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11 Unexpected Lovely Spots to See in the Winter


Elizabeth Thompson

Winter is not necessarily the time to simply tuck in, stay home, and hibernate. it's a season which happens to be the perfect time to visit a number of stunningly beautiful places around the world which get even prettier when it's cold. Here's a list of eleven which (except maybe for one) probably have never occurred to you!

York, Maine

Located near the southern tip of the state, York (top) is popular for being a vacation spot during the summer season. However, in the month

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by Cristóbal Ramírez

A city of nearly two million inhabitants some 200 kilometres (170 miles) from Mexico City, Santiago de Queretaro (usually known simply as Queretaro, and pronouced ke-RE-ta-ro) is one of central Mexico’s great colonial cities, but a little more under the radar to non-Mexicans than, say, San Miguel de Allende or Cuernevaca.

It’s mostly a modern place these days, but the the gridlike city centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, dripping history at every turn. A prime example is

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POSITIVELY My Kind of Town, Chicago Is!


Looking into the city  

Although I grew up about 40 miles southwest of a world class travel destination - that great big wonderful windy city of Chicago, I tend to take it for granted. And like most people around here, I don’t get there often enough. A fact that hits home whenever I do get there. ‘Why don’t I come here more often?’ is what I ask myself every time! 

Iconic guardians of the Art Institute  

Chicago is a city of contrasts – the old and the new, the North Shore with the South Side, Gra

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Meet Australia - Top five cities to visit

In order to truly get to know a place it does not suffice to only see the sights and visit the locations it consists of. Getting to truly know a place means learning about the locations you visit, mingling with the local population and doing things that are typical for that particular region. Here, Australia is no exception. In order to truly get to know Australia you need to hear Australia, see Australia, taste Australia and talk to Australia.

Furthermore, since it is a huge place, differing gre

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Queenstown, New Zealand: One of a Kind

7912064072_d4a0a5b2ab_m.jpg?width=159Queenstown - oh yeah, baby! Every tourist that goes to New Zealand also goes to Queenstown. You would think it's really big, but it isn't. It's just an little town where the most tourist come to party and the locals to enjoy the amazing ski area called "The Remarkables". The town was actually named after a queen Victoria because of it's beauty. A town fit for a queen.

I don't know if Queen Victoria was beautiful, but Queenstown was definitely amazing. OK, it was overcrowded with tourists but that

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Which Is Your Favorite Winter City?

Christmas is a special time of year in and its festive magic will soon put a spell on as all - the glittering lights, the sparkling festive ornaments - from traditional to modern, from miniature to bombastic, the seasonal aroma of mulled wine and baked cinnamon stars, cream-filled pastries, candied fruit, roasted chestnuts, grilled sausages and local delicacies, they all provide a magnificent setting and an incomparable atmosphere…so enchanting…which is your favorite Christmas city?
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World's 5 Most Expensive Cities

Rank 1: Luanda
Luanda is the capital and the largest city of Angola.It has an excellent natural harbour; the chief exports are coffee, cotton, sugar, diamonds, iron, and salt.The city also has a thriving building industry, an effect of the nationwide economic boom experienced since 2002, when political stability returned with the end of the civil war.india vacation packages

Rank 2:Tokyo
Tokyo was originally a small fishing village named Edo.It is one of the three world finance 'command centres', al
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Italy is a diverse and beautiful country with a lot to offer. From north to south you'll find everything from world's most beautiful fashion in Milan, to the floating city of Venice, Rome's unique history, the arts in Tuscany and the sun of Sicily. Here are five destinations you do not want to miss.

1. Milan - the mecca of fashion


Milan is the ultimate Italian favorite for city style bon vivant. The city is also Italy's economic and financial center, but known mostly for its world class fashion ho
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