Archive for May, 2012

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Don’t Miss Seoul City – South Korea

Seoul, the capital city of South Korea, has something for everyone and if you have a few days to a week you can easily be educated and entertained without breaking the bank. What more could you want from a city than great food, shopping, culture and a nightlife that has no limits? Take a stroll [...]

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The Most Charming Towns of France – Montpellier

Montpellier is located in the south of France about six miles from the Mediterranean coast. With a population of just under 266,000 it is the regional capital of the Languedoc-Roussillon region. Because of its architecture, location and climate, it is one of the most popular urban areas in the country. Over the past twenty years, [...]

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A Visitor’s Guide to Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai is Northern Thailand’s capital and although it is Thailand’s second largest city, it is much quieter and more relaxed than Bangkok. Chiang Mai has temples and culture, bustling street markets and opportunities for trekking and adventure sports in nearby national parks It is also a centre for learning traditional Thai massage and a [...]

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Barcelona – La Boqueria and Casa Mila

Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is known for its cosmopolitan charm and rustic artistry. The city is on many seasoned travelers’ lists of favorite cities. Located only 100 miles from France, Barcelona borders the Pyrenees, the 300-plus miles of mountain range which divides Spain and France. Barcelona boasts landscapes which are varied: rugged crests, mountains [...]

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Prague Golden City

Romantic legend attributes the foundation of Prague to a woman, Princess Libushe, famous for having sent her horse to find her a husband. She chose the site of her future city, in prophetic ecstasy, there beside the river that flows through Bohemia from the south to the north. It would seem that the woman’s hand [...]

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Rome the Eternal City

If someone told you they were at “the City of Seven Hills”, “the Threshold of the Apostles”, “the Capital of the World”, or “the Eternal City”, would you know which cities they were talking about? All of these nicknames refer to a single city – Rome, Italy. The legend says the city was founded on [...]