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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.

What To Do In 24 Hours In Montreal

Love exploring historic cities? Montreal, one of Canada’s oldest cities, has many historic attractions including Old Montreal & the ’67 World Fair site.

Chicago in 100,000 Steps

Check out these things to do in Chicago in 100,000 steps! The city has 200+ entertainment options, an amazing skyline and architecture, and more.

Escape the Rat Race With a Trip to Vermont

Vermont, the Green Mountain State, has much to offer visitors getting away from it all. From the stunning Moss Glen waterfall to the amazing green mountains, there’s lots of nature for everyone.

Cycling in the US: 6 Amazing Routes For Two-Wheel Enthusiasts

Try cycling in the US on some of the best biking trails on the planet! From Vermont’s Green Mountains Loop to the Pacific Coast Trail, there’s a trail for everyone.

Take A Phoenix Weekend Getaway This March

Plan your Phoenix weekend getaway in March when it’s a balmy 80 degrees! Explore the Irish Cultural Center and enjoy the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

Why is San Antonio the Most Romantic Weekend Getaway in the US?

Looking for a romantic weekend getaway? From canal boat rides to one of the best wine regions in the country, San Antonio, Texas, is a perfect destination.

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.

Escape Winter Destinations

Lombok Island: Why Is It Called The New Bali? #Infographic

Lombok is a virtually undiscovered island in Indonesia. You’ll find beaches, championship surfing, waterfalls, rafting, paragliding, hiking and more at this unique destination.

What’s it Like to Take an Overnight Desert Safari?

A local writer takes you on a desert safari in Dubai. Discover the traditions of an authentic Bedouin camp on this incredible adventure in the Middle East.

10 Things To Do In Singapore For The Uninitiated

Ultimate guide of 10 things to do in Singapore for the uninitiated. With a vibrant heritage and culture this Asian city is a destination with lots to see.

Best Things to Do in Hilo on the Big Island in Hawaii

Planning a trip to the Big Island of Hawaii? Whether you have a day or a week, this list of things to do in Hilo will keep you amazed with its beauty.

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.

Visit the Pearl of the Persian Gulf and Explore These Top Attractions!

Bahrain, often called the land of pearls, is a destination also rich in history. Check out the ancient history of the Persian Gulf in its many attractions.

Best Vacation Spots In Mexico For Adventure Lovers

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

Destinations Around the World

Plan Your Perfect Day in Zurich, Switzerland

Plan your perfect vacation in Zurich, Switzerland. Visit old town, historic churches, Bahnhofstrasse shopping district, art, culture and so much more!

What’s it Like to Take an Overnight Desert Safari?

A local writer takes you on a desert safari in Dubai. Discover the traditions of an authentic Bedouin camp on this incredible adventure in the Middle East.

So Many Things To See and Do in Azerbaijan!

Azerbaijan is a country between the east and the west in the Caucasus Region. Its UNESCO heritage sites and scenery are just some things to see and do in Azerbaijan!

7 Things to Do in Dublin, Ireland

Dublin, Ireland has a rich and colorful history. Discover 7 things to do in Dublin from Kilmainham Gaol to Dublin Castle to Abbey Theatre.

4 Amazing Places to Discover in Bulgaria

Wherever you visit in Bulgaria, you’ll find the locals friendly and welcoming. Select your holiday from the beaches of Kavarna to the history of Nessebar and Belogradchik.

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.

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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What To Do In 24 Hours In Montreal

Love exploring historic cities? Montreal, one of Canada’s oldest cities, has many historic attractions including Old Montreal & the ’67 World Fair site.

Chicago in 100,000 Steps

Check out these things to do in Chicago in 100,000 steps! The city has 200+ entertainment options, an amazing skyline and architecture, and more.

Escape the Rat Race With a Trip to Vermont

Vermont, the Green Mountain State, has much to offer visitors getting away from it all. From the stunning Moss Glen waterfall to the amazing green mountains, there’s lots of nature for everyone.

Plan Your Perfect Day in Zurich, Switzerland

Plan your perfect vacation in Zurich, Switzerland. Visit old town, historic churches, Bahnhofstrasse shopping district, art, culture and so much more!

Cycling in the US: 6 Amazing Routes For Two-Wheel Enthusiasts

Try cycling in the US on some of the best biking trails on the planet! From Vermont’s Green Mountains Loop to the Pacific Coast Trail, there’s a trail for everyone.

Take A Phoenix Weekend Getaway This March

Plan your Phoenix weekend getaway in March when it’s a balmy 80 degrees! Explore the Irish Cultural Center and enjoy the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.