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Shenzhen, the 'iPod City' in China

Shenzhen, the 'iPod City' in China

[caption id="attachment_154180" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Shenzhen © Joe.H.K.[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Shenzhen is a major city in the south of Southern China's Guangdong Province, situated immediately north of Hong Kong. The area became China's first - and one of the most successful - Special Economic Zones (SEZs). It currently also holds sub-provincial administrative status, with powers slightly less than a province. Shenzhen's novel and modern cityscape is the result of the vibrant economy made possible by ra...

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The Costa Diadema

The Costa Diadema

[caption id="attachment_213736" align="aligncenter" width="590"] in Marseille © flickr.com - Roman Hofer/cc-by-sa-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Costa Diadema is a Dream-class cruise ship owned by Carnival Corporation and operated by Costa Crociere. The ship was ordered in October 2012 and was delivered to Costa on 25 October 2014. At her time of delivery, Costa Diadema was the largest vessel to fly an Italian flag and Costa's largest vessel to date; she is currently Costa Crociere's flagship. Costa Diadema's 11 kV elect...

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Port Phillip Bay in Australia

Port Phillip Bay in Australia

[caption id="attachment_153657" align="aligncenter" width="590"] The memorial at Sorrento marking the site of the first British settlement on Port Phillip Bay in 1803 © Adam Carr[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Port Phillip (also commonly referred to as Port Phillip Bay or (locally) just The Bay), is a large bay in southern Victoria; it is the location of Melbourne. Geographically, the bay covers 1,930 square kilometres (480,000 acres) and the shore stretches roughly 264 km (164 mi). Although it is extremely shallow for its size, mos...

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Unter den Linden and Friedrichstraße

Unter den Linden and Friedrichstraße

UNTER DEN LINDEN [caption id="attachment_161250" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Brandenburg Gate © Norbert Aepli[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Unter den Linden ("under the linden trees") is a boulevard in the Mitte district of Berlin, the capital of Germany. It is named for its linden (lime in British English) trees that line the grassed pedestrian mall between two carriageways. Unter den Linden runs east–west from the site of the former Stadtschloss royal palace at the Lustgarten park, where the demolished Palast der ...

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The Coral Triangle in the Pacific Ocean

The Coral Triangle in the Pacific Ocean

[caption id="attachment_26117" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Christmas tree worms © Nick Hobgood/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Coral Triangle is a geographical term so named as it refers to a roughly triangular area of the tropical marine waters of Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste that contain at least 500 species of reef-building corals in each ecoregion. This region encompasses portions of two biogeographic regions: the Indonesian-Philippines Region, and the F...

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Theme Week Swiss - Basel, on the tri-border area of Switzerland, Germany and France

Theme Week Swiss - Basel, on the tri-border area of Switzerland, Germany and France

[caption id="attachment_160651" align="aligncenter" width="590"] The Rhine river © Norbert Aepli[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Basel or Basle is Switzerland's third most populous city with about 166,000 inhabitants. Located where the Swiss, French and German borders meet, Basel also has suburbs in France and Germany. With 830,000 inhabitants in the tri-national urban agglomeration as of 2004, Basel is Switzerland's second-largest urban area. Located in northwest Switzerland on the river Rhine, Basel functions as a major ind...

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Start-ups: Berlin still on the rise

Start-ups: Berlin still on the rise

[caption id="attachment_163382" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © startup-berlin.com[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The start-up scene in Berlin continues to win in importance and dynamics this year. However, London, by the number and the total investment of all start-ups, remains unchallenged EU front runner, but the gap is getting smaller. Between both cities are the ranks 2nd - 6th with Amsterdam, Stockholm, Helsinki, Kopenhagen und Paris. A clear disadvantage of Berlin is currently the for the start-up scene rather slow digital...

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California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco

California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco

[caption id="attachment_185964" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Leonard G.[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The California Academy of Sciences is a research institute and natural history museum in San Francisco, California, that is among the largest museums of natural history in the world, housing over 26 million specimens. The Academy began in 1853 as a learned society and still carries out a large amount of original research, with exhibits and education becoming significant endeavors of the museum during the 20th century. It is C...

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Salerno on the Amalfi coast

Salerno on the Amalfi coast

[caption id="attachment_160762" align="aligncenter" width="590"] seen from Canalone © Giaros/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Salerno is a city and comune in Campania (south-western Italy) and is the capital of the province of the same name. It is located on the Gulf of Salerno on the Tyrrhenian Sea. The city is situated at the north-western end of the plain of the Sele river, at the exact beginning of the Amalfi coast. The small river Irno crosses through the central section of Salerno. Salerno is the main town c...

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Halifax on the Atlantic

Halifax on the Atlantic

[caption id="attachment_153867" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Thorfinn/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Halifax, formally the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the province of Nova Scotia. The metropolitan area had a population of 390,000 in 2011 with 300,000 in the urban area. Formed by the 1996 amalgamation of Halifax County, the municipality is divided into 18 community planning areas, which are, in turn, divided into over 200 named communities and neighbourhoods, such as the former cities of ...

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