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Long Beach to Palos Verdes, Los Angeles, Guide

The stretch of coast going from Long Beach in the east, round to Palos Verdes in the west, may seem a long way from the bright lights and razzamatazz of Hollywood or Downtown LA, but we found it a varied and interesting part of Los Angeles to explore just the same.
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Isle of Skye, Scotland - Travel Guide

The Isle of Skye is one of the most popular visitor destinations in Scotland, and is probably its most visited island, especially since a bridge connecting the island to the mainland was opened in 1995. Easier access to Skye has led to its own problems, causing a strain on the infrastructure, especially with regards to accommodation, which books out fast during the summer months. Getting around this relatively small island is fairly easy if you have access to a car or if you are on a coach tour, but don’t expect to see its major attractions if you want to visit using public transport.
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Copenhagen, Denmark - Travel Guide

Copenhagen is a fast-developing tourist destination, which has all the canal charm of Amsterdam, but without the hordes of tourists. As we found out, the Danish capital has many beautiful canals and waterways, which are dotted with award-winning restaurants and neo-classical buildings. Often described as “the City of Spires”, we found Copenhagen a cultural and appealing city, which was small enough to traverse on foot, but big enough to boast a whole manner of different and exciting attractions.
Przemśyl, Poland - Travel GuideStandbyAdventures
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Przemśyl, Poland - Travel Guide

Before researching our latest trip to Poland, we must admit that we had never heard of Przemśyl, let alone tried to pronounce its name. Przemśyl is a small, but historically significant, city of almost 70,000 inhabitants in south-eastern Poland. It is the second-oldest city in southern Poland (after Kraków) and appears to date from as early as the 8th century. Przemyśl is in an ideal geographic location, laying in an area connecting mountains and lowlands known as the Przemyśl Gate, with open lines of transportation, and fertile soil. It also lies on the navigable San River. Important trade routes that connected Central and Eastern Europe passed through Przemyśl and ensured the city's importance and prosperity.
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Turin, Italy - Travel Guide

Turin is a prosperous industrial city in shadow of the Alps and is perhaps more known for FIAT automobiles than tourist attractions. Turin tends to get passed by when travellers visit Italy, preferring the delights of Rome, Florence or Venice. However, this does a great disservice to Turin which we found to be packed with stunning nineteenth century architecture, glorious piazzas and opulent churches. Many of the city’s attractions are centred around the magnificent royal palace, so it is quite easy to get a great taste of Turin within a couple of days of being there. Winter was approaching when we visited, leaving the city cool and foggy in the evenings, but that only added to the atmosphere!

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Long Beach to Palos Verdes, Los Angeles, Travel Guide

The stretch of coast going from Long Beach in the east, round to Palos Verdes in the west, may seem a long way from the bright lights and razzamatazz of Hollywood or Downtown LA, but we found it a varied and interesting part of Los Angeles to…

Isle of Skye, Scotland

The Isle of Skye is one of the most popular visitor destinations in Scotland, and is probably its most visited island, especially since a bridge connecting the island to the mainland was opened in 1995. Easier access to Skye has led to its own…

Kauai Travel Guide

Salty lips, Kona ice cream, lush green, and squinty-eye blue, car odysseys, sunrise expanding endlessly into sunset, surrendering naps and beach reads; hold the book, close your eyes and hear the ocean. 
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Turin, Italy – Travel Guide

Turin is a prosperous industrial city in shadow of the Alps and is perhaps more known for FIAT automobiles than tourist attractions. Turin tends to get passed by when travelers visit Italy, preferring the delights of Rome, Florence or Venice.…
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Lower Manhattan, New York - Travel Guide

Manhattan is a relatively small island, but is absolutely packed with interesting attractions and sites. So how does the traveler tackle this sightseeing Mecca? We found the best way is to split the island geographically and concentrate on each…