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Europe
A long road trip in Europe is a very enriching experience. In the image attached you can see the cities that we visited and one impression of each of them. 4 to 6 weeks on the road in Europe, combining driving, cruising and flying can be a...
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1 Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 2EQ, UK
take a morning run at Hollyrood Park and enjoy the view of Edinburgh. Then rush for a good Scotish breakfast at the Balmoral Hotel. Keep Exploring...
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Zürich, Switzerland
I love how European cities have passages in their older buildings. Basically a courtyard with the building being more like thick livable walls around them. You'll often times find cafes, lush gardens, or even beautiful fountains like this one.
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4455 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169, USA
I found this deal while researching my Las Vegas guide. Ask for the Steak Special and they'll serve a high quality Hangar Steak with a shrimp cocktail, salad & baked potato. Best Vegas dining deal around. Plus I got to check out Britney Spears'...
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Malecon, La Habana, Cuba
Once in a while you catch a shot that is completely unexpected - one of those rare occasions when everything plays out right, you snap, and you have a keeper. During this particularly stormy afternoon, I was the only one foolish enough to be...
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Igeldo Ibilbidea, 187, 20008 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
It was raining when we arrived in Donostia-San Sebastian, but the skies cleared on our second day, and we rode the funicular railway up Mount Igueldo to take in the view back on the city, La Concha Bay, and the empty beach. The "low" travel season...
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Annecy, France
This small Alpine French town really reminds you of Venice.
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Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France
Our last night in Paris we surprised our wives with a dinner on the Eiffel Tower. The scenic boat ride was part of the experience. I looked up saw this perfectly composed scene and was just able to capture the moment. One of our favorite of the...
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Luxor, Gazirat Al Awameyah, Al Awameya, Luxor Governorate 83951, Egypt
Egypt is a country that exists in two worlds. The bustling modern city and the ancient kingdom - both are magical. When I visited, I saw both sides. In the morning, when we were on our way off the boat (our floating hotel), I heard the fisherman...
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227 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1PE, UK
Walking back to the hotel, bottom of the mile.
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Scotland, UK
Edinburgh to London, 10am train
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Voldersgracht, 2611 EV Delft, Netherlands
Not a fan of Amsterdam's chaotic flow of bikes, trams and cars? Nor a fan of its incessant bustle? Well, dear travelers, I'm happy to report that there is a solution. It's called Delft, and it will rock your socks. This small village is pretty...
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Dircksenstraße 89, 10178 Berlin, Germany
If you can find a way past the guard and barbed-wire fence, you can get into this amazing old spy station in West Berlin. The views are fantastic.
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Rivaz, Switzerland
Lavaux in Vaud, Switzerland is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to 830 hectares of vineyards just 20 minutes by train from Lausanne. Slanted dramatically, these fields stretch about 30 km along the banks of Lake Geneva producing mostly Chasselas...
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44 Rue Ma Campagne, 59200 Tourcoing, France
To find a place to stay around the funny city of Lille is not so easy, specially if you want to be away from down town to relax... Friends of friends told me about this so different place because they heard a french singer used it for a video......
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Prinsengracht 296K, 1016 HW Amsterdam, Netherlands
If you didn't know to look for it, you might miss this little floating gem. The houseboat museum shows you exactly what it's like to live on one of Amsterdam's canals. For less than five euro you can climb down to water level and explore life...
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Budapest, Kós Károly stny., 1146 Hungary
This place is too awesome to walk no matter in the morning or during the night. The Vajdahunyad Castle, botanical gardens and Szechrni Baths are all inside the park. To get here, Just take the metro yellow line to Hosok Tere and you will see the...
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Mons, Belgium
Mons may not be as spectacular as Brussels or other cities in Belgium but it is very charming and worth a visit. The Grand Place is riddled with cafes, there are festivals all the time so even though it's small it offers lots of fun. Together with...
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Wolvenstraat 9, 1016 EM Amsterdam, Netherlands
Tourists may throng through Amsterdam's busy city center on Kalverstraat, but travelers in the know saunter down "De Negen Straatjes" or "The Nine Streets." Trendy boutiques, designer fashions, and snug cafes line the cobblestone street grid to...
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Bahnhofstrasse 25, 7002 Chur, Switzerland
I didn’t even realize that the Bernina Express scenic train journey was on the UNESCO World Heritage list until I arrived at the small northern Italian town of Tirano to start the trip. There are several different routes from which travelers may...
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1 Green Pleasure Pier, Avalon, CA 90704, USA
For the time it takes most Angelenos to commute to work, you can be ferried into the alternate reality of Catalina Island, a romantic escape far from the daily traffic jams and urban sprawl. The evergreen-shrubbed hills spotted with an artists...
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Av. Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro 3, 1070-060 Lisboa, Portugal
I work at Hotel Açores Lisboa, in Lisbon. When I was challenged to come up with 10 of my favorite things to do in Lisbon, my first thought was: impossible. Lisbon is a vibrant city and one of the most interesting to visit in Europe right now. A...
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Rožmberk nad Vltavou 78, 382 18 Rožmberk nad Vltavou, Czechia
Český Krumlov is a small town in the very southwestern corner of the Czech Republic, about a 3 hour bus ride south of Prague. It has become well known because it is exactly what people imagine a historic town in central Europe should look like:...
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Freyung 6A, 1010 Wien, Austria
Located in the Inner Stadt, our room was in an old monastery that overlooked a cobblestone courtyard where an old man set up a basket stall every morning. The monastery is located near an apotheke (pharmacy) and a pretty fountain. The area is...
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Herengracht 427, 1017 BR Amsterdam, Netherlands
I love the lighting and dignity of this cat, just standing near the Rijksmuseum.
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Taking a break while hiking down the steep steep trail from the Schilthorn to the Lauterbrunnen Valley in Switzerland... The soundtrack to this summer day: The tinkling of distant cowbells below. Above tree-line, the only way I could think of to...
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber, 91541 Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
My girlfriend and I were driving into Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany when we passed this beautifully decorated front door. My girlfriend insisted on stopping for a photo. I didn't really see the sense in the photo and wanted to keep moving....
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119 08 Prague 1, Czechia
After strolling through the Prague Castle complex and seeing the Cathedral and square, the traveler is further rewarded with a beautiful view of the city from a high point. Parts of Lesser Town can be seen among the sea of red-orange rooftops and...
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Central Europe
Beautiful city!
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17 Rue Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie, 75004 Paris, France
5000 riders started the 2007 PBP. Plagued by bad weather on top of the customary challenges of distance and sleep deprivation, 1200 failed to finish. I finished the Paris Brest in just under the time limit. Another hallmark of randonneuring is...
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San Nicolás, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Copa America 2011

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Budapest, Széchenyi Lánchíd, 1051 Hungary
A famous structure in Budapest. Comparable to the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City.
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Bruges, Belgium
Every year on the 11th of July there is a parade in Brugge that celebrates the Battle of the Golden Spurs. The reason for the battle was a French attempt to subdue the County of Flanders, which was formally part of the French kingdom and added to...
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Cusco, Peru
Ollantaytambo, Peru is a historic site, with both ruins and an ancient main town founded in the 15th century. The town boasts some of the oldest still-inhabited buildings in South America, and its cobbled alleyways are inviting little passages...
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Luxor, Luxor City, Luxor, Luxor Governorate, Egypt
Moments before sunrise, you climb into your basket compartment and ascend almost silently into the air. As you climb higher and higher, the desert collides with the Nile's fertile banks, punctuated here and there with famous temples and ancient...
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Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

This meal was delicious - the pasta was cooked perfectly al dente and the seafood was fantastic. Best part of the meal though, was when our waiter brought us small shot glasses of bootlegged homemade limoncello to finish off our meal!

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10178 Berlin, Germany
TV Tower in Berlin DE, all lit up!
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Theaterplatz 2, 01067 Dresden, Germany
Sometimes nature comes together with history to help create a memorable picture. In a wonderful day of wondering around Dresden, the clouds over the theater caught my eye.
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Ulica kralja Petra Krešimira IV, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia
I kept putting this off during my trip thinking it was too touristy, but I'm glad I finally did it. The view really is breathtaking and the museum in the Imperial Fortress just behind it is a must.
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Jane Sandanski, Ohrid 6000, Macedonia (FYROM)
Despite the tourist crowds, Ohrid has plenty of quiet streets to wander through, where one can enjoy centuries old houses built in unique Macedonian style.
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Zheleznichka 114, Ohrid 6000, Macedonia (FYROM)
Ohrid (Macedonian: Охрид) is a city on the eastern shore of Lake Ohrid in the Republic of Macedonia. It has about 56,000 inhabitants, making it the seventh largest city in the country. The city is the seat of Ohrid Municipality. Ohrid is notable...
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Nicasio Reservoir, California 94946, USA
Start the day off right in Point Reyes Station with coffee and a scone at the Bovine Bakery. There's loads of bicycle parking in the park to the right of the bakery and cyclists come in from every direction, to fuel up at this same intersection....
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Edeforsvägen 2A, 960 24 Harads, Sweden

Five futuristic tree houses, from the Bird’s Nest to a full-size UFO, were built with minimal impact on the Lule River Valley. The newest tree room, Mirrorcube, has reflective glass walls that disappear into the pines. After a meal of local elk or...

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Castle Ave, Clontarf, Dublin 3, Ireland
While this little gem is a bit outside of Dublin's bustling city center, it is well worth the drive. Winner of the 2009 Prix Villegiature Award 'Best Hotel Interior Design in Europe', this hotel marries old world castle and modern amenities in the...
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53030 Radicondoli, Province of Siena, Italy
I enjoy guiding groups of up to 12 people through an exciting food, wine and cultural experience that includes cooking with village women and learning their grandmother's kitchen secrets; walks in the gorgeous Tuscan countryside, a visit to a...
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Aveiro, Portugal
When I visit Aveiro, I love to wander around the city. I especially love the canals and their alleys.I get to see the different moliceiros (boats), the fish market, the fishermen, tourists, and the many restaurants. There are several very good...
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21000, Split, Croatia
As we cruised the Adriatic coast from Zadar to Montenegro, we were surprised by the climate (Split is farther north than Boston), cafe society, beautiful people, and a history that stretches from the Romans and Venetians to Turks and today's very...
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Nunue, Bora Bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
Half of the overwater villas at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort are on the main island. The other half stretch out from a private island inside Bora Bora’s ephemeral lagoon. Because of the secluded nature of the latter and staggering...
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6230 Predjama, Slovenia
This treasured country is phenomenal Though this castle by far was the most impressive and seemingly almost undiscovered by the world. And I appreciate why. I felt like ( sadly) I was in a James Bond movie and this was the grand lux hotel. The...
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When I first visited Beijing in 1993 many of the locals looked at me like I was from another planet. Okay, I’m 2 meters tall so that might have had something to do with it. However, it still seemed as if they had never seen a foreigner before. And...
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Bruges, Belgium
Brugge is a fairy tale come true, with all those walkable streets and beautiful canal waterways. You're guaranteed to love this town. Yes, boat excursions aimed to tourists can be unbearably cheesy, but the five small companies that operate these...
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United Kingdom
This the patio by this gorgeous stone building made for a quixotic English tea-drinking experience
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Camino Nuevo de San Nicolás, 28, 18010 Granada, Spain
Arguably the best view in Granada (even better than the one from the Alhambra) is from the Plaza de San Nicolas. Here you get a full, stunning image of the Alhambra that can't be beat. There's also usually a diverse crowd of tourists and locals...
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Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France
In the Louvre my wife was standing near this antique work of art and I suggested she pose near it, a top moment of our trip.
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Makuleke Contract Park Northern Kruger National Park, Pafuri, 0973, South Africa
Changing location every evening means waking up to a different but equally spectacular view. The ‘eco-loos’ are a bit questionable and the hot bucket showers take some getting used to, but you can sleep happy knowing your presence will go...
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604Rajendra Nagar Street No 4, Lane No 9, Tapovan, Dehradun,, Uttarakhand 248001, India
The Northern Uttaranchal region of India is set amongst the Himalayas, the only way to get there is on an overnight train followed by a further 1 hour forest trek, super isolated and truly beautiful. The Shakti 360 Leti camp is incredible,...
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St Petersburg, Russia
Imperialist St Petersburg. This most European of all Russian cities was built by Peter the Great in the 1700s to emphasise, well, how great he was. And in the midst of his greatness is The Church of Our Saviour on Spilled Blood. Built on the site...
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
Probably the least Balkan-esque of the countries that make up the former Yugoslavia, Slovenia is renowned for its natural beauty. However, before you venture to the lakes, waterfalls, castles and caves make sure you spend a good amount of time in...
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Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
Finally got to take my daughter to Venice, some place we had planned to visit for a while. I hadn't been there for many years and so it was great to return and see that nothing much had changed.
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278 Parkway Drive, Cataratas de Victoria, Zimbabwe
Picture a giant kite, with a 10-foot tricycle welded to the struts. Strap on a motorcycle engine, attach a propeller, grab a helmet, and you're ready to go. Not adventurous enough for you? Then how about taking that open-air ramshackle contraption...
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Queenstown, New Zealand
Queenstown can often be a bit too busy for me (in comparison to Wanaka and other favorites), but it's understandable why it has so much foot traffic since it's the epicenter for adventure activities on the South Island of New Zealand. To find a...
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Södermalm, Stockholm, Sweden
Södermalm is a beautiful area right on the water, connected to the surrounding mainland by bridges. It’s one of the most popular areas of Stockholm, with tons of history, where you can find the most bars and restaurants in town. If you happen to...
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San Blas Islands, Panama
About a 45 minute boatride from Panama City, you can spend the day at the beach in San Blas. I loved how quiet and laid back the town was. There were a ton of sea shells on this beach as well. I had fun collecting along the beach and then tossing...
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Via Fausta, 12, 30013 Cavallino LE, Italy
Of course, the only way to see Venice is by boat. The local company that can be as creative as you need them to be, is 'In Venice by Boat'. They are a 24 hour water taxi service and can create custom itineraries for you in an instance, based on...
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Ul. od Sigurate 7, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia
When in Dubrovnik you have to walk atop the city walls. Try to go all the way around, its well worth it and you will get a great workout. Every corner you turn offers fantastic views.
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Havana, Cuba
These guys were all over me when they realized that I wanted to photograph them diving off the sea wall. I was able to creep up on a narrow ledge beneath the sea wall and position myself right under the divers, all the time remaining vigilant for...
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Luxor, Luxor City, Luxor, Luxor Governorate, Egypt
At dawn we gathered, a handful of cyclists bound for Egypt's Valley of the Kings on the Nile's West Bank. We'd seen the Red Sea Coast on two wheels, on Egypt's first organized bike tour with Bike Beyond Boundaries (www.bikebeyondboundaries.com),...
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San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
It was a pain in the butt to get a decent shot of the island with all the fog and mist.
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Cuenca, Spain
Las Casa Colgadas, or the Hanging Houses, in Cuenca, a beautiful Spanish village built into soaring cliffs.
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Suite #311,Al Zarwani Building, Fish Round About - Deira - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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Lake Bled, 4260 Bled, Slovenia
Lake Bled, in the northwest corner of Slovenia, is a spot where any sign of stress immediately melts away. There is a 3.5 mile path around the lake and a quaint church on an island in the middle reachable only by boat. Bright blue skies and crisp...
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Mebusevleri Mh., 06570 Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey
Much like the Washington Monument, but designed like the Lincoln Memorial, Anıtkabir is the resting place for Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey. In 1923, Turkey became a Westernized country. Today, the mix of East and...
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8355 Giethoorn, Netherlands
A friend of mine sent me this image once and have been longing to see Giethoorn ever since. Getting there and seeing it live was just so wonderful. I love to travel and have been to many countries and cities and you cannot really compare them but...
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
The vibrant colour on the old style architecture in the town of Rothenburg was gorgeous even against a dreary grey sky. Whilst only November when I visited, the feel of Christmas was already in the air. To walk the cobblestone streets and stop at...
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Beijing, China

Hiking the Great Wall was an amazing experience. What made it even better was going to Simatai, which isn't as heavily visited as Badaling and other parts of the Wall. It's harder to get to and takes more effort to reach, but it's worth it. The...

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Lizard Island, Cairns QLD 4871, Australia
My first time to the Great Barrier Reef and I was really taken with this beautiful island and resort. The place is beautiful and very comfortable. You have great access to several delightful beaches and of course to the Reef itself, which is...
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Av. Tomas Cabreira Praia da Rocha, 8500-802 Portimão, Portugal
This is the first time in my life that I was on vacation and I didn’t want to leave the hotel. Everything was so beautiful, calm and inviting that whatever was outside its doors simply didn’t matter. Placed in one of the most popular tourist...
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Havana, Cuba
On my second visit to Havana, I took note of the increased number of Paladars (privately owned restaurants run out of family homes). This may be due to recent regulatory changes allowing these Paladars to have more tables, hire workers other than...
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Budapest, Hungary
Budapest is a great walking city, especially along the river on both the Buda and Pest sides.
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Staroměstské nám. 1/4, 110 00 Praha-Staré Město, Czechia
We happened to be in Prague during Easter week, so we were able to see these decorations all around Old Town Square.
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Korčula, Croatia
Gently sitting in the harbour of what is considered a mini-Dubrovnik, these fishermen’s boats were resting in the shallows of Korcula. An island famed for its local Grk wine, and reputedly the birthplace of Marco Polo, it has attracted holiday...
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Ma. Maadheli 5th Floor, Majeedhee Magu,, Male 20172, Maldives
One of the highlights of my weeklong honeymoon at the super-luxe W Maldives? Spending an hour after breakfast each morning on this swing overlooking the lagoon, before retreating to our spacious overwater villa (complete with a deck and private...
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calle la Llibertad, 2, 46130 Massamagrell, Valencia, Valencia, Spain
On our Biking Andalucia Casual Inn trip with work, we stay one evening at the Convent de la Magdalena, just outside the town of Antequera. Ideally situated in some of the most glorious cycling roads in all of Spain, it can be the perfect,...
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The 'pueblo blanco' (white village) of Grazalema in the northern part of the provinces of Cadiz and Malaga is a small, visual treasure. The town clings to the mountains of the Sierra Grazalema Natural Park and the whitewashed buildings with red...
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29400 Ronda, Málaga, Spain
Andalucia has recently stolen my heart, while working in Spain for Backroads and this town in the province of Malaga is a gem. Our staff hub is based in the town of Ronda and the old, historical parts of town and the breathtaking views you'll find...
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Ait Ben Haddou, Ksar d'Aït Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate 45000, Morocco
15 years ago, I've been in this city and will never forget sunrise I've seen there. A few days ago I've been back and heard about Caravane by other travellers. Ethno chic can be the word, but is any word to describe this experience. Meeting nice...
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12060 Castellino Tanaro, Province of Cuneo, Italy
Four years ago, while driving aimlessly from Genoa, Italy toward Cuneo, Piedmont, I looked up on a nearby hill and saw a tower. I decided it should be explored. That glimpse changed my life. I found my way up the serpentine road covering two miles...
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Selfoss, Iceland
In January, my husband took me to Iceland to celebrate my 40th birthday. There were a couple things I knew before I went that I wanted to see: the Northern Lights (amazing!), Icelandic ponies, the Gulfoss waterfall. What I was most curious about...
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50170 Mont Saint-Michel, France
Twilight the lighting seemed perfect and I was able to capture the fading light somehow. The feeling as if this could be both modern or enchantment in scope appeals to my sense of art. A magical location not to be missed. we were able to stay on...
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Honfleur, France
I attended a photography workshop in Normandy, France, May 2013. Honfleur, Bayeux, D-Day sites, Mont Saint-Michel and Caen were among the picturesque sites of Normandy we visited. Needless to say, we all came home with great photos of this...
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plac Zamkowy 4, 00-277 Warszawa, Poland
The castle was the official residence of the Polish monarchs. After the building's devastation by the Nazis during the Warsaw Uprising, the Communist authorities delayed a decision on whether to rebuild the castle. Finally, the decision to do so...
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August-Böckstiegel-Straße 2, 01326 Dresden, Germany
During my stay in Dresden I took a boat ride along the Elbe River until we reached Pillnitz Castle, one of Europe's most impressive chinoise complexes. It is also where several Kings of Saxony resided during their summers. There are regular boat...