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Where to See the Best Athens Street Art

The word graffiti might have a Greek origin, but the work of graffiti artists in its current form is a relatively new development in the ancient city of Athens. Drifting over from New York in the 1990s, street art in Athens soon blossomed into a deep and complex subculture, one which allowed those living on the margins to express …

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Best National and Local Museums in Canberra

The nation’s capital city is also its cultural and political heart. The parliamentary triangle is a treasure trove of national museums and galleries. But there are also quirky local museums hidden amongst the national memorials, collections, and celebrations of Australian history. Here are the 19 Best National and Local Museums in Canberra, how to get to them, and where …

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Cambodian temple of Angkor Wat: 1 & 2 day itineraries

The Angkor Wat Cambodian Temple Site When the sun rises over the Angkor Wat temple site the mystical nature of this famous Cambodian Temple, the largest religious monument in the world, becomes immediately apparent. Located in Siem Reap, Cambodia, over 2.6 million visitors arrive every year to see this UNESCO World Heritage site. In the …

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Down Cathedral and Saint Patrick’s Grave

Parish of Downpatrick It’s just not possible to read about the history and culture of Ireland and Northern Ireland without invoking the ghost of Saint Patrick. An easy day trip from Belfast takes you to Downpatrick parish and the historic town of Downpatrick. Here you can visit Down Cathedral (the Catholic Church of the Holy …

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Indonesian Food: Culture through Food in Java

Indonesian Food, Culture and Community 17,508 islands, 300 ethnicities, and a long history of trade with the Middle East, China, India, and Europe: Indonesia and Indonesia cuisine is a melting pot of culinary influences and ingredients! The most populous island in the Indonesian archipelago is Java with over 150 million people squeeze onto this volcanic …

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Australian Landmarks You Must See

26 Famous Australian Landmarks Plan your visit to this ancient and astonishing continent with a local’s guide to the must-see parts of the natural landscape and human-made marvels and attractions. These famous landmarks are listed below according to the state and territories in which you can find them. Northern Territory 1. Uluru Uluru (labeled by European explorers as Ayers Rock) is a huge monolith or …

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Things to Do – Mornington Peninsula

The comprehensive guide to all the best things to do on the Mornington Peninsula! From Millionaires, Artists and Sculpture Walks, to the best beaches and water sports, adventure, wildlife, and national parks and gardens, to wineries and local gourmet food producers, this article has it all. Only 90 minutes from the center of Melbourne, this spectacular, wild, …

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Sunrise Bagan: The Best Ways and Places to Experience It

Sunrise Bagan The vastness of the Bagan plain, an area of 40 square miles, with over 10,000 pagodas constructed over 250 years, is hard to visualize. And that’s not including the 3000 teak monasteries that once stood among the temples! If you are on the ground in Bagan, you can see Pagodas and Temples everywhere …

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Luxury Cave Houses: Best Santorini Oia Hotels

Oia Santorini Visiting Oia Santorini must surely be on everyone’s bucket list, this instantly recognizable island is a true gem of the Aegean Sea. Whitewashed buildings are the backdrop to a vibrant blue sea, as the caldera cliffs are adorned with stunning abodes. Santorini itself is still an active volcano, probably the only volcano in the world whose crater or caldera is within the …

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Why You Should See Newcastle’s Angel of the North Statue

A Tribute to Newcastle’s People and History Is Gateshead’s Angel of the North statue a lump of scrap metal by the side of the road or a towering guardian of our hopes and wishes? In just over 20 years, Britain’s largest sculpture has become the most loved piece of public art in the country. One …

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Ultimate Guide to the Best Tokyo Street Food

Introduction Flame grilled, stir-fried, super sweet or salty, street foods in Tokyo are a must on your first trip to Japan. The best 10 Tokyo street foods are Takoyaki, Yakitori, Melon Pan Bread, Dango, Japanese Crepes, Yakisoba, Okonomiyaki, Taiyaki, Wagyu Beef, and Ikayaki. Although there are regional variations of many of the dishes below, it’s …

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