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Travel to Malta for a destination that will satisfy your wanderlust for ancient civilizations, intricate architecture and a culture rich with history.  Malta, located in the Mediterranean Sea, just south of Sicily and north of Africa, is actually an archipelago of three islands.  Besides Malta, there is Gozo and Comino, both smaller than the main island but with their own rich and ancient history and epic scenery. It has a long history spanning centuries of colonial occupation, from the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs and France to Britain in more recent times.

Published in Malta Travel Videos

Make your winter holiday visit to Washington D.C. special at the U.S. Botanic Garden exhibit.  The holiday season elevates this local attraction to a top thing to do in DC with it's amazing train and model exhibit.  The 2017 display features model trains traveling through an exhibit of roadside attratctions from around the country with each state represented.  Fair warning that this is a busy exhibit, typically with lines and parking in the area over the holidays is very limited.  This is a great family excursion exploring the 50 state road side attraction while trains whistle by and Thomas the tank engine chugs along its tracks.  

Plant Based Season Greetings

Tradtional Season's  Greetings includes pine trees and pine wreaths but get ready for something unique. Your visit to the Botanic Gardens will deliver you an architecutral experience of how plant materials are used to build the models of many of the Washington D.C. landmarks. There are twelve plant-based model in the 2017 exhibit that incorporate materials such as corriander seeds, willow sticks, pine cone scales and over 70 more plant materials.  It would be a great eye spy game to try and find each and every plant material used on the models.  This is painstaking work with U.S. Capitol builidng taking over 600 hours to construct but what an amazing sight.  Models on exhibit this year are include the following:

U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory

U.S. Supreme Court

Washington Monument

White House

Albert Einstein Memorial

U.S. Capitol

Jefferson Memorial 

Library of Congress

Lincoln Memorial

National Museum of African American History and Culture

National Museum of American Indian

Smithsonian Institiute Castle

 

 

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50 State Roadside Botanic Exhibits

 There are more than 40 roadside exhibits at the U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory this year expressing America's love for the automobile.  If you are a Route 66 enthusiast you will recognize many of the attractions.  But there is so much more like the first on the list below that honors one of the most destructive pest ever on U.S. soil.

Boll Weevil Monument Alabama
Cadillac Ranch Texas
Coffee Pot and Cup Water Towers Iowa  
Coney Island Hot Dog Stand Colorado
Corn Palace South Dakota
Dinosaur Park Dinosaurs South Dakota
Earn of Corn Water Tower Minnesota
Elwood, The World’s Tallest Concrete Gnome Iowa
Golden Driller Statue Oklahoma
Hollywood Sign California
Jimmy Carter Peanut Statue Georgia
Jolly Green Giant Statue Minnesota
Leaning Tower of Niles Illinois
Lucy the Elephant New Jersey
Mr. Potato Head Statue Rhode Island
Mt. Rushmore South Dakota
Niagara Falls and Maid of the Mist Boat New York
Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox Minnesota
Peachoid Water Tower South Carolina, Alabama
Pineapple Water Tower Hawaii
Randy’s Donuts California
Route 66 Diner New Mexico
Santa Monica Pier California
Sapp Bros. Coffee Pot Water Tower Nebraska
See Rock City Barn Tennessee
Spoonbridge and Cherry Minnesota
Teapot Dome Gas Station Washington
The Big Chair Washington, D.C.
The Big Duck New York
The Blue Whale Oklahoma
Twistee Treat Florida, Texas, New York, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Illinois
Volkswagen Beetle Spider Iowa, Alabama, California, Nevada, Idaho, Pennsylvania
Watermelon Water Tower Texas
Wawona Tree Tunneled Sequoia California
“Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” Sign Nevada
Willis Tower (aka Sears Tower) Illinois
World’s Largest Basket Ohio
World’s Largest Bat Kentucky
World’s Largest Chili Pepper New Mexico
World’s Largest Pecan Texas
World’s Largest Pistachio New Mexico

Published in USA Travel Videos

Discover Africa

Published in Africa

Are you dreaming of an escape to an exotic locale, someplace truly unique? Then consider exploring the extraordinary country of Morocco in North Africa to satisfy your wanderlust.  Morocco is the top travel destination in Africa, so escape for a few minutes to this beautiful land in this exceptional video that takes you on a road trip journey through the country.  The videographer has done an amazing job of capturing what the experience is like, the emotions, the moments of assimilating the unique environment, and the sometimes comical situations that one experiences on such a trip.  We felt like we were riding right along with them. 

Published in Morocco Travel Videos

This delightful African safari video is from The Safari Collection, a unique collection of luxury lodges and camps where the whole family can enjoy the thrill of a safari adventure. You will see what it would be like to observe and photograph animals in their natural wilderness habitat.  This video will really get you dreaming of the possibilities.  The Circle of Life music from the movie The Lion King sets the mood perfectly for this wonderful video. 

Published in Kenya Travel Videos

Dreaming of going on an African safari someday? Then start dreaming about your journey right here with this video of Giraffe Manor.  This elegant manor hotel, located in Nairobi, Kenya, can be your starting point for many exciting excursions and an endless array of activities hosted by The Safari Collection. Giraffe Manor offers the opportunity to mingle and dine with giraffes hovering over your shoulder looking for a treat. This is one of the most surprising and unique resort experiences we've come across. 

Published in Kenya Travel Videos

SomedayTrips.com™ is a travel website for those who love to Dream Everyday™ about the places they would love to visit someday. 

We're Stuart and Elaine, two travel lovers who have traveled to many places around the world but dream of all the places we've yet to go. So, we envisioned a website full of dazzling photos and amazing travel videos of beautiful, exotic and fascinating destinations around the world.  It’s a place where travelers can explore the world through the lens of photographers and videographers sourced from the best the internet can deliver as well as our own original content. Our focus is on finding top-quality short travel videos that will inspire people to dream about their someday trip. We want to nurture those travel dreams so they remain fresh, exciting and inspire travelers to make their trips a reality someday. 

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Safari True will take you on the safari of your dreams.  Experienced and enthusiastic travelers to Africa, they will help you plan your safari adventure. 

More from the Safari True team:  We are a team of two that founded Safari True to use our passion for Africa to help you build your safari itinerary. Your thoughtfully crafted, custom safari will be tailor made to suit your travel style and interests, as you visit lodges and camps we handpick due to their quality of service and dedication to sustainable tourism! Join us, and let's create your adventure of a lifetime!

You've never seen views of the towering skyscrapers of Dubai like this, unless you saw Tom Cruise scaling the top of the Burj Khalifa, the 2700 feet tall building in Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol.  We can safely soar around the tall buildings from our seats as we watch the impressive footage from a drone in this video.

Take yourself on a Safari adventure.

Tyler Fairbank's describes his video:

My safari guides thought I was nuts taking thousands of photos each day so hopefully now they will understand...
This was my first trip to anywhere in the continent and it was eye opening. There are few things more thrilling than being woken up at 5:30am to the sounds of lions outside your tent. I will be back South Africa.
This video was shot and edited by Tyler Fairbank.

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