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Cruising Cuba

After a 2-hour drive through rural mountain villages in a decommissioned Russian army truck, we arrived at El Nicho conservation area, a nature lover’s dream with hiking trails and a panoramic backdrop of the Escambray mountains. We hiked a steep … Continue reading

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History of Antigua is clear to see

On a recent visit to Antigua, the history was brought to life at Dow’s Hill Interpretation Centre. Dow’s Hill Interpretation Centre offers a well-crafted and knowledgeable production on the history, culture and heritage of Antigua and Barbuda.  It takes you  … Continue reading

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Tourists flock to Canada

Ever wonder why you seem to notice Australians on every corner, Brazilians sipping lattes at the cafe, and  French buying up baguettes at the local bakery?  September particularly had a huge influx of international tourists, and I  find it fascinating … Continue reading

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Travel trend for 2011: Choose to rent a house or apartment over a hotel stay

Fifty Euros a night for a bijou apartment in the Montmartre district of Paris? No way! Travellers often assume that renting a private house or apartment requires a long commitment and lots of cash.  But you can rent a flat … Continue reading

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Melody’s Travels

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your … Continue reading

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