Travel

June 14, 2021

Amtrak Offers 30-Day Rail Pass With $200 Discount to Travel Across U.S. by Train

Traveling by train is not only more environmentally friendly than any other means of transport, it's also a way to comfortably enjoy road trips without the traffic. If you’ve ever wanted to explore America’s stunning landscapes, Amtrak is now selling its 30-day USA Rail Pass at a discounted price. You can hop on and off trains across 500 destinations for just $299 per pass.

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June 3, 2021

Photographers Capture NYC’s Newly Opened ‘Little Island’ Park

An incredibly unique park is now open for visitors in New York City. Little Island, designed by Heatherwick Studio and Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects, is a nature getaway and peaceful retreat for city dwellers after a difficult approval and construction process that took about eight years. The project is one of the first parks to open following the COVID-19 pandemic and is sure to help reintroduce the city to enjoying public space.

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May 7, 2021

‘Tequila Train’ Offers Luxury All-You-Can-Drink Experience on an 11-Hour Train Ride

Are sweet dreams made of tequila? Come aboard the Jose Cuervo Express, a liquored up locomotive that has turned a dream into a reality for fellow tequila sippers. The Tequila Train (as it's colloquially called) chugs along through the Mexican countryside and offers a new luxury experience, complete with all-you-can-drink tequila. After a pandemic pause, you can get back on track with this elevated express ride from Guadalajara to the community of Tequila, Mexico.

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April 23, 2021

18 of the Best Independent Bookstores to Visit Across the United States

In the classic 1990s movie You've Got Mail, the small children's bookstore “Shop Around the Corner” fights to stay afloat when a large bargain bookstore chain opens nearby. The proprietor Kathleen Kelly, played by Meg Ryan, tells the owner of the chain, Joe Fox (aka Tom Hanks), exactly what is so special about her independent, long-standing bookstore. “Whatever else anything is, it ought to begin by being personal,” she explains.

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