Traveler Postcard – Katie in Monterey, California

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In BootsnAll’s new series, Traveler Postcards, we profile a real trip – highlighting the best of a destination as seen by a particular person on a particular trip. This week, BootsnAll editor Katie Hammel shares stories from a weekend road trip in California.

Million Dollar Views for Less: Four Ways to Visit Switzerland on a Budget

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When you think of Switzerland a few things might come to mind, including the high cost of visiting. Switzerland is certainly not a cheap destination, but don’t cross it of your list just yet. Here are a few ways to check out the country’s “million dollar views” on a smaller budget.

Berlin: 7 Things You Should Know About the Ever-Changing City

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Berlin is a city on the move, constantly morphing, always becoming something new. So go now, right now. And when you do, keep in mind these seven tips to help you understand the incredible, living, breathing, ever-changing city of Berlin.

Our Favorite Drinks From Around the World

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From beers in the Czech Republic to the wines of France, vodka in Poland and tequila in Mexico, it seems every destination has a signature drink and sampling the local tipple can help you understand just a bit more of the history, culture, and daily life of a place. To learn more about traditional drinks around the world, we asked each of our WhyGo writers to tell us about their favorite beverages in their destinations.

9 Incredible Things to Experience in Iceland

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The Blue Lagoon, waterfalls, glaciers, geysers, and volcanoes. Most travelers know the heavy-hitters when it comes to Iceland’s attractions. But the small country has more than its share of natural wonders, geological anomalies, and beautiful vistas, and there’s so much more to explore.

11 Lessons Bloggers Can Learn from TBEX 2011

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The 2011 Travel Blog Exchange was full of camaraderie, connections, and some entertaining and informative sessions. Here are eleven lessons bloggers can learn from TBEX.

The Highlights (and Lowlights) of the 2011 Travel Blog Exchange

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June 9-11 saw hundreds of travel bloggers and industry members head to Vancouver for two days of networking, learning, connecting, and putting faces to Twitter avatars. Here are the highlights and lowlights from TBEX 2011.

9 Reasons to Visit Chicago This Summer

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From eclectic street festivals to picnics in the park, running along the Lakefront and hitting the beach, there’s so much to do in Chicago during the summer. Here are nine reasons why you should add a visit to Chicago to your summer plans.

Eat (and Drink) Your Way Around Nova Scotia

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Local, sustainable, and organic are terms that get tossed around a lot in the culinary world these days, but in few places does this emphasis seem to be so pervasive than in Nova Scotia, Canada. If you’re an adventurous foodie out to discover the best of what Nova Scotia has to offer, don’t miss these top spots.

Trading Snow for Sun: Why You Should Visit a Ski Town in Summer

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While ski resort towns become hot destinations during winter, they tend to be forgotten about by most travelers come summer. But here’s a little secret: ski resorts don’t lose their luster when the snow melts. In fact, for non-skiers, they become even better during warmer months.