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A Weekend in Dresden, Germany

I popped over to Dresden for a weekend with some good friends. It was a city I managed to miss while I lived in Germany, and so I was happy for the chance to finally visit. 842 more words

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Phriday Photo Edition: Art Nouveau in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is chock full of interesting architecture and gorgeous buildings, remnants of a more prosperous time. It’s always a surprise and a pleasant shock when walking down the street, doing nothing special, and looking up to see the most beautiful building in the middle of the chaos. 71 more words

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Minnamurra Rainforest - Loop Walk

So after my adrenaline rushed morning I paid my $12 entry fee and checked out the Minnamurra Rainforest.

The rainforest is in the Buderoo National Park and is where the Minnamurra Falls are. 135 more words

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Phriday Photo Edition: Dresden Frauenkirche

The Frauenkirche in Dresden was completely destroyed during the Second World War, during intense bombing raids of the city. The ruins lay untouched for 50 years, and reconstruction did not begin until the reunification of Germany in 1994. 118 more words

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Valparaiso and Vina del Mar, Chile

Valparaiso is located on the coast of Chile, just a hop, skip, and jump away from Santiago and definitely worth a day trip. It’s a city built on steep inclines feeding down to the ocean, and within two minutes there I felt like I was back in San Francisco – huffing and puffing up and down ridiculously steep hills seems to be unavoidable in both places. 387 more words

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Tuesday Techie Traveller: Secret Escapes

For when you feel like a little bit of luxury in your life, but don’t want to spend money¬†getting it! Secret Escapes is a website – free to sign up and register, and providing you with a daily email link to hot deals on hotels, resorts, and tours around the globe. 300 more words

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Wine Tasting in the Casablanca Valley, Chile

Chile may be small but it is mighty. An impossibly narrow country, it manages to present an amazingly diverse array of landscapes, activities, cities, and culture. 773 more words

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