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The beautiful island of Murano: The best kept secret near Venice

Venice is a destination that attracts millions of tourists annually. While the city itself is the focus of most attention, some of the most beautiful spots are to be found in the lagoon’s many islands. Murano is one of these must-see spots while visiting Venice, it is a little island with an amazing artistic tradition, …

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My extreme adventure: Cycling Liwa, the Saudi Arabian/United Arab Emirates Border. Plus How to Travel with your Bicycle Anywhere.

When I saved for and purchased my road bike a few years ago I was content to dream of the roadways and bike paths near my home I’d soon be traversing. Looking back on an excursion I took just this weekend it dawned on me just how far I’ve gone with this beautiful instrument and …

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How to score a free upgrade in a luxury hotel? Just follow these simple tips.

  Who wouldn’t want to be upgraded when staying in a hotel? As a matter of fact it is possible to be upgraded and not have to pay a lot of money for that.  What is necessary in many of the cases is to follow the right strategy or to say the right words and one …

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Five European destinations for the Fall season

  Many travelers are looking for a Fall escape, and there are wonderful places to visit in Europe, but where to go? Fall is prime time to enjoy a quieter and prettier side of Europe. Crowds disappear from the time-worn streets and lovely paths and gardens in and around the classic beauties of Europe. The days …

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