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One of the most beautiful celebrations in Thailand is definitely Loy Krathong (also spelled Loi Krathong) in Chiang Mai. It takes place at the same time as the extremely photogenic Yi Peng Festival. (Yee Peng) What is Loy Krathong and Yi Peng? People often confuse Loy Krathong for another festival known as Yi Peng. We […]

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SoHo and Tribeca - Where to stay in New York City

Choosing where to stay in New York City can be time-consuming because there are so many unique neighborhoods around the city. This guide will help you understand the layout and personality of New York. Whether you’re visiting for the first time or a repeat visitor, this guide will help you choose where to base yourself […]

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The the Cliffs of Moher Ireland

The Cliffs of Moher offer visitors an awe-inspiring vista of cliff and sea, channeling the feeling of being at the bow of a ship and looking out onto the unfurling horizon.  Look no further for Ireland’s most impressive, breathtaking scenery. These cliffs stun you, humble you, and make for the perfect bookend to an Irish […]

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best things to do in bologna

Staying in Bologna for an extended period of time allowed us to truly experience Italy like a local. It rivals Florence or Pisa and there are so many things to do in Bologna, you’ll be surprised! Located in the heart of the Emilia Romagna, Bologna is an ideal city to make a base when travelling around […]

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Poulnabrone Dolmen Ireland

It seems as though Ireland is full of dramatic, atmospheric sites, and Poulnabrone Dolmen is yet another one that confirms this. As one of Ireland’s most iconic (and photographed!) archeological sites, this impressive portal tomb of towering stones is situated on a high limestone plateau in County Clare. Melancholic, elegiac and solemn, the surrounding landscape […]

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Where to Stay in Rome Best places

Choosing where to stay in Rome doesn’t have to be difficult. Once you understand the layout of the city and how to navigate the different neighborhoods, you’ll be able to decide on accommodation and location with ease.  Travel writer and past Italy resident Karen Worrall shares the information she’s learned over the past two decades frequenting […]

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