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Cyprus
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Cyprus – A Little Known Vacation Paradise

Cyprus, he second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, has a long, tumultuous history, beautiful climate, beaches that can compete with the best anywhere, and delicious food. Now a member of EU, southern Cyprus (The Republic Of Cyprus) with its capital Nicosia, is a bustling city to many businesses, including […]

The Grand Cayman Islands
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The Grand Cayman Islands

The Grand Cayman Islands just south of Cuba are nestled in an unparalleled tropical setting, offering a luxurious blend of sun-kissed, tranquil beaches, and turquoise seas. The Caymans consist of three islands – Grand Cayman, the largest of the three, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman. More and more North Americans […]

Machu Picchu
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Machu Picchu Or Machu Pikchu In Quechua

Machu Picchu or Machu Pikchu (as Incas called it in Quechua speaking people still do) was founded as a citadel on an a mountain ridge at 2430 metres above sea level, above the Sacred Valley, located some 80 kilometres from Cuzco, through which the Urumamba River flows. Machu Picchu is […]

Sesquicentennial
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Canada – Celebrating the Sesquicentennial

2017 marks the 150th birthday for Canada, and Ottawa is planning to celebrate this historical event in grand style. When Jacques Cartier sailed into the St Lawrence and claimed the land for the French king in 1534 Donnacona, the chief of Miqmaq sensed the intended result and vigorously objected by insisting […]

Gastronomy
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Gastronomy and gastronomic tourism

Gastronomy is the study of the relationship between food and culture, art of cooking, food presentation, and service. Gastronomic food is generally rich, or delicate, but always presented appetizingly, and in the style of a particular region or a chef. The word gastronomy is derived from ancient Greek gaster (stomach) […]

Lost luggage
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Lost luggage – how to avoid a nightmare

Airlines try to avoid losing passenger luggage, but increasing air travel and availability of conscientious luggage handlers always create problems. Of late, North American airlines have managed to lose more luggage than anytime before. Small airlines that fly direct from one city to another manage to lose none or negligible […]