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Amersfoort in the Netherlands, a mini Amsterdam you should visit

Amersfoort in the Netherlands has a long mercantile history, in 1500 and in the following centuries it owed its wealth to the tobacco, wool and beer trade. Now you can still find some of that wealth, and there are several …

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Hovenweep National Monument in the United States

If you are in those parts of the world, there is a strange place between Utah and Colorado that, while not well-known, is certainly worth a visit. Although Hovenweep National Monument is well-known for the six ancestral Pueblo village groups, …

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Brighton & & Hove, a short guide for the informed tourist

Brighton is a beautiful city with a fascinating history, vibrant culture and vibrant nightlife located in East Sussex on the south coast of England. It is not a particularly populous city having only 200, 000 inhabitants, but it is also …

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You can walk from the US to Russia in a couple of hours

The Bering Strait, the strait that connects North America and Eurasia, comes to mind. True, Native American populations did pursue this journey from Asia to North America long ago. The trouble is, there is a little archipelago in the Bering …

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Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese – a pub with a literary history

Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese is a Grade 11 listed building at 145 Fleet Street, City of London. There has been a public house at this location since 1538, when Henry V111 was the monarch.  It was called the Horn and …

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