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Month: December 2015

Exploring the cultural treasures of Egypt

Exploring the cultural treasures of Egypt

  Want to discover the cultural treasures of Egypt? Despite the fear in the media, foreign tourists that take proper common sense precautions will be safe here, and they will not have to contend with crowds at any of the following essential attractions in this country…   1) Pyramids at Giza This attraction needn’t have any introduction, as it is THE cultural asset that people from around the globe associate with Egypt when its name is spoken in causal conversation. Standing up…

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Mississippi Wins Christmas with the Polar Express

Mississippi Wins Christmas with the Polar Express

by thehipmunk “The Polar Express” is coming to life in Batesville, Mississippi this winter. While the classic children’s book was first animated on the big screen in 2004, the real life version will operate at select times between November 20 and December 27 this year, reports Travel Pulse. The Christmas-themed train is expected to attract 30,000 to 40,000 riders eager to join the excursion, which transports travelers between Southaven and Canton, MS. Those aboard the train will be entertained by dancing chefs, singing…

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Best new restaurants in London in 2015

Best new restaurants in London in 2015

  London has long been a crucible for some of the best food in the world, so when one visits here, they can generally expect to eat well (though not for cheap, sadly). If you are looking to sample the best new restaurants in London in 2015, this post will reveal to you three of our top choices….   1) Piquet For a capital city of a country that sits right across the English Channel from France, you’d think London would have…

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Exploring Amsterdam’s Undiscovered North

Exploring Amsterdam’s Undiscovered North

  by thehipmunk Once overlooked by travelers, the borough of Amsterdam Noord has developed into a thriving artistic community, a spot for dance and music festivals, and an escape from Amsterdam’s chaotic and touristy center. The borough was once the industrial site of one of Europe’s largest shipyards. From 1922 until 1984 — when the Nederlandsche Dock Company went bankrupt — supertanker, cargo, and passenger ships were meticulously built and carefully launched into the IJ Lake to sail around the…

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