The Best Flower Displays in the World

The Flower Fields – Carlsbad, USA

Located in southern California, The Flower Fields of Carlsbad Ranch were first planted by an enterprising settler in the 1920s, and since then have attracted visitors from around the world who come between the beginning of March until the middle of May to catch a glimpse of the acres of multi-colored Tecolote Ranunculus bulbs in bloom. After you buy an entry ticket, you can explore the fields on foot, or take one of their tractor-pulled wagons.

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Ben Binh Dong Flower Market – Saigon, Vietnam

Every year, celebrations for Tet empties Saigon of much of its population, as many people head into the country to spend time with their families. Before they go, many city dwellers visit the Ben Binh Wharf to buy the traditional Tet gifts of kumquat trees and hoa mai flowers for their family and friends. These blossoms are sold from hundreds of wooden boats that moor at the wharf in the days leading up to Tet. Check out some of the fabulous kumquat trees for sale- elaborate specimens of these lucky trees are regularly sold for thousands of dollars.

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Provence – France

One of the most iconic images of France has to be the rolling fields of lavender that have made Provence a world-renowned tourism destination. If you’re interested in photographing, picking, or learning how to distill lavender, a holiday in Provence should definitely be at the top of your bucket list. The best time to go is between June and August, and the best areas for lavender-spotting are in the Luberon, Sault, and Valreas regions. If you’re interested in history as well as lavender soaps, syrups, and sachets, there’s a Lavender Museum in Cabrières-d’Avignon that’s definitely worth a visit.

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Travel Destinations to Consider in 2019

Whether you’re looking to escape the cold winter weather or boiling summer heat or experience a different culture, there are endless potential travel destinations for you to choose from. But making the right decision may be challenging. Here are some of the top destinations throughout the world that you may want to consider visiting during 2019.

The Best Canadian Hockey Towns

Canada and hockey go together like peanut butter and chocolate. If you didn’t know that, you either don’t watch hockey or you’ve never been to Canada in the wintertime. Just like any sport, hockey has its hotbeds. Coincidentally, each and every one of the cities and towns mentioned in this article claims superiority. Mind you, in entirely different ways. Some cling to a long and storied history. Others flash around their laundry list of NHL alumni, current Hall of Famers, and future Hall of Famers. Today, we’ll take a look at the best of the best. Lace ‘em up, tape up your stick, and put the foil on. These are the best hockey towns in the Great White North.

Graduated Traveling: 13 Trips to Take After Graduating

While some may be anxious to jump into the workforce and get cracking on that career, as the old saying goes, “you can always make money, but you can’t always make memories.” Instead of diving into the online job ads, hit the travel sites then hit the open road or the friendly skies.