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    Why You should Visit Kandahar?

    I was quite skeptical to visit Kandahar in Afghanistan as I have heard that it was the place for terrorist activities. But, with the ouster of the Taliban forces and violence at its lowest peak in the city, I did make up my mind to visit the city as I have heard a lot of good things about the sights and sounds this second largest city beholds. I was told about this city from an old friend who is now a chiropractor in Anchorage.  He had mentioned this in passing the last time we spoke and said it would be a great place to visit.  I would like to emphasize…

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    Da Nang – The City of Bridges

    Da Nang is a coastal city that faces the South China Sea. Located across the Hàn River estuary, the city is a beach paradise. During the spring and the autumn months, the place attracts thousands of tourists from Asia and other continents. The place has several beach resorts, restaurants, and shopping streets that can keep you indulged for days. It is also known for its beautiful bridges. Our weekend stay at Da Nang was quite exciting and adventurous. The 3 destinations listed below were the highlights of our holiday. The Marble Mountains The Marble Mountains is a beautiful cluster of hills located in the district of Ngu Hanh Son. The…

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    Da Lat – The City of Eternal Spring

    Da Lat is a city in Vietnam that comes under the Lam Dong Province. Located on the   Langbian Plateau the city lies 4900 feet above sea level. Coming to the city after visiting other places in Vietnam was a great surprise. This is because Da Lat offers a great temperate climate as against the tropical weather experienced by other destination cities in Vietnam. After experiencing all the heat and humidity for several days, the mist-covered valleys of Da Lat were truly blissful. Described below are the most-visited places in the city: Linh Phuoc Pagoda Located in Trai Mat District, the Linh Phuoc Pagoda is a must-visit destination. It is…

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    Can Tho- A Quiet Family Getaway

    Can Tho, this Vietnamese city located in the Mekong Delta where the famous Mekong River merges with the South China Sea. The city has an extensive network of canals that made the place well known for its boating activities. Boat rides are one of the main tourist activities in Can Tho. The city is also known for its several religious shrines and landmarks. It is also well known for its floating markets and busy shopping streets. Our stay in the city was an immensely relaxing experience. Here is a list of top places to visit in Can Tho: Cai Rang Floating Market Cai Rang Floating Market is a unique marketplace…

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    Welcome To The Valley Of Vilcabamba Ecuador

    Vilcabamba Ecuador is located in the south part of Ecuador, in Loja province. This beautiful valley is known to be the “Playground on the Inca” as it was known to be used as a retreat by Incan royalty. The first thing that catches our eye as we enter this valley is its beautiful mountain called Mandango. Mandango, the sleeping Inca, is widely known as a mountain that protects the valley from earthquakes and other natural disasters. Before we explore the other beauties of this valley, let’s see how to reach Vilcabamba Ecuador. How to reach by air? This enchanting valley can be reached by air from Quito Airport to Loja…

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    Vernon: Enjoy A Fun Trip With Your Family And Friends

    Vernon is the best destination for a winter vacation with your family or with your friends. The city glows during the months of winter. You can take part in fun activities with your family the blue sky and the pristine snow, is surely the magical winter destination. It has to offer everything that travelers are looking for. Take a look at the few reasons to stop by during this season. Go skiing on the slopes Check out the mountain resorts of the village which are the best skiing destinations in the country. There are 100 kilometers of well-maintained trails. You can go snowboarding or downhill skiing. The best part was…

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    Churchill: Exploring The Small Town Attractions

    Did you know that Churchill is called the Polar Bear capital of the world? The chilly winters of this city are surely something that you need to experience. There is so much to and see that you will not feel disappointed. It has more to offer than just the polar bears. Here are some of the best things to do in Churchill. Beluga Whale Tour Do you want to do something different? Go on a Beluga Whale tour. Watching this marine animal has been a thrilling experience. You will have to take a boat ride for watching these whales, If this isn’t enough. You can go snorkeling with the whales.…

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    Ibarra: If You Are For A Romantic Getaway, Then This Is The Place

    Last weekend, I went on a trip to Ibarra with my friend Kathy. It is a wonderful city situated in Ecuador. We took a road trip to Ibarra.  It is the capital of Imbabura Province. We checked into a hostel, Hostal del Rio.  We then went to El Quinde Café for a quick bite. It is owned by a Colombian couple and serves locally grown coffee, rich in flavor and cakes and pastries. Then we went to Parque La Merced which is also known as Penaherrera. It is the city’s main plaza and was built in the 19th century. There is an Iglesia de la Merced which is an altar…

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    Gütersloh: What To Do And Where To Go?

    Gütersloh is a densely populated area to be found in Germany. However, a trip to the city was has been a wonderful experience. In fact, there are so many things to check out that one visit is not going to be enough. This city is situated between Munster and Bielefeld. If you going to visit the city anytime soon then here are a few things that you need to check out. Stadtmuseum Gütersloh Long time back, this brick and mortar structure used to be a granary. The place will you an idea about the history of Stadtmuseum Gütersloh. I found the exhibits to be from the industrial development which took…

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    Florence: The City You Must Visit In Italy

    I went to Florence after visiting Rome as it is at the heart of the major highways and railways of Italy. It is one of the best Italian cities. I stayed at Hotel Benvenuti. One may prefer to stay at Academy Hostel or Plus Florence. I visited the Uffizi Gallery which is open only for limited hours. After that, I went to see the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, which is an iconic sight. I also went to Brunelleschi’s cupola where one can climb inside the cupola and see the famous ceiling fresco. Besides, it is Baptistry, which is an impressive octagonal building. It has the impressive 12th century ceiling…