Things to Do in New Zealand That Most Tourists Don’t Experience

CheapOAir Miles Away. March 2020.

Despite being one of, if not the, most remote countries in the world, New Zealand has become such a popular tourist destination that many of its most beautiful natural sites like Milford Sound or the Church of the Little Shepard in Topeko have become crowded to say the least. But this country that’s way, way out in the Pacific Ocean is so geographically diverse that there are still some spots that you can intimately enjoy among its landscape of white sand beaches and lush rainforests, alpine lakes and snow covered mountains.

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Everything You Need to Know About Traveling to Antarctica

CheapOAir Miles Away. Feb 2020.

Antarctica is the southernmost continent that’s still a mystery to most travelers. This frozen landmass is governed by few different countries (including the United States) and there are no cities or hotels there either, only a few research stations. If you want to cross the 7th continent off your bucket list, here are a few things you must know about traveling to Antarctica. Continue reading on CheapOAir Miles Away…

A Guide to Magical Montreux, Switzerland: the Perfect Place for a Winter Vacation

CheapOAir Miles Away. January 2020.

Switzerland’s alpine peaks, turquoise lakes, wooden chalets, and rolling hills, attract visitors year-round. Those looking to take a winter break will find plenty of spots around the country offering some of the longest ski runs in Europe, powdery mountains, and cozy log cabins. But if you want to combine unique winter sports with some culture, head to Montreux, a picturesque town located on the shores of Lake Geneva, at the foot of the Alps. Continue reading on CheapOAir Miles Away.

How to Spend the Holidays Like a Local in Colombia

CheapOAir Miles Away. Dec 2019.

Colombia is one of the most popular winter destinations for Americans who want to celebrate the holidays with lots of festivities and escape the cold temperatures, and for Colombian expats who want to visit loved ones during the special holiday season. Christmas time brings lights, decorations and fireworks to the streets, while January brings some of the biggest music, book, and handicraft festivals in the country. These are some of the things to do and places to visit in Colombia during the holidays. Continue reading on CheapOAir Miles Away.

As You Wish, Your Highness! Fun Things to Do in Liechtenstein That Will Give You a Taste of Royalty

CheapOAir Miles Away. Nov 2019.

Liechtenstein is the 6th smallest country in the world and is located in the center of the Alps, between Switzerland and Austria. This breathtaking country has everything from beautiful scenery and a rich art scene, to fine dining and plenty of activities – all at surprisingly affordable costs — making it one of the best destinations to visit right now. Although it is a princely state (meaning there’s a monarch ruling the population of about 30,000), you don’t need to be royalty to enjoy a vacation in Liechtenstein. Here are some great things to do in Liechtenstein that will make you feel like nobility! Continue reading on CheapOAir Miles Away blog.

Roots, History, Wildlife, and Other Adventures in Senegal and The Gambia

CheapOAir Miles Away. October 2019.

Senegal is one of West Africa’s most popular destinations, famous for its vibrant music scene, colorful architecture, and diverse culture. It’s also the safest country in the region with political stability, religious harmony, and no major health risks. The people are polite, welcoming, and proud of their teranga (which means hospitality in Wolof).

Most travelers combine a tour of Senegal and its neighbor The Gambia to learn about the history of the slave trade in West Africa and enjoy it’s diverse wildlife. Here are the most interesting things to do in Senegal and the Gambia for those seeking a trip full of history and adventure. Continue reading on CheapOAir Miles Away.

Why San Antonio, Texas Is the Perfect Place to Learn About Hispanic History & Culture in America

CheapOAir Miles Away. Sept 2019.

The city of San Antonio, Texas goes back 300 years. It’s where the Spanish claimed the New World and set up missions to colonize the indigenous people. Today, it’s a multicultural metropolis that celebrates its Hispanic heritage through historic neighborhoods, traditional food, unique festivals, and more. So if you’re looking to learn about the Hispanic experience in the United States, you need only to take a trip to the Lone Star state and immerse yourself in San Antonio history and culture.

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Discover Western Australia on a One-of-a-Kind Road Trip

CheapOAir Miles Away. August 2019.

The western state of Australia boasts a dramatic coastline making it one of the best places to take a road trip. Here, you can pick your own fruits, drink incredible wines, sunbathe with kangaroos on the beach, and learn about the Second World War. If an Australia road trip is on your bucket list, then we’re here to guide you through the hidden wonders of Western Australia. Fasten your seat belts and enjoy the ride!

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How You Can Experience Alaska’s Unbelievable Wildlife in Just a Week!

CheapOAir Miles Away. June 2019.

If you want to experience an Arctic safari, you don’t need to travel very far, spend thousands of dollars, or freeze yourself in subzero temperatures. So many wild Alaska attractions are easily accessible in the summer, and the abundance of cheap flight deals just make it that much easier to get to the state without breaking the bank. You also don’t need a lot of time; you’re guaranteed to see plenty of animals in just a week if you carefully plan your trip and go with an informed guide.

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The Wonder of Western Australia: A Guide to Perth and the Surrounding Area

CheapOAir Miles Away. May 2019.

Most travelers to Australia may have overlooked Perth, the fourth largest city in the country and the capital of Western Australia (WA). The large modern city, which you can get to via plenty of cheap flight deals, has a good mix of urban and natural vibes and is known for its sporting events, trendy restaurants, pristine beaches, national parks, and wine country.

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