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Exploring Cultural India
Exploring Cultural India

Exploring Cultural India

Filed in Cultural Travel, Destinations by on November 22, 2016 • views: 1938

Exploring the culture of India might take a lifetime or, according to their beliefs, a few lifetimes. The Indian cultural universe is a complex one, hard to understand by the Western world, especially in the past, when Europeans and Westerners considered the culture of India inferior just because it did not follow their way of […]

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Exploring St. Ives – Step by Step, Beach by Beach, Art Gallery by Art Gallery
Exploring St. Ives

Exploring St. Ives – Step by Step, Beach by Beach, Art Gallery by Art Gallery

Filed in Cultural Travel, Destinations by on November 17, 2016 • views: 811

There are many reasons why people come to St. Ives. Virginia Wolf came here to find inspiration for her novels, James McNeill Whistler came to paint the town’s breathtaking landscapes, while I went to St. Ives because I fell in love with one photo on the internet. It only took one glance and I knew […]

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Delights of Salt Lake City
Delights of Salt Lake

Delights of Salt Lake City

Filed in Cultural Travel, Destinations by on November 15, 2016 • views: 894

I have to admit that when I first received the invitation to visit one my friends in Salt Lake City, I wasn’t exactly thrilled. I mean, all I knew about Salt Lake City was that it is Utah’s capital and the promise land (already delivered) of Mormons. That’s it! Salt Lake City was never on […]

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Why Spend Winter in Montreal
Festival Montréal in Lumière

Why Spend Winter in Montreal

Filed in Cultural Travel, Destinations by on November 15, 2016 • views: 1403

Well, here is a question whose answer could easily become a novel or, better yet, a fairy tale. There are so many reasons to visit and love Montreal, regardless of season. However, winter seems to have a special connection with this incredible artistic and joyful Canadian city, the largest in the Quebec province. Always creating […]

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Winter Wonderland
Lake Louise

Winter Wonderland

Filed in Cultural Travel, Destinations, Outdoor Adventures, Snow Adventures by on December 30, 2015 • views: 1630

Lake Louise is one of the premier attractions of the spectacular Banff National Park in the Alberta Rockies of Canada. Located at the heart of the world-famous park, the lake is not only considered beautiful for its crystal clear waters but also its surroundings, made of snow-capped mountains and a humongous glacier called Victoria Glacier […]

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Bustling Vancouver views: 49

If Vancouver is the first city you’ll ever visit in Canada, you can be sure you’ll fell in love with the entire country! Despite its bustling lifestyle, there’s something about Vancouver that makes you feel at home from the moment you arrive there. Many consider it to be one of the most beautiful cities in […]

The Winter Villages of Switzerland views: 47

Switzerland! Or what Instagramers might call – the gift that keeps on giving. Switzerland abounds in romantic ski villages and postcard views. Anytime I see a photo from Switzerland, I just feel the urge to fly there and just sit on top of a mountain or, more realistically, on a flowery meadow, and spend my […]

Christmas in the Cotswolds views: 46

Although the Cotswolds almost never finds its place on the lists with popular Christmas markets, if you want to experience a fairytale Christmas, this is the region to visit this winter. With lively Christmas markets, imposing mansions covered in snow and twinkling lights, and welcoming pubs with good ale and a fireplace, the Cotswolds seems […]

Magical Ireland views: 68

It’s not hard to believe in magic in Ireland. And not because of the leprechauns and pots of gold at the end of rainbows. Simply because Ireland is like no other place in the world. Ireland steals hearts and holds them prisoners. Travelers return again and again to this magical land where they’ll discover traces […]