West Africa

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West Africa — Home to myriad tribal cultures, languages, and traditional religions, West Africa offers a bountiful artistic and musical heritage as well as a bewitching landscape of mighty sand dunes, tropical forests, and wild Atlantic coastline.

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For cultural and scenic diversity and some of the region’s best music and arts.

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Inspired Travel Ideas

July 24, 2013

Covering over 4,000 square miles, the world's largest salt flats are situated near the crest of the Andes. The flats are nearly 12,000 feet above sea level and ... Read More »

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10 Inspired Lake Locales

July 18, 2013

Locally known as Jiuzhaigou, Jiuzhai is best known for its amazing blue and green lakes, incredible waterfalls, and unique wildlife, including the Giant Panda. Read More »

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Top 10 Presidential Getaways

February 13, 2012 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff

No matter what your mother told you, chances are you're never going to be President of the United States – after all, only 43 men to date can make the claim. So ... Read More »

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“Love local markets? Snag an apartment rental so you can feast after you forage--and save on meals while you're at it.”

Christine Wei Assistant Editor

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