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19 Things to see and do in Jordaan Amsterdam

Jordaan is a popular and quirky neighborhood in Amsterdam, located in the borough of Amsterdam-Centrum. It lies southwest of the main train station. Surrounding Jordaan is four canals known as Prisengracht, LijLijnbaansgracht, read more arrow

Patrick Morrier Patrick Morrier
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Cinque Terre and Beyond

Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. These five picturesque villages - clinging to the rocky coast - are located on the Ligurian coast of northwest Italy and make up together the famous Cinque Terre. read more arrow

Barbara Rumi Barbara Rumi
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Discover Central Italy

Think of all that you love about Italy, and you'll find it in this central region home to hundreds of charming small hill towns. Here you sense the essence of Italy. Explore Spoleto, Perugia, and Assisi's medieval towns, read more arrow

Barbara Rumi Barbara Rumi
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Beautiful and Wineful Tuscany

The Tuscan winding roads take you along the most spectacular sceneries Italy has to offer. It seems that every aspect of this area is in perfect balance. Untouched medieval hamlets are hidden in the undulating landscape of read more arrow

Barbara Rumi Barbara Rumi
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The Lebanon Circuit

The more time you spend in it, the more time you start to realize how weird it is to try to squeeze the region that is the Middle East into one geographical and cultural label. Few places are better guaranteed to burst the read more arrow

David Gilbert David Gilbert
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Discover Riviera di Ponente, the land of the setting sun

A pristine corner of Italy, Liguria’s “Riviera di Ponente” - that stretches from Genoa westward to the French border - is a succession of suggestive villages interspersed with the lush green of nature. This small land read more arrow

Barbara Rumi Barbara Rumi
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8 Secret Ways to Take The Path Less Traveled on Oahu

Hawaii is overwhelming— every single island is a completely different world; a world of miracle and wonder. To help you narrow down which island you should visit during you vacation: all of them. However, for this article, read more arrow

Natasha Lincoln Natasha Lincoln
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Langhe, breathtaking landscapes, picturesque hamlets and excellent Italian gastronomy

A stunningly beautiful area of rolling hills, on which rest ancient villages, picturesque hamlets, medieval towers, and castles. This is the magnificent scenery of the Langhe, an amazing area in the Piedmont region of northwestern read more arrow

Barbara Rumi Barbara Rumi
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Discover Dubrovnik - Game Of Thrones' King's Landing

There was a time when Croatia was a reasonably well-kept secret among travelers in the know. Overshadowed by its Mediterranean neighbors—Greece and Italy—Croatia was part of the Communist hodgepodge that was Yugoslavia, read more arrow

Rebecca Johnston Rebecca Johnston
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3 Things to See in Cairo Besides the Pyramids

They say that Egypt is om al-dunia, or ‘mother of the world’. Whether it’s true or not, it might be time to pay home a visit, and if all you think about when you hear “Egypt” is pyramids and pointy-bearded pharaohs, read more arrow

David Gilbert David Gilbert
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My Favorite Lighthouse Stays

Are you looking for a unique idea for a family vacation or weekend getaway? Go full sail on the nautical theme and consider a stay in a lighthouse. Packed full of history, and literally right on the coast, they guarantee read more arrow

Barbara Rumi Barbara Rumi
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The Beaches of Mahe

The idea of travelling to a tropical paradise is at the heart of a vacation for many travelers. It was with this in mind that visiting a small nation, known for pristine beaches was my idea of the perfect holiday. The islands read more arrow

Thadeus Geodfrey Thadeus Geodfrey
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Trekking at the end of the world in Tasmania

Nestled below Australia’s mainland in the seas that extend south to Antarctica is the rugged and wild island of Tasmania. It’s home to large tracts of wilderness, pristine rivers and untouched beaches that lure adventurous read more arrow

Pip Strickland Pip Strickland
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Can you Visit Barcelona on a Budget?

Barcelona is one of the most culturally fascinating cities you will ever visit. With shades of Gaudí, Picasso, Miró and even Frank Gehry, it’s a melting pot of the Modernist and the contemporary. Many visitors believe read more arrow

Angela Murray Angela Murray
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Sustainable Travel in Venice

Amassing in excess of 20 million tourists each year, Venice is not only one of the world’s most widely visited cities, it’s also one of the most beautiful. Whether you’re taking a romantic boat trip along the stunning read more arrow

Patrick Morrier Patrick Morrier
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Finding Luscious Greenery in Singapore

Famous for its state-of-the-art architecture and tall skyscrapers, Singapore is the economic hub of South East Asia. Yet, nestled in this modern city's hustle and bustle is proliferate tropical greenery that sets it apart read more arrow

Nellie Huang Nellie Huang
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Pardon Me Sir, Is That The Chattanooga Choo Choo...Hotel?

The arty, historic town of Chattanooga, Tennessee, is a tourist destination, especially for the Chattanooga Choo-Choo Hotel guests. Tourists worldwide come to see the former train station that celebrates its centennial read more arrow

Kristin Johnson Kristin Johnson
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The Trois Rivieres and Batiscan Region of Quebec

Historical and Natural PlacesAs a newcomer on Goparoo, I would like to offer you an original point of view of the French-speaking societies in North America (Quebec, Acadia, New England, etc.). As a French-Canadian, I think read more arrow

Real Houde Real Houde
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Enjoy best things in Sydney

Sydney is one of the travel destinations that people go to on holiday as it serves both your needs and those of your family. The capital city of Australia and one of the best cities in the world Sydney has all you need to read more arrow

Kacie Jones Kacie Jones
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Best places for shopping in Alaska

Alaska is the largest state in the US and home to all of the top 10 highest mountains in the US. It receives a large volume of tourists every year. Many people perceive Alaska as a dull and boring place with plethora of natural read more arrow

Kacie Jones Kacie Jones
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Sacred places with Mother Nature in Turkey

Home to one of the world's oldest civilizations, Turkey houses a number of spectacular tourist spots bustling with natural abundance and religious heritage. Turkey has been inhibited since the Paleolithic age which has left read more arrow

Kacie Jones Kacie Jones
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Rome's iconic food - Pizza al taglio & Gelato

Italians have been doing quality street food much longer than some of us might think. Italians do a parade around the piazza with gelato or a slice of pizza in their hand. The ionic pizza There are various types of read more arrow

Patrick Morrier Patrick Morrier
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The Many Pyramids of Egypt

If you are looking for a unique vacation filled with history and wonder, then you should look into discovering some of Egypt's pyramids. Many of these amazing constructions made of massive stone blocks are still standing read more arrow

Patrick Morrier Patrick Morrier
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The Richelieu Valley

My second Wikiveler article will be about the magnificent Richelieu Valley beginning at the Champlain Lake near the U.S. Border to the Sorel-Tracy region where the Richelieu River slowly ended up in the St.Lawrence River. read more arrow

Real Houde Real Houde
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You Should Visit the City of Brotherly Love

No matter why you are visiting the beautiful city of Philadelphia, there are plenty of things for you to do. There are plenty of activities and museums galore in this city. No matter if you are single, a couple, a family, read more arrow

Doug Raymond Doug Raymond
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Shopping options in Singapore

Those who think that Singapore is a dull destination should do a reality check as this Asian city state has come of ages and now exudes a voluptuous aroma that keeps tourists spellbound. The critics may points towards its read more arrow

Adrian Pye Adrian Pye
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Lapakahi State Historical Park: Fishing for History

Part of the Big Island’s appeal is its wealth of monuments to Hawai’ian history. Lapakahi State Historical Park, north of Kawaihae on Highway 270 on the Kohala Coast, provides an archaeologist’s glimpse of Hawai’ian read more arrow

Kristin Johnson Kristin Johnson
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The Chianti, Wine Paradise Region

With a population close to 4 million, Tuscany is primarily known for its export of olives, grain and tobacco, with Carrara marble as a dominant industry as well. However, it’s the wineries of one particular area that have read more arrow

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Nice Kansas City

Today Kansas City has many things to offer the visitor who wishes to come and explore its beautiful boulevards and streets. Kansas City has more operating city fountains than any other place in the world, with the exception read more arrow

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The French Riviera, Playground of the Rich and Famous

Mention the Cote d’Azur - or French Riviera - to someone and it conjures up a picture of beautiful beaches, stylish resorts, movie stars and luxury yachts. This part of the French coast, which stretches between Toulon and read more arrow

Patrick Morrier Patrick Morrier
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On the Napa Valley Wineries Trail

"One hundred bottles of beer on the wall…" Maybe in Milwaukee, but not in Napa Valley, California home to more than one hundred wineries. This region is located in northern California, in the San Francisco Bay Area and read more arrow

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7 Castles of Portugal

A castle a day’s how this tourist will play. Portugal is perhaps famous for its over one hundred and fifty castles and forts, all masterfully built. If you only have a week in Portugal, check out some of these architectural read more arrow

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Unique Night Life in Ibiza

Ibiza has become one of the leading social hotspots when traveling to Spain for the summer. Their relaxing beach life is only a prelude of things to come as die-hard party goers gear up for Ibiza after dark. Ibiza was originally read more arrow

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The Painted Monasteries of Bucovina

I really wasn’t expecting much as far as tourism goes when I decided to go to Romania for several months in my early 20s. In fact, my purpose in going there was strictly as a volunteer to teach English in a high school read more arrow

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Romantic Honeymoon in Tahiti

Looking for a romantic honeymoon getaway? Look no further than Tahiti (not Thaiti). Located in the southern Pacific Ocean, it is French Polynesia’s largest island and one of the most beautiful choices for you to plan read more arrow

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Ireland Golf Vacations

Ireland is known as The Emerald Isle for its lush greenery. The temperate climate Ireland enjoys allows for one of this country’s favorite sports, golf, to be played year round. There are over 300 golf courses, many of read more arrow

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Vacation Rentals or Home Swap Exchange?

There is an obvious cost advantage to doing a Home Swap Exchange when travelling. If cost and budget is not an issue however, then finding nice vacation rentals may be the quickest and easiest, free of worry, way to go. If read more arrow

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The Isle of Youth

If you take a trip out to Cuba, one island you will not want to miss is the Isle of Youth, which is the largest Cuban island outside of Cuba proper. Originally the island was called the Isle of Pines, but was renamed in 1978. read more arrow

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Beautiful Vietnam

When most people think of Vietnam, it is not tourism that first comes to mind. Images might surface of a war torn country of steaming jungles and wilderness, but this is only a small part of the picture. Education is highly read more arrow

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Singapore Night Safari

Looking for an out-of-the-ordinary adventure while visiting Singapore? Engage in some nocturnal exploration for an exceptional experience like none other youve had before. Discover the animal kingdoms night-shift through read more arrow

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Aztec Ruins around Mexico City

The Aztecs were a tribe of people who lived in Mexico between the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries. While the Aztec Empire died out long ago, this ancient civilization has left behind a rich store of mythology and history, read more arrow

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Guatemala: The Portal to the Mystery of the Maya

Ladino, as Guatemalans call a mestizo or citizen of mixed European and aboriginal blood, is the live expression of the strong influences that Spanish colonialism had integrated with the Native American culture. In spite of read more arrow

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Minnesota, My New Sweet Home

Not being a native of Minnesota, I can’t truthfully say that this is my home state, but after giving it 8 years, I’ll gladly stay! To be honest, moving to Minnesota was not the first place I would have chosen for my read more arrow

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Expansive Reaches of Montana

What would you think if you heard that a state’s animal mascot was the grizzly bear? Would you think it was in a heavily populated, industry laden state of warm climates and barren terrain? Or perhaps in a coastal state read more arrow

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Seven Texas Ghost Towns to visit

Among the most interesting of the tours offered is the Texas Ghost Town itinerary. From San Antonio to El Paso, Texas offers a taste of the Old West. Mingled with the modern day marvels of shopping and fine dining are hints read more arrow

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Travelogue ~ Along the Maine Coast

When we arrived in southern Maine, the first stop we made was for about an hour at York Harbor Beach. We were very happy to finally get to see the ocean. It was the first time that my kids saw the Atlantic Ocean. The weather read more arrow

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Touring Northern Italy

A trip to Italy is a vacation in one of Europe's most diverse countries. There are a few destinations within the country that will each give you a very different experience and make you feel as if you have been to more than read more arrow

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Mystic Delhi

Delhi, more popularly known as Dilli in the vernacular language, stands at the second position in terms of the area of metropolis in India. National Capital Territory is the eighth largest metropolis in India. The name Delhi read more arrow

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The Mysterious Guyanas Region

The Guiana’s are located on the north central coast of South America and encompass a sprawling 180000 square miles of the most spectacular topography divided among the independent nations of Guyana and Suriname and the read more arrow

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Fascinating Old Delhi Sights

Old Delhi is an overwhelming experience with narrow streets chock-a-bloc with people, cyclists and animals, residents peeping out from small filigreed windows overlooking the narrow alleys, shops selling everything from watches read more arrow

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Sights of New Delhi

The attractions in this part of the city comprise the elegant and majestic sweeps of Edward Lutyen’s architectural vision, museums that display India’s historic treasures and several historic monuments, crumbling remnants read more arrow

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What is Silicon Valley?

Silicon Valley is region in California defined by a high concentration and number of technology firms. The growth of advanced computer technology companies in the region has given the name Silicon Valley, with very high profile read more arrow

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Iglesia ni Cristo Churches

Iglesia ni Cristo, or Church of Christ, is a known independent Christian church that was originated in the Philippines. This particular church claims to be the reform or reestablishment of the original church that was founded read more arrow

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Turkey: An Historical Pilgrimage

Christianity, Judaism, and Islam all have some important historical roots in Turkey, then known as Anatolia. It is no doubt that well-spread architectural structures all over the territories of this country give homage to read more arrow

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Haiti Earthquake Aftermath, How to Help

Here is a list of some organizations with good credentials that are directly implicated into the relief efforts in Haiti: Direct Relief INternational Red Cross Save The Children Doctors Without Borders International read more arrow

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Tips on Getting Lower and Cheaper Flight Airfares

The seemingly ever-changing world of airfares is one of the most confusing aspects of the travel business. It’s entirely possible for every person on a typically crowded plane to have paid a different fare for their ticket read more arrow

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Fly Fishing in Alaska

Outdoorsmen and women unite; head to the Last Frontier for some fly fishing in Alaska. You’ll find the fly fishing in Alaska is unlike fishing anywhere in the lower 48. The quality of the cold water streams and rivers, read more arrow

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Disney Cruises!

The kids wanted to go Disney. Mom and Dad wanted a vacation that was a little more relaxing. What was our solution? A Disney Cruise. We spent three days on land visiting the various Disney theme parks and then spent four read more arrow

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What is the difference between weather and climate?

Weather is about specific meteorological conditions that are experienced at given moments. For example, it is sunny, 51°F(23°C). Or it is snowing with 19mph(30km/h) winds. Weather forecasts are about trying to predict exact read more arrow

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The Good and Bad of SUV Travel Rentals

Special Utility Vehicles You’re most likely very familiar with the monstrous-sized SUV’s favored by soccer moms for hauling kids and equipment to and from games. Many of us have had to dodge one of these on the roadways read more arrow

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Prior to parenthood: Babymoon (Baby Honeymoons)

“A lot of people advised us to get away and have one last holiday together to make sure we keep that friendship going through the turbulent times ahead.” – Chris Rayner, Consumer Insight Newsletter Three read more arrow

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Tourist Spots

"Tourist spots" is a popular term to designate main region or city attractions. Other terms that are often used to search these places are : " What/things to see in …", " Famous landmarks" read more arrow

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Exploring Australia

With its pristine beaches, exotic locations and amazing scenic beauty Australia is amongst the most popular holiday destinations this day, with people across the world wanting to visit the country which is believed to be read more arrow

Patrick Morrier Patrick Morrier
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A Journey Along the Authentic Northern Coast of Spain

Northern Spain, this corner of the Iberian Peninsula seems like an entirely different country, here you get a real feel for Spain. It encompasses four marvelous provinces: Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria, and the Basque Country read more arrow

Barbara Rumi Barbara Rumi
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A visit to historical Madrid and ambitious Valencia

Madrid's exciting atmosphere and cultural treasures win the hearts of many visitors. From buzzing plazas, cultural sites, and world-class museums to beautiful parks and exclusive boutiques. In the evening the city comes to read more arrow

Barbara Rumi Barbara Rumi
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Exploring Catalonia

Catalonia, or Catalunya in Spanish, is truly diverse, with its own language and its own unique culture. Bordered by mountains in the north, Catalonia is famous for its charming coastal area known as the Costa Brava and its read more arrow

Barbara Rumi Barbara Rumi
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Solar System Destinations

Dreaming about space travel?  Here is a little humoristic essay about  Solar System travel destinations.The MoonIdeal for a first space trip or on a budget. It is not to be overlooked as well if you only have read more arrow

Patrick Morrier Patrick Morrier
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5 Hidden Places to Explore in Greece

Let’s face it. As much as we would love it to be, Greece is no secret. One of the most famous destinations in the world, millions of people flock to this Mediterranean paradise each and every year. You’ll recognize iconic read more arrow

Patrick Morrier Patrick Morrier
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Algerian artists to discover

Amina Youcef Khodja AKY Laines exclusively designs traditional Algerian heritage outfits, updated with a contemporary twist. For example, the CARACO Algérois is designed in three pieces to be worn in traditional or read more arrow

Patrick Morrier Patrick Morrier
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