Archive for September, 2013

Dracula’s Castle

Charming Transylvania

Posted on 30. Sep, 2013 by Sarah Field.

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When you think of Romania the first thing that comes to a lot of peoples’ minds is Transylvania and Dracula. It is true that there is plenty of myth around the infamous vampire, however Romania is much more than this one story. It is a world of quaint wooden villages, horse drawn carts, rolling fields [...]

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The people in the Sambadrome

Rio Carnival – A weekend to remember

Posted on 26. Sep, 2013 by Tony Perdomo.

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I don’t know about you, but there are some words that automatically transport me to a much better place than where I am at the moment.  For example, I hear “pyramids”, and I automatically think “Egypt”.  I hear “vodka”, and I think “Russia”.  I hear “curry”, and I will often think “Indian” vs any other [...]

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Colombia Tours

What you don’t know about Colombia!

Posted on 23. Sep, 2013 by Laura Vega.

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Have you ever felt your heart racing when you are on a plane arriving to your home country? … Have you ever felt your body moving involuntary when you hear a song, known and loved the same way by your friends, parents and grandparents?… Have you ever felt proud of your country, because it is [...]

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Sloth in the trees

Slothing around Costa Rica

Posted on 20. Sep, 2013 by Melita Mulley.

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My mind was made up, it was time…. time to meet a sloth. I’d been to Central America before, and been to South America, but I’d never experienced a sloth sighting. Desperate times call for desperate decisions and so I was on my way to Costa Rica with the express intent on seeing at least [...]

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Red rooftops of Dubrovnik

Three days in Dubrovnik

Posted on 16. Sep, 2013 by Samuel Zifchak.

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You may have heard the ancient city of Dubrovnik referred to as the Pearl of the Adriatic. This expression only became truly clear to me, however, when I rounded the bend of the Croatian coastline and saw the city tumbling below me: iridescent in the dying rays of the sun, the Adriatic sea perfectly mirroring [...]

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