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Manhattan Bridge (Dumbo, Brooklyn, New York).

Manhattan Bridge is Just Another Bridge in New York That Only Few Dare to Wander

I finally visited Manhattan Bridge up close. I’ve been coming to New York for 6 years in a row every summer but I haven’t been to this bridge. Well, the bridge itself is not really a must-see destination in your guidebook. Manhattan Bridge is just the another bridge in New York that only few dare […]

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View of New York From Governor's Island (New York, USA).

New York Skyline From Governor’s Island

Governor’s Island is just yards away from downtown Manhattan. The island, however, doesn’t have people in residence. In fact, it’s only open to the public from May 1 – October 31. What to do at Governor’s Island During the summer, there are arts festivals, concerts, performances and guided tours. You can rent a bike and […]

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How to Spend a Weekend in San Jose

San Jose is a great place for a weekend getaway. As the center of Silicon Valley, the city is packed with surprises you’d never experience in other California cities. San Jose offers more than the prestige of Silicon Valley, though. It’s a cultural hub, too. If you go around the city, you’ll find interesting historical […]

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New York City Photo Chrysler Building

New York City Travel Guide

This post is originally from IHG’s Guide to New York City. New York City is the most popular destination in the world, and for good reason. With first-class entertainment options, world-famous landmarks, buzzing street activity and nightlife, it is an epicenter of culture, diversity and excitement. Your choices are seemingly endless when it comes to […]

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Do You Know What I Did last Summer? I visited Tangier, Morocco.

Do You Know What I Did Last Summer?

Do you know what I did last summer? It’s the best summer I’ve ever had and I don’t know if I could top that ever again. Here’s the stats: 4 continents, 8 countries, 21 cities, 11 flights, some bottle of wines and sangrias, and  a handful people I’ve met. Let me show you where I […]

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So Many Cactuses at the Desert Botanical Garden in in Phoenix, Arizona.

So Many Cactuses at Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix

I have never seen so many cactuses in my life—until I visited the lovely Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona. Boy, strolling and spending three hours around the garden wasn’t enough. There are so many kinds of cactus to see, of different shapes, variety, colours and spines! I didn’t even know that some cactuses can […]

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Chapel of the Holy Cross in Sedona, Arizona.

Built Between Two Buttes – Chapel of the Holy Cross

Who would ever thought of building a chapel between two buttes in Sedona’s red rock mountains? Well, apparently, one sculptor and rancher, Marguerite Brunswig Staude, was inspired and had a vision to put one up there. While the chapel looks so small (that’s why it’s called a chapel, right?), it took 18 months to build […]

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Spiritual vortex - Cathedral Rock in Sedona, Arizona.

Spiritual Vortex – Cathedral Rock in Sedona

Sedona is a paradise for those who love nature and hiking. The natural wonders of red rock formations abounding the city are so breathtaking that they distract your train of your thoughts. And yes, Sedona has a lot of hiking trails, too. Hiking around the Cathedral Rock is one of the many pleasures you’ll love […]

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