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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 […]

Carnival of Venice
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Carnival of Venice

Carnival is a celebration of life, and many cities all over the world organize elaborate parades and balls. It all started in Venice in the 12th century. Carnivals everywhere end 40 days before Easter, on Shrove Tuesday(Mardi gars). The Carnival of Venice started in 1162 to honour the triumph of […]

Trier on the Mosel River
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Trier on the Mosel River

Trier on the Mosel River Trier with a population of 110000 is located on the Mosel River. It is possibly one of the most charming and walk able cities in Germany. It was founded by Celts late in the fourth century B.C, and was conquered by Romans in the late […]