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12 New Medal Events to Debut at 2014 Winter Olympics

12 New Medal Events to Debut at 2014 Winter Olympics
Before the games kick off on February 6th, read up on the bevy of sports making their debut at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. We’re less than a month away from the Opening Ceremony of what will be the largest Winter Olympics in history. Twelve new medal events, many borrowed from the...

World’s Most Beautiful Wine Country Bike Tours

World’s Most Beautiful Wine Country Bike Tours
One of the best ways to truly appreciate the terroir (or “sense of place”) of a particular wine-tasting region is by peddling your way through it. Take a slow ride from vineyard to vineyard, over the land and under the sky that come together to produce a perfect grape—and wine that can’t be...

5 Coolest New Winter Sports to Try

5 Coolest New Winter Sports to Try
Skiing and snowboarding? Been there, done that. Mix things up by trying out one of these retro-cool—or newly popular—cold weather pursuits. Snowboarding and skiing remain two of the most popular cold-weather sports, but they’re not the only ways to raise your heart rate as the mercury plunges...

Top Outdoor Adventures in Sochi

Top Outdoor Adventures in Sochi
Find out what this Russian city—and home to the 2014 Winter Olympics—has to offer. When you think about great adventure destinations, the American Rockies, Interlaken, Switzerland or just about anywhere in New Zealand may come to mind. This year, after watching the Winter 2014 Olympics, you’ll...

World’s Best Under-the-Radar Ski Destinations

World’s Best Under-the-Radar Ski Destinations
Get a serious powder fix (without long lines!) at these up-and-coming skiing and snowboarding destinations. Sure, you’ve heard of Aspen, Whistler and Tahoe—some of the most recognizable ski destinations in North America—but where do you go if you want a less-crowded destination that still boasts...

Foodie Adventures: How the World Eats Chocolate

Foodie Adventures: How the World Eats Chocolate
Candy bars may hit the sweet spot, but they’re not the only way to get your chocolate fix—especially if you’re traveling internationally. Try these five crave-worthy ways to get go “cocoa loco” around the globe! We here in the States sure do love our Hershey’s kisses and our hot chocolate, but most...

Digital Detox Vacations: 3 Unplugged Getaways

Digital Detox Vacations: 3 Unplugged Getaways
If the first thing you do when you go on vacation is check your work email, then you need a digital detox! Head to one of these hideaways, where you won’t be tempted by email, phone, TV, or Internet. Ring! Buzz! Click! Technology certainly makes life easier in many ways, but it’s essential to...

Urban Adventures in Boston

Urban Adventures in Boston
Bean town may be steeped in American history, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend your whole vacation visiting cultural landmarks! Get a more adventurous perspective of the city’s sights by signing up for these quirky Boston tours, runs and excursions! When visiting Boston, you could take a...

World’s Most Spectacular Hikes

World’s Most Spectacular Hikes
Long to conquer the world on two feet? You’re in luck! Get the ultimate hiking experience by trekking through the most awe-inspiring places on Earth. Whether you’re interested in exploring an ancient Peruvian city or a sacred, remote Indonesian volcano, this list will take you around the globe,...

The Best Festivals Around the World

The Best Festivals Around the World
Celebrating a holiday in a foreign city or country is a quick way to soak up the personality and traditions of a culture. Here are the top events you must check out across the globe. It normally takes several months to truly understand a foreign culture, but there is a shortcut you can take...

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