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Take a Dream Vacation to Iceland

Take a Dream Vacation to Iceland

It's the power of Icelandic nature to turn the prosaic into the extraordinary. A dip in a pool becomes a soak in a geothermal lagoon; a casual stroll can transform into a trek across a glittering glacier; and a quiet night of camping may mean front-row seats to the aurora borealis’ curtains of fire, or the soft, pinkish hue of the midnight sun. Iceland has a transformative effect on people, too – its sagas turned brutes into poets, and its stories of huldufólk (hidden people) may make believers out of skeptics. Here you'll find some of the world's highest concentrations of dreamers, authors, artists, and musicians, all fueled by their surroundings.

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August Summer Events in Orange County

August Summer Events in Orange County

As we enter August, summer is both in full-swing and approaching its end simultaneously. And that gives us all the more reason to go out and enjoy it! And what better way to enjoy our beautiful summer in Orange County than by supporting local business, charities, and the arts? We have rounded up a few notable events occurring in August that are the perfect place to spend your summer. You’ll want to mark these down on your calendar:

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Take a Dream Vacation to Chile

Take a Dream Vacation to Chile

From the mountains, glaciers, lakes, and rivers in Torres del Paine National Park to the bustling city of Santiago, it's no wonder Chile was named Lonely Planet's number one country to visit in 2018. You'll also find beaches up and down the coast, which means there is something for everyone in this spectacularly diverse country.

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