Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro, commonly referred to as Rio, is the capital city of the State of Rio de Janeiro. Rio is the second largest city in Brazil, after São Paulo. Rio de Janeiro’s population is approximately 6.3 million people, making…

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Montmarte

Montmartre is a hill in the north of Paris, France. It’s 130 metres high and gives its name to the surrounding district, in the 18th arrondissement, a part of the Right Bank. Before being Christianize, Montmartre was named Mons Martis,…

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Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena or “Cartagena de Indias”, meaning Cartagena of the Indies, is a port city on the northern, Caribbean Coast Region of Columbia. Cartagena is the capital of the Bolívar Department, and with a population of about 900,000 it’s the fifth…

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Angola

Angola is one of Africa’s major oil producers, but ironically it’s also one of the world’s poorest nations. Over a quarter of a century of civil war has ravaged the country since its independence from Portugal in 1975. Angola was…

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Bed and Breakfasts in Australia

Australia is one of the world’s wealthiest countries and the world’s 12th largest economy. Officially the Commonwealth of Australia, the country is almost always referred to as just Australia. Australia is the world’s 6th largest country by total land area.…

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