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Practical tips to help you plan winter vacation travel

More than 65 percent of respondents in a recent TripAdvisor survey said they were planning leisure travel for winter.

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Curaçao: Caribbean gem makes perfect winter getaway

I knew the Caribbean island of Curaçao is unfamiliar to many Americans, but the flight attendant’s announcement still caught me by surprise.

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A visit to national parks in Utah offers grandeur

One morning, I’m standing at the edge of towering cliffs overlooking a vast land of multi-colored stone pinnacles. The next afternoon, I’m clutching the seat of a four-wheel vehicle as it inches along a narrow dirt road above a sheer 1,300-foot drop to the valley floor below.

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New and adventurous ways to enjoy fall foliage

Jill and Bill Kelly oooh and aaah at the scenery passing below the hot air balloon in which they’re sailing gently above the treetops. Mark and Marylee Sutherland help steer a rubber raft through a stretch of rock-strewn river and over a 12-foot-high waterfall.

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Decorating touches spruce up vacation homes

From airy beach houses filled with light to rustic retreats tucked into the mountains, vacation homes can lead to inspired decorating.

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Cancun, where Mayan culture meets resort Mecca

The legacy left by the Mayans included written language, magnificent architectural treasures, and sophisticated systems of astronomy and mathematics.

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