With an average of 300 days of sunshine a year, you are almost guaranteed some sunshine when holidaying in Provence. Combine that with a visit in the spring time and you’ll also find that a vacation rental out of the peak season is far more reasonable than you might have thought! In spring, the beaches on the French Riviera are almost empty, the sun is still warm and the welcome ...

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Yogyakarta (also Jogjakarta in pre-1972 spelling or Jogja) is a city and province on the island of Java, Indonesia. It is the only province in Indonesia that is still formally governed by a precolonial Sultanate, the Sultanate of Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat. The city is known as a center of classical Javanese fine art and culture such as batik, ballet, drama, music, poetry and puppet shows. It is also famous as a ...

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A Costa Rica Caribbean vacation lets you explore active volcanoes, see wild animals, see lush rain forests up close, and swim and lounge on great beaches.  Costa Rica is one of the few ultimate paradises that have been left untouched on planet Earth.  There are no military bases or nuclear power plants, and Costa Rica has lots of culture.  In addition, Costa Rica is a tropical climate, so there’s no ...

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Florence Italy accommodation as far as hotel and farmhouse are concerned, let your imagination go from richly furnished five star hotels either in the hub of the city or smaller town accommodations, hidden away in the green hued countryside. From palaces to castles exquisitely decorated and pensions or guesthouses owned by friendly local people. These all year round lodgings have a wide price range but you can assured that good ...

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If you are adventurous, Listowel will be a place to visit. You can see the Garden of Europe with a beautiful array of flowers and plants. Although, the St John’s Art and Heritage Centre is filled with religious sites and some spectacular architectural buildings, you will find that the Listowel Castle is a mass of ancient ruins and the famous castle. Some of the historical sites in Listowel are River ...

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Kenya is a crossroads country in Africa, which means a little bit of various African countries reside there. More than 40 languages are spoken and as many as eleven different ethnic groups can be identified. The religious breakdown is also very diverse. Despite this variety, the country has a fairly harmonious existence. The national slogan is harambee which loosely translates to lets pull together. Compared to other sub-Saharan countries, Kenya ...

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Is fishing one of your hobbies. If the answer is yes, you need to try, at least, once in your life the experience of fishing in Alaska. In concrete in Sleetmute, one of those villages that will leave you speechless. Sleetmute, Alaska is a little town of 100 or so people and is near one of the great fishing locations in Alaska, that being Stoney River Lodge. This Alaska Fishing ...

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Deep in New Hampshire, the mountains are part of the Appalachian Mountain system that covers the Eastern United States. Within the forest park is the White Mountains Trail, and it’s a drive that’s arguably the most scenic 100 miles in New England. Here’s a selection of my favorite stops along the way – some of them require prior planning and are day trips in themselves. Most people begin the drive ...

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Boston has traditionally stood as the beacon of New England thought, culture and historical direction, and consequently has been the major force behind the independent progress of the United States of America. Boston’s well preserved colonial architecture gracing the tree lined streets or the original oak seats of Fenway Park baseball stadium add insurmountable character to the historically indispensable city. With a nickname like “the Hub of the Universe,” given ...

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It is nearly impossible to comprehend the magnificently eclectic and robust concoction that has become today’s Grecian society without exploring the region first-hand. The first traces of a city-state on Crete date back to the Neolithic Period, beginning in 6000 B.C. Minoan and Mycenaean Kingdoms were followed by the Dorian invasions and the Dark Ages. From 500 to 146 B.C., Greece enjoyed its most prosperous and well-known Classical and Hellenistic ...

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