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Summer in Berlin

Two nights ago, I had a dream about Siegessäule, the magnificent monument made famous by Wim Wenders` Himmel über Berlin (Wings of desire) and Bono´s music clip for one of the song´s in the sequel´s soundtrack. The only difference between this and the previous times this icon has captured my imagination is that this time […]

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Traveling with my own portable wireless – TEP device Review

I´m sitting at a Starbucks in San Francisco before a reading on Mission street. I came in because I needed to check the exact address of the place of the reading online. For the third time during my trip (Miami, New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco), I got my drink/food, sat down, opened my […]

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Planning a Visit to Serengeti National Park – The Ultimate Safari Adventure

Serengeti National Park is a kind of holy grail for all African safari enthusiasts. The park´s open plains are home to a fantastical array of wild species, from friendly zebra to imposing predators like leopards and lions. This is probably the greatest place in the world to witness wildlife in all its majesty and intensity. […]

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Top 10 Restaurant Menu Gems You Must Try in Vegas

Being in LA, it is impossible not to think about Vegas. Everyone you meet either just came from Vegas, is reminiscing about their last trip or planning a new gambling, dining, and partying escapade. Of course, the hype is more than justified. The neon town rising out of the Nevada desert is rich in opportunities for travel […]

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If you wanted to see the best sunrise in Britain, where would you go?

Britain´s scenic coastline can be a marvelous place to contemplate the beauty of the rising sun. Though the British Islands are better known for mysterious fogs and ubiquitous rains, when the sun does rise in all it´s splendour, I hope you will find yourself at one of these locations. A perfect sunrise is an elusive […]

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Fascinating Ecuador – Top 5 Attractions

La Compañía Though no one would look back on the last few centuries and declare South America’s history of colonialism to have been a great success or all around good idea, it did produce some architectural marvels that we can still appreciate. In the heard of Quito stands the Church of the Society of Jesus, […]

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How To Visit Stockholm On A Budget

Stockholm is one of the top capitals of Europe, but it has a reputation for being rather expensive for travelers. While some tourists can afford to stay in luxury at the greatest hotels the world has to offer, dine in the top five star restaurants every night, and splurge on costly tours, regular mortals often […]

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