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Theme Week Italian Riviera - Sanremo

Theme Week Italian Riviera - Sanremo

[caption id="attachment_161092" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Georges Jansoone[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Sanremo or San Remo is a city with about 57,000 inhabitants on the Mediterranean coast of western Liguria in north-western Italy. Founded in Roman times, the city is best known as a tourist destination on the Italian Riviera. It hosts numerous cultural events, such as the Sanremo Music Festival and the Milan - San Remo cycling classic. The city is widely accepted as the origin of the five-card stud variant telesina. The...

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The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich

The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich

[caption id="attachment_162015" align="aligncenter" width="590"] National Maritime Museum © ChrisO/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The National Maritime Museum (NMM) in Greenwich in London, is the leading maritime museum of the United Kingdom and may be the largest museum of its kind in the world. The historic buildings form part of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site, and it also incorporates the Royal Observatory, and 17th-century Queen's House. In 2012, Her Majesty The Queen formally approved Royal Museums Gree...

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Thessaloniki, Greece's co-capital

Thessaloniki, Greece's co-capital

[caption id="attachment_151083" align="aligncenter" width="590"] White Tower © MaurusNR[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Thessaloniki, historically also known as Thessalonica or Salonica, is the second-largest city in Greece and the capital of the periphery of Central Macedonia as well as the de facto administrative capital of the Greek regions of Macedonia and Thrace. Its honorific title is Συμπρωτεύουσα (Symprotévousa), literally "co-capital", a reference to its historical status as the Συμβασιλεύουσα (Sy...

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Christmas Shopping in New York City

[caption id="attachment_6370" align="aligncenter" width="437"] New York City Montage © Jleon/cc-by-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Be dazzled by the excitement, diversity, glamour and fun of New York City, the city that never sleeps. The astonishing variety of attractions in this Entertainment Capital of the World range from world-class theatre, music and museums to world-champion sporting events. Discover magnificent architecture, breathtaking performances, marvellous shopping, and treasures of art and culture, as well as superb...

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Vero Beach in Florida

Vero Beach in Florida

[caption id="attachment_201400" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Vero Theatre © SebasTorrente/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Vero Beach is a city in and the seat of Indian River County, Florida, with a population of 16,800. The Indian River Lagoon, passing through Vero Beach, forms a significant portion of the Intracoastal Waterway, and is a hub for boating, fishing, water skiing, diving, kayaking and other small-craft waterborne activities. There are two large shopping malls the Indian River Mall and the Vero Beach Out...

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Theme Week Istanbul - Grand Bazaar

Theme Week Istanbul - Grand Bazaar

[caption id="attachment_162450" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Entrance gate © Derzsi Elekes Andor/cc-by-sa-4.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Grand Bazaar (Turkish: Kapalıçarşı, meaning "Covered Market"; also Büyük Çarşı, meaning "Grand Market" in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 4,000 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. In 2014, it was listed No.1 among world's most-visited tourist attractions with 91,250,000 annual v...

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Chrysler Building on the East Side of Midtown Manhattan

Chrysler Building on the East Side of Midtown Manhattan

[caption id="attachment_164162" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © AngMoKio/cc-by-sa-2.5[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco-style skyscraper located on the East Side of Midtown Manhattan in New York City, at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue in the Turtle Bay neighborhood. At 1,046 feet (319 m), the structure was the world's tallest building for 11 months before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931. It is the tallest brick building in the world, albeit with a steel...

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Biarritz, the sea and health resort on the French Atlantic coast

Biarritz, the sea and health resort on the French Atlantic coast

[caption id="attachment_159871" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Hotel du Palais © Manuel González Olaechea y Franco[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Biarritz is a city which lies on the Bay of Biscay, on the Atlantic coast, in south-western France. It is a luxurious seaside town and is popular with tourists and surfers. The town lies in Basque territory, and Basque flags and symbols are prevalent throughout Biarritz. Biarritz became more renowned in 1854 when Empress Eugenie (the wife of Napoleon III) built a palace on the b...

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Treviso in Veneto

Treviso in Veneto

[caption id="attachment_161076" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Morningfrost[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Treviso is a city and comune in Veneto region in northern Italy. It is the capital of the province of Treviso and the municipality has 84,000 inhabitants. Some 3,000 live within the Venetian walls (le Mura) or in the historical and monumental center, some 80,000 live in the urban center proper while the city hinterland has a population of approximately 170,000. Treviso is also known for being the original production...

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Grand Bazaar in Tehran

Grand Bazaar in Tehran

[caption id="attachment_163291" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Antoine Taveneaux/cc-by-sa-4.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Grand Bazaar (Persian: Bāzār e Bozorg) is an old historical market in Tehran, the capital of Iran. Located at the Arg Square in Southern Tehran, it is split into several corridors over 10 km in length, each specializing in different types of goods, and has several entrances, with the main being the entrance of Sabze Meydan. In addition to shops, the Grand Bazaar of Tehran has contained banks, mosques...

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