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Top 6 Best Sights in Switzerland to See in 48 Hours

Top 6 Best Sights in Switzerland to See in 48 Hours

Traveling to Europe and wondering about the best sights in Switzerland to see with 48 hours? This guest post will give you some great ideas on where to spend your two days in Switzerland. Scroll down to check it out! This post on the best sights in Switzerland...

The Top 6 Lavender Farms in NC You Should Visit

The Top 6 Lavender Farms in NC You Should Visit

The sweet smell of lavender - you don't need to travel to France to enjoy it! You can enjoy the beautiful fragrance by visiting these lavender farms in North Carolina. Whether you're looking to get some fabulous photographs, enjoy the fragrant air, or cutting your own...

10 Things to Do and See in San Antonio: a Weekend Plan

10 Things to Do and See in San Antonio: a Weekend Plan

Looking for things to do in San Antonio, Texas, over a weekend? If you've only got a short period of time in San Antonio, here are some great highlights you'll want to see, most of which are within easy reach of downtown and for which you don't even need a car....

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Port Day Guide: Things to do in Grand Turk

Port Day Guide: Things to do in Grand Turk

Grand Turk Island is a must-visit destination on your cruise itinerary. This is a port when you should get off your ship to take in the stunning beaches, experience excursions, and take in the local culture. This attractive serene island has gorgeous white sandy...

Best Places to Visit in Spain

Best Places to Visit in Spain

Planning a trip to Spain but not sure where to start? This guest post gives you some ideas on a variety of locations of the best places to visit in Spain. This should serve as a great starting point in planning your Spain itinerary! This post on the best places to...

8 BEST Things to Do in Manila

8 BEST Things to Do in Manila

Collaborative Guest Post Are you taking a flight from Dubai to Manila this year? Manila, sitting quietly next to the Manila Bay is a popular destination in Asia, also being the capital of the Philippines it is a rich blend of history and modernized ways with all those...

About The Common Traveler

Raised as a third culture kid living in South America and Europe, Annick caught the travel bug early. Now that the children are gone, but still saving for retirement, she enjoys traveling in an affordable way and wants to share those ideas.

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