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My 2017 travel wishlist: 10 dream destinations for next year!

This time of the year has come: Lists, reviews, reflections, plans and resolutions! The old year’s almost gone and a new one’s about to start! Let’s not make plans, contracts or promises! Let’s just dream! Where do I want 2017 to take me? Which travel destinations should I add to my 2017 bucket list? Do you need some travel inspiration for the new year? Let’s go!   1. Caribbean Sea A cruise in the Caribbean Sea is something I want…

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LAS, Techatticup, Nelson, Tips/Guides, USA

Techatticup, Nevada: A ghost town that was too good to be true!

WHERE IS TECHATTICUP GHOST TOWN? C://Earth/America/North America/USA/Nevada/El Dorado Canyon/Techatticup Mine WHAT IS TECHATTICUP? The Techatticup Mine was the largest and most productive gold mine of the area. It’s no longer inhabited, so now it’s pretty much a tourist attraction in Nelson, Nevada. It’s also referred to as Nelson Ghost Town by some websites. UNMISSABLE LANDMARKS: – The nearby Las Vegas, which needs no introductions! – The main storehouse, which serves more than storing items! NEAREST AIRPORTS: – LAS – McCarran International Airport…

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EWR, JFK, LGA, New York City, TEB, Tips/Guides, USA

Sights and remarkable stops along New York’s High Line

The High Line in New York City has been a fairly recent addition to the city’s must-see attractions. It was opened in its current form just in 2014!   But what is the High Line? It  is a 1.45-mile-long (2.33 km) linear park built on an elevated section of a disused New York Central Railroad spur called the West Side Line. The last train operated in 1980. The park is maintained, operated, and programmed by Friends of the High Line, in partnership with the New York City…

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BWI, DCA, IAD, To write home about, USA, Washington, DC

Is the Hirshhorn Museum Sculpture Garden worth your time?

So, I told you earlier how much I enjoyed my visit to the Hirshhorn Museum and its courtyard. Right across the road from it there’s the Sculpture Garden. In my imagination I had imagined a vast garden with beautiful plantation and different kinds of modern artworks scattered around and some even hidden playfully among the plants, adding to the garden’s natural beauty. But things turned out to be more straight forward: No impressive plantation whatsoever! Ok, the winter weather didn’t…

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BWI, DCA, IAD, To write home about, USA, Washington, DC

Cool, modern (and free!) art for everyone at the Hirshhorn Museum

You know how at random times and at random places you come across images or conversations about certain things you never knew existed? This is what happened to me with the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. It’s been some time now that I see people visiting it, posting about it and taking photos from it. I have to admit I never knew it existed or even how its name is pronounced! I mean who can pronounce it properly the first time they…

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