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My Visit to Enchanted Lake Como in Lombardy, Italy

Today the air in Lecco is so light, with a fragrant scent of lakeside Alps. The rainbow comes alive after a gentle rain… The sun is shining, illuminating my thoughtful face, generating a tender smile in my eyes. I am sitting in a...

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Trolltunga: The Most Beautiful Ledge in the World

Trolltunga is the most spectacular rock ledge in the world and one of the most iconic places in Norway. You may not be familiar with the name, but you will undoubtedly recognize this place by the photos. Trolltunga is a small rock with a fa...

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History, Patience, and Understanding: An American Travel Story of Growth

For three years, my wife and I have lived abroad in Portugal. This time of temporary immigration has led to meeting people of many different cultures and has provided delightful experiences. Recently, I had another learning encounter that t...

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Hagia Sophia: A History of Two Cultures

Istanbul, one of the most popular cities in Europe for weekend trips, annually hosts over 8 million tourists. This number places it among the ten most-visited metropolises in the world. Located in the area between two continents, Europe and...

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Slovenia: The Stunning Overlooked Treasure of Europe

Snow-capped peaks of the Alps, warm Adriatic waters and world-class monuments are only some of the things that small country of Slovenia has to offer. Extending only about 20,000 square kilometers is one of the most underestimated and ...

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Grindelwald, Switzerland: The Best and Most Beautiful Place in Europe

Where does one start when describing, quite possibly, the most beautiful place in all of Europe? Do I begin with the luxurious chalets that charmingly clutch verdant mountain slopes? Maybe I should start with a multitude of activities ...

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How to Experience Italy's Amazing Amalfi Coast (or Driving Amalfi)

The Perilous Amalfi Drive We were cruising along the Amalfi Drive (formerly SS 163 Amalfitana or Strada Statale 163) on our way back from Amalfi; the village after which the Amalfi Coast is named. As we sped along the perilous r...

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10 Travel Fears and Phobias: How to Overcome Them

Have you ever been anxious when traveling? You are not alone. According to recent research finding up to 20 million travelers suffer from some form of phobia, and many more are uneasy with certain aspects of travel from airplanes to the tee...

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Camping at Chitkul: Last Himalayan Hamlet Near the Indo-Chinese Border

The mystic and the majestic Himalayas have been carryings millions of myths, stories, and legends in its heart. For instance, the Kinnaur region of Himachal Pradesh used to be known as the land between earth and heaven. The people of this v...

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The Top 10 Best National Parks in Africa (with Photos)

Africa is famously known as home to hundreds of game reserves, national parks, and other great safari destinations.  It seems like every natural attraction on this massive continent has something exceptional and unique to offer. It doe...

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15 of the Weirdest Places in the World You Must See

Are you interested in visiting some of the weirdest places on earth? The world is a vast place, and it does not matter if you have traveled a lot or you have never left your hometown, our planet will astound you. There are thousands of weir...

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Uncovering the German Soul of Chinese Qingdao

Is there any chance to find a piece of Europe in China?  Is there such hope to find a truly organized city routine? Some might be quite skeptical about this, as this is China, one of the most densely-populated countries on Earth: ...

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