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Tips For A Backpacking Trip

Posted by on July 31, 2008
So you’re going on a trip to Europe and you’re traveling light, taking a backpack not 5 suitcases. Practice hiking or walking with your backpack before you buy it, to find out how much weight you feel comfortable carrying. Its best to figure out where you’ll be going and how much hiking you’ll be doing. The season and time of year is also important...
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Golf in Pembrokeshire

Posted by on July 30, 2008
Pembrokeshire, which is located on the upper most tip of South West Wales, is some of Wales most beautiful country. It is the location of the only coastal National Park in Britain and is claimed to have some of the most beautiful beaches in the World. In addition to the beaches, Pembrokeshire is an amazing place for golfing with a variety of courses...
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Kanha National Park

Posted by on July 30, 2008
Kanha is the daddy of Indian tiger parks, and is the most famous national park of the State, perhaps in all of India. The park encompasses nearly 940 sq km of pristine sal forest interspersed with grasslands created by the relocation of 26 tribal villages in the seventies and eighties. Apart from the enchanting scenery, the main attractions of the...
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Gotham City…New York or Chicago?

Posted by on July 29, 2008
While it has always been assumed that Gothic City was based on New York because of the older buildings and gloomy downtown with its tall buildings, much like in New York, many of the scenes presented in both the comic book and the movie have an uncanny resemblance to Chicago, too. Batman shows up fighting in lots of back alleys with many impressive...
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Beijing was expecting 500,000 foreign guests for the August 8-24 Olympics but due to the high prices and the difficulties getting visas, those numbers may be off the mark. Due to this over estimating, some of the smaller, less influential hotels have been slashing their rates up to thirty percent already. The larger, nicer hotels have been previously...
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Bath Hotel

Posted by on July 28, 2008
The Bath Hotel was built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel the famous English architect of the time for the arrival of the railway in Victorian times and the “Royal” prefix was given as a reminder of Queen Victoria ‘s visit to the City of Bath . The Royal commenced trading in 1846. The hotel’s original name was the Royal Station Hotel and...
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The Perfect North Wales Holiday

Posted by on July 27, 2008
Snowdonia is one of the oldest and most beautiful areas in Europe. Called Eryri (the place of eagles) in Welsh, Snowdonia offers a breathtaking natural environment, with the Snowdonia National Park at its center. People have lived, worked in this Celtic principality for more than 5000 years. Their legacy is rich in languages, culture and ancient rituals. Wanting...
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Isles of Scilly

Posted by on July 26, 2008
Who would have ever thought that an isolated group of islands thirty miles off the western tip of Cornwall would make the news? And not just a press release or travel article. The Isles of Scilly have been picked by Tiger Aspect Productions, one of the UK’s leading TV and film production companies for a 12-part series. By telling the Isles’ story...
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As the second largest city in Spain, Barcelona is a great spot for your next vacation. There are many legends that surround the city and the history of the area is very rich. Ancient churches are still there today after being created by artists and architects who have long since passed from this earth. Some of them are maintained and others are left...
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Holidays on the Isle of Wight, UK

Posted by on July 24, 2008
On the Isle of Wight you can experience some of the best of what the UK has to offer for a price that almost anyone can afford. This is part of what makes the destination so popular, and there are several different places to choose from.
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