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What to visit in Milan

Milan is one of the most developed Italian cities, but this doesn’t mean it is an industrialized city that lost its spirit. The heart of Milano is still preserved in the old central area of the city, where most of the sights to visit are located.

Built in circles, Milan’s center hosts many medieval buildings that are worth visiting. First time visitors may use a Hop-on Hop-off bus tour to check all the great sights. If the time allows you, a walking tour is what we recommend to allow you to fully enjoy the best of what Milan has to offer.

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What to visit in Barcelona

Barcelona is a city located East Spain, on the Mediterranean coast and is the capital of Catalonia region, Spain. The urban area of Barcelona exceeds 4 million people, making it the largest city at the Mediterranean and one of the largest in Europe.

Barcelona is today one of the main touristic cities in Europe, host of many trade fairs and exhibitions. Founded as a Roman city, Barcelona has a lot of ancient and modern history to show through its rich cultural heritage. Renown architectural works of Gaudi enrich the sites to visit in the city of Barcelona.

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Moscow, capital and main political, economical, cultural and financial center of Russia, is the largest megacity northernmost. Moscow has a large cultural and economical diversity supported by over 11 million in city population.

The city is named after the river that crosses it, Moskva, with a first reference to the name dating only 1147. Moscow’s architecture is world renowned with the Saint Basil’s Cathedral in Red Square standing out.

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What to visit in London

London, the Capital of United Kingdom, is one of Europe’s main financial, economic, fashion, cultural and touristic centers. With over 7 million in population, London has attracted people from all over the world, making it a multi-cultural city.

London city has managed to preserve its 19th century look, with massive stone and brick building that are still visible in the central area (Zone 1 for tube travelers). For first time visitors there are many objectives that are worth visiting, and there are quite a few options at your hand: bus tours, tube traveling (fastest and cheapest way of traveling) or on foot. Make sure you also get on a double-decker bus for a ride – one of London’s marks.

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What to visit in Algarve

Algarve is a small region in South Portugal that sets out with lots of sunshine, beautiful sandy beaches, a perfect destination for a holiday. The natural beauty of the region is sure to have you come back after a first holiday here.

Algarve region has many to offer, so you need time to uncover all these places. What you will surely be impressed with are the quite and intimate beaches split by rocky formations entering into the ocean. The views are spectacular, and if this is not enough, you should know that there are many activities available such as rock climbing, karting, kitesurfing, wakeboarding and many more.

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Did you know: US largest wild park is in New York

Not in New York City, but close by – in New York state. The State Park Adirondack is the largest wild park in America, as a paradox, being laid down near one of the most densely populated areas: the East Coast with New York City just 320 km away.

This wild park is larger than some US states or world countries, similar in size to Belgium. Over 12,950 square km with lakes, rivers, forests and low level hills were practically unknown until the 1830s. Lincoln Barnett was saying that Stanley found Livingstone in the dark Africa before most New Yorkers found the wildness in their own backyard.

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Tierra del Fuego (Land of Fire), is traditionally marking the End of the World point (relax, we are referring here to Southernmost point of the World, not the end of life on Earth). Tierra del Fuego is an archipelago located southernmost tip of the South American mainland, also known as the region of Patagonia. The archipelago consists of a number of islands just across Strait of Magellan, such as Isla Grande divided between Argentina and Chile, the largest island, and some smaller islands including Cape Horn.

Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego has an area of 48,100 square km, and the region’s economy is mainly dominated by ecotourism, manufacturing and Antarctic logistics. The region has an oceanic climate (surrounded by Atlantic and Pacific Oceans), with short, cool summers and long, wet, moderately mild winters.

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Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey with a population of over 12 million, is located on both sides of the Bosphorus, the narrow strait between the Black Sea and the Marmara Sea. Capital of mighty Christian and Islamic empires, Istanbul was always a bridge between east and west. Now, Istanbul is standing as the only city sitting on two different continents: Europe and Asia.

Istanbul manages to link the two continents not only physically, but culturally as well. The differences on the two sides of the city are considerable, and the way the city life is integrating the European and Asian diversity is unique.

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What to visit in Valencia

Valencia is the third largest city in Spain, after Madrid and Barcelona. Founded as a Roman colony in 138 BC, Valencia is situated on the banks of the Turia river, on the east coast of the Iberian peninsula.

The city of Valencia has many things to show to visitors, from the historical center that is one of the largest in Spain, spread with ancient monuments, to the the modern and sophisticated side of the town, where the City of Arts and Sciences rises.

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The Trans-Siberian railway is the most famous train route in the world, and in the same time one of the longest. The Trans-Siberian railway was completed in 1916, and its original route was starting from St Petersburg all the way to Vladivostok.

During the communist regime, the route was modified to start from Moscow, shortening the railway to just 9259 km. Even in these conditions, the railway is one of the longest continuous train services, exceeded just by the Moscow–Pyongyang and Kiev-Vladivostok train services.

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The Great Wall of China, one of the World’s Wonders, is over 7,200 km long, and it was build over a period of 2000 years! The truth is that the real length of the Wall is unknown, as many parts are yet to be revealed.

The Great Wall consists of a network of structures reflecting China’s expansion west and north. The Wall is stretching up and down across deserts, grasslands, mountains, plateaus and rivers and it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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That’s right, over 4000 cultural events are hosted each year in the city of Salzburg, Austria, the birthplace of one of the musician genies of this world: Mozart. The old city of Salzburg is in a beautiful location between the Salzach glacial river and the Monchsberg, overlooked by the Hohensalzburg Fortress.

Surrounded by grey rocky mountains and forestry hills, it seems difficult to be born in this city and have nothing to do with artistic life. This maybe explains Mozart or the numerous events taking place here.

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