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Stewart Island: An off-the beaten path New Zealand island

Fifteen flashlights shone downward as we gingerly picked our way through the bush. At the appropriate signal, we extinguished our lights and 15 expectant adults gathered noiselessly behind our boot-and-camouflage-attired leader.

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Lake District: Home to Peter Rabbit, Yeats and Wordsworth

Is there anyone who actually made it through childhood without at least a cursory introduction to Peter Rabbit, Flopsy and Mopsy and that mean old Farmer McGregor?

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Hawaii: Exploring the sea cliffs, sad stories of Molokai

A visit to the island of Molokai offers a window on a unique and tragic chapter of Hawaiian history.

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Nova Scotia, where the handiworks of Mother Nature are found

At a wilderness area of rolling hills and waterways in Nova Scotia, Canada, the story of the people who lived there 4,000 years ago is told in periodic drumming demonstrations.

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Cyprus offers friendly people, historical treasures, enchanting scenery

Women who live in a tiny mountain village sit together sewing lace tablecloths, renowned for their beauty and fine workmanship. In a city not far away, diners at sidewalk cafes enjoy their fill of grilled pork, baked lamb.

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Prague and beyond in the Czech Republic

During a recent visit, my wife and I learned that those who fail to explore the countless treasures that abound throughout the rest of the country miss a lot.

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