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Bologna, The World’s Yummiest City!

Bologna is a city in the North of Italy, with just over 300.000 inhabitants that, no matter its size, still attracts people from all over the world!

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#TravelEnjoyRespect- Sustainable Tourism for Development (AKA 2017)

#TRAVELENJOYRESPECT- Did you know that 2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development? Join the campaign #IY2017 #TravelEnjoyRespect and become more aware when you travel! As a traveler, you are part of a tribe after all.

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Bavaria: The Fairytale Kingdom

For many Bavaria is all about sausages and beer, but, in fact, there you will find much more. Majestic mountains reflecting in crystal-clear lakes surrounded by flourishing flora, medieval towns, magnificent palaces and castles built under the direction of Ludwig II, the most mysterious King of Bavaria - all embody bewitching and romantic southeastern Germany.  No doubt, someone who...

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Messages from the unseen world

What happens when aluminum panels punctuated with holes light up LEDs forming the words of a poem? That was exactly my question when I finally stopped, after weeks of passing by, to have a closer look beneath the Bishop’s Bridge Road, in Paddington. You’ve certainly seen The Imitation game (2014) if you’re a fan of...

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Not “small”, but “compact”. “Not new”, but “modern”. “Not crowded”, but “multinational”.

Not “small”, but “compact”. “Not new”, but “modern”. “Not crowded”, but “multinational”. Perhaps Vilnius combines the above characteristics as no other European city. Its rich diversity of tangible and intangible heritage both portray an exceptional illustration of European capital which evolved in an organic manner over a very long period and keeps evolving...

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Autumn in Barbagia: Italy’s Most Isolated Event!

Autumn in Barbagia: Italy's Most Isolated Event!   You may be familiar with Italy, surely, but let me assure you... you won't be familiar with its upcoming region! Before anything, let me put "Barbagia" in perspective for you. On the left below, it is a map of Italy.  As you may be aware of, Italy has...

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Travel without a reason

Going to Africa is something else – I highly recommend it – meaning that every day I wish I would die and I’m afraid of dying at the same time, alternating this confusion with trying to hold back tears. Darius is probably now on his way to some great adventure, but he won’t tell. What he did agree to tell, though, was his greatest challenge so far: travelling to Africa on his motorcycle, accompanied by his teddy bear, Pamfil...

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Largest open air museum of England

It all started after Dr Frank Atkinson visited Scandinavian folk museums in the early 1950s and was inspired to create an open-air museum for the North East of England.   Frank wanted the museum to “illustrate vividly” the way of life of “ordinary people” and bring the region’s history alive. Which he did, and now...

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Lost in Mexico: Tulum

Location and Atmosphere Tulum is located on the coast of the Caribbean Sea and is one the most popular tourist attractions in Mexico today. Most visitors combine a visit to the archeological site with a swim in the beautiful turquoise sea and a day by the beach just beneath the site. Tulum is a beautiful...

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Lost in Mexico: Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan is located about 45 km away from Mexico City, the city name translates to City of the Gods, which was given to this site, by the Aztecs a much later civilization. Unfortunately not much is known about the residents of Teotihuacan today. There hasn’t been any writing found that would indicate whether the city...

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Lost in Mexico: Palenque

Location Palenque is located in the middle of the Mexican rainforest and is one the most humid and hot sites on the Yucatan peninsula. Palenque was discovered in the mid 18th Century and the first excavations began on the site. In 1934 the first real archeologist came to Palenque and started mapping and cataloging the...

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Lost in Mexico: Chichen Itza

Location Chichén Itzá is probably the most famous and best preserved Mayan archeological site in Mexico. It is located on the Yucatan peninsula and was a center of northern Maya lowlands from the Late Classic (around 600AD) period until the Postclassic, when it was finally abandoned in the late 11th century. Almost the whole of...

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The Art of Showing Art

Remember that unusual and inspiring map of hidden gems in London we were talking about? We decided to expand the search and also pay attention to not only museums, but street art and performance. This is just to give you a glimpse of how’s it going here, on this island from where we’re writing to...

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