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A Guide to the Churches of Venice, Italy

Basilica di San Marco a Venzia - The most famous of all the churches, the cathedral of Venice boasts the famous Byzantine architecture. Located in St. Mark's Square, this beautiful church which is ..
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A Guide to the Venice Carnival in Italy

The mystery filled Carnevale di Venezia (Carnival of Venice) dates back all the way to its first recording in 1268. The carnival usually starts two weeks before Ash Wednesday and ends on the day ..
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Amsterdam on a Budget

Amsterdam, like many other major cities in Europe, is hardly cheap to visit. But there are many things that you can do to lower your expenses and still have a terrific vacation. There are a large ..
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Honeymoon in Rome

So the wedding's over and now you want a place to snuggle up with your sweetie. What better place to pick for a honeymoon than Europe, or more specifically, Rome? True love flourishes among the ..
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"Must-Buy" in Amsterdam

There's plenty of things that fall into the “must-buy" category when you're in Amsterdam. Some of these are souvenirs that you can take home with you. Others you can enjoy while enjoying your ..
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The Best of Rome in Five Days

We've all seen the packages promising amazing European vacations on limited budgets. But the number of days usually varies from 5 to 7 days. How do you see all there is to see in a city as exquisite ..
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The Museums of Rome

The city of Rome is steeped in history, so it only stands to reason that it would be home to some of the most interesting museums in the world. They carry everything from artifacts of the ancient ..
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A Guide to the Food of Peru

Peruvian cuisine is said to be a varied combination of flavors from around the world. This is largely due to heavy influences from the immigrant population that consists of Spanish, Basque, African, ..
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Getting to Croatia - A Visitors Guide

Croatia is a beautiful country in Southern Europe. It possesses a fascinating history and is home to some of the most stunning sights in the world. The local culture will also impress you. Moreover, ..
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A Visitor's Guide to Prague

No matter the time of year, Prague guarantees its visitors fun, excitement and total satisfaction. Prague, divided into several quarters, mainly the Old Town, New Town, Little Quarter, Prague Castle ..
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A Guide to Shopping in London, England

Anyone who's been to London can testify that shopping can be both a blessing and a complete nightmare if you don't know where to go. Depending what you're looking for, you could plan your shopping ..
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A Guide to Shopping in Wellington, New Zealand

Any shopping trip in Wellington, New Zealand must include a visit to Lambton Quay which is also known as the Golden Mile. The street contains a mix of tall skyscrapers, cafes, bars, arcades, malls, ..
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The Big Chill is an annual two-day festival that is dedicated to cutting-edge music, dynamic performances and stunning visuals. It is one of the highlights of the British summer festival scene. ..
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A Guide to Shopping in Namibia

Shopping in Namibia is a unique and exhilarating experience that is unlike anywhere else in the world. Most of their products are handmade and done by locals. Despite this, there is an abundance of ..
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5 Attractions to Visit in Sydney, Australia

1. Sydney Harbour Bridge The Sydney Harbour Bridge is a must-see for all visitors. Take the opportunity to cross the bridge from either side, be it from Milsons Point in North Sydney or the Rocks in ..
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5 Attractions to Visit in Wellington, New Zealand

1. Wellington Zoo The Wellington Zoo is different from most other zoos. Starting in 1906 with just one lion, the zoo is now a proud home to about 500 animals. The zoo's talking point is the unique ..
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5 Attractions to Visit in Acapulco, Mexico

1) La Quebrada Cliff Divers A visit to Acapulco is incomplete if you do not make the time to visit the famed La Quebrada Cliff Divers. This is a group of professional sky divers who put on daily ..
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10 Attractions to Visit in Costa Rica

1. Fortuna This village is located close to the famous Volcán Arenal. A variety of volcanic tours are offered. Visitors can choose to observe volcanic activity, take a dip in the hot springs or opt ..
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Costa Rica - A Guide to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

Voted one of Costa Rica's 7 Wonders in 2007, Monteverde is a beautiful town with its own culture and heritage. One of its most famous tourist attractions is the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, which .
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A Guide to Shopping in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires is known for its boutiques, galleries, and antiques. There are a number of neighborhoods here that each have their own distinctive flavor, offering high quality European products and low .
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A Guide to Shopping in Los Angeles

Shopping in Los Angeles can be an adventure in and of itself. With something to suit every budget, shoppers will develop an instant attraction to the city with its megamalls and discount stores ..
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A Guide to the Beaches of California

If anything, California is known for its beaches. Sun, sand, and surf are the orders of the day for many Californians, along with the perks of trendy bikinis, even suntans, and socializing in a ..
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Restaurants and Eating Out in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires is the kind of city that has “something for everyone. " Bars and restaurants are plentiful throughout the city. The locals take their time with dinner and include some wonderful ..
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Mexico City abounds with plazas, food markets, and public squares where all manner of handicrafts and other items are on display for sale. The Mercado de los Sabados en San Angel-a Saturday ..
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Things to Do in Mexico City

Mexico City is known for great shopping and for being a great family destination, with something for everyone. Whether you're looking for unparalleled sights and sounds or feel the urge to steep ..
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