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Can Paris become the world’s most visited city?

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Top 10 Travel Destinations for Writers

Writers thrive on inspiration. They need inspiration to get ideas for a new novels, stories and essays. They need inspiration to start writing. They need it for carrying on with the process, too. That’s why many writers travel far from home in search of a muse. New places fill you up with a new kind of vibe. They have the power to spark the creative process of writing. Do you know why writers don’t usually travel to well-known tourist destination? They are looking for something special. They want hard-to-reach natural and architectural wonders. Sometimes they decide to follow the...

6 Travel Myths about the Greek Islands

The history of the Greek Islands dates back thousands of years. The myths and legends associated with the islands are quite fascinating to most travelers and mostly mythology lovers. Some of the oldest legends known worldwide come from Greece. The film industry has embraced some of these legends making the Greek Islands one of those places that no traveler would like to miss visiting. Stories about gods and demigods such as Hercules have become common. Apart from the myths and legends with ancient ruins, the Greek Islands are home to beautiful beaches, great food, and landscape. Greece is...

Israel’s ancient underwater treasure

On an overcast morning in February 2015, Zvika Fayer was scuba diving off the ancient Israeli port town of Caesarea when he saw a glimmer on the sand. He’d gone diving in the area dozens of times before, and loved it for the teeming fish and scattered remains of shipwreck cargo and pottery that he sometimes glimpsed on the ocean floor. Many of Israel’s underwater archaeological zones are open to divers, and Caesarea was one of Fayer’s favourite spots. View image of Caesarea is an ancient port city on Israel’s Mediterranean coast (Credit: Credit: Walter...

5 Of the Most Beautiful Places in America

Given the sheer size of America, it’s no surprise that it’s filled to the brim with landscapes and biomes of all kinds. From stifling heat and dusty deserts in the south, through to icy roads and snow-capped mountains in the north, there’s plenty to do and see. We’ve decided to look into some of the most beautiful places in the whole of this vast country. So grab your passport, take a look at US visa registration, pack a bag and get reading! Here are our five most beautiful places in America. Yosemite National Park, California Yosemite National Park is so much more than just the...

4 Helpful Tips To Keep In Mind When Traveling To Cebu City

So, it appears that you have made the decision to travel to Cebu City. We would like to congratulate you for choosing your destination well. The city of Cebu boasts of a tropical climate and features luscious waters that can truly keep you relaxed and well-entertained. There isn´t a dearth of tourist spots in Cebu. However, there are several things you need to keep in mind if you want your travel to be fun and convenient. Without straying away from the topic any further, here are 4 helpful tips to keep in mind when traveling to Cebu City! Tip 1: Use public transportation We would suggest...

The Polish phrase that will help you through tough times

Words like ‘hygge’ (Danish), ‘gezelligheid’ (Dutch) and ‘lagom’ (Swedish) have become very popular in recent years. But fans of these fuzzy-sounding concepts often miss the point that Denmark, the Netherlands and Sweden are well-off, politically stable countries with excellent social support, education and healthcare systems. Their philosophies can be difficult to apply to other, less-fortunate nations. Learning about happiness from the Scandinavians can feel a little like learning about money from a millionaire when you struggle financially. Instead, why...

A drive along ‘the world’s most beautiful road’

“How are you getting back to the city?” asked Cole, our local connection in Cape Town, as we were finishing lunch at The Red Herring in the city’s southern outpost of Noordhoek. My fiancé and I shared a blank look. “Google Maps…?” I offered. We were about to embark on the most scenic drive of our lives As the conversation turned to traffic and the best route back to our hotel, I zoned out, rescuing the last slice of pizza and watching the afternoon sun turn everything silvery. A cold gust blew off the South Atlantic and I shivered....

The US-Canada border runs through this tiny library

Step into the Haskell Library and you’d easily mistake it for a typical small-town American library. Sure, it’s a bit more elegant, with original woodwork from 1905 and upholstered reading chairs but, still, a library like any other. The library straddles two nations, with one foot in the US and the other in Canada Soon, though, questions nag. Why do the librarians toggle effortlessly between English and French? Why do the stacks contain so many books on French-Canadian history? And, most perplexing of all, what is that black line traversing the floor? The Haskell, it turns...

Five Heavenly Places In Europe

If you are looking for a peaceful place perfect for night walks, good weather, delicious local food and beautiful architecture, the chances are you can find many places like this in the old continent of Europe. There is a great number of cities all around Europe that leave you breathless. Irrespectively of the number of the inhabitants nor how big they are, there is always something new to learn and experience. The good thing is that there are not just the capital cities a good place to visit in a country but a plenty of smaller cities and towns around with much less tourists than in the...

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