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Seven things you shouldn’t do in the Windy City…and the seven best alternatives you should try

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When we travel, we often end up following whatever we pick up from the numerous guidebooks we browsed in the bookstore. Sometimes, we plan our itinerary based on recommendations from friends, officemates and relatives. Here are a few tips we want to share with you to make your vacation in Chicago fun and worthwhile.

1. DON’T…make that journey to the top of the Willis Tower

Willis Tower, you say? Oh, you mean Sears! Yes, that’s the one. Even with the change in its official name, we still don’t highly recommend climbing all those floors to the top of the building. Now, you might be confused, especially because among the attractions that you will see in Chicago, this is obviously the most popular one of the lot.


Spending the Best Three Days in Kansas

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So what’s interesting in Kansas? For those who don’t know yet, the city is known for its bebop music, incredible barbecues, and unwavering Mid-Western charm. If we make do with that simplistic description, we’re looking at Kansas City some ten years ago. But what does Kansas look now?

Ten whole years of revitalizing has actually transformed Kansas into quite the Mecca jazz music aficionados. Not only that, the border straddling Kansas and Missouri is now a culture-rich metropolis. Citizens anticipate the further bolstering of the city next year, once the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts opens to the public. With the new center, Kansas will be home to ballet recitals, symphony, and opera.

So what happens to the traveler who’s looking for the charms of Old Kansas? Worry, not. While Kansas isn’t exactly a backwater anymore, it’s not so highly polished either. You can still find traces of the old country and enjoy the upgrades at the same time if you spend your time wisely. Here’s how you can spend three fulfilling days in Kansas City.


Top 10 Cities to Visit for Your Art Education

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Working and doing the same things over and over can be such a chore. Sometimes the work that we do mold us in ways that we don’t expect and at times surprise us because of the changes they seem to inculcate. When these things happen and you feel stranger and stranger as the days go on, the perfect solution is almost, always a vacation.

Not all escapes are healthy though. It really depends if the place you are going to totally renews your interest in certain elements of your daily life. A perfect vacation or more specifically, a journey, should be able to help you re-engage with wonder and help you re-engage the world in a renewed manner. What is the perfect way to do this but an immersion in the arts?


Eating up Puerto Rico

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One of biggest things I love about Puerto Rican cuisine is that it is a very different collection of ingredients, history, and flavors. The indigenous Taíno Indians, the conquering Spanish, and foreign African slaves have all played a role in what has become known as Comida Criolla. Even though the food of Puerto Rico has its history rooted in Island and Spanish flavors, throughout history it has slowly take on a distinct flavor all its own. Here is a short list of 4 of the most popular and historically classic Puerto Rican dishes.

 

1. Mofongo

Mofongo is by far the most popular and readily found dish in Puerto Rico. The dish is composed of a tasty and filling blend of diced plantains, island herbs spices and a practically unlimited varieties of fillings; shrimp, pork, steak, seafood and even vegetarian… no matter what kind of flavors you prefer, there is a mofongo for you! Mofongo can also be found anywhere on the island. Practically every Puerto Rican restaurant, from roadside dives to some of Puerto Rico’s most refined local restaurants, will all have their own “secret” recipe.


Berlin Travel

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There’s Nothing Like Berlin Travel

If you’re thinking about Berlin travel, then you’ve got a lot to look into. Berlin travel can be a great vacation that offers many fun and interesting things to do. But if you’re not really big on history, you may want to think long and hard before going to Berlin. Why? Because most of your Berlin travel will be seeing historical attractions. That is the main draw of Berlin. Not many realize the impact that Berlin has had on much of the world’s history. And there’s a lot to see.


Three Classic Beach Vacations

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If you’re looking for a perfect getaway from the stresses of everyday life, a beach vacation will fit the bill! There’s nothing better than lying in the sand, basking in the sun and hearing the sound of waves gently lapping the shore for hours on end.

It can be hard to decide where exactly to go for your beach vacation, however. Tourists have many choices of beaches to visit and even different regions of the world; here are just three classic destinations for beach vacations to help you make a decision.

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1. Hawaii

The islands of Hawaii offer a classic relaxing getaway. Hawaii is so used to tourists now that you can indulge in many activities catered exclusively to visitors, from golf to spa visits. Whether you choose to stay on Oahu, Maui, the Big Island, or elsewhere, you’ll find lots to do — or you can choose to do nothing at all.


Vancouver, B.C.

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This is really a remote destination for an european. But our good old Earth is globalising, an european doesnt need anymore to travel by ship up to Montreal, and after by horses or car horses to Vancouver! This is definitely history, we have planes today! And we want to book a flight to Vancouver!

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According to statistics and statisticians, this city( 2 000 000 inhabitants in the metropolitan area) is one of the highest life quality worldwide. Ask Pamela Anderson about Vancouver, she lived here a few years.

The city is young, even very young. It was founded in 1860 by George Vancouver during the Gold rush.

In 1986 Vancouver hosted the World Expo, which initiated a big building boom, which is still on. And in 2010 Vancouver will host the winter Olympic games.


Travel guide: The do’s and dont’s for a Norwegian holiday

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For many years now, Norway has been getting their fair share in global tourism, with an estimated three million tourists or more spending their nights in its capital of Oslo. Norway does possess a number of beautiful sights and if you’re planning on making Norway your next vacation destination, here are a couple of tips for you to be able to make the most out of your holiday.

WEATHER


Don’t: arrive in the bitter cold of winter