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001 Italy Feeling all five senses in Tuscany and Umbria Kiss From The World travel and people magazine

Food that combines tradition with innovation, and the nighttime magic of a castle

We’re in Armaiolo, a tiny village which is home to 80 souls. Build on top of a hill, Armaiolo is part of the Rapolano Terme district, a province of Siena.

It’s an enchanting, sweet place, with tender hearted inhabitants. It’s clearly carefully cared for, down to the finest details. We’re struck by the pots of flowers we see everywhere - decorating windows, steps, walls, and roads.

It’s small – no, tiny – it only takes ten minutes to walk through every street. But there’s no limit to the time you could spend uncovering and examining every fascinating nook and cranny of this village – it will have you enchanted for hours.

Weaving through the tiny streets we discover a church, several lookout spots, a fountain nestled in a cave, windows that …

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Hocking Loogies In China

Spitting in China is like the gun laws in The United States, too lacked. As it seems like every American owns at least one gun, everyone that lives in China spits. Location and gender does not matter, outdoors or indoors, male or female spitting is a common occurrence that takes place.While I was traveling in China (Beijing area) spitting was everywhere. The loud sound of someone hocking up a loogie is as common as hearing a car horn on the streets. Though I do not know the exact reason as to why Chinese people spit so frequently, there are theories that it is because of pollution, culture …

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8 Reasons Why I Love Cambodia

It didn’t take me long to fall in love with Cambodia. She charmed me with her ancient temples, emerald rice paddies, quaint towns and the infectious optimism of the people who have been through hell and captured my heart and imagination.Why I love Cambodia: - The PeopleThe Cambodian people have been to hell and back after the murderous Khmer Rouge regime, political instability and poverty but they have bounced back with an infectious optimism. People seem content with simple, peaceful lives and are mostly genuine, open, friendly and charming people. Despite their circumstances and history …

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The cockroaches are rocking my boat to Lombok

There is not much going on in Padangbai. The strip along the harbor is the main tourist area with a few dive schools, homestays, restaurants and the normal sarong-clothes-souvenir-shop. The major “attraction” of this place is the harbor; all the Fast Boats and Ferries going to the neighbor-islands (Gilis, Lombok and Nusa Penida) depart here. Around 08h30 the place is filled with tourists awaiting their fast boats to the Gilis and around lunch time it lights up again with the tourists coming back from the Gilis. Most of the people staying over are divers (or sunburnt bicycle-type-of-people).In …

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Top 10 Desserts around Europe

DessertsIs there anything better after a meal then to try a traditional dessert of the country you are in? I love trying different classic desserts around Europe, and after a lot of thinking and two years of trying desserts, I was finally able to compile a list of my top 10 favorite desserts around Europe.10. Mince pies, UKMince pies are small pies that are filled with dried fruits and spices. They are a holiday dessert in the UK during Christmas, and a fun festive way to celebrate. Not everyone likes mince pies because of the unique rich flavor, however they are certainly something to try.9. …

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Cyberpunkers: the masked Truth - part II

Your hit “Fuck The System” has become quite the club destroyer. The massive tune can only be described as a perfect fusion of …

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Maiko: the Tingatinga art

“When I was little, I started painting using cinder.  When I came back from a trip to Japan, I started to paint seriously. It was my …

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Geejam Studios: a tropical music paradise

“I’m Jon Baker, the founder of ‘Geejam’, an important lifestyle company born from the Jamaican music background. In the beginning …

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The essence of Arabic bread

“My name is Bassa Abed Al Daiem Abdallah and I work as a baker at Green Valley restaurant. Our specialty is called taboon, a …

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"The daily path never ends" Masai proverb

“Colors, scents, feelings, emotions, we are with a Masai family, the Kipara Lagilala. Women have dark, piercing looks; children …

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A big Masai family

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The desert castle keeper

“My name is Hakim and I’m a Bedouin. I’m the keeper of the Qasr Amra desert castle, built by King Umayyad Caliph Walid I in the VIII …

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Powerful and majestic: Poseidonia, Paestum - I

“I’m Silvia, official tourist guide of Paestum. This is the archeological area of Paestum, city of the Magna Grecia founded by the …

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Chobe National Park: The Land of …


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A peaceful home for elderly elephants

Chaminda: “I’m a guide for the Millennium Elephant Foundation, where we train and take care of domesticated elephants, most of which …

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Khama Rhino Sanctuary: a community project

“My name is Sydney. I’m a guide at the Khama Rhino Sanctuary, a community-based project led by three villages: Serowe, Mabeleapodi and …

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A path to Heaven

“We are on the Hualapai Hilltop, a 900-meter-high hilltop on the Hualapai Canyon. We have to reach Supai, the most remote village of …

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Life along the Tonle Sap

“Travelling like them, travelling with them. You can experience the amazing adventure of an 8-hour journey from Siem Reap to …

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Valle Brembana: a land that forges body and soul

From the peak of the Pizzo del Diavolo you can walk to the largest of the four springs that feed the Brembo River. This waterway …

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Dana: a stone, honey-colored village

“I’m Suleiman Jarad and I was born in Dana. The village of Dana was built in the Wadi Dana about 500 years ago by 50 families coming …

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Building our school brick by brick

“Every morning some of these children need to walk for 7 kilometers to get to school, and seven to go home, so we decided to build a …

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The Bowery Mission: a house for the homeless

“Our association has been serving the poor, the lost, and the homeless in New York City for over 130 years. We serve about 700-800 …

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“We are in Manhattan Beach - Los Angeles, one of the hottest scenes in California, and this is Dr. Allen's Lingerie Party. Once a …

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The Pepenero sexy gang - part III

“Our staff includes girls of different heights: tall, short, thin, curvy, those who can do acrobatics at the pole… At Pepenero we …

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How to take on Paris like a pauper

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Window to another world

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Resting by the sea

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The wind in my sails: my life at sea

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Ghotul: Lessons in living and loving

Gotul Gotul Gotul and not Ghotul....Go + Tul...Go means 'mother' and 'tul' means womb that is primary centre for learning... because are still animistic in belief.... please correct your article as it has many incorrect information....not all gotul's are same.... thank you

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Rubbing shoulders with a witch in Trasmoz

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Kila Raipur Sports Festival 2014

What a Pity that such a wonderful coverage of a wonderful event has no comments yet. Divya, you have covered all the essentials of this event to an extent that any one who refers to it can safely attend this event. I also intend to be there atleast once but do not know when, may be in next two three …

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Day Trip to Howth!

I was fortunate enough to spend two weeks in Ireland last October. After flying into Dublin via aer lingus and renting a car at Dan Pooley I drove over to Howth to watch the sunrise hit Ireland's Eye. I enjoyed Howth very much and would love to get back to spend more time in that quaint little …

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Must see attractions in UAE

With iconic skyscrapers, world famous beaches, popular shopping destinations, and an ancient rich heritage and culture, United Arab Emirates has become a favorite for family holidays and other city breaks. There are several landmark attractions which attract millions of tourists and guests each year to the United Arab Emirates. But Dubai is not only about architecture marvels and sandy shores, the country’s natural landscape along with the vast dune beds adds more …

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say transition one more time

I get it, everyone goes through a transition when you move somewhere new. Whether it's a new city, new country, new continent. Hell even new jobs you have a 'transition' period. But everyone experiences this differently. I cannot stress this enough. Your experiences are your experiences, they aren't others. You can share your experiences (hey I have a blog, that's what I do!) but that doesn't mean everyone will relate, not everyone transitions in the same way.I thrive …

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Top Bachelor Party Destinations in the USA

Having a great time with your best mates before the big day is a long tradition and many people put a lot of effort in making this party spectacular. The latest trend, however, is taking a trip to some of the most popular and entertaining cities in search for some good time and great memories that you wouldn’t be able to experience in your hometown. Taking a trip with friends is always fun, but a special motive such as bachelor party has made some destinations more …

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Slovak Paradise: One Day Hiking Trip

Sipping coffee in the kitchen of my mum's apartment with a spectacular view and watching other people rushing to work in my hometown made me feel that I had to do something active and fun that day. But not just yet. I enjoyed watching the day coming into life, people not so willingly jumping into their cars and driving to work, half asleep teens in their pyjamas walking their dogs before going back to bed and the sun going up and luring everyone to get out and make the …

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Joanna Kalafatis
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Best Boutique Hotels for Exploring Sunny San Diego

Explore one of the coolest and most laid-back cities in sunny Southern California with a visit to San Diego. Whether you're into a good food scene, sun and surf, or active seaside living, this coastal city has something for everyone. So why not make it your next relaxing vacation destination with a stay at one of these cool and comfy boutique San Diego hotels?Experience Luxury on the Beach at The Dana on Mission Bay, BW Premier CollectionSplurge on a little luxury …

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Marian Krueger
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Road Trip Rules: Step One: Get Your Car

For my recent road trip, the Two Chicks and A Road Trip Adventure, before I could do anything else, I needed to get from Boston to NYC and then get my rental car. So road trip rules step one: Get a car. That meant I had to take the short 1 1/2 hour flight with JetBlue from Boston Logan International Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport, stay overnight in a nearby hotel, and then get up bright and early to get my rental car from Avis. Easy, right?Not so fast. …

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The Two Chicks and A Road Trip Adventure

After 2+ weeks on the road, I’ve returned home and so begins the process of weeding through countless hours of video and hundreds of photos. But my road trip with my friend, Danielle, which was also known as the Two Chicks and A Road Trip, was like no other trip I’ve ever taken before. Here’s why and I’ll also share a few tips I learned on my summer road trip.Nothing beats a summer road trip in a Mustang convertible. Nothing. Put that top down, crank the music, and …

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Minoan Murals!

The Minoan civilization - one of the oldest civilizations on earth - thrived in the island of Crete in Greece, from 3000 to 1450 BC, Knossos being its famous capital.One of the best examples of the Minoan civilization are the incredible Minoan murals. They were discovered at the archeological area of Knossos and belong among the list of top Greek archeological findings.Most of these murals that survived up to our days belong to the period of the New Palace, the one …

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Joanna Kalafatis
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The Best Boutique Hotels to Catch the Sun in Latin America

When winter rolls around, a lot of people in the U.S. look South to catch some sun and warm weather. With the huge boom in tourism in Latin America though, its easy to get lost in the crowd.If you decide to explore a Latin American country, stay at one of the following boutique hotels to enjoy a beautiful, sun-filled vacation and the countries' traditional hospitality. So next time you head to Costa Rica, Mexico, or the Dominican Republic to experience the stunning …

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Marie Nieves

Killer Travel Gadgets That Every Geek Needs

It wouldn’t be that far off from the truth if we were to proclaim the 21st century the era of gadgets. Today, our smartphones are capable of almost anything. We’re augmenting our reality with smartwatches and smart glasses, while we’re waiting for sophisticated VR devices to arrive. Needless to say, these devices have improved almost every single aspect of our lives, and traveling is no exception. There are so many travel gadgets that can help us with more comfort and …

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Thommen Jose
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Mahua tales: Chawal baba zindabad

Hard work pays off in the future. Laziness pays off now. Steven Wright (wit, writer, actor)A mat was placed and the lady, tall, dark and easy on the eyes, motioned me to sit. I looked around the small courtyard, trellised out of view from the neighbouring huts and sat close to the opening – a clump of bristly branches held together with hemp working which required laborious joggling. The livestock in the corral peered at me through moist eyes, eerily calm and unblinking …

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Keith Kellett

Sailing the Inside Passage

When choosing a cruise, a lot of people try to pick an itinerary with as few ‘At Sea’ days as possible. These, though, are almost inevitable on most cruises. Sometimes, they make me think of the old music-hall song:‘We joined the Navy to see the worldand what did we see?We saw the sea ….I tend to treat such days as ‘down time’, and usually spend them catching up on reading, writing, sunbathing or sleep. The cruise lines probably hate me; I think they’d rather I spent …

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Akanksha Singh

Discovering India's Wild East: Nagaland

Wowza (I'm told this is what them young'uns are saying nowadays) - it has been an age since my last post. I'm not sure where to start, so I think I'll skip the excuses and apologies, and start from the present (ish):I recently finished a tour of India's northeast. The so-called 'Seven Sisters': seven states, which include Assam; Meghalaya; Sikkim; Mizoram; Nagaland; Tripura; and Manipur, are each beguiling in their own way.Having visited Sikkim last year, my first stop …

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Gregory George
Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the …

In Love with @OnlyLyonTourism

As the ancient capital of the Gauls,Lyon is not only famous for her heritage but also for her gastronomy, and with a duo of famous chef sons, Bocuse and Boulud, the city makes an excellent historical and tasty home base should you consider exploring further afield. With its historic center bisected by narrow streets of Medieval and Renaissance houses, Lyon has much to offer the curious and hungry visitor. Often referred to as the “world capital of gastronomy", the city …

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Sara Alexis

Carry-on essentials

Sitting at the airport hotel in Casablanca, Morocco, and I realized I have made rookie mistakes when packing my carry-on (backpack) for my flight from Paris, France, to Niamey, Niger. Usually I am prepared and have the essentials in my carry-on, or at the very least, my purse. You don’t think it will ever happen to you, I mean why wouldn’t all of your luggage make it to your destination? What are the chances you miss your connecting flight and have to spend a day with …

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Pop Iris Alexandra
Creative Project Manager

Hamburg's most unique caffees & restaurants – a selection

The great German North, the diversity, the unique city vibe, the rough wind, the soft sun, the water abundance and even the occasional storm catapult Hamburg on top of the most liked German cities. The urban life vibrates not only on the Reeperbahn, Hamburg's red light district but also in the cities unique caffees& restaurants. Travelers looking to get around the city just like local wanderers can prepare themselves to sip a cup of coffee while floating on a boat, …

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Joanna Kalafatis
Blogger & Actress

The Best Boutique Hotels for Experiencing Monterey

The seaside city of Monterey has long attracted travelers making their way down the California coastline, thanks to its pristine beaches, famous aquarium, and historic points of interest, including John Steinbeck's Cannery Row.If you're taking a road trip down the PCH, or simply want to get a true sense of small-town coastal California, make Monterey your next stop. Then book one of the boutique Monterey hotels below to really get the small-town hospitality experience. …

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Maria Athanassopoulos & Chryssa Krassa
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A weekend at the beautiful island of Chios!

A few days ago I found myself at the beautiful island of Chios in Greece for three days! Chios island, has its own special identity and remains unforgettable to the visitor from the first sight. Although I have been many times to Chios it always has something new to give me.So this time too apart from the usual stroll at the beautiful port of the main town, I visited the village Olimpoi of Chios which is thirty kilometers from the capital. Olimpoi is one of the famous …

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Marie Nieves

Welcome to India: The Do’s and Don’ts

India is a vast spread of diversities, when it comes to its culture, tradition, people, food, architecture and landscapes, In other words, one can never fully get to know it. That is why this country is also the greatest adventure one can possibly experience. Unlike any other country in the world, it pulsates with its very own beat and tosses up the unexpected. Although this unexpected factor can be a foyer for the time of your life, it can also serve as a road to …

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Heather A.
Part-Time Traveler, Writer

Natural Habitat Tortoise Camp & Giant Tortoises in the Galapagos!

One of the reasons we chose Natural Habitat as our tour operator in the Galapagos, in addition to the small group and ship size, was the fact they have a dedicated Tortoise Camp.A TORTOISE CAMP. I mean, how amazing is that? It's set up sort of like a safari-style camp. It's definitely more rustic, but the food and drink was amazing. What's better than drinking a cocktail and watching the tortoises in the sunset? Not much, that's what.Now, I get it. Some people see one …

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Gregory George
Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the …

In the @inRhoneAlpes: France's Best Kept Secret

France's sun-dappled southern regions have long been a favorite with both locals and tourists alike.Provence is perhaps too popular: most travellers journey only as far as Avignon; further north, Lyon becomes a food lover's stop over on one's pursuit of Paris pleasures. Why not consider a road trip through the bucolic Rhône-Alpes region of France from Lyon to Valence, indulging your senses in the 12,383.9 arcadian French kilometers of Provençal lavender fields, Rhône …

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Thommen Jose
Freelance writer, filmmaker

Mahua tales: Rouse the guards

The sloth bear had turned in for the night, that too stoned, so it was alright our Gypsy didn’t move anymore. I and the tracker returned to announce breathlessly that we saw it disappear between a set of boulders not very far away, a mound of fur trundle clumsily in the fast falling dusk. It’s rather long nuzzle nearly upon a thicket or trunk before it retreated and changed directions. My forest tracker, whose marijuana-induced misanthropy had limited our conversation …

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Rohan Jha
Blogger, Traveler

Top Destinations In India That Leave All Foreigners In Utter Awe

India is colorful, India is playful. India can be soothing as a serenade and wicked as sea waves during thunderstorm. India is everything you’d want, and a little more than that. You can choose to watch the cloud approaching you from the balcony of your cozy hotel room in Gangtok or tap your feet to the grooviest jams in the clubs of Goa, or maybe go with the flow as you sail aboard a Kettuvalam in Kerala. Oh! Or perhaps you’d love to run your fingers through immaculate …

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Domenico Pacifico
CEO & Founder Kiss From The World

NICE TERROR ATTACK: two sisters tell the story

We spoke with two friends of ours, who were in Nice last night and witnessed the attack. Here is their story, which does not focus on the truck attack, but rather on some mysterious shootings that were heard in the old town, where panic spread in a few seconds, with several hundred people rushing all over the street in terror."One night that started out as the celebration of liberty, equality, fraternity ended in tragedy and terror. My sister, some friends and I went to …

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