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20 Pictures of Minsk at night, overwhelming Stalinism – Finland Travel Blog – Best Places to Visit in Europe – Finland Travel Article

20 Pictures of Minsk at night, overwhelming Stalinism – Finland Travel Blog – Best Places to Visit in Europe Minsk surprised me. It felt different. Out of all USSR-reminding places, it looked most impressive. There is a massive amount of Stalinist architecture, it is perfectly clean and is almost free of ads. All these make it feel like a journey to a different era.In this post, I gathered my pictures of Minsk. They are mostly about architecture, because, in my…

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All You Need to Know About Money and Currency in Cuba – Cuba Travel Article

All You Need to Know About Money and Currency in Cuba While opening up to the world bit by bit, Cuba still has a unique way of governing – and that includes matters of money and currency. Here we’ll guide you through all you need to know when it comes to money, currency, and payments on the island!Cuban currenciesYes, that’s right, currencies plural. Cuba operates not one but two currencies, creating dual economies that run side by side, and threaten…

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The Best Places in Madrid to Explore the Exciting World of Natural Wine – Devour Madrid – Spain Travel Article

The Best Places in Madrid to Explore the Exciting World of Natural Wine – Devour Madrid While visiting Madrid, the options for which wines to try and where to drink wine can be overwhelming.  Heavy monastrell (also known as mourvèdre) from the southern region of Jumilla? Light and fruity mencías from rainy Galicia in the north? Or maybe you want to dive into the fascinating world of sherry wines from Jerez.  The variety of wine in Spain can be a…

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An amazing way to get up close with Mt Fuji – Tokyo Travel Article

An amazing way to get up close with Mt Fuji Tony was an exceptional guide for the day. We had planned and booked for a specific day. He contacted us a couple of days before and told us the weather was not going to be great but was willing to take us a day earlier when the weather and viewing would be much better. I can’t say I have ever had that happen! He picked us up in a very…

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Authentic Bifana Recipe – A Classic Lisbon Sandwich – Spain Travel Article

Authentic Bifana Recipe – A Classic Lisbon Sandwich Today David jumps the border over to Portugal to bring us the recipe for one of my all-time favorite sandwiches, the humble Portuguese bifana.  In Lisbon, the bifana is king. Anthony Bourdain raved about it, and Lisboetas wouldn’t think of eating anything else as a tasty midnight snack. It might sound humble, but this simple sandwich of thinly-sliced marinated pork packs plenty of flavor!  Bifana: the humble king of Lisbon’s street food…

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