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Since the book 1000 Places to See Before You Die was published in 2003, it has redefined the idea of a bucket list in travel. It’s an essential scorecard for keeping track of notches in the belt for many travelers. But more importantly, it fueled wanderlust for an entire generation.

The list includes the obvious landmarks of the Great Pyramids of Giza, Machu Picchu, and most of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. But the book also includes lesser known oddities of roadside attractions, cultural festivities, unique foods of the world, and many other world wonders. 1000 Places to See Before You Die is essential travel inspiration. As we have visited the sites in the book, we’ve highlighted them here with our own perceptions.

How to Select a Galapagos Cruise Boat

The Beagle - our Galapagos cruise boat.

The Galapagos Islands are the trip of a lifetime for many travelers. Most travelers to the islands will opt for a cruise to see many of the more remote areas. However, not all Galapagos cruise tours are the same and which boat you select will have a significant impact on your experience. Here’s how to

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Experiencing Gaudi in Barcelona

Antoni Gaudi's Park Guell in Barcelona.

Barcelona’s most famous son is the architect Antoni Gaudi. His creative and whimsical designs have left an indelible mark on Barcelona and indeed the Catalan region, and are recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On our recent trip to Spain, we sought out the works of Antoni Gaudi in Barcelona.

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