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Four Short Walking Trails in the Everglades

Anhinga bird, the Everglades

This post will show you four short walking trails in the famous Everglades National Park, Florida. We will begin with the Anhinga Trail, one of the most popular Everglades trails, and also see the Gumbo Limbo Trail next to it. Then we will drive on to the southern edge of the national park, to a place called Flamingo that has ...

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Everglades National Park: Day Trip to Shark Valley

Dreaming about travel: alligator in Shark Valley, Florida

As we wanted to ride bikes in the Everglades we made a day trip to Shark Valley. Shark Valley Visitors Center in Everglades National Park has bikes for rent so there we went and cycled between alligators, birds and snakes. This post will show you how we did it and what biking in the Everglades is like. Afterwards we learned about ...

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Washington DC Day Trip to Old Town Alexandria

House in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, US

If you are visiting Washington DC, spend a day on a day trip to Old Town Alexandria. Alexandria is a postcard-pretty and well preserved 18th century town and full of history.   A long time ago Alexandria was a big port and the commercial center of the region. Many historic buildings remain from those days and otherwise the town has a ...

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Sightseeing in Miami: A Miami Driving Route

We made a self-drive trip to the most interesting areas of Miami, Florida and spent a great day driving around and sightseeing in Miami.  The Miami area is huge and there is so much to see that you don’t even know about. So it will help you if you know where to go and what to see. But try to ...

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Melbourne: Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges Drive

A koala at Healesville Sanctuary

This post shows you a Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges drive from Melbourne, Australia. My self-drive trip takes you to the wine-producing area of Yarra Valley and back over Dandenong Ranges. You can make this as a day trip from Melbourne. The drive also takes you to Healesville Sanctuary which is a perfect place to get close to native Australian wildlife. ...

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Phillip Island Self Drive Trip from Melbourne

A wallaby on Phillip Island

Phillip Island is famous for its Little Penguins that waddle from the sea every day at sunset, in all weather. The penguins – and koalas, kangaroos and other nature wonders – can best be explored on a Phillip Island self drive trip. The island is just two hours from Melbourne which makes a perfect day trip or even better if ...

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Sydney’s Best Beaches: Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk

Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia

Once in Sydney, Australia, you have to take the Bondi to Coogee coastal walk. The walk follows the Pacific shoreline from Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach to the equally pretty beach of Coogee 6 km south. In between you will walk through many other pretty beaches like Tamarama, Bronte and Clovelly.   So you with a good reason you can say ...

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Sydney Day Trip to Watsons Bay

Sydney from Watsons Bay

On your trip to Sydney, why not make a day trip to Watsons Bay? Watsons Bay is a pretty fishing village a short ferry ride from central Sydney and said to be Australia’s oldest fishing village. Still today Watsons Bay offers excellent seafood, pretty beaches, nice walks in stunning scenery and a park made for Sunday picnics. It’s easy to ...

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How to Make a Bus Trip from Dubai to Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, from Dubai to Abu Dhabi

If you are wondering what to do in Dubai why not make a day trip and see a bit more? Take the bus from Dubai to Abu Dhabi and see the Grand Mosque. Buses from Dubai to Abu Dhabi are modern and  air-conditioned and they leave every thirty minutes at Al Ghubaiba bus station in Bur Dubai. A bus trip to Abu ...

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Cave House Trip from Las Palmas

A cave house in Barranco de Guayadeque

This is a cave house trip from Las Palmas. Yes, you will see cave houses, many of them. In addition you will see botanic gardens, a volcano crater with a farmhouse inside –  and some mountain villages with gingerbread houses. This is a whole day self-drive trip from Las Palmas so you will need to rent a car. Canary Island ...

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