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BBC's Sherlock Popularizes Small London Cafe

Speedy’s Cafe, located on North Gower St. in London, is a small coffee shop serving both English and American delights.The cafe has become a tourist destinations for fans of the hit BBC show Sherlock. Frequently featured in shots and as a meeting spot for the characters, the cafe is located next to the fictional 221B Baker...

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Armenia Named "Country of the Year" by The Economist

Just yesterday, The Economist named Armenia, a small nation situated in the rocky South Caucasus, as “country of the year.” For a nation that most people have trouble pinpointing on a map, this was huge. Armenia wasn’t selected for its history — although it thrives as one of the oldest civilizations in the world. Nor was...

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Edinburgh Castle Built on Volcanic Plug

Edinburgh has long been a jewel of Scotland, attracting countless visitors every year and standing high stop Castle Rock, a volcanic neck.Dating as far back as the 12th century, Edinburgh Castle has survived many battles, including the Jacobite Uprising of 1745. Having also served as a prison, the castle harbors “dark dungeons,” including one located beneath...

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The Power in Travel Lies in the Profound Memories Created

    Feel your soul ignite as your feet wander  Each aspect of your journey contributes to the memories you create, in ways both great and small. A European voyage with Silversea places all the pieces together perfectly to form an all-encompassing cruise experience that both satisfies your curiosity and renews your sense of wonder.  A...

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Special Themed Voyage - The Mighty Mississippi

    The Mighty Mississippi American Queen® June 23 - July 15, 2019   Prepare to be forever changed by this epic 23-day voyage as we cruise northbound from New Orleans to Red Wing (Minneapolis). As we wind our way along the majestic Mississippi River, you will be transported back to an era of leisurely and...

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Canada Cruisetours - From Snow-Capped Peaks to Colonial Charm

Journey into the heart of Canada on a Canadian Rockies Cruisetour. From the colonial charms of British Columbia to the dramatic wilderness, alpine lakes, and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, you’ll enjoy some of Canada’s most extraordinary destinations. Combine it with a 7-night Alaska sailing onboard the Celebrity Eclipse or Celebrity Millennium for an unforgettable...

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For Villa Stays, Choose a Chef's Kitchen

    We love all-inclusive resorts; that goes without saying. With all you can eat and drink on offer, prepared for you with no clean-up ever, it’s hard to pass up on that freedom and convenience.  However, a few factors can make families choose to eschew those perks, the top two are privacy and space. When...

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Time To Explore: Most Beautiful Alaskan Glaciers

    Awe-inspiring, majestic and breathtaking are just a few of the adjectives used to describe the massive mountains of ice known as glaciers and frankly, none of these do it justice. Synonymous with the “Last Frontier” known as Alaska, the state boasts some 100,000 glaciers covering 30,000 square miles, creating an inimitable backdrop like none...

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European Capital a Center for International Relations

The capital of both Belgium and the European Union, Brussels has developed into a major center for international relations. The city serves as operation grounds for the European Commission, the European Parliament, NATO, and the European Council.Decorated with a number of architectural beauties, Brussels is home to the Palais de Justice, the largest courthouse in the...

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Historic Medieval Town Dubbed the "Venice of the North"

Bruges, Belgium is a historic town that may remind some travelers of Venice. Initially built as protection from invaders, canals run throughout the city.Much of Bruges's architecture is preserved from the Medieval Ages, giving the town an abundance old-world charm. A celebration of sorts, called "The Procession of the Holy Blood," is held annually, with locals...

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