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Video: Alaska Wildlife Encounters You Can't Miss

about Alaska

Do you ever see social media posts of magnificent wildlife photos from someone's trip to Alaska and think: This just can't be real? But it is.  BestTrip.TV cruised from Vancouver to Seward (near Anchorage) on the Regent Seven Seas Mariner,...

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Why Canadian Gardens Rock

about Canada

Not all of Canada's natural wonders are wilderness. Communities across Canada have cultivated oases of trees and greens, colorful flowers, fresh air and serenity in the heart of busy urban centers.Tara Nolan is a garden and travel writer, author of...

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Outdoor Active Travel in Downtown Vancouver

about Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver may be Canada's most famously 'outdoorsy' major city. Even in a city that drives Canada's vast Asia-Pacific business, athletic wear is more common than pinstripes! Nature thrives right on the city's doorstep: a gorgeous, picturesque harbor and bay, snow-capped...

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The Bicycle's Big Birthday

about Mannheim, Germany

This month marks a big milestone for the bicycle. We've had two hundred years of two-wheeled travel. On June 12, 1817, German inventor Karl von Drais took a little ride on his new invention, the 'Laufsmaschine'. His first reported trip,...

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Nature and Heritage at Jamaica's First UNESCO World Heritage Site

about Portland, Jamaica

A first for Jamaica and a first for the Caribbean. In 2015, Jamaica's Blue and John Crow Mountains became the country's first UNESCO World Heritage Site, and also the Caribbean's first World Heritage Mixed Site for both natural and cultural...

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See Stars in Utah during Dark Sky Week at the World's First International Dark Sky Park

about Utah

We often think of our travels as an 'escape' - have you thought of them as an escape from ... light? Or do you simply love gazing up into the mysteries of the universe, in a clear, clear night sky,...

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Video: Tree-Top Champagne Bar in Champagne, France

about Reims, France

It's the elixir of lovers and those who love the good life.  Champagne is perfection, and how do you improve on perfection? Drinking it in the tree tops at the Perching Bar.  BestTrip.TV traveled to the source, the Champagne region...

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Video: Meet the Maker: Dutch Bicycles and Cycling Culture in Amsterdam

about Amsterdam, Netherlands

Did you know there are more bicycles than people in Amsterdam?  It's one of the original and influential cycling cultures that helped set the trend towards urban cycling and our love for touring new destinations by bike. The Dutch bicycle...

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The Great Blue Hole of Belize

about Belize

Belize has the world's second longest coral reef - with an extraordinary natural feature. It is one of the most beautiful places on earth and sometimes is referred to as 'the mother of all caves'. Belize has the world's second longest coral reef - with an extraordinary natural feature. It is one of the most beautiful places on earth and sometimes is referred to as 'the mother of all caves'.

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Myth and scientific phenomena: Iceland's Northern lights

about Reykjavik, Iceland

From generation to generation in Europe, a lot of superstition was associated with the Northern Lights - also called Aurora Bolearis. Some used to say it was the gods warning of an imminent war while others said it was the heavenly...

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Top 5 Adventure Destinations in Italy

about Italy

Italy is perhaps more renowned for its religious monuments, Roman Empire conquests and culinary exploits. The well hidden secret is that this country is as ideal for adventure as any other, if not more. Below are the top Italian adventure hotspots. Italy is perhaps more renowned for its religious monuments, Roman Empire conquests and culinary exploits. The well hidden secret is that this country is as ideal for adventure as any other, if not more. Below are the top Italian adventure hotspots.

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Heli Highs in British Columbia

about British Columbia

Heli and Cat Skiing on BC's wildest landscapes. Heli and Cat Skiing on BC's wildest landscapes.

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