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Castle of Chillon

The Swiss Golden Pass features castles, vineyards and hot air balloons

The Swiss Golden Pass features castles, vineyards and hot air balloons

SWITZERLAND, September 13, 2014 — Switzerland’s Golden Pass connects three rail journeys into a single trip that combines diverse scenery linking the German region of the country with the French. The first section travels from Lucerne to Interlaken over a rack railroad that glides through forested mountains beside glacial lakes. The middle portion of the Golden


5 Reasons Tropical Islands Make the Perfect Setting for Your Second Act

BELIZE, September 10, 2014 — It seems like practically everyone is retiring overseas these days.  In a day and time when international expats are the new Florida snowbirds, you may be wondering how you can differentiate yourself in retirement and whether or not you can find (and afford) to blaze a trail through a new tropical frontier.


Switzerland’s Golden Pass: Three train trips in one

SWITZERLAND, September 6, 2014 – The Golden Pass route from Lucerne to Montreux is designated as one of the five classic rail journeys in Switzerland. It combines three diverse routes that connect mountains, woodlands, lakes, vineyards and even castles with several of Switzerland’s most popular destinations. Best of all, Eurailpasses and Swiss Rail Passes are

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Two great Kansas towns, one great trip

Kansas City, MO September, 3. 2014 Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri are often confused with each other. Although the name Kansas ties them together, they have distinct and individual personalities as reflected in their food, culture and attractions that draw millions of visitors each year. The confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers,