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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.

About the Photo

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

Destinations in Canada & U.S.

Amazing Itinerary for Your New Orleans Weekend Getaway

A New Orleans weekend getaway is what you need if you’re tired of winter. From a bayou swamp tour to Bourbon Street and Mardi Gras, fun is a guarantee.

Make Seattle Your Next Weekend Destination

Seattle is a great year-round destination with many things to do. From MoPOP, Museum of Pop Culture, to the Space Needle, you’ll find unique attractions.

Which Canadian City Should You Visit in 2020?

Check out this quick guide to decide which Canadian city you should visit in 2020. You’ll find lots of history, culture, and unique experiences in Canada.

5 Places to Visit This Winter in California

When it comes to winter in California, you can choose from desert to top-notch skiing! Discover 5 amazing places to visit and things to do this winter.

Explore Christmas Past, Present and Future in Whistler

Whistler, British Columbia, is one of Canada’s most exciting winter playgrounds. This article provides things to do – Christmas past, present and future.

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.

Escape Winter Destinations

Hiking Through Time on the Banaue Rice Terraces

The rice terraces of Batad, Philippines, are over 2000 year old feats of engineering. Hike into this UNESCO heritage site to glimpse traditional farming.

Let it Be Blue – 5 Places With the Most Beautiful Shades of Azure

Check out these 5 amazing places to be inspired by the color blue. Blue water, oceans, seas, rivers, even India’s Blue City are a route to relaxation!

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.

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!

Travel Tips to Bali – Most Popular Destination in Indonesia for Everything from Yoga to Historic Temples

Visit Bali, a world-famous island that’s the most popular destination in Indonesia, for its tropical adventures and culture.

Live the Good Life – Visit Cape Town

From history and culture, to rapelling and diving with sharks, there’s something for every visitor in Cape Town, South Africa. See the amazing Table Mountain, one of the new 7 wonders of nature, that shadows the seaport city.

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.

Destinations Around the World

10 Things To Do In London, England

The best way to learn about London is off the beaten path. These 10 things to do in London will help you find things to do on your holiday to England.

7 Natural UNESCO Sites in India

There are seven natural UNESCO sites in India. Learn about all of these world heritage sites and their natural wildlife and beauty in this roundup article.

15 Places You Didn’t Know Were in Lapland

Lapland is a region in Finland best known as being the home town for Father Christmas. Find 15 places to visit, many of them related to Santa Claus.

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.

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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10 Things To Do In London, England

The best way to learn about London is off the beaten path. These 10 things to do in London will help you find things to do on your holiday to England.

Amazing Itinerary for Your New Orleans Weekend Getaway

A New Orleans weekend getaway is what you need if you’re tired of winter. From a bayou swamp tour to Bourbon Street and Mardi Gras, fun is a guarantee.

Make Seattle Your Next Weekend Destination

Seattle is a great year-round destination with many things to do. From MoPOP, Museum of Pop Culture, to the Space Needle, you’ll find unique attractions.

Hiking Through Time on the Banaue Rice Terraces

The rice terraces of Batad, Philippines, are over 2000 year old feats of engineering. Hike into this UNESCO heritage site to glimpse traditional farming.

7 Natural UNESCO Sites in India

There are seven natural UNESCO sites in India. Learn about all of these world heritage sites and their natural wildlife and beauty in this roundup article.

7 Incredible Nepal Adventures You Must Take

Try Nepal adventures for your next adventure trip. Mountain trekking, UNESCO world heritage sites, peak climbing, jungle safaris, cultural tours and more!