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Seeing Italy on foot with Walks Of Italy

Italy is an amazing country and one which offers a variety of history, culture and great food to anyone visiting. And, as a country with a strong tourist industry, there are plenty of tour options available. While it is possible to see the country through the window of a tour bus, the benefit of taking a […]

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Historical sites to see on Corregidor Island in the Philippines

Pacific War Memorial on Corregidor Island

This small island lies near the entrance to Manila Bay, and has become a tourist attraction because of its history in the Second World War – it was one of the most important strategic locations in the Pacific. Without control of Corregidor, the Japanese forces couldn’t rely on control of Manila Bay, and the US […]

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The top attractions to visit in Ninh Binh, Vietnam

The province of Ninh Binh shares its name with the province’s capital city of the same name, and it is an area that is famous for its intimidating and dramatic landscapes and the steep-sided cliffs that are a distinctive part of the region. During the colonial period, the landscape made the area a challenging place […]

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Three things that make a great travel photograph

Vik, Iceland

I’ve been photographing Iceland for the last few weeks, trying to extract every ounce of color and light from a typically grey, dark place in February. The weather absolutely did not cooperate: winds blew so hard I could barely stand at times, with gale warnings regularly in effect and gusts to 25m/sec (55mph). Despite the horizontal rain and sleet […]

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Ray’s MTB in Cleveland – Indoor bicycle-themed amusement park? Heck yes!

Okay, I know, the title of this is probably getting some raised eyebrows. What, you are thinking, is a bicycle amusement park, much less an indoor one? And why Cleveland? How did this mysterious bicycle equivalent of Six Flags end up in Northern Ohio? I’ll start with the last question. Ohio is basically the kingdom […]

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A Monster of a Day

Parco dei Mostri

An hour North of Rome you’ll find the little town of Bomarzo. At first look it doesn’t seem like anything […]

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