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Welcome to the online travel magazine and travel 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 travel adventure here with them and guide2travel’s contributing writers. Just choose a travel destination from the sliders below to begin exploring.

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

Destinations in Canada & U.S.

Take an Amazing St. Augustine Weekend Getaway During Nights of Lights

Planning a St. Augustine weekend getaway? While’s it a great destination year-round, the two-month holiday season celebration, Nights of Lights, is perfect.

Take This Oregon Road Trip: 365 Mile Loop From Klamath Falls

Take this 365 mile loop from Klamath Falls on your Oregon road trip. See Crater Lake, Umpqua National Forest and waterfalls, vineyards, and more!

Fagen Fighters WWII Museum: One of America’s Most Impressive Museums

Fagen Fighters WWII Museum in Granite Falls, Minnesota, is a must-see attraction on a Minnesota road trip. Its displays are both authentic and impressive.

5 Reasons to Put Big Bear Lake at the Top of Your Winter Vacation List

Big Bear Lake in Southern California is a perfect winter destination. With winters just cold enough to keep snow on the ski slopes, there’s plenty to do!

Visit the Colorado Cabin That Grew Into Bishop Castle

Many dream of living in a castle, but few set out to build one! Bishop Castle, a 16-story high stone building in Colorado, is hand built stone by stone.

Visit the Amazing Bonanza Farm & Bonanzaville Museum in North Dakota

Visit the only Bonanza farm National Historic Landmark – Bagg Bonanza Farm – in Mooreton, ND. Then check out the Bonanzaville Museum in Fargo, ND.

Things To Do in Nanaimo, British Columbia, If You Only Have One Day

Check out these things to do in Nanaimo, British Columbia. Situated on Vancouver Island on Canada’s west coast, Nanaimo is beautiful in fall foliage.

3 Reasons Why You Should Book a Fall Trip to Ontario

Ontario, Canada, is the perfect place to visit in the fall. Find entertainment, culture, and relaxation plus the country’s most beautiful fall foliage.

Road Trip Adventures in Minnesota: Discover Minnesota’s Iron Range

Discover things to do on the Mesabi and Vermilion ranges of Minnesota’s Iron Range. Learn about iron while experiencing the best of Minnesota nature.

Plan to Hike Toadstool Geologic Park in Nebraska

Toadstool Geologic Park has many fossils and rare geological formations. Here are some tips on what you’ll find on a hike and how to plan your hiking trip.

Escape Winter Destinations

Catamaran and Snorkeling Adventure in Puerta Plata in the Dominican Republic

Discover why Puerta Plata in the Dominican is a great winter holiday. Add a catamaran boat ride and snorkeling in coral reefs to your tropical adventure.

Best Vacation Spots In Mexico For Adventure Lovers

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

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!

5 Day Trips from Cancun: Mayan Pyramids, Paddling, Parasailing & More

Visiting Cancun this winter? Check out these 5 day trips from Cancun to explore Mayan pyramids & more!

Visit Tamarindo, Costa Rica: Surfing, Sand, & So Much More!

From turtle watching to surfing, Tamarindo, Costa Rica provides everything you’d ever want in a tropical destination. Mix your surf with some Spanish language lessons at the WAYRA Spanish School.

5 Amazing Places to Stay in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has amazing beaches on both its Pacific Ocean and Caribbean side, volcanic mountains, and pristine jungles – enjoy pure life in the tropics on your visit!

Brief Travel Guide to the Island of St. Lucia

St. Lucia is an island in the heart of the Caribbean Sea. The areas of the island that attract the most attention are Vigie Beach, Pidgeon Island, Fond Doux, and Malgretoute, with Roseau, Corinth, and Pointe Sable coming in a close second. Popular activities include snorkeling, horseback riding, and sight seeing.

Get the Insider Scoop on Life on a Royal Caribbean Mega Ship!

Every thing you ever wanted to know about living on a magnificent floating city – the Oasis of the Seas, with Royal Caribbean .

Where are the Best Caribbean Islands and Beaches?

Where are the best beaches in the Caribbean? With 100+ populated Caribbean islands, there’s bound to be one that’s perfect for your winter holiday getaway!

Discover Mayan Ruins at the Pyramids of Chichen Itza & Coba in Mexico

Some visit Mexico for the beautiful azure blue water and white sandy beaches. Some for tropical weather getaways from colder climates. Me, I planned my trip to Cancun to discover the secrets of the Mayan ruins, some of Mexico’s most amazing treasures. Ancient Mayan...

Destinations Around the World

Where To Have the Best Beach Vacation in Seychelles

Looking for a beach vacation? Find your dream spot in Seychelles, an archipelago of 115 islands off the East coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean.

Check Out the Largest Casinos in Asia

Check out this list of the largest casinos in Asia! Two of them are in Macau, the “gambling capital of the world.”

8 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in France

Do you want to know the best attractions to visit in France? This list of 8 top-rated tourist attractions includes sites from Verdon Gorge to Saint Michel.

Top-Rated Wine Regions in Australia You Have to Visit

Australia is home to many fine wines! This roundup will help you plan your visit to its best wine best regions from South Australia to Tasmania.

6 Ways to Have An Unforgettable Adventure in Switzerland

Check out these six ways to have an unforgettable adventure in Switzerland! From the Matterhorn to Interlaken to the top of Europe, every one is a thrill.

Australia Road Trip Adventure Itineraries

Australia’s amazing landscapes make it perfect to take an Australia Road Trip. This amazing highway adventure itineraries article includes 5 great roadtrips

A Journey of Remembrance to Canadian War Memorials

Many Canadian war memorials are dotted across Europe. Learn more about visiting these 12, from Passchendaele to Vimy to Juno Beach.

Discover These Top 5 Treks in Nepal

Check the highlights of these 5 treks in Nepal. Trekking in the Himalayas is the adventure of a lifetime. Discover treks from Everest Base Camp to Poon Hill

Guide to Northern Ireland: An Unexpected Hit with Tourists

A guide to Northern Ireland providing planning tips for a visit to Ireland and cities such as Belfast. See attractions from UNESCO sites to Titanic Museum.

10 Himalayan Treks Below 5000 Meters

If you’re looking for adventure take one of these Himalayan treks. These 10 hikes are all below 5000 m and cover various seasons and levels of difficulty.

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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Where To Have the Best Beach Vacation in Seychelles

Looking for a beach vacation? Find your dream spot in Seychelles, an archipelago of 115 islands off the East coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean.

Take an Amazing St. Augustine Weekend Getaway During Nights of Lights

Planning a St. Augustine weekend getaway? While’s it a great destination year-round, the two-month holiday season celebration, Nights of Lights, is perfect.

Check Out the Largest Casinos in Asia

Check out this list of the largest casinos in Asia! Two of them are in Macau, the “gambling capital of the world.”

Take This Oregon Road Trip: 365 Mile Loop From Klamath Falls

Take this 365 mile loop from Klamath Falls on your Oregon road trip. See Crater Lake, Umpqua National Forest and waterfalls, vineyards, and more!

8 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in France

Do you want to know the best attractions to visit in France? This list of 8 top-rated tourist attractions includes sites from Verdon Gorge to Saint Michel.

Top-Rated Wine Regions in Australia You Have to Visit

Australia is home to many fine wines! This roundup will help you plan your visit to its best wine best regions from South Australia to Tasmania.