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Budapest, Szent György tér 2, 1014 Hungary
This stunning 18th-century Baroque palace, a World Heritage Site perched on Castle Hill, evokes images of Hungarian kings and the mighty Hapsburg empire. Accessible via funicular or a steep walk, the castle's gardens, squares, and lavish interiors...
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119 08 Prague 1, Czechia
After strolling through the Prague Castle complex and seeing the Cathedral and square, the traveler is further rewarded with a beautiful view of the city from a high point. Parts of Lesser Town can be seen among the sea of red-orange rooftops and...
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81 West St, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0, Canada
Looking to connect with other wanderers? Stay at the Whalers on the Point Guesthouse in a dormitory-style or private room. The rustic place in the heart of downtown is a great budget option. From $26 shared, $60 private. This appeared in the...
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151 4 St, Tofino, BC V0R, Canada
Get your caffeine fix at Tuff Beans, the local indie coffeehouse. The coffee is organic, and the Wi-Fi is pretty reliable—a rare luxury in Tofino. This appeared in the March/April 2015 issue.
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131 1 St, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0, Canada
Stop by the tiny Tony’s Pizza, a Tofino staple jammed full of surf memorabilia, for a few hot, cheesy slices after a long day in the water. This appeared in the March/April 2015 issue.
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625 Campbell St, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0, Canada
The Surf Sister shop, school, and camp are run by women but friendly to dudes as well. Just know they might make you wear a hot pink rash guard. From $67. This appeared in the March/April 2015 issue.
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441 Campbell St, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0, Canada
Founded in 1998, Pacific Surf School, also a rental shop and guide service, gives thorough, safety-conscious lessons to novice and experienced surfers alike. From $67. This appeared in the March/April 2015 issue.
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381 Main St, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0, Canada
The family-friendly Tofino Surf School offers group and individual lessons with an experienced staff. From $59. This appeared in the March/April 2015 issue.
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601 Campbell St, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0, Canada
At Shelter, choose from entrees that include hearty cioppino with local shrimp and red wine tomato broth, and the Tofino Surf Bowl, with an option of wild-caught salmon from Vancouver Island. 601 Campbell St., (250) 725-3353. This appeared in the...
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311 Neill St, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Locals flock to Sobo for baked goods such as giant chocolate chip cookies with oatmeal and walnuts as well as seasonal fruit piestry the blackberry in late summer—made by Food Network star and co-owner Lisa Ahier. 311 Neill St., (250) 725-2344....
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Tofino, BC, Canada
There are many wonderful beaches in the Pacific Rim National Park on Vancouver Island, but Schooner Cove is an extraordinary and accessible treasure, about twenty minutes south of Tofino. Small islets just off the coast at high tide become...
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1180 Pacific Rim Hwy, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0, Canada
Wildside Grill serves up burgers and seafood out of their walk-up window. With fresh salmon, shrimp and prawns caught daily in Tofino off their own boat, you can't really go wrong with anything on the menu. Just make sure you get there early...
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Tofino, BC, Canada
Tofino is situated in the west coast part of Vancouver Island, BC. This place is truly mystical and it is perfect in every way. Tofino has so many beaches and hiking trails that I've literally lost count. It's a mecca for recreational lovers like...
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542 Campbell St, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0, Canada
This is the first day I tried surfing, at Long Beach in Tofino, British Columbia. I failed miserably at it, but it was a challenge that I tried again and again.
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Prinz Eugen-Straße 27, 1030 Wien, Austria
While "Belvedere" might provoke an image of just a single palace, it's actually a large complex with two Baroque palaces (Upper and Lower), Orangery, Stables and beautiful park space in the 3rd District. It was built as a summer residence for...
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Playa Maderas Maderas, Nicaragua
We had an unforgettable experience staying at Buena Vista Surf Club, while visiting San Juan del Sur. The eco-lodge is set into a hill overlooking the jungle and Playa Maderas with a giant sundeck where guests could enjoy the view. It was a great...
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47900 California 1, Big Sur, CA 93920, USA
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Described by devotees as the most luxurious, one-of-a-kind lodging experience in all of California, the Post Ranch Inn was purpose-built to blend in with the Santa Lucia Mountains. Opened in 1992, and designed by famed Big Sur architect Mickey...
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Osa Peninsula, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
Off the coast of Costa Rica’s remote Osa Peninsula, spend your days at sea counting humpback whales, identifying them by their markings, plotting their movements, and recording their sounds. Your work will help to determine if the same whales...
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39171 Tassajara Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924, USA
In 1967, Tassajara (already a storied hot springs resort) became the first Zen monastery outside Japan. Run by the San Francisco Zen Center, the monastery is open to the public from May through September and closed the rest of the year for...