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Lifestyle & Trends - Travel
How to get more out of your Tuscany tour
The Italian region of Tuscany has taken on legendary status for travelers - it's an absolute must on everyone's list, whether they love wine, food, history, art or the simple beauty of nature. But with so many attractions, it's easy to end up feeling like you're rushing - and still not getting a complete experience. However, savvy travelers know that there are strategies to ensure that you're maximizing your time while minimizing your stress. One of the best of those strategies is to go on an expertly planned Tuscany tour.
Sacred valleys, mysterious mountains: Peru tours capture the magic of the country
There are some destinations that blend spellbinding scenery, a sense of exotic remoteness and a touch of ancient mystery, creating an irresistible appeal to travelers. Perhaps the best example of that unique combination is Machu Picchu. The mist-shrouded "Lost City of the Incas," hidden in the Andean mountain jungle, tops countless travelers' wish lists, but the carefully controlled site can be tricky to reach. Perhaps the best way to ensure that you get to see Machu Picchu is through Peru tours that cover the technicalities of getting there, while also giving you opportunities to see more of the country.
Going on vacation can be stressful too: knowing where to go, what to see and how to get there. More often than not, the joy of actually going on vacation takes a backseat to the hassles encountered along the way. That's where a tour comes in.
The top 5 experiences you can't miss on a London tour
If watching all the London-centered festivities of 2012, from the Queen's Jubilee to the opening ceremonies, whetted your appetite for a trip to England's capital, rest assured that there's never been a better time to embark on a London tour. London is a city for the ages, and you'll find layer upon layer of fascinating history, often right alongside the amenities of a vibrant, modern metropolis.
The ultimate Australia tour: Cities, beaches, mountains and more
Australia is packed to the brim with unforgettable sights and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, all beckoning adventurous travelers. Of course, with so much to do, the real task is narrowing it all down. That's where a bit of planning (and lots of help from Australia tour planning pros) will make all the difference, ensuring that you get to see the very best of the land down under.
Today's RVs and travel trailers are not one-size-fits-all
Like many products and pursuits that have developed over the decades, recreational vehicles have come a long way from the tow-a-longs of the early to mid-20th century. Before motorized recreational vehicles hit the road, pulling a trailer behind your car or truck - loaded with food, sleeping and cooking gear - was the best way to get you and your family out of the city and into nature for a long weekend.
From golf to fishing: America's ultimate destinations for active travel
The word "vacation" means different things to different people. For some, it's lounging poolside and sleeping until noon. Others, however, savor the opportunity to get outside, try some new activities and indulge in their favorite pastimes for days on end. If you're one of the latter group, there are few better places to travel than right here in the United States.
Rugged camping gear is no longer just for adventurers and niche outdoor sports. High-tech or activity-specific outdoor products are gaining popularity because they also come in handy every day and around the house.