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Greenwich Village Nooks and Crannies tour with Virtualtrips

05/12/2020This entry was posted in New York, Newsletter, North America, USA and tagged , on by .
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Andy Mossack joins Virtualtrips’ live tour of Greenwich Village and finds it the next best thing to being there.

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Hitting the Road in Georgia

03/01/2020 by .
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Rupert Parker takes a drive around Georgia’s musical roots taking in Macon, Savannah, Athens and Thomson.

I arrive in Atlanta by plane, not quite on the Midnight Train to Georgia, although Gladys Knight who had a hit with the song in 1973 was born here.

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Field of Light at Sensorio, Paso Robles 

18/12/2019 by .
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“Build it and they will come” could have been a command created for British artist Bruce Munro, for in whichever remote spot this alchemist of light weaves his magic the crowds follow in droves.

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Brooklyn Americana Festival Preview

21/09/2019 by .
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Pull on your cowboy boots, put on your Stetson and hitch up your jeans for four days of honky-tonkin’ country music deep in the heart of… New York City. Tim Cooper previews this year’s Brooklyn Americana Festival, taking place on September 19-22.

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Amelia Island, North Florida

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For a strip of barrier land just 4 miles by 13 miles, Amelia Island has had its fair share of suitors battling over it.

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Missouri Music on Route 66

13/05/2019 by .
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You can get your kicks before you hit Route 66 if you start in St. Louis in the far east of Missouri.

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Kentucky, the Bluegrass State

08/01/2019 by .
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Bourbon, bluegrass and horse racing, plus the home of a sporting legend, are some of the many reasons to visit Kentucky. Even though it’s known as the “front porch” to the South, its pretty white clapboard towns seem more attached to the north, nestling in undulating green pasture, and the state was officially neutral during the civil war.

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Green Adventures in Vermont

17/09/2018 by .
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I’m standing near the top of Mount Mansfield, Vermont’s highest mountain contemplating a descent down the world’s fastest and most exhilarating zip line experience. It’s around two miles to the bottom and, although I’m the timid type, Vermont is spurring me on to all sorts of outdoor craziness.

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Breaux Vineyards, Virginia

25/07/2018 by .
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One day Paul Breaux was clearing a field on a farm he had bought in 1994 in Loudoun County, Virginia when he found some old grapevines. He recultivated the vines and made a little wine for family and friends.

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The Very Odd Side of Las Vegas

23/07/2018 by .
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Las Vegas is known to be a place for its high rollers and neon entertainment. TripReporter recently covered the artsy side of the city. But if you peel all the glitz away, you’ll see a very bizarre side of the city. For those of you who enjoy experiencing the absurd, check out some of these altogether truly unusual attractions.

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