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5 City Breaks to Enjoy with the Family

5 City Breaks to Enjoy with the Family

  We always should give priority to our family and spend as much time as possible with our family. But it does not happen all the time as we all are busy with our work. But when we get a break, we try and go on a family vacation. City breaks are always very popular family holiday options. Here are 5 wonderful city breaks that you can consider for your next family vacation:   Paphos Paphos is a superb family…

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites We’ve Got on Our Bucket List

UNESCO World Heritage Sites We’ve Got on Our Bucket List

  by thehipmunk These UNESCO World Heritage Sites have us itching to pack our bags and hit the road ASAP! Iguaçu National Park Why It’s Awesome: On the border of Argentina and Brazil, Iguaçu National Park is home to one of the world’s most impressive waterfalls. Let’s just say it makes Niagara Falls look like amateur hour. Getting There: Take a 90-minute flight from Sao Paulo or a two hour flight from Rio de Janeiro. Where to Stay: Book a hotel in Iguazú with views of the…

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Dishes you must eat in Sicily

Dishes you must eat in Sicily

  There are many amazing regions to visit in Italy. However, few appeal so strongly to foodies than the island of Sicily. Representing the soccer ball on a map of Italy, the culture of this corner of the nation is strong, and needs to be experienced first hand to appreciate it properly. With that in mind, here are several dishes you must eat in Sicily…   1) Arancini When you are walking the streets of popular Sicilian centres such as…

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Make 2016 the year you discover Charleston

Make 2016 the year you discover Charleston

  Looking to explore America this summer? Make this the year that you discover Charleston. A charming southern city that has stayed more or less the same since the Antebellum days, walking its streets are often an attraction in themselves. If you are looking for a bit more to do than that. Be sure to add the following points of interest to your itinerary…   1) Stroll the City Market With abundant fertile farmland surrounding Charleston, its no surprise that…

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6 Boutique Hotels with Amazing Cocktail Bars

6 Boutique Hotels with Amazing Cocktail Bars

  by thehipmunk Much like a stellar cocktail, a high-quality cocktail bar results from the perfect mixture of “ingredients”: ambience, ingenuity, attention to detail, and upscale tastes. At each of these boutique hotels, these elements combine to form some of the greatest bars around.   1. ALMA Barcelona, Barcelona This five-star hotel boasts upscale bedding, marble bathrooms, personalized service, and other luxury amenities—not the least of which is ALMA’s restaurant and bar. The highly acclaimed bar features handcrafted cocktails that pair…

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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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Experience Christmas in a different land this year

Experience Christmas in a different land this year

  Want to experience Christmas in a different land this season? If you are looking to shake up your celebrations at the last minute, this post will give you some suggestions to make this dream happen for you and your family… 1) Germany Home to the rapidly spreading concept of the Christmas market in other parts of the world, Germany has a holiday charm that cuts to core of its original origins. The best market to visit is in Dresden, which first put…

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