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Month: June 2014

Historical Highlights of the American South

Historical Highlights of the American South

  In the 400+ years that America has existed, both as a colony of the British Empire and as a sovereign country, its history has been filled with tragedy and moments of triumph. Perhaps no place in the nation has seen more drama than the American South. Embroiled in the Revolutionary War in the late 1700’s, the latter stages of the war of 1812, and being centre stage for the American Civil War of the 1860’s, the South’s past is filled…

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Touring The Natural Assets of China

Touring The Natural Assets of China

  Home to a civilization that has inhabited this land for over 5,000 years, China is known around the world for its deeply influential culture. From The Great Wall of China, the longest and biggest fortification in the world in its time, to it diverse and flavourful cuisine, millions of travelers arrive in this heavily populated nation every year looking to experience one of the world’s most prominent nationalities for themselves.   Yet, despite the fact that much of China…

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Lanzarote: Most Intriguing & Inspiring Landscapes

Lanzarote: Most Intriguing & Inspiring Landscapes

  As the summer months approach us with increasing speed, the rush is on to get those holiday reservations in before all the quality accommodations get snapped up by the masses. In search of a place that delivers virtually guaranteed sunshine, you have managed to narrow your search for a holiday destination to the Canary Islands.   Located in the subtropics just off the coast of Africa, it is a place that many Europeans have counted on for an escape…

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Exploration Excursion

Exploration Excursion

  Love to get out and about, no matter where in the world you are? I do too, and I find a fantastic way to do this, especially for those who aren’t so used to heading off on public transport in a foreign country, is to book several excursions. Simple, cheap, and highly effective, excursions will slim down all the major attractions in the area into day trips, with the help of a knowledgeable guide. The same is true regardless…

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