrating American and Native culture and art

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us on a tour of Taos and Taos Pueblo in New Mexico.
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Obernai, France: An Alsatian Treasure

George G. ·
George G shares his love for Obernai, in Alsace, and some practical advice for visiting.
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Feb. 12, 2020: Cancer Survivors Park, Phoenix, Arizona

Samantha ·
Samantha shares some facts about the Richard and Annette Bloch Foundation and their Cancer Survivor Parks. This one she visited while in Phoenix, AZ.
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What to see in Sydney | 10 Essential Places

Monica A (Guest) ·
Some suggestions for fun activities when visiting beautiful Sydney, Australia (sponsored content)
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Kyoto Tells Tourists What Not To Do

Travel Rob ·
 The city of Kyoto has released a 'Don'ts for travelers guide'. The manners list includes such advice as not to ride a bicycle when under the influence and not to cancel a dinner reservation at the last minute. See the Guide:...
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Routard creates travel guide for refugees

PHeymont ·
Guides de Routard, which some have compared to a French version of Lonely Planet guides, has created a free guidebook to France for refugees arriving from war-torn countries. The publishers say it's intended to help refugees or asylum seekers navigate...
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Tenerife - Your Exotic Relaxation Place

GokyB ·
The largest island of the  Canary archipelago , Tenerife is a unique sight to behold. This volcanic island attracts 10 million tourists every year with its stunning beaches, forests and breathtaking landscape. Sandy beach and amazing turquoise...
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Southwest's International Sale Ends at Midnight

Travel Rob ·
Southwest is having a  good international destinations sale with fares low as $99 one way.Must book by midnight tonight. For travel from August 25  to December 16, 2015 Read More:...
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Inflight entertainment may soon watch you!

PHeymont ·
  Thales' mock-up of what the system might look like.   Just like Santa Claus, your seatback screen may soon "know when you are sleeping, and know when you're awake," according to Japanese inflight entertainment maker Thales.   At the...
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Where to find the Paris you've seen in the movies

PHeymont ·
Under the Pont de Bir-Hakeim, seen in Last Tango in Paris           Photo: Bruxelles5 / Wikimedia   Everyone (almost, anyway) has a favorite Paris movie scene—after all, so many movies have been shot there!  ...
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Cozumel, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico: Coral, Currents, and Clear waters

Goni ·
  What to see: coral pinnacles, walls, caverns, tunnels and crystal clear waters. Nurse sharks, turtles (hawksbill, loggerhead, green), spiny lobsters, crab, sting rays, variety of tropical fish like queen angelfish, schools of jacks, endemic...
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Ian Cook's TravelGumbo contributions

Ian Cook ·
A listing of Ian Cook's contributions to TravelGumbo. Check out this great list of wonderful photography.
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TripAdvisor shuffles its apps for new all-in-one look

PHeymont ·
Love it or hate it, it's pretty hard to avoid TripAdvisor, and they're doing their best to be even more inevitable by rolling up a bunch of available features into one Swiss-army-knife of a mobile travel app.   The new app will replace...
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