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    Along the Grand Canal

    The Grand Canal is one of the major waterways in Venice, Italy. It forms an S shape, and travels from Saint Mark Basin almost all the way to the Santa Lucia rail station. Italians and tourists travel the water via water busses, gondolas, and water taxis. The canal is lined on both sides with about 170 breathtaking buildings, built mostly between the thirteenth and eighteenth centuries.…

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    Lerici (Tellaro)

    Lerici/Tellaro 44°04′35″N 09°54′40″E The walk from Lerici to it’s interior sister city Tellaro is an experience everyone must have when they head to Italian coast. The small fishing village of Tellaro perched on right off the Gulf of La Spezia, not far from its more famous cousin Cinque Terre. This sea side village with lots of personality is easily one of the most stunning cities in Italy. Castles and beaches are only a few of the things you’ll  fall in…

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    Amelie’s French Bakery has new Winter treats and you need to try all of them

    It’s December in Charlotte, which means that Amélie’s French Bakery and Café has launched their new winter menu today! This years seasonal flavors were inspired by “the Parisian holiday markets, sugarcoated memories and snow-covered mountains in the French Alps.” Fancy and European. Sign me up. These years seasonal recipes were whipped up by the Amélie’s amazing pastry team using some of winters most popular flavors and ingredients. Cranberry, peppermint, hazelnut, pistachio, fig and molasses kisses round out the 35 specialty…

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    Dying to get to Cuba? There’s a Cruise for that!

    Royal Caribbean has just announced that tours to Cuba are abound for adventure this coming summer, with two ships – Majesty of the Seas and Empress of the Seas – and two new destinations on the rosters.  Combine two of your 2018 travel goals and sail the ocean blue to Cuba’s historic cities of Havana, Santiago and Cienfuegos. The popular cities are among the destinations on an array of 4- to 8-night Caribbean adventures on Empress of the Seas. Depart from Miami at any time of year on an Empress vacation, including…

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    The Rialto Bridge in Venice

    The Rialto Bridge is beautifully located in the heart of Venice. The stone bridge construction started in 1588, and was finally completed in 1591, making it a gorgeous piece of architectural history, and a top tourist attraction. It serves as the division line for districts of San Marco, and San Polo and provides access across the Grand Canal. Its one of the most recognized landmarks in Venice, with visitors scrambling to cross the iconic steps. If you look closely you…

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    10 Things to know about Sanya, China in 2018

    Located in South China, Sanya is a tropical location on the South Sea, affectionately monikered the “Oriental Hawaii.” Not sure many Americans would agree with that completely, but it’s definitely a Chinese Myrtle Beach with better hotels. As one of the warmer cities, you can experience a breezy 78 degrees all year round which is perfect for relaxing by the pool party, shopping, exploring the ethnic minority culture, or enjoying a some great tourism zones and hikes in the rain-forest.…

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