Wonderful architecture in Vienna … [Austria]

The historic center of Vienna has some amazing architecture. There are, in my opinion, 5 main sights one should not miss: (1) The Hofburg [Former residence of the Habsburg Dynasty and currently used as the official residence and office of the President of Austria] (2) Schonbrunn [Summer residence of the Habsburg Dynasty] (3) Belvedere Palace [Summer …

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Exhilarating Christmas Markets in Prague and Cesky Krumlov … [Czech Republic]

Prague, as you might be aware, is one of the best preserved medieval cities in the World. At this point, I have visited 45 countries (as an adult, not counting the countries my parents have taken me when I was a child) and though Czech Republic just failed to enter my "Top-5 Countries" list, Prague …

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Visiting Amazon – Some tips … [Brazil]

Some suggestions, based on my Amazon experiences ... Boat ride (Speed/Fast Boat or Slow Boat) is a must-try ... Rather than taking the flight option between towns, for example, Tefe-Manaus, I would highly recommend a boat ride. The Speed Boat, which chugs along at 50-60Km/Hr speed takes around 12-14hr for the journey from Manaus to …

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South America – Getting around …

South America is not a cheap place to travel around. Following are some tips/suggestions based on my experiences ... Buenos Aires, Argentina (Airport Code: EZE)  The bus ride took around 45min. I would highly recommend avoiding the pre-paid taxis. It is an utter rip-off. If your baggage is not that heavy or extensive, it is …

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