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Ottawa Canada: Food & Culture

As Canada’s capitol city, it’s no wonder Ottawa has some of the most buzzed about foodie and cultural attractions. It’s home to Canada's oldest operating Farmers Market and is one of the places Le Cordon Bleu chose to train culinary students, many of which go...

Seven Ways to Enjoy Ottawa Canada in the Outdoors

When people think of Ottawa, outdoors activities may not be the first thing that comes to mind. As the capitol of Canada, this is a government city centered on the gargantuan Gothic Parliament’s Building and notable museums like the National Gallery of Canada, and the...

Franklin Travel Guide: Music, Dining And Nightlife

Your Franklin Travel Guide to dining, music and concerts. Franklin, TN (just 30 minutes South of Nashville) is one of the best music cities and the scene keeps growing. Music is at the cities core: the region gave birth to nine musical genres including southern gospel,...

Franklin, Tennessee: Music, Culture and Food

Just 30 minutes south of Nashville you will find Franklin, Tennessee, a region that gave birth to nine musical genres from southern gospel to bluegrass, blues, jazz and rock and roll. It's part of the Americana Music Triangle, which also includes hub cities of New Orleans...

Review: Cruising to the North Cape with Hurtigruten

If you're looking for a different type of cruise experience, head north rather than south this winter for a trip with the Norwegian cruise line, Hurtigruten, which takes travelers to the snowed over Arctic and to the North Cape for a bucket list worthy adventure....

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Winter Cruise With Hurtigruten: What You Need To Know

When you think of taking a winter cruise, it's likely that Norway does not first pop into mind. It’s cold and dark here in winter after all. But taking a cruise, with a company like the well-respected Hurtigruten, which has been running trips since 1896,...

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Best Excursions Offered on Hurtigruten Cruises In Norway

  In A Nutshell: Best Excursions Offered on Hurtigruten Cruises In Norway: Visiting the North Cape, Arctic Dip (Brrr!), Dog Sledding At Night, Snow Hike, Midnight Concert at Arctic Cathedral. One of the best parts about cruising with the Norwegian Hurtigruten Company is the off-ship excursions offered, which...

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Biggest Differences Between Norway Cruise and American Cruise

In a Nutshell: Comparing a Norway Cruise to my experience with an American Cruise in the Caribbean. I have never thought of myself as the cruising type. When I travel, I don’t like to stick to a schedule and could easily spend all my time just wandering...

Pilgrimage Music Festival: 4 Reasons Why This is A Festival To Watch

Why The Pilgrimage Music Festival is definitely one to watch. The Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival debuted in Franklin, Tennessee on September 26 and 27 of this year with a lineup of top tier talent, including Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow and Steven Tyler – pretty impressive for...

Mississippi & The Elvis Connection

Did you know: Elvis's Rise to Fame began in Mississippi? When many of us think about Memphis, TN Elvis Presley and Graceland are the first things to come to mind. But what do you think about when you hear "Tupelo, Mississippi?" It's probably not Elvis. Yet, this...