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    How to Eat Like a Local And Find Local Cuisine in Beijing

    Show off your knowledge of the local cuisine in Beijing next time you plan on bringing a friend. Even if you have limited knowledge from your own experiences you can show a friend how the locals eat with a little cheat sheet on where to go. Here’s just a taste of what Beijing has to offer and where the locals come back to again and again. Quanjude, Peking Duck There is perhaps no place in the world who serves up a Peking Duck like Quanjude. Established in 1864, it is definitely a favorite of tourists, but the locals are proud of this legendary restaurant. Its flagship restaurant is located on…

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    5 Budget Travel Tips For The Shoestring Traveler ~ Budget Travel Tips

    Travel doesn’t have to be expensive; unless you want it to be, of course. I start from the premise ‘for every problem, there is a solution’. We just have to look for it; and recognize it as such when we’ve found it. If you want to travel in luxury, please do so; it is as good an experience as traveling on a budget. It doesn’t matter how you do it as long as you learn something from the experiences you are having. As I see it budget travel is the art of stretching you budget so you can experience more for the same money. Here I put together five Budget…

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    10 Traditional Vietnamese Dishes You Must Try In Vietnam

    One of the highlights of visiting a foreign country (especially in South-East Asia) is sampling the local foods. It gives you a better understanding of the country, its traditions and its people but equally important: most often it is goddamn’ tasty Make sure you try the following foods at least once when visiting Vietnam. For each dish I’ll add an address on where to have it – so you can create your own foodie-tour. Pho Pho is Traditional Vietnamese Dishes, A hearty broth with rice noodles, vegetables and chicken, beef or prawns. Its everywhere in Vietnam. North, South, in fancy restaurants and in little carts on the side of the…

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    Travel Tips

    Travel Tips – 5 Ideas to Eliminate Some of the Stress Out of Airline

    In this short article on how to reduce stress, we are going to talk about a number of airline to do travel tips to reduce those stressful moments while flying. Traveling, be it a trip for a Best Vacation Europe or you’re just looking for What to Do in Orlando, can cause stressful times. Through preparation we should manage to diminish some of those panic levels just through well thought-out preparation. Pack light and smart. As far as air travel ideas, getting through airport security might be tricky, so recognize that liquids or metal items can cause issues, so pack them in your checked bags. For lengthy trips, instead of…

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    Houston Space Center Texas

    The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center is located on the west side of Clear Lake, 25 miles south-east of Houston. It is the monitoring center for all of NASA’s manned flights – the well-known Mission Control. Those visiting the Johnson Space Center will find much of interest in the Visitor Orientation Center. There are film shows, astronaut’s rations, models of space capsules, some objects from the Gemini, Mercury and Apollo manned space programs, and even some samples of moon rock. For those who enjoy a more hands on experience, you can try on the helmets that astronauts wear, and try their hand in steering a spacecraft in a simulator. Visitors…

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    Explore London, Trip to London

    Explore London However, that needn’t stop visitors from having some of that clichéd, fairy-tale experience when they get there. London can be anything you want it to be, and if that is a fantasy world on a par with Disney’s, then so be it. Firstly, it’s perfectly easy to take a tour on an open-topped, bright red double decker bus – a variety of companies will offer to show you the sights from that elevated perspective. And if you want something a little more Cliff Richard, then you can even hire a 1960s Routemaster for your private and nostalgic Summer Holiday. As for high-tea, where better than St James Restaurant…

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    The Dallas World Aquarium And Zoo

    The Dallas World Aquarium and zoo is located near the Historic West End District in downtown Dallas, at 1801 North Griffin Street. After renovating an old warehouse, the aquarium opened its doors in 1992. It purchased another warehouse next door, which is joined to the original building by a “channel.” The second part of the aquarium was opened in 1997, and the “channel” connects the freshwater and the saltwater ecosystems. The Dallas World Aquarium not only exhibits species that live in the water, but also contains flora and fauna from around the world. There is a rain forest section that includes a number of flying species that can be seen…

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    Atlanta Stone Mountain Park

    Not all monuments are stand-alone structures. Stone Mountain Park in Atlanta, USA, is one of the biggest monuments in the world and spans over 25 million square feet and rises over 800 feet from the ground. The monument is a carved area of rock in the likeness of the three confederate heroes. This monument is packed all year round, but more so over national holidays and weekends. Although this monument does hold great historical importance to the American people, there is a lot more to this monument than just a historical site. The surrounding area is breathtaking, with many fabulous photo opportunities. The summer months can be quite warm, but…

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    Discover an alternative London To Visit

    Of course, those old and well established attractions still draw a vast number of holidaymakers – but increasingly the slightly more outlying areas of London are attracting a significant number of visitors, seeking out a different or particular experience. Consequently, these areas have responded with a mushrooming of hotels, youth hostels and flats all over, meaning that a trip to Hoxton needn’t end with a taxi fare back to Baker Street. For those whose urges lie in seeking out fashion, art and music, East London is the place to be. As the media continually remind us, London is a back as a world-beating hub for all things fashionable. It’s pretty…

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    Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, Operating Hours & Seasons

    Alcatraz Island is well-known for the penitentiary that used to be located on the 12 acres of island located a mere 1.5miles/2.5km northeast of San Francisco Bay. Before it was a penitentiary, Alcatraz was named Isla de los Alcatraces (Island of the Pelicans), since Ayala, the first Spaniard to alight, found large numbers of nesting pelicans there. A lighthouse was erected in 1853 when many ships visited the island, often shrouded in fog, during the California gold-rush. The island was a military prison from 1861-65 during the Civil War, and was used for the well-known jail between 1933-1963. It is worth paying extra to use the audio tour, which is…