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Sightseeing in Cienfuegos
2017-05-09

La Perla del Sur or Pearl of the South, Cienfuegos literally translates to one hundred fires, however, the city receives its name from José Cienfuegos, Captain General of Cuba (1816–19). Truly immerse yourself in the city by visiting these 5 destinations. Castillo de Jagua The 18th-century Jagua Fortress lies south of Cienfuegos near the entrance […]

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Barcelona – Travel VLOG
2017-05-09

Hey everyone, In this Barcelona Vlog, we get invited on a Spanish cracker commercial audition in the city. You also see some favorite areas in Barcelona, like: “El Born”, “The Gothic Neighborhood” and we eat at a cool vegan restaurant called “Raso Terra”. TRAVEL NOTE: ~This city is very easy to get around by foot, […]

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Ultimate Guide to Cuban Cigars
2017-05-01

In 1492, Christopher Columbus arrived in Cuba to find the native Taino Indians lighting rolled leaves called “cohiba,” which they smoked after a ritual. Cohiba became adopted as the name for tobacco. Flashforward over five hundred years and tobacco trade and farming has spread globally. In 1966, the Cohiba cigar began as a private brand […]

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5 Sensational Sites in Santiago de Cuba
2017-04-25

Situated on the south-eastern portion of Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, the island’s second largest city and original capital, has a rich cultural history worth exploring. The journey through the city and to these five locations will give you new perspective. Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca The Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca, […]

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5 Magical Madeira Musts
2016-12-29

Sir Winston Churchill delighted in visiting Funchal, the capital of Portugal’s Madeira island. Magnificent views of the ocean with whales swimming complement the lush green vegetation that engulf the mountainous island. After heavy rain a mystical fog sets in and rainbows and waterfalls appear on the mountains. The city gained much of its prominence from […]

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Salzburg – “If it’s not Baroque, don’t fix it!“
2016-12-20

The Sound of Music and Mozart’s birth place draw hordes of visitors to Salzburg and here’s why: Mirabell Palace & Gardens Much of the song ‘Do-Re-Mi’ from the Sound of Music was filmed in the Mirabell Gardens. In 1606 prince-archbishop Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau built Mirabell Palace for his love Salome Alt. In 1661 Kaspar […]

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5 Tenerife Travel Ideas
2016-12-13

The largest Canary Island will mesmerize you with its volcanoes, tropical gardens, theme parks, wildlife, & architecture. Experience all the island has to offer by visiting these 5 spectacular destinations: Teide National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site) Towering 3,718 meters above sea level at the heart of the island, the Mount Teide volcano is the […]

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5 Reasons to Visit Passau
2016-12-06

A breathtaking city located on the convergence of three rivers, Passau’s Baroque and Gothic architecture combine with its winding cobbled streets to create a romantic experience. Here’s five reasons why you should visit Passau, Germany: The Three Rivers The convergence of the blue Danube, green Inn & black Ilz rivers in Passau established the ‘city […]

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Contemplation in Casablanca
2016-11-29

I discovered the magic of Morocco once immersed in the heart of its culture during my stay in Casablanca. I’m still in awe over my experiences and here’s why: La Corniche This beach district attracts many people with its luxury hotels, restaurants, beach clubs, surf & sun. If you’re looking to enjoy a day at […]

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Discover Another Planet on Lanzarote
2016-11-22

The Canary Island of Lanzarote formed off the coast of Africa from volcanic eruptions and because of its other worldly landscapes has been the site of many films. Here’s why this UNESCO Biosphere reserve warrants a visit: Town of Yaiza Awarded the title of prettiest village in Spain twice, you’ll experience life on Lanzarote by […]

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