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9 Affordable Spring Outdoor Adventures

9 Affordable Spring Outdoor Adventures

Whether you're a thrill-seeker yearning for adrenaline-pumping experiences or a nature-lover craving dramatic scenery, spring is an ideal time to plan an adventure in the great outdoors. After all, it's the best season to catch sight of beautiful blooms and striking rock formations across America's prized parks or test your limits on a challenging hiking or biking trip. And no matter the kind of intrepid pursuit you crave, you can unleash your inner explorer without paying a high price tag or battling heavy crowds. Here are nine ideas to get you started. 1. Enjoy wildlife watching in Glacier Bay National Park...

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The Beauty Paradise Around The World (With Pictures and Videos)

The Beauty Paradise Around The World (With Pictures and Videos)

1. The cherry blossom season has begun, at Yamaguchi , Japan From @criss1016 2. Dinant is a charming little Belgian town that is also very compact so you can easily see pretty much everything that the town has to offer in 3-4 hours From @michielpieters 3. Wawel Castel in Krakow Poland is always amazing From @dorpell 4. Trains, trains everywhere in the city at Japan From @ebi_times 5. Listen to the sounds of Spring, at Switzerland From @amir_asani13 6. Who wants to adventure a week across England in the springtime when we can visit there again? From @kjp 7. A romantic date or a chill night with friends/family? From @butnomatter.theroadislife 8. Iceland has absolutely...

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Blooms with a view: 10 of Britain's best spring walks

Blooms with a view: 10 of Britain's best spring walks

Waving daffodils, bluebell woods and muddy tracks … Time to stride out into the colourful countryside 1. Helford River, Cornwall Britain’s microclimates reliably fast-forward the spring season. Sunny, sheltered Helford in Cornwall rarely gets snow or freezing temperatures, allowing early-spring flowers – including daffodils, white-flowered ramsones and primroses – a chance to get a head start on the rest of Britain. Stopping at Falmouth allows for the gathering of picnic provisions, after which it’s an easy 2½-mile walk from Helford to Frenchman’s Creek. Kestle Barton en route has a picnic area and usually an honesty box for drinks and snacks....

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What Is A Sunken City And Where Are They?

What Is A Sunken City And Where Are They?

Most people focus on the monuments and museums the eye can see when planning a trip in Europe. But you’ll be missing out if you don’t consider the cities, towns and villages that exist underwater. Read on for the amazing history behind the bustling cities that became underwater worlds - and which parts of them are visible to this day. What are the origins of European cities? 200,000 years is mostly agreed upon as being the start of humans walking the Earth, following 540 million years of evolution after a bag-like creature with a huge mouth crawled out of the...

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5 'European' Towns And Villages That Aren’t In Europe

5 'European' Towns And Villages That Aren’t In Europe

It’s not uncommon for towns and cities in Europe to take a little inspiration from each other. After all, so many architectural movements have originated from the continent over the past few centuries. But what about encountering the Eiffel Tower in South Africa? Or an Italian shopping promenade in China? The mind boggles. Here are some incredible examples of places around the world that have embraced the look and feel of Europe. 1. Little Paris, South Africa Situated in the town of Hartbeespoort, South Africans that don’t wish to make the 15-hour trip to the real deal can always head to Little Paris instead....

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