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19 Beautiful & Bizarre Churches You’ve Never Heard Of

19 Beautiful & Bizarre Churches You’ve Never Heard Of June 27, 2012 | Around the World, Featured, Spain | Read More
1. Shrine of Our Lady of Altagracia – Higuey, Dominican Republic Image: Wikipedia.en

Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid Finds Her Soulmate

Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid Finds Her Soulmate June 15, 2012 | Around the World, Copenhagen, Culture/History, Denmark, Europe | Read More
Almost a century after she was first left sitting on a rock out to sea on Copenhagen’s Langelinie, Denmark’s best-known icon, the bronze statue of The Little Mermaid, has been presented with her male counterpart. Over the years she’s fallen victim to the whims of both political activists and artists’...

Bizarre Architecture of Spain’s Antonio Gaudi

Bizarre Architecture of Spain’s Antonio Gaudi June 14, 2012 | Barcelona, Europe, Offbeat, Spain | Read More
Catalan architect Gaudi's organic-shaped buildings draw millions to Barcelona Gaudi’s Unique Architectural Style Gives Barcelona Many Landmarks Image: sanfamedia.com / Flickr With its self-supporting, undulating stone facade and wrought iron balconies, the Casa Mila is today considered...

9 Cozy Pubs Across the United Kingdom and Ireland

9 Cozy Pubs Across the United Kingdom and Ireland June 8, 2012 | Dublin, Europe, Ireland, UK | Read More
Londoners head for their favorite local pub after work. Image: mostaque / Flickr London’s Anchor Pub is a welcoming site on a gray day.  .  .  and a great place to meet locals.

10 Idyllic Swiss Villages

10 Idyllic Swiss Villages June 5, 2012 | Europe | Read More
The quiet Swiss village of Wengen is a gorgeous town with a long history. Host to the famous Lauberhorn Run Ski Race, Wengen has established itself as a popular skiing destination that sees crowds numbering in the thousands each year.

Arctic Diving in Greenland

Arctic Diving in Greenland June 5, 2012 | Active/Outdoors, Denmark, Offbeat | Read More
Taking a diving trip in tropical waters can be very enjoyable, but it takes a real sense of adventure to dive the icy, blue waters that surround the largest island in the world. When you dive Greenland, you will be venturing where only a handful of divers have ever been. The 1,646 mile long island, which...

Day Out at Danish Derby

Day Out at Danish Derby June 4, 2012 | Around the World, Denmark | Read More
The historic and relaxed surroundings of Copenhagen Racecourse Klampenborg Galopbane provide the framework for a day at the races when the Danish Derby takes place here on Saturday, June 24th. Located north of Copenhagen on the edge of royal hunting forest Dyrehavsbakken and close to Belle Vue Strand,...

Spanish Village is Blue (For Smurfs)

Spanish Village is Blue (For Smurfs) September 30, 2011 | Spain, Travel News | Read More
The tiny Spanish village of Juzcar has been painted white since before the Moorish invasion in 711 AD. The village may have survived the Moors, but it couldn’t withstand…The Smurfs. The recently released The Smurf movie chose Juzcar to be a kind of “promotional town”. Although...

Magical Behind-the-Scenes Tour at Harry Potter Studio

Magical Behind-the-Scenes Tour at Harry Potter Studio September 20, 2011 | Travel News, UK | Read More
Excellent news for all Harry Potter obsessed fans, starting in Spring 2012 a behind the scenes tour will be available on the movie set. Time to book a flight (if you’re a muggle) or grab your broom and fly over to London to dive into the Harry Potter culture. October 13, 2011 is when tickets for...

War of Words? Lonely Planet vs. Britain

War of Words? Lonely Planet vs. Britain May 26, 2011 | Travel News, UK | Read More
With many Britons deciding to take more “staycations” — holidaying within the country rather than abroad –  because of the poorly performing economy, the news that Lonely Planet is suggesting these people may regret their decision is probably not welcome in the British tourism...
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