Iran Travel Guides for Backpackers

A wanderer's guide on a Road Trip to Tawang

If you are looking for an escape route to a place of perpetual peace and bliss, the heavenly kingdom of Arunachal Pradesh is the perfect getaway for you. This state is brimming with nature’s beauty and the best way to experience it is a road trip from Guwahati to Tawang. […]
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Hyderabad Itinerary: Must Visit Places

Summer holidays as a child were simply the best days ever! And for me, Hyderabad – the capital city of Telangana (one of the southern states of India) has been my vacation spot every year. While there are many of you who must have visited Hyderabad at least once in their lifetime, this article is for […]
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Islamabad Travel Guide: What to do, eat, and see!

The capital city of Pakistan, Islamabad is one of the most beautiful cities in the world! Islamabad is the perfect city to explore different cultures, amazing food, and breathtaking views. Here are some places you should visit, foods you should eat and things you should do on your trip to […]
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Best Things To Do In Natal, Brazil

Natal is one of the finest cities in Brazil and there are many things you can do in Natal. Tourist attractions abound here including works of nature for you to experience. It is a suitable place to spend a few days or spend your holidays with your loved ones. Here […]
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Unexplored Underrated Places of Mumbai

Mumbai, the city that never sleeps, has a variety of popular tourist attractions such as Juhu Beach, Marine Drives, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Hanging Garden, and so on. However, one can never really have explored this city of Dreams without excavating deep into these underrated, unpopular places that truly brings […]
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A Guide to The Royal City of Mysore

  Mysore, now officially known as Mysuru, is a small city tucked in the foothills of the western ghats in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is a city of royal heritage and rich culture as it served as the capital of the Mysore Kingdom for almost 6 centuries under […]
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4 Reasons Why You Should Visit Peru at Least Once in Your Life

Writing about Peru is a difficult job because I always feel that somehow I am missing out. That is why I decided to come back with a more thorough, maybe even more convincing article. So there we go! Ancient History Now, as related previously, after visiting the most famous historical […]
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Bogota: A Guide to Colombia's Vibrant Capital City

With so many beautiful cities and national parks to visit in Colombia, some travelers might overlook Bogota, Colombia’s bustling capital city perched high in the Andes mountains. Although it lives up to its nickname of “the refrigerator of Colombia,” don’t let that turn you away from this gem of a […]
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Yazd- the Jewel of the Desert

I believe that a true nomad, a true wanderer, in order to deserve his/her name, should actually go out of the comfort zone and every now and then, explore the road less travelled and go to less ‘orthodox’ places, off the beaten track. I believe I have converted this ‘once […]
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A weekend escape in Pitesti – The city of tulips

Pitesti is only 100 km away from Bucharest, one hour and a half by train and it’s one of the hidden jams of Romania. If you want to get away from the crowds of tourists, this is exactly where you should go. Pitesti has a chilled and relaxed vibe, people […]
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Traveller Starter Pack – Tuscany

Ah, Tuscany, sweet Tuscany! Maybe one of the most famous places on Earth and a true flagship of what Italy stands for. If you’re planning to visit Italy and Tuscany is not on your list you might want to review your itinerary and avoid making the biggest mistake of your […]
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Must See Beaches in Sorsogon

The Philippines is known for its beautiful beaches. The most popular beaches in the country are Boracay Island, Palawan, Subic (Zambales), Panglao Island and more to mention, I can go and on and on and of the list of beaches in the Philippines. This country is a beautiful place to […]
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Argentina’s Cafayate- where vineyards meet the Andes

Nestled in Argentina’s northwest, framed by the soaring Andean mountains, lies the serene town of Cafayate. A thriving tourist hotspot with an array of activities for wine lovers and nature enthusiasts. Shining with immaculate vineyards, that are sprinkled across red rolling hills, and ancient geological rock formations along its quiet […]
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Three Exquisite Monuments of Mysore that should not be missed

Mysore is a city which takes me to an opulent era. The beautiful palaces reflecting the splendor and glory of a bygone era, the artistically landscaped gardens make Mysore known for its royal heritage and magnificent buildings and monuments. Mysore is also called as the city of palaces. Some palaces […]
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Meet Azerbaijan: what to see in Baku and the surbubs

Azerbaijan is not а big country located close to Turkey, Iran and Russia. The capital city is Baku – one of the oldest and greatest cities of the Middle East. Baku is located at the coast of the Caspian Sea. I didn’t appreciate the city beaches and decided not to […]
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Hyderabad travel plan and Indian travelling basics.

I’m born and brought up in a city called Hyderabad. This is in the state of Telangana, a southern state of India, an Asian country. A country rich of culture’s and traditions that might surprise you or shock you. But you will fall in love if you visit this country […]
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A practical guide to visiting Praia do Forte, Bahia

If you want to experience the authentic culture of Brazil, but avoid the chaos of the big cities, then Praia do Forte is the perfect destination for you! With endless beautiful beaches, traditional Bahian cuisine, live samba music, and all kinds of leisure activities, Praia do Forte is one of […]
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Kaziranga National Park the home to one-horned rhino

Located in the beautiful and green paradise of Assam, Kaziranga national park is the few places in the world where you can find one-horned rhino.  Spread across the floodplains of the river Brahmaputra are homes to tigers, buffalo, elephants and worlds largest Indian one-horned rhinos. It covers an area of […]
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The 10 Best Things To Do in Valparaiso, Chile

The unfounded city of Valparaiso just came to life without any planned structure, but it is this fact what makes it so characteristic and unique. The Pacific ocean, the ever-blue sky and the picturesque architecture all combine to give a visual spectacle that enchants most tourists. Being the main port […]
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The Main Irresistible Reasons Why You Should Visit Sanchez Mira

At the tip of the northern part of Cagayan province where you can experience both worlds of mountains and beaches, lies the beautiful town of Sanchez Mira. This coastal town is sprawled with a vast of fine, black sand beaches. Brief History of Sanchez Mira Sanchez Mira is a beautiful […]
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The Must See places in Hassan and Chikmagalur, Karnataka, INDIA

Chikmagalur is the recent trending weekend getaway from Banglore. It takes five hours to reach Chikmagalur from Banglore. Shravanabelagola, Belur and Halebid are on the way. Chikmagalur is very clean and Tidy, also offers a lot to see, from lush green forests, Hilltops with amazing views to vibrant waterfalls. On […]
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5 Must-Do Cultural Tours In Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo is one of the most diverse metropolises in all of Latin America. This diversity is largely the result of the large-scale immigration which occurred in the first half of the twentieth century. Dozens of nations are represented in the city; with Portuguese, Bolivians, and Japanese currently being the […]
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Prizren- The Kosovar gem that you must see

Last year, I had the privilege of visiting this beautiful city with a good friend of mine while making a mini trip through Kosovo and Macedonia. Many people overlook Kosovo as a travel destination because of its turbulent history from the late 1990s. It has only been a country for […]
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Grand Bazaar, a historic tourist attraction

Tehran is a capital city of Iran, it is an old and populous city with more than 17 million people who live and work in that. There are so many museums, art galleries, restaurants, Parks, Palaces, towers and old mosques in Tehran. There are many playgrounds and educational places for […]
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A budget guide to Berlin

Berlin is best known for its clubs and its insane nightlife. Also, Berlin is completely different from the stereotype you might have about Germany and the Germans.  It is best described as a creative and innovative city where people are best described as hard-working, artistic, strong and individualistic. Berlin has […]
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Hitchhiking into Islamic state of Iran

The Pink mosque, Shiraz Oh no! Don’t go to Iran, there are protest there now, it is like war. That’s what we heard from our family and friends before we left the last city of Turkey, Dogubeyazit and started our way to Iran. We chose the […]
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Manila's Charming Old Downtown

Situated in the middle of the busy city streets of Manila, Philippines, the Quiapo district has been a witness to the history and development of the country. Named after the water cabbage or kiapo in the local Filipino language, it is now referred to as the “Old Downtown of Manila”. […]
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What to do in a day in the capital city of Qatar- Doha

Doha, the beautiful capital of Qatar, is one of the places I loved visiting, the splendid architecture, organized way of life and high rate of expats, will definitely have me going back! Let’s say you have just one day in Doha, the capital city of Qatar. Read on, to find […]
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Travel to Sorsogon: Places to Go and Delicacies to Try

How did Sorsogon get its name? I don’t know where my Grandpa got this, but he shared quite an interesting story: “A foreigner was looking for a certain place. On his way, he spotted a local to whom he asked for directions. The local, not being able to speak English, said: […]
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Bangalore: A Paradise for Foodies

Bangalore City or better referred to as Bengaluru by the locals, is unique. It is the perfect example of a crossroad between tradition and globalism. While still stooped in the days of early morning walks in Cubbon Park with the family, one can also find young men and women walking […]
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Bocas del Toro, Panamá. A great place to travel with friends

Travelling with friends is one of my favourite things to do in the world, especially when you’re not only going to a beautiful place but also a place where you can meet people, have fun and above everything, go to the most amazing parties ever. I think that a great […]
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Metelkova: The alternative face of Ljubljana

If you want to visit something like the famous Christiania in Copenhagen, Metelkova is an ideal place for you. The refreshing energy of this magical place is completely different from Ljubljana itself. Metelkova is ideal at night, where you will be able to meet people from all over the world […]
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Things to do when in Tongyeong!

So you have made your way to one of the southernmost cities in South Korea, Tongyeong, and you’re not really sure what to do. Well, don’t worry! After having experienced a few activities during my time there, here is my list of things you can do in Tongyeong. 1. Skyline […]
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Fernando de Noronha: Tropical Island Getaway

BAÍA DO SANCHO The archipelago of  Fernando de Noronha is a volcanic formation located 350 km from Brasil’s coast in the Atlantic. It was a Brazilian territory until a few years back when it became a part of the state of Pernambuco. It is composed of 21 islands in which only the main […]
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Madeira Island: 3 Things You Must See And Do When In Madeira

After years of hearing about the illustrious island of Madeira from my family, I finally booked a trip in 2015 to see what all the hype was about. Long story short, I ended up staying for seven months, to me it was as if I had finally come home. Those […]
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Ecuador: Experience South America

Ecuador's incredible diversity If you want to experience South America saving time and money, Ecuador is the place for you. Ecuador is a country located in the mid-center of the Earth, right on the equator line, between Colombia and Peru. Something I find very interesting is that despite its very […]
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3 Days in Tokyo, Japan: A Travel Blog

My boyfriend and I visited Tokyo, Japan last November 2017 for our 10th anniversary (yey!) It was a trip we’ve been wanting for a long time and then finally, we were able to make it and it was beyond wonderful! Fast facts: Tokyo is the capital of Japan and is one […]
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Bangalore city: beyond traffic and IT

The city of trees, art, and food Bangalore, the city with the best weather. Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India. Bangalore, the “Garden” city. Bangalore’s traffic, Bangalore noise. Bangalore’s congested roads and mostly broken pavements. Bangalore, the city devoid of notable historical monuments and photographic spots. Is there really anything to […]
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A weekend in Belo Horizonte

Choose a new destination! Travel around the world is the dream of many people these days. And some destinations are almost a unanimity among travelers. When foreign people plan a trip to Brazil or even Brazilians planning their vacation, Belo Horizonte, or Beaga, how we residents like to call it, is […]
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Why you should go to Albania (and why you’ll love it)

I have recently had the opportunity to cycle around Europe, from Italy to Greece – and on my way, I unexpectedly met what is certainly a forgotten gem like no other at the border of Europe: Albania. Before entering the country, we had been warned against the dangers we’d supposedly […]
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Bhuj to Kutch – White Desert , Colorful Culture and more!

Kutch Kutch, located in western Gujarat, is the largest district in India. Kutch means something which becomes intermittently wet and dry – and that’s what the Great Rann of Kutch is all about. Major part of Rann of Kutch is submerged in water during monsoon rains. It later dries up […]
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Granada: You and the Alhambra have stolen my heart.

 I lived in Granada for two years from 2013 – 2015, and I often go back and forth from my home in Seville. Granada had embraced me and told me I was home before we moved to Seville due to my husbands' business. My heart is at peace when I […]
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India: Little Tibet in the Lanes of New Delhi

Majnu ka Tilla- Then and Now Majnu ka Tilla, literally meaning the hillock of Majnu is said to be named after the tilla where a local Iranian Sufi mystic called Abdullah nicknamed Majnu met Guru Nanak Dev Ji, a Sikh Guru, during the reign of Sikandar Lodhi of Delhi Sulatnate. It is said […]
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Istanbul – vibrant metropolis between two continents

I do travel to Istanbul a lot for business. This city feels like home, people are so friendly and hospitable. There is something incredibly powerful and positive about Istanbul. No wonder city has been inhabited continuously for more than 6000 years. In Rome Empire times known as Constantinople, today Istanbul […]
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Tajikistan: the Heart of Central Asia

Tajikistan. What is this country? There aren't many people who know anything about Tajikistan and Central Asia in general. But that is a mistake, I'm sure. There is a lot to be interested of in this part of our Planet. First of all, this is a rare landscape which not […]
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Get to know with Slovenia

Big heart of the small country called Slovenia          If you are interested to visit Slovenia and want to know more about this country, then this is definitely for you! I want to share with you my experience of spending 3 beautiful months of my life in Slovenia and […]
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Birdwatching in Greece – Lake Kerkini

Birds and nature   Birdwatching is becoming a passion not only for the devoted biologist, but also to “common people” who love to travel, explore and mix nature with history. Such a place is Lake Kerkini, situated in the Macedonia region of Greece, just 40 kilometers from the border with […]
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Piran – southern sun in Slovenia

Piran's coastline I remain in awe of the tiny 'chicken' shaped country of Slovenia snuggly located in southern central Europe. The wonderment stems from such a small country squeezing in so much variation in culture, climate, language and landscapes. Having recently moved to the capital city […]
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Highlights from Kansai, Japan

Growing up watching tokusatsu, anime, samurai movies, and eating Japanese food, have made me very fond of Japan and their culture.  Last August presented itself as a great opportunity to visit Japan when an unplanned trip to the local travel fair scored us some really sweet airline deals. We were […]
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Erin Ijesha waterfall: A beauty to behold

ERIN IJESHA WATERFALL: A BEAUTY TO BEHOLD Erin Ijesha waterfall is a seven level waterfall located in the inner heart of Erin Ijesha, Osun state, Nigeria. It is also known as Olumirin. Erin Ijesha waterfall is one of the great wonders of the world and it attracts thousands of visitors […]
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Loving Rio de Janeiro: some musts for your trip

The first time I went to Rio de Janeiro, the weather was awful, cloudy and rainy. Me and my friends had rented a tiny apartment in Copacabana. The first impressions about the city weren’t positive at all…it seemed that the color grey didn’t match with this city and its inhabitants’ […]
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By the hills of Ouro Preto: things to do in a 1 day trip.

A little of geology and history… Have you ever heard about Ouro Preto? No?! I want to share with you a little bit of this wonderful city where I live! Ouro Preto is a small town close to Belo Horizonte wich is the main city of the state of Minas […]
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Travelporn: Solo Travelling in Iran

Soaring mountain ranges, stunning mosques, palaces and ruins from different eras provide architectural wonder, while brilliant bazaars adds colours to shopping culture, making Iran an irresistible destination for travellers. Even before touching down, the view from the plane is just soooooo breathtaking Iran was one of the countries I've included […]
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The Magic of Florianopolis

Curios about Florianopolis? Every time I hear about Brazil, the major cities that come to my mind are Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. I went to the previous two cities and they are so distinctly beautiful and alive. Upon being invited to stay in a city named “Florianopolis”, I […]
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Biliran : Eastern Visayas

Biliran, an unspoiled paradise in the Philippines! Biliran used to be a sub-province of Leyte before it became an independent province in 1992. The province is indeed reach with natural resources that are unspoiled and undiscovered, maybe because of the distance and lack of tourist information. Sambawan and Higatangan Island made […]
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A Week In The Amazon Jungle

Peru is a wildly contrasting country. From Lima’s ulta rich beach side apartments to the favelas of small towns. Towering 6000m mountains to a peaceful oasis in a desert. Out of the seven countries I’ve explored in South America, Peru was the one that captured my heart. And didn’t let […]
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Panama: Discovering Bocas del Toro islands

  The incredibble views of Bocas del Toro Even when our time in Panama was short, we had enough time to discover some of the secrets around this paradisiac and beautiful place. Panama is a small country, so you can move from one place to another […]
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Pune: The Underdog of Metropolitan Cities

This kind Marathi lady invited me to her house and introduced me to her socially awkward cat 🙂   Not too long ago, I found myself in Pune. It’s a city quite far removed from the lists of ideal tourist destinations. The basic things I knew […]
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Luxurious Summer Getaway to St. Moritz

It was like a dream when I was finally at Tirano train station with a ticket to St. Moritz in my hand. Why St. Moritz and not other part of Switzerland like Mount Titlis or Lucerne? Since last year when I planned to have this trip, I was already so excited […]
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72 Hours in Qatar

Break up the Boredom! We are all familiar with the downside to travel – long-haul flights and hours locked away in stuffy, overcrowded airports. If, like me, you feel the need to break up your trip to at least get some fresh air, why not turn that connecting stop into […]
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Oh Man, Oman! Part 1

Having travelled to many countries I have to say that Oman is a country that truly surprised and impressed me with its varied landscapes, incredible history and some of the friendliest people you could hope to meet. If you want to see the representation of Arab culture as seen in […]
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Kashmir : Heaven of India

Kashmir predominantly known as “jannat“, or heaven. The valley – as Kashmir is commonly known – accommodate paradisaical images. Any glimpse you go by once, your eyes will dream to cherish them in heart till you perish. The views will fetch all the graves from your soul and will make you feel like […]
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San Miguel de Allende

A magical town in Guanajuato, México San Miguel de Allende is a colonial town located in the state of Guanajuato, 275 km away from Mexico City. In 2008, it was awarded as World Heritage by the UNESCO and is considered one of the most beautiful towns in Mexico. Its history, […]
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Rio Celeste – Swimming in the Sky

The Rio Celeste River   It is said that when the universe was created and God painted the sky he dipped his brush into this river leaving the magical hues of blue and purples to swirl around for eternity… The beautiful light blue colour of The Rio Celeste River is […]
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Valparaíso de mi amor

Valparaíso, a bohemian port city on the chilean coast, has drawn the attention of many artists and musicians. “Valparaíso de mi amor” is called a famous song about the city by Lucho Barrios and it's a kind of confession of love to Valparaíso. “Puerto loco” it was called by the famous chilean poet […]
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My solo adventure to Iran

Why the “dangerous” Iran? When I told my mum I was going to Iran, she thought I was losing it. She repeatedly tried to convince me to forget about it. I lied, admitting she was right and that I would choose somewhere else to travel to. Instead, I was more […]
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A Paradise Called Itacaré

Of a indigenous origin and surrounded by natural beauty variety, the brazilian city enchants its people and foreigners who leave everything to live in paradise. By Laís Queiroz Imagine this scenario: a coastline formed by the succession of white sand beaches, surrounded by coconut trees, surrounded by the Atlantic Forest […]
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Lake Como: Milan's Hidden Secret

Oh, the glorious city of Milano! Best known for it’s unforgettable pizza, pasta, and for being the capital of fashion, Milan is one of the many cities of Italy that has got everyone’s attention; from movie stars and fashion designers to university students. But especially for you university students out […]
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