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19 Things to see and do in Jordaan Amsterdam

Jordaan is a popular and quirky neighborhood in Amsterdam, located in the borough of Amsterdam-Centrum. It lies southwest of the main train station. Surrounding Jordaan is four canals known as Prisengracht, LijLijnbaansgracht, read more arrow

Patrick Morrier Patrick Morrier
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Cinque Terre and Beyond

Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. These five picturesque villages - clinging to the rocky coast - are located on the Ligurian coast of northwest Italy and make up together the famous Cinque Terre. read more arrow

Barbara Rumi Barbara Rumi
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Discover Central Italy

Think of all that you love about Italy, and you'll find it in this central region home to hundreds of charming small hill towns. Here you sense the essence of Italy. Explore Spoleto, Perugia, and Assisi's medieval towns, read more arrow

Barbara Rumi Barbara Rumi
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Beautiful and Wineful Tuscany

The Tuscan winding roads take you along the most spectacular sceneries Italy has to offer. It seems that every aspect of this area is in perfect balance. Untouched medieval hamlets are hidden in the undulating landscape of read more arrow

Barbara Rumi Barbara Rumi
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The Lebanon Circuit

The more time you spend in it, the more time you start to realize how weird it is to try to squeeze the region that is the Middle East into one geographical and cultural label. Few places are better guaranteed to burst the read more arrow

David Gilbert David Gilbert

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Machu Picchu
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