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Paris: Living like a native in the city of lights

Paris: Living like a native in the city of lights

The CCI, or Irish College as it’s colloquially known, is our international arts centre and residence, located in the city’s historic Latin Quarter. I had stayed here before for work, as well as visiting my elder daughter who lived there when she did her Erasmus at the University of Nanterre. ...

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Costitx Bulls – Madrid, Spain

Costitx Bulls – Madrid, Spain

The ubiquitous fighting bull, with its sweeping horns, flared nostrils, and wrathful maddened stare, is a symbol deeply ingrained in Spain, from the verdant northern territory of Asturias and Galicia to the dusty plains of Andalusia in the far south. Top Places in Madrid Added by littlebrumble Added by littlebrumble ...

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In Sarasota, arts and culture rival the beaches

In Sarasota, arts and culture rival the beaches

Sarasota’s beaches are regularly ranked among the country’s best beaches. | Dennis Lennox When you think of Florida you think of warm weather, beaches and probably retirees. Sarasota certainly fits that description, but this fast-growing city along Florida’s Gulf of Mexico coast offers more than just sun and sand. In ...

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World Tourism Day | Athens | September 27 | What’s On

World Tourism Day | Athens | September 27 | What's On

On the occasion of World Tourism Day on Friday, September 27, admission to the Acropolis Museum will be free of charge from 5 to 10 p.m. (with last entries at 9.30 p.m.), while the restaurant will stay open, as it does every Friday, until midnight (for reservations call 210.900.0915). There ...

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How the world’s most beautiful cities looked 100 years ago

How the world‘s most beautiful cities looked 100 years ago: Vintage photographs offer fascinating look at how countries‘ capitals compare to now These colour pictures from the turn of the 20th century reveal what European capitals looked like a hundred years ago.  Some of Europe‘s historic landmarks have barely changed ...

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The Beginner’s Guide To A Safari In Botswana

The Beginner’s Guide To A Safari In Botswana

An elephant in Botswana‘s Linyanti region (c) Dana Allen www.PhotoSafari-Africa.net As Africa’s most exclusive safari destination, the undisturbed wilderness of Botswana attracts adventure-seeking travelers who are looking for more out of the standard safari experience. Here’s how to get the most out of a first-time trip to Africa’s most prestigious ...

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Solved: A Case of Mistaken Identity in a Madrid Art Museum

Solved: A Case of Mistaken Identity in a Madrid Art Museum

The Rodin portrait correctly identified by Luis Pastor. Courtesy Lázaro Galdiano Museum Luis Pastor wasn’t trying to prove anyone wrong. He was just trying to enjoy some alone time at one of his hometown’s museums, while visiting his parents in Madrid. Out for a walk, the graphic designer wandered into ...

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World’s Biggest Conference on Wine Tourism

World's Biggest Conference on Wine Tourism

An interview with Andrea Dall’Olio, Lead Financial Sector Economist at the World Bank, about Tajikistan’s tourism potential and what the country can do to respond to increasing international tourist demand. What kind of tourist comes to Tajikistan? And what makes Tajikistan an attractive destination for tourists? Tajikistan has both natural ...

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