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Réttir – Sheep Round Up Iceland – Scandinavian Travel Article

Réttir – Sheep Round Up Iceland The Icelandic sheep has always played a big role in the Icelandic life and culture. One could say that the sheep kept the Icelandic people alive for centuries, because the sheep was the main food in Iceland back in the days and people literally ate every single part it. They made smoked lamb from the thigh, slaughter (slátur) from the innards, they also made whey-pickled foods (súrmatur) from the meet and singed the sheep…

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Cost vs Service — Kitesurfing in Sri-Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Cost vs Service — Kitesurfing in Sri-Lanka A family or a local person who turns his living room / garden into a room makes a much smaller investment than a person who creates an area where basic needs ( Electricity and running water to name a few) are available and also employs a small team to provide those services to makes the guests’ stay as comfortable as possible. A family renting out their backyard room would not directly consider  things…

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Cuba photos from the 90’s | Cuba – Lonely Planet Forum – Cuba Travel Article

Cuba photos from the 90’s | Cuba – Lonely Planet Forum I don’t know this photographer and have actually borrowed this link from Beansntoast which he posted on another site. These are not your usual Cuba tourist photos and I found them of special interest because of that. “I first traveled to Cuba in 1990. The architectural legacy of a sultry, decaying Havana, the cinematic landscape of the villages and countryside, and the people’s elegance, hospitality, and accessibility all combined…

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Best Traditional Spanish Paella Recipe – Spain Travel Article

Best Traditional Spanish Paella Recipe Today David takes on the traditional Spanish paella recipe — paella Valenciana. While he doesn’t use rabbit or snails, the results are authentic and amazing!  Is there anything more Spanish than a good paella? At its best, traditional paella is the happiest thing you can do to rice. But the problem is: paella is rarely at its best. All too often, the paellas served across Spain are just bad copies of the real thing. They’ll blind you…

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HATS OFF TO PANAMÁ! …MORE THAN JUST A CANAL. – Travel Article

“Panamá, Panamá, where for art thou IS PANAMÁ“? I utilise parts of this famous Shakespearean phrase to describe this Central American country because hardly anyone I come across knows where it is! Do YOU?Basically, Panamá is the long strip of country which links North America to South America, separates the Caribbean Sea from the Pacific Ocean, is well known for its white, wide brimmed straw hats, the famous man made canal used for its bustling import/export sea trade and, more…

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Stir Crazy? Get Creative at Home With These Online Courses – Tokyo Travel Article

Stir Crazy? Get Creative at Home With These Online Courses Raise your hand if you’ve had way too much free time at home! Especially if you’ve made the move to work remotely, you might be a little stunned by how much time your commute to work actually took up, and are now left with a couple of extra hours every day. You might want to pick up Japanese and get fit, or maybe you want to take this time to…

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15 Best Things to Do in Iceland – Scandinavian Travel Article

15 Best Things to Do in Iceland Iceland is a small country that packs a big punch. Discover this country with our list of the best things to do in Iceland. From walks on black beaches to hikes on Europe’s largest glaciers, this is your ultimate Iceland checklist for 2020. The arrival of a new year always comes with new travel trends. We’ve reviewed popular places, checked out what’s different, and updated our itineraries to include new opportunities. Here are…

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Pictures from Budapest during the coronavirus! – Budapest Travel Article

Pictures from Budapest during the coronavirus! Hungary is in nationwide quarantine. People can go for a walk, but they need to keep a 2m distance to other people. They can go to work and they can purchase groceries and medicines. But, with most people staying inside all day, and no tourists in Budapest, the streets are almost empty.We visited some of the most popular tourist locations in Budapest to see what they look like during the coronavirus quarantine. Here you…

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