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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Millions of Americans are set to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday on November 28th this year. The festival marks homecoming for many who come together to share this holiday with their families. A hearty thanksgiving dinner of roasted turkey, butternut squash, cranberry sauce, corn on the cob, green beans, carrots and pumpkin pie is shared with loved ones. It is [...] Continue Reading…

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In search of Père Noël – Christmas in Paris

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During the coldest, darkest winter months it’s often the wonderful thought and anticipation of Christmas that encourages most of us to bravely battle the nasty breeze, sleet and sub-zero temperatures. When Christmas lights and displays pop up across the cities of Europe, one can’t help but feel the build-up of festive cheer and excitement. And during this dark time of year the best [...] Continue Reading…

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Kanchanaburi – Beyond The Bridge On The River Kwai

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Kanchanaburi is the provincial capital and location of the infamous Bridge on the River Kwai.  Many feel that the town would not be what it is were it not for the bridge and the tragic history behind its construction.

Sitting close to the Myanmar (Burmese) border Kanchanaburi was initially established as a defensive outpost by Thai King Rama I in [...] Continue Reading…

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Disneyland Paris – Frosty But Fabulous!

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Disneyland is about 20 miles to the east of central Paris.  Paris Disneyland is located in the picturesque little town of Marne-la-Vallée.  It became two theme parks when they added the Walt Disney Studios Park.

Each of the parks has different theme-based sections.  Every section has rides, games, arcades, entertainment and dining areas.  There are plenty of shops and seven [...] Continue Reading…

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Mount Titlis – Eternal Winter Wonderland

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Travelling to Mount Titlis is a joy in itself.  The journey from Zurich unrolls picture postcard perfect scenery that only Switzerland produces.

Mount Titlis is located in the heart of the Urner Alps of Central Switzerland.  At 3,238 metres, it is the highest mountain in this region.  It has three main faces.  The Titlis Glacier occupies the north face.  The [...] Continue Reading…

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Brussels Nightlife Guide

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Brussels Nightlife Guide

Having lived in Brussels for 9 months and frequenting pubs and bars nearly every weekend (sometimes two nights in a row) I like to think myself a connoisseur of Brussels after dark. Some of the best places for a drink can be found conveniently located around the city centre and for some you might have go the extra mile, [...] Continue Reading…

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Native New Yorker – When in Italy

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Native New Yorker – When in Italy

 

Before my fall break started I had an elaborate plan to go to Italy alone, since none of my friends had planned to go. Then a thought passed through my head: “All my photos are going to be selfies!” Not that there is anything wrong with a good old selfie, but what is Rome [...] Continue Reading…

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Native New Yorker – Paris Never Gets Old

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Native New Yorker - Paris Never Gets Old

All around the continental Europe I go. For the last 10 days I’ve been living out of a duffle bag while exploring Europe on my fall break. Why did I choose to explore as many as four countries in ten days? Well, that is a question I still can’t answer, but what I can [...] Continue Reading…

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Exploring New Jerusalem

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New and old are relative concepts in Jerusalem.  Wherever you go, in this historic city, the ‘old’ and the ‘new;’ the modern and ancient live in close proximity.  As a visitor it is sometimes difficult to sort out which is which.  There is so much history and religion embedded in every stone, wall and street that it can be [...] Continue Reading…

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Halloween – A New Orleans Speciality

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As the days grow shorter, the nights longer and the season of mist rolls in, it is time for the ghosts, ghouls and other scary creatures to begin their annual visits through the streets of the living.  It is the time of superstitions; keeping vigil for passing spirits and performing rituals that ward off the ‘ha’ants.’  In other words [...] Continue Reading…

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