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  • Photo of Is it Safe to Travel to Athens?, Athens

    10.14.2011

    Is it Safe to Travel to Athens?
    Riots, Strikes and in Reccession.

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    So you've probably been watching the recent news on Greece and let's face it, it doesn't look good, but is it really that bad? In my opinion, speaking as a foreigner, honestly, no. I feel at this point I should state that I'm from Northern Ireland. To some the name of my country conjures up images of ghetto warfare, however,much like Athens, this ...

  • Photo of Cornetto, croissant, gipfeli, Rome

    10.03.2011

    Cornetto, croissant, gipfeli
    Little piece of heaven

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    The italian cornetto, the French croissant, the german gipfeli..a beloved child has many names right!? This lovely, fluffy, puff pastry has been hanging in there for many, many years..It all started back in Austria during the 13th century with the Kipferl – the ancestor of the cornetti and croissants! The modern version of the Kipferl – corne...

  • Photo of World Youth Day 2011 Madrid, Madrid

    08.09.2011

    World Youth Day 2011 Madrid
    The Pope will be visiting Madrid

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    In celebration for the up coming World Youth Day the Pope will be visiting Madrid for a length of 4days. World Youth Day celebration takes place in the Spanish Capital from the 16-21 August. In 1985 Pope John Paul II started this tradition to promote Catholicism among younger generations. A large red, orange and yellow banner has been designed es...

  • Photo of The NEW Republic of South Sudan, Durban

    07.09.2011

    The NEW Republic of South Sudan
    Africas 54th Country since 9 July 2011

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    The World celebrate the 193rd Country: Republic of South Sudan. July 9, 2011 is the beginning of a new African country founded on principles of justice, freedom and equality. The new Capital will be Juba People were in the streets, cheering, waving South Sudan flags, banging drums all day long. The new country is rich in oil, but one of th...

  • Photo of Mehdy and The Hostel Life, New York

    06.18.2011

    Mehdy and The Hostel Life
    Destination Unknown. You decide.

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    Mehdy hosts a new international interactive backpacking adventure called The Hostel Life. This is not your typical travel show, Mehdy needs your help! The Hostel Life wants you to help him determine the itinerary. Do you want Mehdy to come to your country, city, town, or even hostel? Send The Hostel Life an email along with a video pitching why you...

  • Photo of Happy Easter in all languages, New York

    04.24.2011

    Happy Easter in all languages
    Buona Pasqua...

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    Happy Easter in all languages ( we are sorry if some are missing ;) ) Afrikaans Geseënde Paasfees Albanian Gëzuar Pashkët Arabic (Modern Standard) فِصْح سعيد Armenian Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց Basque Ondo izan Bazko garaian Bikol Maogmang Pagkabuhay na Liwat ni Kristo Breton Pask Seder Bulgarian чест...

  • Photo of Bay to Breakers San Francisco, San Francisco

    04.15.2011

    Bay to Breakers San Francisco
    Annual footr acethe third Sunday of May, California

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    The Bay to Breakers is a annual footrace that takes place in San Francisco, California on the third Sunday of May. The name reflects the fact that race starts at the northeast end of the downtown area adjacent to San Francisco Bay and runs west through the city to finish at the Great Highway. The allure of the Bay to Breakers is that its more ...

  • Photo of Beatification of Pope John Paul II, Rome

    04.11.2011

    Beatification of Pope John Paul II
    Rome will have many visitors

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    The Beatification of Pope John Paul II will be visiting Rome from 30th of April until 2nd of May. About two and a half million of people are expected in Rome for the beatification of Pope John Paul II on May 1, 2011 to witness his progress towards sainthood. The ceremony in St. Peter’s Square is expected to be one of the biggest media events of ...

  • Photo of Italy's Culture Week 2011, Rome

    04.02.2011

    Italy's Culture Week 2011
    Free Museums in Rome and Italy

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    Rome is a center of art, full of museums, ancient sites, for one week it will be so easy for tourists and Rome's visitors to access all that history for free. From 9-17th of April 2011, Italy will celebrate its 12th annual Settimana della Cultura, or Culture Week. During these 9 days - admission to national museums and monuments will be free or di...

  • Photo of Perfume Pagoda Festival, Hanoi

    03.28.2011

    Perfume Pagoda Festival
    appearance of an open dragons mouth

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    The Perfume Pagoda or Perfume Temple is a vast complex of Buddhist temples and shrines built into the limestone Huong Tich mountains. Is it the site of the religious festival which draws large numbers or pilgrims from across Vietnam. The center of the Perfume Temple lies in Huong Son Commune, My Duc district in the Hanoi province in Vietnam. The...

  • Photo of Claudio Corallo's Chocolate, Lisbon

    03.27.2011

    Claudio Corallo's Chocolate
    Lisbon, Portugal. The Best you can get

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    On the tiny volcanic islands of Sao Tome and Principe, Claudio Corallo cultivates possibly the greatest chocolate in the world. Sao Tomé and Principe are Portugese-speaking island nations off the western coast of Central Africa in the Gulf of Guinea. The chocolate comes from descendents of the first cocao plants to arrive in Africa in the early 18...

  • Photo of National Martyrs' Monument Bangladesh, Dhaka

    03.16.2011

    National Martyrs' Monument Bangladesh
    Symbol of Struggle

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    The National Martyrs' Monument in Bangladesh located at Savar, 35km from Dhaka, represents the valour and sacrifice of those who died in the stuggle for Bangladesh's independence. The Muslim conquerors held control of the area from the 13th century. From the 15th Century, Europeans from the countries of Portugal, Holland, France and Britain discov...

  • Photo of 17 March 150 Years 1861 2011, Rome

    03.15.2011

    17 March 150 Years 1861 2011
    Italys 150th anniversary

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    This year is gonna be Italy's 150th aniversary. In 1861 Italy finaly became a unified State again, after political activities and struggles. Italy may be a history full country but it's quite young. After Roman Empire's fall, Italy had been divided in small states and little cities under the control of foreign nations like France, Spain and Austria...

  • Photo of Koninginnedag Festival Queen's Day , Amsterdam

    03.03.2011

    Koninginnedag Festival Queen's Day
    Amsterdam April 30th 2011

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    Queens Day is a national holiday in the Netherlands as well as the Netherlands Antilles, and Aruba almost always on April 30th unless it falls on a Sunday. In that case the holiday is held on April 29th. Queen's Day celebrates the birthday of the Queen of the Netherlands and is supposed to be a day of national unity and “saamhorigheid” whic...

  • Photo of Singapore – The Lion City, Singapore

    03.01.2011

    Singapore – The Lion City
    Over 10 million people travel there a year

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    Officially known as the Republic of Singapore, it is a city-state island country located off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula in Southeast Asia. To the north, the Straits of Johor separate Singapore from the rest of Malaysia. The Singapore Strait separates the island from Indonesia's Riau Islands to the south. Singapore is the fourth lead...

  • Photo of A Thousand Sights in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    01.29.2011

    A Thousand Sights in Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Hostels

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    Hong Kong is an amazing meld of cultural influences from both the East and the West, where ancientness and modernity meet where ever you go. The area around Hong Kong is also a lush landskape, and there are countless things to see. On the islands of Hong Kong, Kowloon, the New Territories, and those that surround the area, you will discover the m...

  • Photo of Hike Barbados, St Lawrence Gap

    01.23.2011

    Hike Barbados
    Regions true beauty

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    Hike Barbados is a free hiking program developed by the Barbados National Trust. These hikes show off the regions true beauty, traveling through cane fields, lush tropical forest and along breath taking beaches. Led by knowledgeable local guides, tourist are able to experience Barbados in depth, from it's stunning ecological features to it's tr...

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