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Pokemon Cultural Impact

Pokemon have had a very important cultural impact in many countries where it has been imported. In Japan, Pokemon became popular, selling more than one million copies of Pocket Monsters in 1996. At ..
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Cozumel - Mexico

Herman Cortes first landed in Mexico at Cozumel, the country's largest island, just 20 kilometres (12 miles) from Playa del Carmen. Measuring just 50 by 18 kilometres (31 by 11 miles), Cozumel ..
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Phoenix, Arizona - Cactus League Spring Training Baseball

Spring Training occurs annually through February and March. It is a series of exhibition games and practices which occur before the beginning of the Major League Baseball regular season. This annual ..
(August 21, 2008)
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Winnipeg, Manitoba - The Forks

The Forks, in Winnipeg Manitoba, is located at the “fork" between the Assiniboine River and the Red River. The Forks is both a historic site and a social meeting place. Situated in downtown ..
(August 21, 2008)
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Teotihuacan, Mexico - Pyramid of the Sun

About 50km to the northeast of central Mexico City lies one of the greatest archaeological marvels in Mexico and its largest ancient city - Teotihuacan. At its peak in the 6th century AD, more than ..
(August 10, 2008)
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New York City, New York - Grand Central Terminal

This vast vaulted station, which opened in 1913, is the most recognisable train terminal in the world and it's hard to believe that it was once to be demolished. A $196-million, two-year renovation ..
(August 10, 2008)
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New York City, New York - Rockefeller Center

This are deco construction funded by J D Rockefeller in the 1930s is a “city within a city" and comprises 19 buildings around a central plaza whose huge Christmas tree draws the crowds each ..
(August 10, 2008)
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Stockholm, Sweden - The Nobel Museum

A collection of data of Nobel laureates spanning from 1901 to the present, The Nobel Museum, is a great resource for all things that concern the Nobel prize. The Nobel Museum also has a great section .
(August 10, 2008)
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Mazatlan, Mexico

One of the first resorts to be developed on the Pacific coast, Mazatlan has matured gracefully. It is the coasts most important fishing port ( it is also Mexico's prawn capital) and revered for its ..
(August 10, 2008)
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

A mere couple of decades ago, sophisticated, expensive Puerto Vallarta was just a quaint little fishing village on the magnificent Bahia de las Banderas. Movies, however, changed all that. In the ..
(August 10, 2008)
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Mexico - Sports and Recreation

With such a varied topography, largely temperate climate and unpolluted, warm seas, it is not surprising that Mexico offers a wide variety of world-class sporting options. Many of its newer sights ..
(August 10, 2008)
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New York City, New York - World Trade Center Memorial

Intended as a solemn place to honour the people who lost their lives in the 1993 and 2001 terrorist attacks on US soil, the World Trade Center Memorial and the museum here will be combined in an ..
(August 10, 2008)
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NYC - New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

The 1903 neoclassical facade makes the 17-storey New York Stock Exchange off Wall Street look more like an ancient temple than the hear of capitalism. Although it now trades over 2 billion shares on ..
(August 10, 2008)
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Paris, France - Musee Du Louvre

Often described as the greatest museum in the world, and rightly so, the Musee du Louvre houses more than 35,000 works over four floors and three wings: the Sully to the east, which was designed by ..
(August 05, 2008)
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London, England, UK - Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace has been a royal home for more than 300 years and parts of the building remain a private residence from members of the Royal Family. The lavish state apartments and a collection of ..
(August 05, 2008)
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Tokyo, Japan - Tokyo Tower

When it was built, in 1958, the Tokyo Tower must have been a monster, it is 333 metres approximately 1093 feet high. By design 13 metres (43 feet) more than the Eiffel Tower, it looms over Tokyo's ..
(August 07, 2008)
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - Granville Island

Granville Island, a 20-acre landfill site in False Creek created in 1915 for industrial purposes, is now a vibrant meeting place, which has admirably fulfilled the Granville Island Trust's aim of ..
(August 07, 2008)
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Calgary, Alberta - The First Calgary Stampede

Every July the sleek skyscrapers of Calgary look down on a colorfully chaotic scene as business suits give way to western outfits - Stetsons, blue jeans, bolo ties, and hand heeled boots - and ..
(August 07, 2008)
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada - The Art Gallery of Ontario

Toronto's great gallery of art, strong in European and Canadian art, has been enriched and extended many times since the early 20th century, when it inherited the splendid Georgian mansion, The ..
(August 07, 2008)
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Cancun, Mexico - Destination Tips

Cancun has neither Mayan ruins nor a colonial legacy. Thirty years ago Cancun was a small village nestling behind a sandbar of dazzlingly white sand. With the rise of mass tourism, Mexico's tourism ..
(August 07, 2008)
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Mexico Travel Information

According to a study conducted by the World Tourism Organization, the country of Mexico is home to one of the worlds most prosperous tourism industries. Mexico was the 7th main tourist destination ..
(July 07, 2008)
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Whistler, British Columbia Vacation Data

Whistler, BC, is a beautiful Canadian resort/tourist located in Western Canada. It is actually located in the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains. Whistler is located roughly one hundred and ..
(July 07, 2008)
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Berlin, Germany The Historical Berlin Wall

A large stretch of the Berlin Wall was kept intact. This part of the wall can be found to the east of the city centre. The Wall runs along the River Spree in Muhlenstrasse close to the ..
(July 23, 2008)
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Lake Louise One of Banff National Parks Great Destinations

Lake Louise Mountain Resort is a beautiful and wondrous ski resort. It is situated in Alberta Canada and inside the boundaries of Banff National Park. Lake Louise also refers to a the village which ..
(July 23, 2008)
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada The Calgary Stampede

Billed as “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth", the Calgary Stampede is a large growing festival. It is an exhibition and rodeo which is held annually in Calgary, Alberta. The stampede lasts ..
(July 23, 2008)
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