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Helpful Tips for Visiting Temples and Shrines in Japan

Helpful Tips for Visiting Temples and Shrines in Japan

If you are planing a trip to Japan, chances are, you will visit at least one temple or shrine. They are everywhere and in addition to being places of worship, many temples and shrines are also big tourist attractions. In Tokyo, for example, Meiji Shrine and Sensoi...

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Four Ways to Connect with Ernest Hemingway in Cuba

Four Ways to Connect with Ernest Hemingway in Cuba

There was a long list of reasons why I wanted to go to Cuba. Ernie was one of them. Ernie, as in Ernest Hemingway, one of America’s most celebrated literary masters, famous for his legendary life style and quirky personality as much as his writings. Ernie, who also...

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My Accent and 10 Reasons You Must Visit Slovenia

My Accent and 10 Reasons You Must Visit Slovenia

"Where is your accent from?", most people ask immediately after they meet me. I get a kick out of the fact that I can never get away with my accent in the U.S., after more than 20 years of living here, but I am asked if I am a Latina when I travel to Mexico, Colombia...

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