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How to see sea turtles at Akumal Beach, Akumal Snorkeling! (2024)

Akumal Town is a small beach town located on the Riviera Maya in Mexico between Playa del Carmen and Tulum. Akumal Beach (Akumal Playa) has white sands dotted with palm trees, coral reefs, and warm waters that are teaming with marine life, including several species of sea turtles. Akumal Beach is the perfect place to …

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authentic Medieval Castles in Europe that will transport you to the Middle Ages! (2024)

Europe is home to some of the most magnificent medieval castles in the world. From towering fortresses to grand palaces, these atmosphere medieval castles in Europe are truly awe-inspiring and not to be missed. Many of these castles have stood for centuries, withstanding wars, sieges, and the ravages of time. They offer a glimpse into …

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Cahir Castle Ireland, everything you need to know! (2024)

Cahir Castle (Irish: Caisleán na Cathrach) is an early 13th century Medieval Irish castle in the town of Cahir in southern Ireland. The castle is located on a rocky island on the River Suir and is one of Ireland’s largest and best-preserved castles. Cahir castle is the perfect quintessential medieval castle: it’s sturdy and lacking …

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Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein castle: everything you need to know! (2024)

A pair of stunning castles, Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein, are conveniently located just a stone’s throw from each other. Hohenschwangau Castle was a childhood family retreat of the most tragic of characters, King Ludwig II. Neuschwanstein Castle was his own personal masterpiece. Romanticism, fantasy, tragedy, betrayal, and mystery all come to life on these two castle …

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How to see Burg Rheinstein Castle Germany (2024)

More than once, medieval Burg Castle Rheinstein has been awarded as the most beautiful castle in Germany and I would have to agree with that assessment! Schloss Burg Rheinstein Castle is truly one of the prettiest castles I have ever seen! Burg Castle Rheinstein (Romantik-Schloß Burg Rheinstein) This Storybook perfect little castle was originally built …

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3 day Rothenburg itinerary: eat, play, stay! it’s magic! (2024)

Magical Rothenburg ob der Tauber Germany is without question Germany’s very best medieval town. This little village located in the northern Bavaria region of Southern Germany is wonderfully frozen in time. When you arrive in Rothenburg you’ll feel as if you’ve stepped into the Middle ages. Rothenburg has everything you think of when you think …

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Ultimate Guide Isla Mujeres things to do, PLUS everything you need to know! (2024)

Isla Mujeres, a small island located off the coast of Cancun, is a popular destination for travelers seeking a laid-back, local vibe and turquoise Caribbean waters. With its white sand beaches and world-class diving and snorkeling, beautiful Isla Mujeres is a perfect spot for vacationers looking to relax and enjoy the beauty of the Mexico …

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The absolute best books on traveling Europe : plan epic travel! (2024)

Are you planning your first or maybe your 10th trip to Europe and want to make it your most epic trip yet? A trip full of instagram worthy sites and once in a lifetime memories?  Do you like to have freedom of making your own schedule? Would you rather plan your own itinerary than join …

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must-see castles on the Rhine River Germany (2024) (photos)

The Rhine River Valley in Germany The Rhine River was formed during prehistoric times and stretches over 760 miles from Switzerland to the Netherlands but the very best of the Rhine can be found in Germany! The famous Rhine River winds lazily through Germany, its banks on both sides of the river dotted with dozens …

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Magical Hohenwerfen Castle ultimate guide, everything you need to know! (2024)

Burg Hohenwerfen Castle is a medieval rock castle located in the Salzach valley of Austria. Built in the 11th century by the powerful prince Archbishop of Salzburg, it is an impressive sight to behold. The castle is perched high on a cliff overlooking the surrounding Berchtesgaden Alps and the adjacent Tennengebirge Mountain Range and offers …