Anthony Manzanares

10 Reasons to Visit Myanmar During the Green Season

by Anthony Manzanares on April 7, 2017

Myanmar’s green season falls from May till September and is a perfect time frame within which to visit this mysterious Asian destination. The main tourist attractions in Myanmar (Bagan, Mandalay, Northern Shan state, Kalaw and Inle Lake) only get rainfall on 25% of the days during the so-called rainy season, and even if it rains […]

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10 Free Things to Do in Greater Palm Springs

by Anthony Manzanares on March 1, 2017

The Greater Palm Springs area is popular with rich and famous celebrities, but it has increasingly become popular with retirees looking for warm weather and uncomplicated living. It’s also a top vacation destination for travelers looking for not only warm weather, but golfing, tennis, hiking, and other outdoors and cultural activities. Here are 10 things […]

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An Endless Summer of Surfing in New South Wales, Australia

by Anthony Manzanares on February 6, 2017

Stretching more than 1,200 miles, the New South Wales (NSW) coastline is home to some of the best surfers and surfing beaches in the world. This Summer, NSW will host five World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) and Junior Tour events along its coastline. You’ll find hundreds of beautiful beaches, plus nine National Surfing […]

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Trail of Ale in St. Pete/Clearwater, Florida

by Anthony Manzanares on February 1, 2017

You may be familiar with the white-sand beaches, world-renowned museums, and 361 days of sunshine that the Florida gulf coast has to offer. But did you know that the craft beer scene in St. Pete/Clearwater rivals those of the country’s most established beer towns? With more than 27 (and growing) independent breweries making up the […]

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National Park Service Fee Free Days

by Anthony Manzanares on January 16, 2017

The National Park Service celebrated 100 years last year and it seems like everyone got in the swing of all things NPS. But, I hope you haven’t forgotten these national treasures and have got a visit planned for 2017. To help stretch your travel budget (because there’s always more travel than money, right?), here are […]

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The Craft of Beer in the Napa Valley

by Anthony Manzanares on January 13, 2017

From robust production to the tiniest of nano-breweries, the Napa Valley offers craft beer fans a variety of options to sip and savor their favorite suds. Browse through these selections and then fill up your mug with a tasty choice. Breweries   Napa Smith Brewery – This is Napa County’s only production brewery with an onsite […]

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Discover Atlanta’s Neighborhoods

by Anthony Manzanares on November 21, 2016

Look beyond the city’s gleaming high rises to discover Atlanta’s soul. Interstate 285 forms a perimeter around the city, and just inside (known to locals as “inside the perimeter” or “ITP”) visitors will find several distinct Atlanta neighborhoods. Each neighborhood brings a unique flavor to the residential streets, gotta-find-it boutiques, and chef-owned eateries of its […]

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10 Reasons to Choose a Viking River Cruise

by Anthony Manzanares on October 28, 2016

October is National Plan a Cruise Month, and with so many types of cruises to choose from, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Over the last couple of years, I’ve become a fan of Viking River Cruises and so I offer my 10 reasons why you should choose a river cruise for your next vacation. A river […]

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10 Colorado Locations for Fall Wildlife Photography

by Anthony Manzanares on October 24, 2016

  Celebrate the fall season with a photography trip to any scenic Colorado destination. With over 900 species of wildlife spanning across more than 350 wildlife areas, Colorado lets you take in the rich colors of autumn coupled with the mating and migratory traditions of the state’s wild inhabitants. From the grasslands of the eastern […]

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Daytona Beach Ale Trail: A Taste for All Seasons

by Anthony Manzanares on October 21, 2016

Looking for some tasty options this fall? The Daytona Beach area has just launched the Daytona Beach Ale Trail, a collection of microbreweries and taprooms scattered throughout its must-see points of interest. Fall is the perfect time of year to try out some tasty, new brews, and the microbreweries and taphouses in the Daytona Beach […]

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