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Wreck Beach – Take a Walk on the Wild Clothing Optional Side of Vancouver

Clothing optional Wreck Beach in Vancouver is a popular, secluded, local beach. It attracts about 300,000 people per year, and up to 5000 people on Summer weekends, not all are nudists or naturalists. Getting to down the beach is easy. There are well marked heads for Trail 4 or Trail 6. Be prepared to decent 400-500 steep steps down to …

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Aromatic Journey with Seattle’s World Spice Merchants

Travel is the spice of life, and World Spice Merchants in Seattle offer first-class spices. What Traveler doesn’t love spices? Spices have historically been the greatest travel souvenir. The spice trade transformed Europe, and the world. Its difficult, sometimes impossible to get the right spice ingredients for cooking international curries, sauces, and recipes! For good or bad, we don’t have …

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The Four Seasons Hotel Seattle for Luxury Seattle Downtown

The Four Seasons Hotel Seattle is pure quality, great location, designer furnishings, breathtaking views, excellent service, and luxurious amenities. It is the perfect choice in downtown Seattle. Four Seasons Hotel Seattle – For Business Centrally located, with all the amenities you’ll desire, the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle is an excellent and popular business hotel. Power up, recharge or unwind, its …

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Rejuvenate with a Spa Stay at the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle

Spending my ‘Spring Break’ at the Four Seasons Hotel in Downtown Seattle was just the thing to kick start a healthy new season! Winter has kept me indoors, work has kept me too sedentary. When the rain stops, and those darling buds of Spring are inspiring me, a trip to the Spa at the Four Seasons Hotel in Seattle is …

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Vancouver Bike To Work Week May 26 – June 1, 2014

Metro Vancouver Bike to Work Week – May 26 to June 1, 2014 Vancouver is a bike friendly city. Cycling to work is a great way to add activity to your day, saving time by combining a work out with your travel needs.  This year Communities around BC are geared up for Bike to Work Week 2014 to be held May 26 …

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Plaza Matriz, Yerba Mate and Antiquing

Plaza Matriz on a Saturday is perfect place for travellers to enjoy a Mate and the open air Uruguayan plaza life. Enjoy a Yerba Mate, or a cafe, stroll the plaza and browse the antique vendors, sit under the broad trees and enjoy a gelato. Its a relaxed environment and offers an introduction to the Yerba Mate culture. Plaza Matriz is …

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An Introduction to Mate, the drink of Uruguayans

An introduction to Mate, the drink of Uruguayans, the Yerba Mate Culture Mate is an essential part of Uruguayan culture. Mate is an infusion made by steeping yerba mate – the dried, ground leaves of the llex paraguariensis plant – in hot water. Origins date back to pre-hispanic times and the Guarani indigenous culture. Initially mate was the constant companion …

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