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Top five cultural highlights in Tokyo

Heading to Japan this year, but don’t know what to see during your time in this nation’s largest city? The following five cultural highlights in Tokyo will give you the best sense of this mega city’s place within Japan, and the world… 1) Imperial Palace Home to the royal family of Japan, the Imperial Palace […]

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The three can’t miss highlights of Angkor Wat

Being one of the finalists for the new seven wonders of the world (and amid such tough competition, it deserves the title as much as the ones that made it, in our opinion) early on in the 21st century, Angkor Wat is simply a place that cannot be missed by anyone touring SE Asia. Being […]

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The Top Cultural Highlights in Brazil

Being the largest nation in South America (roughly the size of two thirds of the continental United States), Brazil has an expansive history related to its colonization and development over the past half millennium. Considering the breadth of this nation, it is easy to get overwhelmed when trying to pull together an itinerary that hits […]

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The Three Unmissable Relics of Imperial China

After a long life spent working hard and traveling whenever you have had the time to do so, you have checked off most of your travel bucket list goals, except for one glaring exception: China. Whether the excuse had been political turmoil, a lack of money or time, or whatever else in the past, you […]

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The Real Mexico: Cultural Icons You Should Not Miss

When one does research for a trip to Mexico, all you seem to hear about are the major beach resorts of the Yucatan peninsula or the Pacific hotspots of Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan. While this massive nation is one of the most touristed places on earth, most visitors come here with a spring break mentality, […]

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3 Unforgettable Sights To See In Norway

Clinging to the subarctic to arctic coast of Scandinavia, one might assume that Norway is a desolate, frozen wasteland, devoid of culture or any worthwhile tourist attractions. Due to favourable ocean currents though, the climate here is surprisingly mild, and with over 1,000 years of continuous civilized habitation, the Norweigans have crafted a number of […]

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Amazing Island Getaways In Croatia

After many years of hard work in your career, you claimed your gold watch from your company, riding off into the glorious sunset of retirement. For a long time, you have lustily stared at the exquisite islands of Croatia via the pictures you saw in travel magazines, migrating to your computer’s screensaver in more modern […]

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The 5 Architectural Highlights of Italy You Can’t Miss

In the great nation of Italy, people take the concept of beauty very seriously.  It is imbued within every element of life, be it food, wine, or love.  The building stock that this ancient society has built up over the centuries also reflects this mentality, as many structures that you will see will outclass almost […]

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