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6 Top Cool Experiences in Brooklyn, New York City

My kinda town, New York City is - and unlike many other Manhattanites (ashemedly including myself, back in the day), I do not fetishize my home borough these days. Yet when it comes to the tourism and much else in the Big Apple, fuhgeddaboutit – Manhattan remains the proverbial…


Added by Max Pesling on February 23, 2017 at 10:33am — No Comments

The Top 3 Countries You Should Visit In Africa

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Africa is a continent that is incredibly vast and packed with diverse experiences to last a lifetime. No matter what you feel like doing, be it lazing at a beach with gigantic mountains surrounding you or gaping at herds of elephants, lions, and buffaloes, it has something of…


Added by Jeniffer Page on February 22, 2017 at 1:31pm — 1 Comment

Finding Sanctuary Just a Half Block from Times Square

Take a right from Times Square's Father Duffy Square down West 47th Street for a short stroll and to your right, an early-20th-century hotel completely transformed into a four-star…


Added by Steve Mirsky on February 21, 2017 at 9:12am — No Comments

5 Top Excursions From Sydney

The magnificent "City of Harbours," with its awe-inspiring skyline, miles-long sandy beaches, high-end shopping; can truly be said to offer a little bit of everything for everyone’s individual taste. Nevertheless, there comes the time when this almost five million people megalopolis feels just a bit overwhelming. But where to escape?…


Added by Sophie Andersen on February 20, 2017 at 11:21am — No Comments

Plenty of Canada Cool in Toronto, Eh?

Ah, we progressive folks in the USA do especially love Canada and prime minister Joe Trudeau these days, especially now that it's become along with Germany the leader of the free world. But I've always loved every Canadian city I've ever visited, and none more than Canada's…


Added by Jose Balido on February 19, 2017 at 2:35pm — No Comments

The Astonishing Hassan II Mosque of Casablanca, Morocco

Named after Morocco's late king, the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, is the tallest temple in the world (after Mecca, of course) and also one of the finest. Built over the sea, it rises up 200 meters and spans a total area of 30,000 square miles with room enough for 90,000 worshippers.

It is impressive not only for…


Added by Iberostar Hotels & Resorts on February 18, 2017 at 6:16am — No Comments

8 Best Cities for Exploring Islamic Spain

Back in the 1960s and 70s, a famous and persistent Spanish tourism tag line proclaimed: “Spain is different.” And one of the things that does indeed make this country different in a key way from the rest of Europe is the fact that only the Iberia…


Added by David Paul Appell on February 17, 2017 at 12:32pm — No Comments

The Historic Penn Center of South Carolina's Gullah Islands


There are hidden treasures in and around Beaufort, South Carolina, and finding a gem or two perhaps not on the well worn areas, like the beaches, shopping and museums, is a treat.  I found…


Added by William Annis Davis on February 16, 2017 at 8:10am — No Comments

5 Great Places For Camping and Hiking in Colorado

Colorado is home to a wide variety of scenery from desert to thick forests. With this variety there is something for everyone. During the summer you have the ability to choose from over 4,000 campgrounds! There are 44 state parks and one state forest. Plus you can be in the shadows of…


Added by Robert Walsh on February 15, 2017 at 7:29am — No Comments

8 Romantic Restaurants Around the World for Valentine's Day

by Miguel Zimmerman

Cue the Champagne and roses – yes, it’s that lovey-dovey time of year again! And even though, yes, it’s a little too commercialised in some quarters – still, Valentine’s Day remains a lovely excuse to celebrate…


Added by Iberia Airlines on February 14, 2017 at 10:38am — No Comments

Heading Down Under for New Zealand Wines

New Zealand is home to some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes - rugged mountain ranges, lush rainforests, and tranquil coastlines. What you may not know is that New Zealand’s unique terroir yields crisp, vibrant, and lively wines reflecting the very essence of this island country. Recent harvests were not only markedly…


Added by Steve Mirsky on February 13, 2017 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Toronto's Distillery District and Local Art

Historical Creative Arts Centre in Toronto

Toronto is full of arts and culture all situated on Lake Ontario.   I recentlyhad a chance to exhibit my art in one of my favourite locations in Toronto, the Distillery District. Cafes, theatres, art galleries, restaurants and historical areas are spread out over the city.  If you are visiting from out of town always do…


Added by Toronto Arts Girl on February 12, 2017 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Camel Bling at Abu Dhabi's Camel Festival

In all beauty pageants what one wears is most important. Beauty contestants usually get decked out in flowing evening gowns and skimpy swim suits. But camel beauty contestant dress in dazzling bling-bling called hatat. The hatat is artfully draped over the hump and around the neck and face like…


Added by Katie Foster on February 11, 2017 at 6:37pm — No Comments

How and Why Fear of Flying Can Start

by Tom Bunn

When fear of flying develops, it's sometimes because there has been a bad flight. But, in many cases, difficulty begins for no apparent reason. The average age of onset is 27. The truth…


Added by Iberia Airlines on February 10, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

5 Top Spots to Explore the Ancient Roman Legacy of Spain

The mighty Roman Empire started gradually invading and turning the Iberian Peninsula into Hispania in the first two centuries BC a pax romana that would last till the 4th century AD, when it started to lose ground to barbarian…


Added by Jose Balido on February 9, 2017 at 11:01am — No Comments

Mexico Has the Most UNESCO World Heritage Sites

It doesn’t surprise us in the least. Mexico is the birthplace of sophisticated civilizations that developed calendars, agricultural systems, pyramids, codices and many other developments, so it is natural that it should be top of the list. Cultural heritage is understood as a peculiar form of life, aspects brought down from our ancestors…


Added by Iberostar Hotels & Resorts on February 8, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Croatia's Walled City Dubrovnik: Pearl of the Adriatic Sea

Established in the 7th century A.D., the ancient and scenic port city of Dubrovnik lies in the southernmost part of the Republic of Croatia, - almost directly across the Adriatic Sea from the "spur" in the boot of Italy. It is a beautiful city of colorful red-topped tile roofs and cobblestone streets, all of…


Added by Page on February 7, 2017 at 12:37pm — No Comments

A Trio of Marvelous Miami Restaurants

Miami abounds with top restaurants of all kinds. As the authors of It Happened in Miami, we wrote about them and experienced them while promoting our book in 2016.

A new year and new epicurean delights to partake of: Macchialina,…


Added by Harvey frommer on February 6, 2017 at 12:39pm — No Comments

16 Top Orlando Draws Beyond the Theme Parks

Back in the mid-1960s, the Orlando region of central Florida was lake-dotted but also unappealing to most people - a hot, swampy, mosquito-ridden backwater. Then came “The Mouse” – Disney’s Magic Kingdom – and lo, these 45 years later, Greater Orlando is now a…


Added by David Paul Appell on February 5, 2017 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Tilting at Windmills in La Mancha, Spain

Thanks to Miguel de Cervantes and his immortal creations Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, the whitewashed brick molinos de viento of Spain’s central plateau are among this country’s better-known icons in the world imagination (though this is far from…


Added by Max Pesling on February 4, 2017 at 9:18am — No Comments

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