Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Venice
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Most beautiful places to visit in Venice – Italy

Visit Venice Venice, in the north of Italy, is one of the most famous and most visited places in the world. After a remarkable growth that started in the 10th century and spread the influence of Venice across the coasts of the Mediterranean, the beginning of Venice’s decline started in the 15th century pressured by […]

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Mosul after the liberation – Travel guide to a destroyed city

Visit Mosul Mosul. A word that was on the newspapers’ headlines for months and that was repeated countless times by reporters on the television evening news. Overall, Iraq was never a tourist destination. The last time this region was stable enough to be explored safely and independently… well, some might say it was when Saddam […]

Timbuktu the Mysterious - Deep inside the Malian desert
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Timbuktu the mysterious – Deep inside the Malian desert

Visit Timbuktu Timbuktu is located deep inside the Malian desert. During many centuries, Timbuktu was off-limits for foreigners and non-Muslims. Its geographic location and complicated political, religion and ethnic conflicts make Timbuktu a very hard place to get in or come out from still today. If you visit Timbuktu, you can add this to your […]

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Visit Sintra Portugal: 10 best places & top things to do

Sintra is a town that looks straight out of a fairytale, with majestic monuments dotting the lush green landscape. The Sintra Palace is one of the most famous Portuguese monuments in the world, often compared to the famous German Neuschwanstein Castle which inspired Walt Disney’s fictional castles. In Sintra, you’ll see traces of different historical […]

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10 top places to visit in Buenos Aires – Argentina

Visit Buenos Aires The capital of Argentina is a vast city that stretches for dozens of kilometers. But its historical center, where the most characteristic points of interest are located, is relatively small. It’s not so compact that you can walk everywhere, but quite accessible from the many neighborhoods around it. Buenos Aires is a […]

Visit Essaouira - Morocco: 2-day Travel Guide to the Wind City
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Visit Essaouira – Morocco: 2-Day city guide to the wind city

Visit Essaouira Mogador. That remote port on the Moroccan coast, founded around a fort built by the Portuguese, in the yesteryear of 1506. The Portuguese Expansion was taking its first steps, the dream of Morocco filled the Portuguese imagination, eager to control and explore the wealth of the commercial and trade routes that went by. […]

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Visit Obidos Portugal: 11 best places & top things to do

Obidos (Óbidos) is one of the three towns in Portugal within walls. It’s a small town of about 3,000 people in the center of Portugal, about 100 km north of Lisbon. Its name probably comes from the Latin word Oppidum, which means citadel or fortified city. You can’t visit Portugal and not go to Obidos, […]

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Visit Baghdad – City adventure guide to the capital of Iraq

Visit Baghdad There are places to which all travelers dream of venturing at least once in their lifetime. Some of my close friends have repeatedly informed me they’ve noticed I’m drawn towards unusual travel destinations, perhaps because of my affinity towards places most people usually don’t go. My truth is, having the opportunity to find […]

This is why Dhaka the capital of Bangladesh is worth a visit
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Best places to visit in Dhaka – Top things to do in 2019

Undoubtedly the most underrated country in whole Asia, Bangladesh is also the least touristy destination on the planet. Being the 8th most populous country in the world with 160 million people, it only receives around 120.000 international arrivals annually. Unsurprisingly, it has the lowest number of tourists compared to its population. Dhaka Bangladesh: What you […]

Beautiful Pyongyang - A different look at North Korea's capital
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Beautiful Pyongyang – A different look at North Korea’s capital

Visit Pyongyang Pyongyang is the capital city of North Korea. Hundreds of beautifully crafted monuments and memorial murals showing off political leaders and party workers are scattered throughout the city. Pyongyang is a lovely city for those who love Socialist Classicism architecture. NOTE: this page is not politically biased nor am I writing on behalf […]

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Visit Corfu Greece: 10 best places & top things to do

Corfu is the capital city of the Greek island with the same name, located off the coast of Albania. About 30,000 people live there and tourism is the main industry. Its historic center has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2007 for the value of its heritage and the architecture of Venetian origin. On […]

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Visit Manaus Brazil (Amazon): 9 best places & top things to do

Manaus is the capital city of the Amazon. With two million people, beautiful early 1900s architecture, and a lively streets and port, Manaus is an ultimate Brazilian city in the heart of the Amazon. I loved spending two weeks in the “Paris of the Tropics.” I had the opportunity to explore and deeply connect with […]

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14 top places to go when you visit Kuwait City in Kuwait

Visit Kuwait City Kuwait is one of the political unions of the Persian Gulf that was transformed because of the oil industry. They were once small states without much importance, no more than a few dusty villages, that became symbols of wealth. What happened here, happened in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Bahrein. Its […]

Visit Chefchaouen: 2-day Travel Guide to the blue city of Morocco
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Visit Chefchaouen: 2-day travel guide to the blue city of Morocco

Visit Chefchaouen Chefchaouen is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque and photogenic cities in Morocco. Somehow, this blue painted old city stands out with a peculiar charm. Chefchaouen was founded back in 1471 and hosted a population composed mainly of Andalusian Moors. There’s a small fortress called La Kasbah that was built to fight the […]

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Comprehensive Guide to visit the Berlengas Islands in Portugal

The Berlengas archipelago is off the coast of Peniche, about 10 km from the mainland. Despite the traces of human presence that date back to the first millennium BC, it wasn’t until the 14th century that the Portuguese began to show an interest in the islands when the Hieronymites settled there and built a monastery. […]

Tiraspol, the capital of a country that doesn't exist: Transnistria
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Tiraspol, the capital of a country that doesn’t exist: Transnistria

Visit Tiraspol Did you know that some countries don’t exist? Well, they do exist, but they are not recognized by the United Nations. This doesn’t prevent those “self-proclaimed” countries from being ruled and have a governmental administration. This is the case of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic – PMR. Have you ever heard of it? How […]

Mazar-i-Sharif - Afghan city of the Noble Shrine
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Mazar-i-Sharif – Afghan city of the noble shrine

Mazar-i-Sharif is a Shiite Muslim holy city located in northern Afghanistan. Without a doubt that Mazar holds its international recognition due to the famous Shrine of Ali – also known as the Blue Mosque. The population of Mazar-i-Sharif is a mix of ethnic Hazara, Pashtun, Tajik, Turkmen and Uzbek, combined to establish Afghanistan fourth largest […]