The Sweet and Spicy Sides of Curaçao

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For some people, it is a dream to travel and fly to the Dutch Caribbean ABC islands or just to Curaçao only. ABC stands for Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao Though sometimes lightly sandy, Curaçao resorts often incorporate a delicate blend of classical Dutch and indigenous cultures. In particular, the island takes its lead from the most popular side of Dutch culture, processing and revitalizing the traditions of the past. Though some of the original Dutch colonialists may have left the island and incorporated their cultures into the Curaçao culture, there are still many highly individualistic cultures that have themselves compelled…

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HOnur Center For Art And Design – An Inexpensive Attraction in Helsinki

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Art and design are important issues in the city of Helsinki. This matters because the city chooses to invest time and resources to preserve its heritage and to encourage the most outstanding steps to be made. Helsinki, like many other large cities, has an excellent public art collection, with outdoor sculptures and collections of work within the city limits. This is certainly an attractive thing to tourists and residents alike. One such place is the HOnur Museum, or also called the Museum of Fortifications, which is located at 6 Vasariou Street. The museum is run by Friends of Fortifications, a…

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Travel tribulations

Just because something happens doesn't mean that it's the be-all and end-all of things. A few weeks ago I had a vacation. I'd been wanting to take a trip for years, and finally, it was my turn. I'd been trying to muster up the courage to ask my husband, Dave, for permission to go on a trip with my friends Marissa andole. But I've always had concerns about traveling alone, safety, what if I'm found out and what if I hurt myself, eat something poisonous, get into an accident or get run over by a tour bus? I'd read about…

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Hello from Cuba – First Impressions

Thanks to a severe headache, I have been unable to prepare for my departure. This is the 2nd day of my 3-day extravaganza, and I just cannot wait to get out of this suffocating heat. Tomorrow I will go to the Canadian Embassy to renew my temporary passport and then go to the airport in Toronto to catch my plane back home. My husband has been patiently waiting to hear all about my adventures, and he has been sending me updates through various diversions. He even has his own camera crew to follow my progress around the city. Yesterday we…

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Prague – an Eastern European Gem for School Trips

School trips by airplane are a fundamental part of a student's learning experience. They give students the valuable opportunity to explore and learn from their natural environment, and they can offer a fantastic opportunity to appreciate the cultural heritage and broaden horizons. The organization of school trips needs professionals with a range of skills, which is why you will find that the best companies will provide a fully-rounded service that caters to your specific needs. This is important because the contents of a school trip are more likely to stay in the periphery of students' interests, rather than dominate them.…

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