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    Discover Swakopmund In Beautiful Namibia

      The holiday town is a convenient launching pad for expeditions to Skeleton Coast. The road from Swakopmund to Walvis Bay provides breathtaking views of the giant dunes of the Namib Desert meeting the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean. 75 miles north of Swakopmund is Cape Cross, famous for the tens of thousands of […]

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    Soak Up Some History In Fascinating Saint Petersburg

    Saint Petersburg is often considered the cultural capital of the country and today, if you want to learn more about the country and visit some age-old buildings and museums, Saint Petersburg is the place to visit. One reason for its attraction is that the landscape of the city has remained virtually unchanged since the 18th […]

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    Get Afloat – Check Out The Dead Sea

    The uniqueness of the sea has been known for centuries. Minerals from the sea have been used for a number of industrial and medicinal purposes. Chemicals such as potash and bromine are exported now all over the world. The region around the Dead Sea also offers many fascinating biblical, archaeological and historical sites. Due to […]

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    Enjoy The Amazing Scandinavian Culture In Stockholm

    Its age-old architecture is one main attraction, as Stockholm boasts buildings and monuments that have been around since the 13th century.  The city’s oldest section is called Gamla Stan, which means Old Town in Sweden.  The town dates back to the 13th century, and consists of medieval alleyways, cobbled streets, and archaic buildings including churches, […]

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    Travel Back In Time And Visit The Roman Empire in Stunning Pompeii

    When you arrive at Pompeii, you will need a ticket and these have various prices. You can buy a pass which covers five sites including the nearby Herculaneum (a town which suffered a similar fate to Pompeii). You can go and see the place at any time between 8:30 am and 7 pm, although during the […]