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Powerful and majestic: Poseidonia, Paestum - I

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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 crosses the Brembana Valley, a land of ancient and unique traditions.

The character of the people that live here has been forged through a shared history of hard work.

The people of the Brembana Valley are stubbornly attached to their land: they are proud of living in a place that forges body and soul.

With sweat on their brow, strength in their arms and passion for their work, they honour their land by preserving that which they hold most dear: their origins.

The Brembana Valley: wild and untouched nature, jagged peaks and clear water springs gave a backdrop to some exciting encounters.

Gugliemo, 84 years old, has …

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Baños, Azuay - Cave Therapy

I am in the depths of a cave; its walls rough-hewn by the unyielding fist of nature. In the shimmering half-light all I can see around me are great, rugged walls of volcanic rock. But don’t let appearances fool you. You haven’t strayed onto an extreme sports website. This is no crazy act of adventure tourism. I haven’t squeezed myself bodily through gaps that an [insert diminutive animal here] would baulk at, pushing muscle and sinew to the limit to reach this rarely-plumbed depth.No...far from it. This is no ordinary cave. This is a massage caveAgain this description may have misled you …

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5 Reasons Why Staying With Friends Is The Best Way To Travel

One of the huge benefits of working as an English language teacher is the opportunity to live and work abroad. Not only does it give you a whole new perspective on life, but it also enables you to cultivate friendships with people you may never have met otherwise. Sometimes it’s your colleagues, fellow teachers and adventurers, who become great mates and sometimes it’s your students, especially if you choose to work with adults.After almost 13 years of teaching, 8 of which have been spent abroad, I now have scores of foreign friends all over the place, along with British friends who have …

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The Dali Museum - St. Petersburg, Florida

A visit to “The Dali Museum” in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA is your chance at a glimpse into the strange and mysterious world that is Salvador Dali. The late, great Spanish surrealist lived an enigmatic lifestyle which he cryptically conveyed in his creations – 2,100 of which are housed here.The Dali Museum has its roots firmly set in the family collection of Reynolds & Elenore Morse. The couple began collecting Dali paintings shortly after they were married back in 1943, and continued collecting Dali’s art for the next four decades, which ultimately culminated in the creation of this museum. …

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Madrid's Royal Palace: Better Than Versailles?

It seems a bold statement to make: how could Madrid's Royal Palace possibly be better than France's Versailles?We were struck by all the clocks in the palace (pun most definitely intended): all but one we saw were actually working. These clocks are baroque works of art in themselves, with lavish gold and marble and silver and crystal, some with sculptures, all fairly accurate. That they were not only working but also displaying a reasonably correct time and wonderfully sounding off the quarter hour and (when you're lucky) counting the top of the hours is a testament to the care and attention …

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Dining in the dark

“I'm Joyce, I've been working at Opaque since its opening. Inside the restaurant people eat in pitch darkness. All of our servers are …

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Madaba: the cradle of mosaic art

“I’m Emad Daoud, member of the Madaba Arts and Handicraft Center. Jordan is one of the most important mosaic capitals of the world. In …

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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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Cameron: working and singing in the Fifties

“I'm Cameron McCabe and I'm a waitress at the Ellen's Stardust Diner, the only restaurant with a singing waitstaff: we sing Fifties, …

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Don't call me CHEF

“Don’t call him CHEF, he doesn’t like it. He won’t mind though if we write the first three letters of “chef” in red, since his idol …

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All Heroes

January 19, 2014 6.25 p.m. The Secchia River bursts its bank. Bastiglia and Bomporto, two municipalities in the province of Modena, are …

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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 - II

The amphitheater was built with bricks and pillars, some of which collapsed. The spectators could reach their seats through the stairs …

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Mokolodi: Encountering Wildlife - Part I

“My name is Denis and I’m the assistant park manager at the Mokolodi Nature Reserve.In the park we have quite a variety of species, …

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Chobe National Park: The Land of The Giants

"My name is Rambo. Welcome to the Chobe River sunset cruise. We’ll be cruising along the Chobe National Park and see where the Chobe …

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Gozo and Comino: beautiful treasures to be discovered

Like sparkling jewels, the Mediterranean islands of Gozo and Comino tantalise their visitors, unleashing the inner explorer in anyone …

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Wadi Mujib: swimming upstream

The Dead Sea has seven main tributaries, one of which is the Wadi Mujib, the biblical Arnon River, a majestic gorge that leaves us …

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Deep - fried spiders market

“Spiderville: this is how Skoun was named because of its market selling deep-fried tarantulas. They’re like any other crunchy snack …

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What we are: orphans in Haiti

“I’m Petit-Compère, principal of the Bon Berger Orphanage in Haiti, founded in 1966. When Jean-Bertrand Aristide was President we …

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Elize: energy, passion and love - part II

“My name is Paulo, I was born in the Kilimanjaro region. My parents argued a lot, so my mom went away and brought me along. We didn …

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A big small lunch

“It's time for lunch at the Khan Khang Orphanage, a big small lunch. It's like a “party”. The children come out to eat in their …

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The Pepenero sexy gang - part I

“Hi, I’m Leonardo, the manager of Pepenero in Riccione, Italy. You don’t know Pepenero? Uh Oh! Then follow me. I’ll bring you to a …

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Exxxotica LA: live out your fantasies

Asa Akira: “I’m 25 years old and I’m from New York City. I’ve been in porn for two years now. Today I’m presenting Evil Angel, which …

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Cape Verde Islands

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Cómo desarrollar la paciencia, léase resistencia, y no morir en el intento: …

Silvina, en que año lo hiciste? Tuviste inconveniente o te sentiste incomoda con las instalaciones? Estuve leyendo muchas reseñas pero en otras parte del mundo donde hablaban de la limpieza del lugar o de arañas y bichos, asi que me quedo la duda de como es el de Buenos Aires. Muchas gracias por …

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10 Things to do in Ottawa This Summer

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How to take on Paris like a pauper

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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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Nicole Noel
French teacher

Discover the Beauties of Southern Highlands

Are you tired of the heat and noise of the city? Wouldn't you just love to escape to a cool mountain oasis, full of wonders just waiting to be discovered, soaked up and savored? But where can you find this heavenly place? Well, believe it or not, just over a hundred kilometers from Sydney. If you haven't already, now is the perfect time to head over to the Southern Highlands! Here are is just a sample of what you will find there.Cecil Hoskins Nature ReserveWho says that …

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Heather A.
Part-Time Traveler, Writer

Ethiopia: The Trip That Was...and Then Wasn't

Of all the trips I've taken, everything (plus or minus some air travel tribulations) has gone according to plan. So I guess the time had come...we were to be leaving for Ethiopia next Monday, but about five days ago, the trip was cancelled due to the violence in Ethiopia, increasing government control, and because one of the lodges we were to be staying at was looted and burned to the ground.It's too bad--I was really looking forward to Ethiopia; while still in east …

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Ben Whitmarsh

How To Get A Royal Experience in Canada

Oh to be a future British monarch. Not only do you know that one day your face will be on the front of a first class stamp, but you also get to visit some pretty swanky places. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, aka Prince William and Princess Kate, have recently paid a visit to Canada. The trip took in the provinces of British Columbia and The Yukon - two of the most stunning regions in what can be a breathtakingly beautiful country. I don't have inside knowledge of …

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Allison Foat
Travel writer & publicist

Art, creativity and innovation in the Franschhoek wine valley

As if superb wine, great food and breath-taking scenery weren’t enticing enough, Franschhoek has now added art into the mix to compliment its impressive offering. Art Franschhoek, an initiative organised and hosted by the Franschhoek Wine Valley, is taking place from 21 October to 13 November 2016 and aims to introduce and showcase emerging and established talent that can be viewed in a variety of artistic disciplines throughout the village.The journey to Franschhoek, …

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Michael Besley
Outdoor leader, teacher and blogger

Hoi An: A little bit of everything

I sat on my hotel balcony and looked out over the Thu Bon River. Small vessels putted their way up and down stream with locals hawking ‘cheap’ trips to the ocean or the town centre while crews threw nets and traps into the salty water. Palm fronds on the far bank enveloped the scenery while multiple red tiled rooves interjected themselves into the landscape, breaking up the vegetation. All the while the neighbours of my hotel hosed down the concrete paths in front of …

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Nicola Fiorentino
sobrevivir a la vida

Consejos para un viaje a Nueva York

Hace unos días he vuelto de mi 5 viaje a Nueva York, y cada vez me gusta mas. Estos son los consejos que os puedo dar:- Después de haber hecho los billetes, tenéis que pedir el ESTA (si sois españoles o de la mayoria de los Estados Europeos), es un permiso para viajar en dirección de EEUU. Obtener un ESTA no os garantiza el ingreso en el País, cosa que siempre depende del oficial de aduana (mas info al sitio oficial). Si ya habéis ido a EEUU con el mismo pasaporte, pod …

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Maria Yates

Trains Of The World

One of my favourite ways to travel is by train. It's slower than taking to the air, but, what's the rush? Don't we all need to slow down and enjoy?Train travel is nostalgic, romantic and mysterious. Think Agatha Christie and the Orient Express. In an era of harried speed, the draw for a slower pace is today, seen as a luxury. The destination can wait. Getting there is the real voyage.Here are FIVE train voyages I've added to my bucket list:The Rocky Mountaineer …

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Marie Nieves

Euro Trip travel experience

Europe is a wonderful place filled with mind-blowing sights. From monuments to government buildings, from historical sites to the most advanced shopping malls, there can be seen some of the most amazing culture mixes. Whoever came to Europe once, somehow always came back again. It is simple, those wonderful beaches, amazing people, wines and much more are all giving you a once in a lifetime experience. Here are some things you need to know before visiting Europe. …

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Maria Athanassopoulos & Chryssa Krassa
Marketing, Promotion, News

A beautiful weekend at St.Nicholas-Halkidiki, Greece!

Autumn in Greece is summer sweet! The temperatures remain high, the sun is shining bright! The sea water is still warm and maybe that's why autumn is considered one of the best vacation periods if spent in Greece.I took advantage of the great weather myself too and decided to spend a weekend in gorgeous Halkidiki, specifically at St. Nicholas. I chose the Assa Maris Bomo Hotel to stay, a place I had never been before. Its supreme location was what influenced my choice …

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Joanna Kalafatis
Blogger & Actress

6 Reasons to Leave the Camera at Home When Traveling

Traveling with a DSLR camera has its perks. Being able to zoom in on wildlife or fine-tune your settings to get just the right effect on your shots gives you marvelous control. Having that big camera around your neck can even help you get front-row shooting privileges in some environments. But there are some compelling reasons to travel without your DSLR, too. Traveling light and spending your time enjoying the sights rather than capturing them offers a completely …

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Keith Kellett


Although Juneau is the Alaskan State Capital … it can’t be reached by road. If you want to go there, you must fly in or go by boat. But, there are roads, and some of them do lead to some pretty interesting places. Naturally, we went to watch whales, but after that, the coach took us up to see the Mendenhall Glacier. I suppose that’s an add-on, so that, in the unlikely event you don’t see any whales, the day isn’t completely wasted. It’s a spectacular sight, but maybe …

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Thommen Jose
Freelance writer, filmmaker

One-day-chief o’ Melo

A hunt in the deep forest where I vanquished a wild boar with my bare hands followed by the martial Caci (pronounced ‘chachi’smile dance when I leapt and brought the whip down on my opponent from a jaw-dropping sky-angle. It didn’t take any of these for the Manggarai tribe of Kampung Melo (‘kampung’ is ‘village’ in Indonesia) in Flores island and their headman to declare me the chief from the visitors’ side for the day; guess they decided to settle for the guy stumbling …

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Charles McKinney
TEFL Peace Corps Volunteer in Macedonia

Cryptic but Charming Places in Italia

A short distance by plane from my home away from home in Macedonia, Prali is a really small town comparable to a village located one hour north of Turin, the closest metropolis. In fact, it is not far from the border of France tucked away in the breathtaking Alps Mountains with clean air, serene ambiance and friendly locals. I had the unique chance to travel there in August for a global political camp at the Agape Ecumenical Center, a place where people from all walks …

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Angela Njehia
Leisure Travel Manager

Kenya shifting to a more Sustainable Inclusive Tourism Destination?

When we hear the word Sustainable everyone seems to think its something very big. When I first heard of Sustainability…I too thought it was something very big and at first, I did not even want to be involved because it meant we must be wanting to talk about the environment and eco related issues, maybe even global warming! Do not get me wrong, not that I do not care about global warming and eco related issues, I do, just that I thought it would be another of those …

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Rodrigo Vaz

WAW – Europe’s hidden gem airport

The more you travel, the more you come to appreciate the modest perks you can grab on the way. Your airport rituals and routines begin mattering more and more, if anything also to keep you sane. Also, you start mapping out different airports as you go through them. You start finding your own spots in each airport. All that to reach this: from the European airports I know, Warsaw is an hidden gem. I had that impression from previous times, but I was more convinced by the …

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Marie Nieves

Traveling with Kids: Top Activities in New Caledonia

Traveling to any tropical destination requires an extensive plan, especially when going on a family vacation. Still, the island paradise of New Caledonia offers so many activities and things to see, that planning your time there will be a walk in the park. However, it’s always great to go on a holiday with kids prepared, so to help you plan your tropical vacation in New Caledonia, here are a couple of activities the entire family will enjoy.Explore Noumea’s BeachesSince …

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Joanna Kalafatis
Blogger & Actress

How to Plan the Perfect Las Vegas Trip

There's a reason Las Vegas is considered America's Playground. You'll find so much to do and see here that it's almost impossible to sort through all the places and activities you can choose to experience. With the overwhelming number of options in Sin City, planning the perfect Las Vegas trip can be a little challenging. Follow this guide to make the process easier and ensure that your trip to Las Vegas is the experience of a lifetime.Choose the Right Las Vegas Hotel …

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Francesca Amott
Business owner & blogger

Doing Nothing & Enjoying Everything

I have been to Charlottesville, Virginia a few times. My trips were always to visit Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, and I was usually taking out of town guests with me. It's a nice place. But when my friends suggested we organize a girls' weekend in Charlottesville, I protested. Not only because I wanted to go someplace new, but also because I wondered what we could possibly do besides a historical tour. Which is fine, but not exactly girls' weekend kind …

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Joanna Kalafatis
Blogger & Actress

Explore Urban Canada at These Boutique Hotels

When thinking of Canada, many travelers visualize snow-covered mountains, gushing waterfalls, and grand national parks. However, Canada's major urban centers, especially Vancouver and Toronto, are definitely worth a visit as well. Full of cultural landmarks, a thriving foodie scene, and plenty of beautiful city views, Canada's cities make for a great getaway, whether you're traveling solo, as a couple, or with family and friends.Check out the following boutique hotels …

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Maria Athanassopoulos & Chryssa Krassa
Marketing, Promotion, News

Strolling around Kavala, Greece!

Kavala is by far one of the most beautiful cities in Greece. It is build next to the sea, at the foot of Symbolo Mountain, with exceptional view all around. According to historians, the settlement exists since the prehistoric period. The geographical spot of the city has always been very important strategically and this is why Kavala was always among the prominent cities throughout the Greek history.A visitor that takes a stroll in Kavala shouldn't miss walking across …

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Allison Mayer
Humanitarian Photojournalist

Witnessing a Heart of Service in Today's Youth.

One of my favorite parts of working with a variety of organizations is the incredible number of young people I get to meet who give up summer/spring/winter vacations just to serve others in the world they've never met before. I think back to when I was 16, and how different the world is we live in. I wish I could find a way to regain those 15 years and spend them traveling to missions all over the world. but I find some much joy in knowing that the next generation of …

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Thommen Jose
Freelance writer, filmmaker

Enter the dragon island: Komodo

An adventure was easy to conjure: Manto the captain of the bowrider confessed to a non-functioning GPS. Everyone wore dark glasses, cigarettes were chain-lit. An Indonesian actor who was also a secret political activist held forth on the Machiavellian machinations that led to Sukarno’s, the first president, ousting from power and the rising spell of the Contra. Cans of Bintang beer sweated lustily in the icebox under the canopied stern. The sea shimmered all around, a …

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Meg Stivison
English Teacher

Measure Words In Bamboo

After an unsuccessful hike to find a garden on my day off, I went up to Dongguan to recharge myself with air conditioning and wifi, and I bumped into people I knew! It was very exciting, since I know about 10 people in Yangzhou, and I think 7 of them were teaching that day.We ended up sitting in the upstairs of iCaffe, looking out through carved wooden shutters and swapping China stories. In air conditioning. Did I mention the air conditioning? Mostly we traded stories …

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Inka Piegsa-Quischotte
free lance travel writer

Let's drink and kiss! Munich's Oktoberfest 2016

‘Let’s talk Oktoberfest 2016O’zapft is is rolling around again and with it one of the biggest events in the German Festival calendar. Just to make matters very clear: although it’s called Oktoberfest it actually takes place in September, this year from September 17th to October 3rd. Munich will again be brimming with visitors, local and foreign, for two weeks of merrymaking, celebrations, eating, drinking and having a great time.Each year the organizers try to create …

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