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The Grandeur of USA : Regal state of Washington

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Countries capitals and their history! This is one part of social science I enjoyed as a kid! Stuff like Sri Lanka being  renamed because the old name ‘Ceylon’ was so catchy and fancy always made me wonder. Among the most fascinating countries, one is the United States of America (USA). It is a powerful country, politically, democratically, economically, technically, etc. ... Read More »

Wisconsin Loves its Cheese Curds

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Wisconsin is a U.S state located in the north central part of United States in the mid-west and green lake regions. Wisconsin is a state which produces about a quarter of America’s cheese and leading the nation in cheese production worldwide and stands second in terms of milk production after California. Thus due to its standing it is considered as ... Read More »

The Champagne Bar at Eiffel Tower, Paris

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The first tourist attraction most people want to visit when on a family holiday in Paris is the Eiffel Tower which was built by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 World Fair, held to commemorate the centennial of the Revolution. The world’s tallest, at 320m, until it was eclipsed by Manhattan’s Chrysler Building some four decades later as a temporary exhibit for ... Read More »

The Cathedral of Football: Wembley Stadium, London

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“The rules of soccer are very simple, basically it is this: if it moves, kick it. If it doesn’t move, kick it until it does.”  This is a famous saying among football fans and when football comes to London then there is only one place it’s going to be celebrated at. Yes, the Cathedral of Football, Wembley Stadium, which is ... Read More »

Earthly Eden: Hvitserkur, North Iceland

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  INTRODUCTION: The dragon, drinking water from the sea: Hvitserkur is a rock, rising like a monster from the sea at Vatnsnes Peninsula in Northern Iceland. The 15 meters high (approximately 50 feet tall) rock assumes the shape of “a dragon, drinking water from the sea”. The fact that the tip of the rock remains covered with bird droppings has ... Read More »

Visit the City of Pounding Winds: Baku, Azerbaijan

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Located on the southern shore of Abs heron Peninsula, with territory covering over 2130 kilometers, Baku is capital of Azerbaijan and the largest city in the Caucasus. Baku’s name comes from Persian bad-kube meaning “the city of pounding winds”. The cold northern wind “khazri” and warm southern wind “gilavar” are typical here all year round. In addition, Baku is also ... Read More »

Rotterdam – Manhattan of the Netherlands

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A city with one of the most fascinating tales of origins, Rotterdam is today one of the world’s largest and busiest economic centers with a skyline that could easily have it called “the Manhattan of Europe”. A city with the quality of ever changing itself with the times, whose citizens believe in being the best at what they do and ... Read More »

Harpa Concert Hall And Conference Centre: Reykjavik, Iceland

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More than almost any other country, Iceland is characterized by the elemental forces of nature. The island is situated slightly below the polar circle, has its fair share of barren volcano landscapes, boiling lakes and steam spraying geysers as well as huge glaciers. Until recently, the cosmopolitan capital of Reykjavik, the home of some 120,000 people, was hardly able to ... Read More »

Egypt – The Land of Pharaos

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Thriving along the banks of the majestic Nile, with the remains of its glorifying history, standing upright under the hot sun, Egypt presents one of the most stunning architectures in the vast stretches of its sands. The monuments dating back to thousands of years still hold the esteem and aura of the ancient Egypt. Tour to the land of Pharos ... Read More »