Monthly Archives: May 2010

1 Photo of the week

Set away in the lush Sierra de Tramuntana valley on the north west side of Mallorca, lies the little village of Valldemossa. Once described by composer Frederic Chopin as the most beautiful place in the world, the little town is just 8km from the coast and charms guests with its pretty stone houses built in […]

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6 Photo of the week

The capital city of Slovakia, Bratislava, is a little gem that offerst a lot to tourists and travelers alike. It can easily be visited in a single day, and with Vienna only 45 minutes away by train the stay can be even more productive. Accommodation is easy to find, with great deals to be found […]

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11 Visiting Melbourne, Australia (again)

Melbourne is the capital city of Victoria state in Australia, and is the second largest of this huge (albeit empty) country. Melbourne is known for its European flavor, changing weather, growing industry and laid back atmosphere despite its economic importance.  It is the city where visiting bars is a must, horse racing is the most […]

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10 The Best Street Market in Ecuador: Otavalo

Realistically Otavalo is famous for only one thing: its Saturday street market. Where as there’s a street market every day of the week and there are others in nearby towns, the Saturday market brings more indigenous sellers from remote villages and Otavalo boasts for a few hours a folklore difficult to beat. Otavalo village has […]

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2 Photo of the week: Teotihuacan

The Pyramid of the Sun is the largest  in Teotihuacan , ranking third in the world after the Great Pyramid of Cholula (Mexico) and the Great Pyramid of Giza (Egypt). Built by the Aztecs between the years 50 Ad and 200 AD it was bult as a sign of worship to the gods and human […]

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Eating Duck Fetus Vietnamese Style

While in Melbourne I had the chance to visit my good friend Cong and enjoy good times with his family and friends. One of the suprises he had for us was hot vit lon, a vietnamese dish which consists of duck fetus eaten straight from the egg. This same dish is eaten in the Philippines, […]

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3 Photo of the week: Segesta

The ruins of Segesta are among the best conserved in all the island, hopefully thanks to the small fee payable at entrance (it is not difficult to see them without paying though). Getting there is rather easy if you’re driving, but there are tour operators that will take you there are as well if you […]

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