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Image source: *~Dawn~*  For some of us, a sun-drenched holiday destination simply will not do. We want a trip that changes our perspective and makes us think differently about our place in the world. Alaska, with its soaring mountains, magnificent wildlife and spectacular glacial coastline, delivers just that. This northern-most American state is home to a mere 736,732 people and only around 20 per cent of it is passable by road. It’s the perfect get-away-from-it-all destination with a whole load of adrenaline pumping wilderness thrown in. In fact, Alaska is a world apart. From the towering peak of Mount McKinley to…

View on Main Street in Park City, Utah by Saalebaer (Creative Commons)

Main Street, in the historic part of Park City, is a foodie’s paradise. The strip offers a range of foods and ambiances to keep visitors busy, eating and digesting at a number of hotspots. But where should you start, stop, digest, and continue on? Read the list and make a point to visit the following food-minded locales. Ski-In to Whiskey The High West Distillery and Saloon is the world’s only ski-in distillery. That’s right; snowboard, ski, or walk right in, or take one of the daily tours, but call ahead to avoid a wait. Do you like ‘comfort food?’ Dine on three-onion…

Edge of a golf course, Longboat Key Florida by Gavin Adams (creative commons)

Choosing a holiday destination can be a real nightmare and when you only get a couple of weeks of vacation each year, it’s important to make the right decision regarding your travel destination. If you have decided that America is going to be your country of choice this year, Florida could well be your best option for a vacation to remember. Florida offers holidaymakers a wealth of options when it comes to vacationing. Whether you’re on your own, travelling with friends, or taking a break with the family, Florida has all bases covered. And with the great deals available on Co-operative…

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San Francisco is a melting pot of cultures and influences. Bustling and charming, when you’re finished taking in the city’s world-famous sights, you’ll find it home to a huge variety of cafes, bars and restaurants – which showcase the sights, sounds and tastes of a thriving culinary community. The waterfront district reveals a historic fishing industry – and no visit to the city would be complete without sampling its produce. Seafood choices take in everything from busy fast-food joints to exclusive restaurants. You’ll find traditional crab, lobster and shrimp options alongside speciality dishes which represent a spectrum of styles from…

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Imagine the warmth of the Caribbean breeze, the smell of the sea and sparkling blue waters that glow into the night. Choose your own signature beach destination with the many prime holiday spots across the gorgeous sands of Puerto Rico’s islands. Relax among the swaying palm trees and gentle tides in the tropical islands of Puerto Rico. Before you arrive at the airport, be sure to enjoy the convenience and low-cost of arriving on time. With Heathrow Parking you can travel on your own time and rest at ease before the big day. If travelling from further afield in the…