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Travel Tales & Tips

Meghan Perkins'

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page." ~Saint Augustine


Welcome to Travel Tales & Tips! Our ultimate goal is to share our passion for travel and learning about different cultures with others. We publish Travel Tales–anecdotes and human interest stories from around the globe, Travel Tips–ways to save time and skip the lines, Itineraries–recommendations and off-the-beaten path destinations, Photos–images from around the world, and Reviews–honest input and firsthand accounts. We are constantly updating our content, so check back often!

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May 3, 2018

Plitvice Lakes is one of the most amazing naturally recurring phenomenons you will find anywhere in the world.  The site is made up by  an entire park of terraced lake and waterfalls.  If that wasn’t enough, calcium deposits in the water calcify everything submerged in them, making the water an even more brilliant blue color.  The lakes are made even easier to explore by the raised walkways built over the site at its most scenic points.

February 1, 2018

Hotel Plitvice (Lodging)

Address and Website: Plitvička jezera bb, 53231, Plitvička Jezera, Croatia; Phone: 385 53 751 400;

Location: The hotel’s location is why you stay here. Other than the park hotels, there aren’t hotel options close to the park. We walked right down to the lake and the park’s bus stopped right in that area, as well. There may be some B&B’s a distance outside the park, but nothing is as close.  Also, the hotel had a restaurant for meals which was...

January 21, 2018

Ask most Americans to name a top European travel destinations, and you’ll get countless big-city responses like London or Paris or Rome. These are the places that everyone dreams of visiting—the big tourist draws—and rightfully so. They have so much to offer that entire books have been dedicated to their spectacular sights and attractions. But if all your European travel dreams only focus on its big cities, you’re missing out on so much.  There are countless not-to-be missed experiences througho...

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