Awesome Things to Do in Rockland, Maine for Food and Art Lovers

Whether you’re an art lover, foodie, adventure traveler or all of the above, there are so many unique things to do in Rockland, Maine, the jewel of mid-coast Maine. From world-class art museums and unique sculpture trails to some of the tastiest food travel in the country, Rockland is a scenic drive from Portland and a must-see in coastal Maine.

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The Rusticator’s Guide to Maine Windjammer Cruises: Sailing Aboard the J. & E. Riggin

Maine windjammer cruises may just be the ultimate in slow travel. This Rusticators Guide has what you need for sailing aboard the Schooner J & E Riggin in Rockland, Maine, one of the most eco-friendly and adventurous travel experiences we’ve ever had. Their 3-7 day sailing vacations and themed Maine cruises through Penobscot Bay are perfect for your next adventure!

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The Big Italy Bucket List: 50+ Things to See and Do Before You Kick It!

Our favorite 50+ ideas for your ever-growing Italy bucket list — things to do and places you have to see before you kick it! From the foods to eat in Italy, famous landmarks, must-do road trips, and hidden gems along the way, this BIG bucket list is proof that the more you explore, the more there is to see!

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The Big Europe Bucket List: 58 Hidden Gems & European Landmarks You Just Have to See!

Looking for some new gems for your Europe bucket list? Travel experts around the world told us their favorite European landmarks and some undiscovered hidden gems you should add to your ever-growing list. Because the more you see of the world, the more there is to see!

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Hip and Historic Old Town St Augustine: With Age Comes Beauty (and a Whole Lot More)

Old Town St Augustine is the oldest city in America — proof that with age, comes beauty. Spend several days exploring the many St Augustine attractions, great beaches, restaurants, and natural beauty that comes with over 400 years of Florida’s Spanish history!

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Local and Luxurious Amalfi Coast Tours With Valise Travel Concierge

Looking for an immersive tour of Naples, Sorrento, and the Amalfi Coast but don’t want to plan it on your own? We had a great experience with Valise Travel Concierge, who offer Amalfi Coast tours and concierge travel planning for slow, local tours designed for exactly what interests you. Their 7 day Amalfi Coast itinerary was perfect for first timers, solo females, and slow travelers.

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Still Dreaming of Don Alfonso 1890 and One of the Best Things I Ever Ate

Don Alfonso 1890 is the kind of rare restaurant that stands the test of time, tradition, and food fashions of the day. Tucked away in the hills of Massa Lubrense in the town of Sant’Agata, its reputation as one of the best restaurants in Sorrento and Italy’s Amalfi Coast is well deserved. Treat yourself to this one-of-a-kind experience!

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Why Take Just a Day Trip to Capri With So Many Amazing Things to Do?

As one of Italy’s top destinations, there are so many unique things to do in Capri, Italy, though many visitors make just a day trip to Capri. Without a doubt it deserves more. This Capri travel guide has everything you need for what to see and do, and where to stay, eat, and play.

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Austria’s Wachau Valley: Slow Traveling One of the Most Popular Day Trips From Vienna

With gently rolling hills, charming villages, and ancient ruins and castles, Austria’s Wachau Valley is most often referred to as one of the best day trips from Vienna. But one visit was all it took to realize you need more time. Here’s how to slow travel the Wachau Valley and discover the amazing history, great food and of course the renowned Austrian wine.

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Mittelbau-Dora: Germany’s Lesser-Known Dark Tourism Destination at Nordhausen Concentration Camp

Visiting a dark tourism destination like the KZ Mittelbau-Dora Concentration Camp in Nordhausen is a sobering yet fascinating glimpse into our world history. This guide will help you explore the underground V-2 rocket production facility and Nazi concentration camp during WWII, one of the most interesting and lesser-known dark tourism sites in Germany.

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Where to Eat in Sorrento, Naples, Capri, Positano and the Amalfi Coast, Italy

Heading to southern Italy and looking for where to eat in Sorrento, Naples, Capri, and the Amalfi Coast? These are some of the best restaurants we’ve found in Sorrento, Naples, Capri, and Positano — from Michelin star restaurants to the best pizza joints — all worth a food spot on your Amalfi Coast itinerary!

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