Culture and Adventure in Iranian Kurdistan » Discover World Places – Travel Article

A story about life; it’s unbearable, it’s wonderful, it’s unique taste and kindness from a travelers perspective.  10 minute read. Horrible nights The night was long, endless almost. Man, was I mistaken when yesterday I thought we would sleep in paradise. Surrounded by a one-hectare garden filled with pomegranate trees, the soft sounds of the whirling river down below and the cool summer air on our skin. It was late when we arrived at Sarriz’ garden, and the night had…

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The Motelorcycle Chronicles Motels and Motorcycle Travel, The New Roaring 20s – Travel Article

Welcome the glam. Welcome the style. Welcome the 2020s! It was 100 years ago that America welcomed in the roaring 20s. The Great War was over and people were thirsty for decadence and adventure. The 1920s ushered in a new era of motor tourists as Americans bought shiny new motor vehicles and took to travel the country.  While there is no record of the total amount of motorcycles sold in the 1920s, by the end of the decade Americans purchased…

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Seeking solace in Sri Lanka – MyStatesman.com – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Seeking solace in Sri Lanka – MyStatesman.com Posted: 12:00 a.m. Saturday, May 05, 2018On the three-hour drive from Colombo to Sri Lanka’s far southern coast, my driver says very little. Occasionally he points out a tea plantation, a crew of fishermen working together in one long line to pull a heavy net from the sea or a gleaming, golden Buddha anchoring the exterior of a temple. When he speaks again after a companionable period of silence, I am struck by…

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Best Museums in Stockholm – Slow Travel Stockholm – Scandinavian Travel Article

Best Museums in Stockholm – Slow Travel Stockholm Alex Dudley shares some of the best museums in Stockholm worth visiting. There is history wherever you look in Stockholm, and the city has an array of museums scattered around its islands, with each establishment offering something different.  You can choose to see the best preserved warship from the 17th century or explore the first open air museum in the country. From contemporary art to travelling back through time, there is a…

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How to Care For Your Caga Tió (Tió de Nadal, Catalan Christmas Log) – Spain Travel Article

How to Care For Your Caga Tió (Tió de Nadal, Catalan Christmas Log) *This site contains affiliate links, which means I receive a commission when you buy. See my full disclosure. If you want presents on Christmas Eve, you’ve gotta do some work: Give your tió de nadal some tender lovin’ care. And if you’ve never heard of him… The tió de nadal is a log with a face on it. And he poops presents for Catalan children on Christmas…

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Six Things to Do in Vesterbro, Copenhagen – Scandinavian Travel Article

Six Things to Do in Vesterbro, Copenhagen Not sure what to do in Vesterbro? This neighborhood in the west part of Copenhagen (literally meaning Western Bridge), is an area that has changed significantly in a short period of time while retaining its charm. In particular, the popular Kødbyen, the city’s “Meatpacking District,” has morphed from a center of meat processing and production in the 1930s to an area filled with food, drink, and fun in the early 2000s. Though there…

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