Gem and Lita
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by Gem and Lita
gem@filipinojournal.com

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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Fabulous Las Vegas

Fabulous Las Vegas

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No matter the reason for your travel you will enjoy Las Vegas, the “Live Entertainment Capital of the World” internationally known for its mega casino-hotels, world-class amusements and plentiful buffets. Known as simply Vegas,

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Ski Frost Fire

Ski Frost Fire

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Winter always reminds me of the Christmas song by American crooner Tony Bennett “I love the winter weather. I’ve got my love to keep me warm”. However, I’ve got my alpine skiing instead to

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I amsterdam 3

I amsterdam 3

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The Netherlands (Holland to most of us) is known the world over for its open and tolerant society. The Dutch philosophy of life “Live and let live” is synonymous to its culture of permissiveness

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I amsterdam 2

I amsterdam 2

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From the popular Dam Square, the historical centre and beating heart of Amsterdam, our guided tour continues past two of the city’s visible landmarks, the Mint Tower (Munttoren) or Coin Tower with a clock

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