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Destinations

Destinations from Travels with a Ginger. Find interesting articles and blog posts about our favorite vacation destination spots by our authors and guests.

Crossing the International Date Line

Because the world is round and rotates creating day and night the question becomes: when does the day start and where? To fix a time – and consequently a date – it was decided in 1884 to establish the International Date Line ...

Mykonos | The Island of the Winds

Before it was discovered by tourism in the 1950’s, the island of Mykonos had it rough economically. This island, part of the Cyclades series of Greek islands and islets in the Mediterranean sea, is small, rocky, and dry. The sun shines 80% of the year, a different "wind" blows every season ...

Bangkok | Temples & Teeming Markets

Bangkok is one of the most visited cities in the world but as a city itself , it is not that old. Despite its relatively young age as cities go (a few centuries), it is a striking contrast of the old and the new.

10 Lesser Known Cruise Ports of Call

All the “popular” cruise itineraries visit the most “popular” ports of call. It is a question of the hen versus the egg – which came first. Are the more popular ports the result of the cruise offerings based on itineraries? Probably, yes. That is why you see ...

Culinary Adventures in Tuscany

Tuscany often feels like a dream come true whether you have long wished to visit this region of Italy or happened upon it during a tour or cruise stop. This is a place that invites you in - to explore, to greet its peoples, to fall under the spell of its history and art, and ...

3 Fun Festivities in Europe

There are hundreds of festivities celebrated throughout Europe and if you are lucky in the timing of your travels, you may be able to attend one whether by design or by happenstance. For instance, many folks travel ...

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