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Five Destinations in India with a Glorious Past to Explore

A guest post by Rohit Agarwalhe All countries have a past, with a distinct heritage, and India is no exception. Sadly, several places in India with a glorious past have been almost forgotten now. These places had been the epicentres of monarchy and … Continue reading

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Making a Splash: Six Cool Pool Sites

August is half gone, which means summer is coming to an end.  But it’s not too late to indulge in summer fantasies!  Fantasies of gorgeous, historic swimming pools, that is. A brief history of the swimming pool: the earliest pool … Continue reading

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Pi Day! Mathematician-Related Historic Sites

I’m no mathematician (in fact, geometry ranked highly in my shortlist of most-hated classes in high school), but I do know that 3.14 is a very significant number.  And since 2009, March 14th has been officially recognized as Pi Day … Continue reading

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Slovenia…A Country of Culture and Charm

Once a significant part of the mighty Austro-Hungarian Empire, present-day Slovenia became an independent nation with the dissolution of Yugoslavia in 1991.  It is bordered by Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia.  Slovenia is renowned as a diligent, hard-working nation, part … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Island

If you’ve ever visited Ellis Island, you know that when your ferry pulls up to the island, you exit the boat and you are immediately in front of the large building that was once the immigration station.  This is the … Continue reading

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Eight Ways to Add Architecture to Your Adventures

Are you an architecture buff planning your next trip? Or maybe just looking for some new ways to explore? Here’s a list of eight things to do to add a little more architecture to your next vacation! Check out local … Continue reading

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