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Welcome to the online travel magazine and blog published by Linda Aksomitis & David Aksomitis. They spent the ’80s on snowmobile racetracks across North America, where they developed a love for excitement and adventure. From speed events to the history of machines (agricultural to military), and hiking trails to castles and national historic properties, you’ll find your next bucket list adventure here with them and guide2travel’s contributing writers. Just choose a location from the sliders below to begin exploring.

About the Photo

The photo in the header above was taken in Tulum, Mexico, by Linda Aksomitis.

Destinations in Canada

Top Reasons Why You Should Fly to Toronto This Year

Toronto, Canada’s largest city, is a cosmopolitan travel destination that’s one of the most multicultural cities in the world and offers lots of things to see and do.

Best Day Trip From Regina: Ogema’s Historic Train Ride & Pioneer Museum

Adventures from an historic train ride being chased by outlaws on horseback to seeing a threshing machine harvest grain at the museum to a pitchfork fondue supper!

Relax in the Fabulous Mineral Springs of Canada’s Dead Sea: Little Manitou Lake

Enjoy the healing waters of Little Manitou Lake – Canada’s Dead Sea – in Saskatchewan. Soak in the natural minerals of the lake or the pools at Manitou Springs Resort and Spa.

Discover the Spectacular Kluane National Park & Reserve in the Yukon

Kluane National Park and Reserve may be Canada’s best kept secret in spectacular natural wonders. Find glaciers, hiking, historic sites and more.

Discover Prairie Giants – Visit the Inglis Grain Elevators National Historic Site

The Inglis Grain Elevators National Historic Site at Inglis, Manitoba, provides examples of the prairie giants that once were the icons of Canadian plains.

Trek Over the Top: Snowmobile the Top of the World Highway

The Top of the World Highway runs through Yukon’s unglaciated mountain ridges providing amazing views, especially on the Trek Over the Top snowmobile run.

Under the Northern Lights–Things to Do in Churchill, Manitoba

Churchill, Manitoba, has amazing adventures during the winter, with experiences from viewing the Northern Lights to riding in a tundra buggy to dogsledding.

Ultimate Winter Guide to Things to Do in Quebec

Quebec is the ultimate winter destination in the great white north-Canada. Find a flavor of Europe along with skiing, dogsledding, winter carnival and more!

How to Survive Your Stay at the Ice Hotel or Igloos in Quebec

Tips on how to survive your night at the Ice Hotel (Hôtel de Glace) or igloo adventure in Quebec City, Canada, and enjoy every minute!

What to do When You’re Caught in a Snow Day in Toronto

Whether you visit Canada’s largest city, Toronto, on a snow day or in glorious weather, you’ll find lots to do in the most multicultural city in the world.

Destinations in the United States

7 Reasons to Visit the Kentucky Derby Museum When You’re In Louisville, KY

The Kentucky Derby Museum archives a century-and-a-half of thoroughbred horse racing in Kentucky – here are 7 reasons to visit when you’re in Louisville.

Top Things to See in Yellowstone National Park Driving the Grand Loop

Find the most spectacular spots to stop on the 140 mile Grand Loop through Yellowstone National Park’s 10,000 hydrothermal features including 500 geysers.

10 Best Stops on The Meeting of the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway

Check out 10 of the best stops with history to hiking on The Meeting of the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway, one of the 7 natural wonders of Illinois.

Surprising World War II History Attractions & More in Fredericksburg, Texas

From historic WWII attractions to hiking at Enchanted Rock, there’s lots to keep visitors busy in Fredericksburg, Texas!

Best Places to Find Frontier & Old West Cowboy Adventures in Nebraska

5 of the best places in Nebraska to find frontier and old west cowboy attractions, from historic homesteads to cowboy and fur trade museums to boot hill!

Hiking Trails to Swinging Bridges — Travel Adventures in Georgia

Take your next travel adventure to Georgia and try some hiking trails, swinging bridges and ziplines, and maybe even pan for gold!

5 Must-Do Experiences for a First Time South Haven Visitor

South Haven, Michigan, a harbor town on Lake Michigan, has lots for visitors from the beach to horseback riding to the annual blueberry festival.

Discovering San Francisco’s Craft Beer Scene with Your Tour Group

There’s no better way to see San Francisco and enjoy its thriving microbrewery scene than with a bus tour.

5 Things to See in Jefferson City That You Can’t See Anywhere Else!

Jefferson City, Missouri, may be small but it’s home to some fascinating historic properties!

Find Adventure on the Missouri River on a Riverboat

Find travel adventures as they were in the 1800s on the MIssouri River, in Bismarck, North Dakota, on the Lewis & Clark Riverboat.

Destinations Around the World

Best Places To Visit in London To Learn More About the Royal Family

Great Britain’s Royal family have 1200+ years of history in London–this itinerary of attractions takes you through the city to learn more about British Royal family history.

5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites You Must See in the Czech Republic

Visit these 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Czech Republic to see everything from castles lived in by kings to historic towns and farms to gardens.

Best Vacation Spots In Mexico For Adventure Lovers

From extreme sports to ancient cities and pyramids–there’s an adventure for everyone in Mexico.

Adventures at a Jungle Lodge in the Rainforest

Visit Sabah, Malaysia, and discover adventures at a jungle lodge in the rainforest from flora and fauna to 1671 species of wildlife!

10 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Hungary

Check out this roundup of 10 of Hungary’s most popular historic sites for visitors, from castles to cathedrals to the Danube River and Buda Hills.

Discover a Surprising Array of Attractions and Activities in Monaco

Monaco may only be 2 sq km in size, but it has a lot for visitors from driving supercars and watching F1 racing, to visiting the palace of wealthy royals.

5 Must Visit Places in Japan for Snow Addicts

Snow addicts looking for a new destination find lots to do in the winter in Japan, from skiing to relaxing in hot springs to seeing snow monsters, or juhyo.

See Stunning Wildlife on the Menanggul River in Malaysia

You’ll see all kinds of wildlife from proboscis monkeys and long-tailed macaques to wild orang-utans and crocodiles in an early morning boat ride in Sabah.

A Guide To The Most Luxurious Casinos in The World

From the nearly 200 year old Kurhous in Germany, to James’ Bond’s “Casino Royale” in Monaco, the world’s casinos are fascinating!

ATVs, Horses, & Waterfalls: Camel Safari Top 3in1 Dominican Adventure Tour

The full-day, Top 3in1 Adventure of ATVs, horses, and waterfalls, with Camel Safari Exploring in the Dominican, is an amazing adrenaline rush!

Welcome to the online travel magazine and blog published by Linda Aksomitis & David Aksomitis. They spent the ’80s on snowmobile racetracks across North America, where they developed a love for excitement and adventure. From speed events to the history of machines (agricultural to military), and hiking trails to castles and national historic properties, you’ll find your next bucket list adventure here with them and guide2travel’s contributing writers. Just choose a location from the slider below to begin exploring.

 

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Best Places To Visit in London To Learn More About the Royal Family

Great Britain’s Royal family have 1200+ years of history in London–this itinerary of attractions takes you through the city to learn more about British Royal family history.

Top Reasons Why You Should Fly to Toronto This Year

Toronto, Canada’s largest city, is a cosmopolitan travel destination that’s one of the most multicultural cities in the world and offers lots of things to see and do.

5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites You Must See in the Czech Republic

Visit these 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Czech Republic to see everything from castles lived in by kings to historic towns and farms to gardens.

7 Reasons to Visit the Kentucky Derby Museum When You’re In Louisville, KY

The Kentucky Derby Museum archives a century-and-a-half of thoroughbred horse racing in Kentucky – here are 7 reasons to visit when you’re in Louisville.

Top Things to See in Yellowstone National Park Driving the Grand Loop

Find the most spectacular spots to stop on the 140 mile Grand Loop through Yellowstone National Park’s 10,000 hydrothermal features including 500 geysers.

Best Day Trip From Regina: Ogema’s Historic Train Ride & Pioneer Museum

Adventures from an historic train ride being chased by outlaws on horseback to seeing a threshing machine harvest grain at the museum to a pitchfork fondue supper!