A night walk through Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

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While tourism from abroad to Colombia may still be in its infancy following the drug war of the 1990s, Cartagena de Indias has always been the most prominent tourist destination in the country. Cartagena boasts the best-preserved walled-in colonial city in the Americas along with pristine Caribbean beaches in close proximity. Understandably so, this gem ….  Read More

Savoring the Jewel of Southern Bohemia – Cesky Krumlov

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Few visitors to the Czech Republic ever venture much beyond Prague, although the Czech lands certainly have more attractions in store for those who do in fact leave the capital. On previous occasions we touched on other UNESCO World Heritage sites in Bohemia and Moravia, such as the famous Trinity Column in Olomouc or the ….  Read More

Desert Hiking near Palm Springs

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Many visitors local and foreign alike enjoy the sunny desert climate of Palm Springs, California. Year-round sunshine and mild temperatures in the winter months attract snowbirds or foreign tourists from colder climes, while local visitors from the large California metro areas, such as Los Angeles or San Diego, tend to flock to the Coachella Valley ….  Read More