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Carnival Corp. is the first U.S. company sued for using ‘stolen’ property in Cuba | – Cuba Travel Article

Carnival Corp. is the first U.S. company sued for using ‘stolen’ property in Cuba | The Miami Herald Carnival Cruise Lines was hit Thursday with unprecedented lawsuits filed by businessmen who for decades have sought justice after their families’ properties were seized by Fidel Castro nearly 60 years ago.The Miami-based cruising conglomerate was sued in federal court by Mickael Behn and Javier Garcia-Bengochea, both of whom hold claims certified by the federal government for assets confiscated shortly after the Cuban…

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What to Do in Matanzas: Cuba’s Cultural Hidden Gem – Cuba Travel Article

What to Do in Matanzas: Cuba’s Cultural Hidden Gem Not heard of Matanzas? You’re not alone! While this capital of the province of the same name may not have hit the big time when it comes to tourist visits, that can only be a good thing for a destination that boasts beaches, caves, and historic sites – all just 90 kilometres east of Havana, and 30 kilometres west of the thriving beach resorts of Varadero. Intrigued? Wondering what to do…

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Why Seattle Sightseeing Tours Are More Fun On A Boat – Finland Travel Blog – Best Places to Visit in Europe – Scandinavian Travel Article

Why Seattle Sightseeing Tours Are More Fun On A Boat – Finland Travel Blog – Best Places to Visit in Europe Sightseeing in Seattle, what is the best way to do it? The city offers many things to a tourist, from cozy authentic streets to wide, impressive cityscapes and mountain views. You can see all of it at once by having a Duck Boat Tour, a tour on a WWII vehicle that goes both, on land and sea.  This post…

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Should I Get the Copenhagen Card? – Scandinavian Travel Article

Should I Get the Copenhagen Card? The Copenhagen Card is one of those traveler “must-haves” that you’re never really sure if you must have. Is it worth buying the Copenhagen Card? Will the Copenhagen Card save you money? Big questions! It can seem a little confusing, especially if you don’t want to over-plan your trip, but there are a number of situations in which we think the Copenhagen Card is worthwhile (and some when it’s not!). What is the Copenhagen…

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How I travel around in Gothenburg – Scandinavian Travel Article

How I travel around in Gothenburg If you’ve been following our Instagram this week, you’ll have seen our posts about sustainable transport. Here are the main ways I travel around my city and how I rate each transport method on my (pretty unscientific and mostly subjective) sustainability scale! Bike  Before I moved to Gothenburg, the thought of cycling in cities was a bit scary to me – I’d seen too many angry motorists in the UK to feel like taking…

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Christmas is the heart of winter – Scandinavian Travel Article

Christmas is the heart of winter During January and February, there is almost always snow in northern and eastern Finland. The snow season in northern Finland begins in November and lasts at least until May. In the inland regions of southern and central Finland, the first snow falls at the beginning of December and melts during late March and April. Northernmost Finland is above the Arctic Circle, so the sun does not rise for about a month during the winter.…

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Things to Know When Preparing for Your Trip to Iceland – Scandinavian Travel Article

Things to Know When Preparing for Your Trip to Iceland If you’re getting ready for your excursion to Iceland these Iceland travel tips are certain to assist your travel to Iceland. Iceland is one of the wonderful destinations in the world at present. It’s an easy association amid Europe and North America and the backdrop is natural and fantastic. No matter how you are exactly going to plan to explore these tips on travel in Iceland is assured to make…

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Green Whale Watching Husavik on the eco-friendly Opal – Scandinavian Travel Article

Green Whale Watching Husavik on the eco-friendly Opal Green Whale Watching with North Sailing Husavik You have probably heard that Husavik is a great place for whale watching. But did you know that Husavik is also the only place in Iceland where you can go whale watching on a sailboat powered by green energy? These eco-friendly tours are operated by North Sailing, pioneers in sustainable tourism in Iceland. The award-winning electric sailboat Opal Originally built in Germany in 1951, schooner…

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The Feast of St. Lucia, December 13 – Scandinavian Travel Article

The Feast of St. Lucia, December 13 The Feast of St. Lucia, December 13, is perhaps the most cherished of all Swedish traditions. A celebration of the “bearer of light in the darkness,” it is marked by stunning candlelit processions of girls in white gowns wearing wreaths of candles in their hair. These days the candles are battery-powered, but the atmosphere is the same – filled with an uplifting spirit of fellowship and joy. Lucia in a Swedish school St.…

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9 Hidden Gems to Inspire You to Visit — Nordic Wanders – Scandinavian Travel Article

9 Hidden Gems to Inspire You to Visit — Nordic Wanders Read on for 9 non-crowded places to visit when making your way to Northern Norway in summer!Northern Norway is probably already on your bucket list, however, while most people flock to Norway’s north in winter to see the Northern Lights, the region is a lot less crowded during summertime. Apart from the Lofoten Islands, that is. In the same way as everyone heads to Tromsø to see the Northern…

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Autumn in Finland | All Secrets of Finnish Autumn Revealed – Gofinland Blog – Scandinavian Travel Article

Autumn in Finland | All Secrets of Finnish Autumn Revealed – Gofinland Blog Photo by Visit Finland/Soili Jussila Finland is a country of four beautiful seasons, all of which have their unique characters. Yet, most tourists visit Finland either in summer or winter. This is what most tour operators, travel sites and guides advice you to do, too. As summer is slowly drifting away and Finns are getting ready for the brisk autumn air, we want to embrace this beautiful…

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