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If you’re looking for constant sunshine this winter, just take a trip to Arizona. The sun is constantly shining here, so pack a swimsuit and some beachy clothes. If you’re not interested in soaking up the sun, don’t worry. There are tons of tourist sights, such as museums, restaurants, bars, and shops. Whether you’re in the mood to see some stunning natural scenery or just kick back and relax, you’ll be relieved to find that Arizona caters to just about everyone. Here are some of the top adventures and activities in each of these five cities in Arizona. Chandler Chandler,…

Stress and work go together like peanut butter and jelly. Between morning traffic, deadlines, phone calls, meetings, reduced benefits, bosses, coworkers, peer evaluations and a plethora of other taxing responsibilities, getting home from work can seem like a lifetime away. And when you DO eventually get home, relaxation and unwinding from the day that was is a top priority. Nearly 40 percent of Americans endure stress from work, which is a disturbing statistic, as stress leads to numerous physical and psychological issues such as heart disease, depression, stroke, insomnia and diabetes. So, when a stressful day finally comes to an…

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With global airfares dropping all of the time, it’s now cheaper than ever to visit some seriously exotic far-flung destinations. And Australia has swiftly risen to the top of the pile for many travellers, so if you’re looking to enjoy some spectacular and idiosyncratic Australian attractions in 2016, here are some of the best. Sporting excellence Australians are renowned for their sporting abilities and competitive spirit. And the Australian Open tennis championship at the end of January signals the beginning of the Grand Slam season and provides the perfect opportunity to sample the cosmopolitan charms of the host city Melbourne. As Australia…

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Dental treatment can be pretty expensive at the best of times, and it’s more than enough reason to put many people off of going to see one. But if your teeth are in poor shape, not only will they look bad every time you pose for a selfie, but it could also lead to health problems too. Knowing how important it is to keep your teeth clean and sparkling, we’ve found a great tip for you. Check out Groupon’s new wellness section and you’ll discover some great discounts available on dental examinations and other services. This teeth cleaning in Chicago listing…

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Want to visit Rio, but you are frightened of favelas? Don’t be. In recent years, many of these modest communities have been made safer through police intervention and improvements in social programs, which are two developments that have paved the way for the tourism industry to move in. Today, there are a number of communities that foreign visitors can tour with a reasonable degree of security. Below, we profile three favelas in Rio that are well worth your time to visit. 1) Vidigal Located within a stone’s throw of the posh sands of Leblon, Vidigal is by far the safest of…