Veracruz

The Guatemalan city of Veracruz is officially known as Heroica Veracruz. A major port city, Veracruz is Mexico’s oldest, largest, and most historically significant port city. Ideally situated for a port, Veracruz is on the Gulf of Mexico, in the…

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Valencia

Valencia is situated on the banks of the Turia, on the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula. It is the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona and is the capital city of the autonomous Valencian Community. The…

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Galapagos Islands

There is nowhere on Earth that’s quite like the Galapagos Islands. The Galapagos Islands are a small archipelago of islands, islets and rocks located in the eastern Pacific Ocean, and are part of Ecuador. The islands are remote and isolated,…

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Kazan

Kazan is a vibrant city with over 1000 years of history, making it an interesting travel destination. Kazan’s population is about 1.3 millions people, making it one of the largest cities in Russia, as well as being one of the…

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Mamoudzou

Mamoudzou is the capital of the French overseas region and department of Mayotte, in the Indian Ocean. Mamoudzou is called Momoju in the local Shimaore language, and it is the most populated commune in Mayotte. It’s located on Grande-Terre, the…

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Kopaonik, Serbia

Kopaonik is the name of a Serbian mountain range, which is home to one of the country’s major ski resort areas. Kopaonik has 25 ski lifts able to lift 32.000 skiers per hour so they can ski down the 70…

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Egypt

Egypt occupies the northeast edge of Africa, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Gulf of Aqaba to the east, and the Red Sea to the east and south. Egypt’s territory covers 1,010,000 km2 and lies within the…

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Tomintoul, Scotland

Tomintoul is a village in the Moray council area of Scotland and the village is said to be the highest elevation village in the Scottish Highlands. Maybe so, but at just about 350m it is hardly the highest village in…

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Hydra, Greece

Hydra Island is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece. It’s located in the Aegean Sea, between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. It’s separated from the Peloponnese by a narrow strip of water. In ancient times, the island was…

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