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Waitomo Glowworm Caves, New Zealand

Waitomo Glowworm Caves, New Zealand

Gem and Lita

With its dramatic topography and landscape made world-famous by the epic high fantasy movies “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy (December 2001, 2003 & 2004) and “The Hobbit”, the island country of New Zealand,

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The Bay OF Islands, New Zealand

The Bay OF Islands, New Zealand

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At the very edge of the world in New Zealand’s North Island is the world famous maritime park of 144 islands known for its stunning beauty, spectacular scenery and colourful history, The Bay of

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Rotorua, Geothermal Utopia of New Zealand

Rotorua, Geothermal Utopia of New Zealand

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“Kia Ora“! Welcome to Rotorua, the geothermal utopia of New Zealand. Rotorua is a city on the southern shores of the great lake known as “Kahumatamomoe” in the Bay of Plenty region of New

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Beautiful Sagada, Mt. Province, Philippines

Beautiful Sagada, Mt. Province, Philippines

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Beautiful Sagada is famous for its “hanging coffins” suspended on the rocky limestone precipice not to mention its mystical caves, rice terraces, waterfalls, and temperate weather. Nestled in a valley, Sagada with 11,244 people,

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Teotihuacan, “The City of the Gods”

Teotihuacan, “The City of the Gods”

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Northeast of Mexico City is the largest pre-Columbian city in the Americas known as “Teotihuacan”, called “The City of the Gods”. Designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, it is home to Mexico’s

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Mexico City – Maligned and Lovable

Mexico City – Maligned and Lovable

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Much maligned as Mexico’s polluted and dangerous capital, Mexico City is safe and lovable based on our own personal experience as first-time visitors. We discover this megalopolis, a mixture of tradition and modernity, of

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“Divine Apparitions” Pilgrimage: Mexico City

“Divine Apparitions” Pilgrimage: Mexico City

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Facts & Figures: Mexico Land Area – 761,606 sq. mi. (1,972,550 sq. kms.) Population – 119,530,753 Capital & largest city – Mexico City Monetary Unit – Mexican peso Languages spoken – Spanish & 67

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Fabulous Las Vegas 4

Fabulous Las Vegas 4

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The 70s saw a slump in Las Vegas tourism industry thereby affecting its economy. So far, only two casino-hotels opened in The Strip – Bally and Harras in 1973. In the late 80s The

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Fabulous Las Vegas 3

Fabulous Las Vegas 3

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The skyline of The Strip, Las Vegas, has been changing since the early to late 1940s when the small building boom began. The first hotel on what would become The Strip was the Rancho

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Fabulous Las Vegas 2

Fabulous Las Vegas 2

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Famous for glitz and glamour, Las Vegas dazzles day and night and magnetizes people – millions of tourists and wealthy gamblers leaving huge fortunes in the Sin City. On The Strip of 4.2 miles

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