Switzerland is the land of skiing, chocolate and very private banking. Ah, but there is so much more to experience in the land of neutrality. Interlaken Interlaken gets its highly creative name from sitting on the split of land between two lakes. If you’re looking for a little extreme sporting, this is place. You can backpack, horseback ride, parasail and so on. To really take in the majesty of the ...

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Ninety some miles north west of Los Angeles lies the lovely beach city of Santa Barbara, California where you will find some of the cleanest and best tended beaches on the west coast. The city of Santa Barbara which includes Hope Ranch and Montecito has a population of approximately 90,000 (not counting the students who reside at UC Santa Barbara.) yet it hosts millions of visitors each year. The residents ...

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Crete island where the first great civilization of Greece, the Minoan, happened about 4600 years ago; more precisely between 2600-1400 BC. The Minoan archaeological remains at Phaistos and Knossos are two well known tourist attractions. Apart from that, the archaeological sites at the Samaria Gorge, Rethymno and Gortys do also describe a significant amount of the Cretan history. Most tour operators will cover these sites and offer you a great ...

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Many people consider French Polynesia to be the most beautiful, and even the most romantic place on earth. It is better known as Tahiti. They are in fact many islands, which are in fact several groups of volcanic peaks and atolls that are spread over hundreds of miles of ocean. Each of the islands has its own characteristics, from the broad lagoon of Rangiroa to the bustling market place of ...

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For a millennium, Venice has provided inspiration for artists and writers. This coveted city is made up of 118 islands linked by 453 bridges. Each corner of town exhibits individual architectural magnificence, the city combining as one to form a spectacular theatrical stage set. Beautiful churches adorn the banks of the Grand Canal as she snakes her way through the city. This main artery is at the centre of a ...

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If you are planning to head to Canada on vacation, be sure to find out about the Haliburton Highlands.  The is truly one of Canada’s prize destination resorts.  Until relatively recently, there was not much there that would appeal to the pleasure seeking, comfort seeking, adventure seeking modern day vacationers whose tastes and requirements for what they expect in vacation resorts continually becomes more demanding. But all this has changed ...

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As far as African safaris go, Zambia is the one that keeps its secret for many years and still keeps some though it is already beginning to take its crown for African safaris top destinations. Zambia wilderness safari is absolutely an unknown realm when compared with more traditional national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and game reserves. But this still does not negate the fact that at some rate, the wilderness safaris ...

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Dubai is such an exciting and diverse travel destination that it attracts millions of visitors annually – particularly during the winter months when the weather is perfect for every single activity from sunbathing and scuba diving to camel racing and desert safaris. If you’re planning a trip to Dubai here’s a guide to the types of attractions and activities you and your family can plan on enjoying. First things first, ...

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They say that there are more pink flamingoes made in plastic then there are in reality. And where does one find the plastic ones the most? Miami. Welcome to Miami. Will smith sing all the way? They say that party never ends on the Miami beaches. Being on the southern most tip of America it enjoys the maritime climate. So very fit for the other wise cold country. The golden ...

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Costa Rica is a very attractive country for expats. It is an increasingly popular destination for retirees, ‘escapees’, ‘PT’s’ and others seeking a better life. There are many places you can go to in the Caribbean or in Central America, but this place is really an opportunity to live in the paradise. This dreamland, bordered by the Pacific Ocean in the West and the Atlantic in the East, is full ...

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