Charting the World

Porto: What You Can't Miss In Portugal’s Northern Gem

Portugal is an altogether different experience than most other western European countries, and Porto epitomizes this feeling. A confused mixture of old and new world, it’s hard to put a pin on this cultural gem. Porto, Portugal is a wash with historical buildings and world class museums. In fact, a large section of the city’s …

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A Quick Travel Guide to Florence, Italy for First-Time Visitors

I think it’s impossible for one to overstate the cultural and social impact Florence has had on the modern world. City of the Medici and birthplace of the Renaissance this historic city is jam packed full of priceless works of art, stunning architectural beauty, and a lively spirit that breaths life into the Italian city. …

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The BEST Things To See & Do Your First Time in Prague

Prague is the best preserved Medieval city in Europe, with an entire city center listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. From the moment you arrive, you are instantly struck by the overwhelming Medieval Gothic architecture that seemingly has no end. Every street and tiny alleyway you traverse seems to lead to more incredible architectural …

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The Best of Costa Rica

Named “the rich coast” by Spanish conquistadors who first made landfall here in 1502, Costa Rica is one of the planet’s most naturally splendid and biologically diverse regions.  The secret is out on the Central American country’s never-ending activities, gorgeous beaches, a plethora of wildlife, good food, and fun people. Costa Rica occupies a privileged …

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International Travel and Adventure Show

After 12 years and 61 shows, the Travel and Adventure Show Series has established itself as the premier consumer marketing platform in the travel industry. Since 2004, the Travel & Adventure Shows have helped over 1.1 million travelers find, plan and book their dream vacation. With over $2.2 billion in bookings, the show series is …

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Charting The World: New Orleans, United States

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Charting The World: Savannah, United States

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Charting The World: San Francisco, United States

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New Years Eve in South Beach, Miami

There is only one place to properly celebrate New Year’s in Miami, and that of course is on South Beach. South Beach is an international playground offering non-stop nightlife, sandy shores, unique architecture and plenty of eye candy.  This Miami hot spot is popular year round, but New Year’s takes it to another level. The epicenter of …

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