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Visiting Aarhus in Denmark

June 26, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Travel and Leisure

This iconic university city can also offer forests, beaches and lovely parks, all within short distances. The city’s great for walking, with Iron Age, Viking Age and 19th century treasures all easily accessible. As an example, the narrow medieval street by the cathedral has been a Danish (Viking) habitation for over 1000 years and the …

Olomouc Travel Guide

June 26, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Travel and Leisure

The first written mention of a settlement at Olomouc is almost 1000 years ago when the Kosmas Chronicle described a fortified castle watching over the important Morava river ford on the road between Krakow and Prague. Between 16th and 19th centuries, Olomouc served as a strategically important fortress. The city today is the seat of …

Paphos, Cyprus – Holidays with Teenagers in Tow

June 26, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Travel and Leisure

You may be considering a villa holiday in Paphos, Cyprus in the company of teenagers. School’s out for summer and let’s be honest; did we want to traipse round historical ruins or visit monasteries and old churches on our holidays? Let me ask you – Would you feel happy if your partner suggested you spend …

Hamburg Travel Guide

June 25, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Travel and Leisure

Hamburg is Germany’s second-largest city. Its grand merchants’ houses and magnificent promenades, international musicals, shopping malls and St. Pauli district give Hamburg a cosmopolitan feel. A touch of the exotic clings to the warehouse district and the city’s trademark canals. With its many parks and gardens, Hamburg is also Germany’s greenest city. The port is …

Philippines – Hotels and Restaurants in Cebu City

June 20, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Travel and Leisure

Cebu City has become the second most important city in the Philippines. Like Manila, Cebu also is a developed place and with a stable economic status. There are tall building structures within the city, malls and other forms of business that can be found also in Manila. Hotels and restaurants in Cebu City has attract …

Hidden Arequipa Travel Ideas

June 20, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Travel and Leisure

The famously beautiful Arequipa is, like all grand and majestic cities, full of hidden surprises. One of these is the Museum of Contemporary Art. For a tiny admission fee, you can browse a compact but well-chosen collection housed in a lovely building of Arequipa’s typical colonial architecture and colonial gardens. The staff is extremely friendly …

The Houses of Bocas del Toro

June 20, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Travel and Leisure

Bocas del Toro is one of the nine provinces of Panama where United Brands still has several banana plantations. Bananas are exported through the port of Almirante under the Chiquita brand which is easily recognized all over the world. I lived in one of these plantations for over fourteen years. I recall there was large …

Gilgit Valley Khyberpakhtunkhwa Pakistan:

June 20, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Travel and Leisure

At an altitude of 1,454 metres lies the Gilgit Valley. The old-fashioned, beautiful little town of Gilgit has impressive attractive, scenic beauty. The peak tourist season is from April to October though you can visit the valley round the year. The maximum temperature in May is 33 C and the minimum 16 C and in …