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Jardin du Palais Royal

Parks in Paris

Parks in Paris

The city boasts some 450 parks, public gardens and green spaces. Some are prestigious and historic, and adorned with fine sculpture. Highlights include: Bois de Vincennes, 4,458 acres including the Parc Floral. Bois de Boulogne, 2,090 acres with the Bagatelle,…

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Slieve Bloom Mountains

Slieve Bloom Mountains

Slieve Bloom Mountains

The Slieve Bloom Mountains cross the county boundary between Laois and Offaly. As mountains go, they are not very high (rising from the central plains of the country to 1735 feet at their highest, at Arderin in the southwest of…

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Michelin Quest

Quest for Adventure

Michelins Quest for Adventure

For 125 years Michelin has enabled travelers to hit the open road, travel the world and seek adventure. To celebrate this milestone, Michelin will launch a treasure hunt across the United States with the world’s largest location-based activity: geocaching. The…

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Practical Tips for an Amazon Trip

Practical Tips

for an Amazonian Trip

Pack carefully to insure that you have everything you need that isn’t available in Leticia, such as specific prescription medicines, effective mosquito spray, camping gear (from tent pegs to rain forest-ready sleeping bags), clothing (waterproof rubber-soled boots, sunglasses, loose cotton…

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A Typical Thai Meal

A Typical Thai Meal

A Typical Thai Meal

A typical Thai meal will consist of a curry, a steamed dish, a fried delicacy, a spicy salad, a soup and a plate of vegetables. The dishes will also combine beef, pork, chicken, fish and seafood. All the dishes are…

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Regions of Japan

Regions of Japan

Regions of Japan

Tokyo and Surroundings Multifaceted Tokyo expresses a very different personality with each of its 23 wards. If you love the contemporary, you will find that after Akihabara’s latest electronic gadgets and Ginza’s elegant shopping, you will be ready for nightlife…

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Merlot Grapes

Speaking Wine Language

Speaking Wine Language

In Italian there are many specific words to talk about wine that have original and evocative sounds that recount all the outstanding subtleties to be found in a glass of wine. Abboccato-Demi-sec: wine that offers a slight sensation of sweetness….

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