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Exploring Cultural India
Exploring Cultural India

Exploring Cultural India

Filed in Cultural Travel, Destinations by on November 22, 2016 • views: 2319

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: 981

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: 1044

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: 1604

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: 1805

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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Hiking in the Lake District views: 300

The most visited National Park in the United Kingdom, with over 15 million people coming here every year, the Lake District is a place of surreal beauty. Nature was very giving to this region and those who love hikes and really long walks keep falling in love with its outstanding views. There’s a certain serenity […]

Skiing in the French Alps views: 311

The French Alps will always have a magical aura that attracts skiers from all over the world. Offering an impressive variety of resorts and splendid mountain landscapes, this winter destination is truly a spectacular land. With resorts ranging from high altitude to small farming villages, the French Alps come with a specific traditional French ambiance, […]

Skiing in Sweden views: 253

We all know about the beautiful ski villages in Switzerland, Austria or the French Alps, but how about the ski resorts in Sweden? Is Sweden a good ski vacation destination? It is! As a matter of fact, it’s a fabulous and cool European skiing destination. And this is why: There are over 100 ski resorts […]

Relax in Mauritius views: 310

More than 100,000 British visitors go to Mauritius each year. After all, Mark Twain did say that “You gather the idea that Mauritius was made first and then heaven was copied after Mauritius”. And this is the absolute truth! While it’s a bit more complicated for Americans and Canadians to get here, this doesn’t stop […]