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El Ateneo Grand Splendid — South America’s Most Beautiful Bookstore

By Janet / August 3, 2016

How can old theaters shine without any more play? Here’s the best example of a stunning rebirth. Grand Splendid Theater in Buenos Aires, Argentina has a history of almost a hundred years, and it was successfully converted into a beautiful bookstore called El Ateneo Grand Splendid. Literally its name has indicated the charm of the […]

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Art Nouveau door of the Villa Melchiorri

By Janet / July 14, 2016

I found this photo on Pinterest, captioned as an “Art Nouveau door in Paris”. Art Nouveau yes, Paris, no. A few pages of scrolling through my Google reverse image search leads me to a villa in Ferrara, which is said to be a highly underrated city far less visited than Florence, (but just as fabulous). Villa Melchiorri is […]

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10 Coolest Ice Bars To Combat The Heatwave In Summer

By Janet / June 12, 2016

As summer temperatures start to soar, with heatwaves across US,what’s better than having a drink with friends at a regular bar? Enjoying one in a bar made entirely of ice. If you’ve never been to an ice bar before, now’s your chance to experience one.Fantastic ice sculptures, sexy vodka cocktails, and Siberian-like temperatures – the […]

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Pictures From The 2016 Festival Of Light In Sydney

By Janet / June 1, 2016

VIVID 2016 is a  festival of lights kicked off on May 22 and runs until June 8.More than 150 artists from 23 countries have created over 90 light installations and projections that appear in more than eight precincts spread across Sydney. Let’s have a look at some of the installations and projections… Vivid Festival, Taronga Zoo, Sydney, NSW, Australia. […]

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These Farmers In Japan Do Something Very Special With Rice to Adorn Villages

By Janet / May 30, 2016

There is good talent in the world! RICE FIELDS OF JAPAN ? Astounding. For 20 straight years elaborate and mysterious, multi-colored designs have been appearing in an Aomori rice field in northern Japan, becoming the focus of attention for the town of Inakadate. These cleverly formed shapes are not the result of rampant pollution, but […]

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Are You Brave Enough to Spend a Night at This Creepy Clown Motel?

By Janet / May 30, 2016

Imagine driving into a small desert town late at night. You can hardly hold your eyes open and need to find a motel room rather quickly. You finally come across a motel that has a vacancy. You think you just got really lucky, but you soon discover the motel has a clown theme. Yes, clowns! […]

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10 Landscapes in England That Inspired Great Literary Works

By Janet / May 30, 2016

Easily can we find splendid natural scenes in every great literature work, from the frozen winter of Siberia to wild desert in the west of America. Likewise, this ten breathtaking landscapes in England inspired generations of writers, sparking the most romantic images. Check this places and you would like to go for a trip immediately […]

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5 Festivals to Visit This Year in the UK

By Patrick / May 21, 2016

From Edinburgh to London, Britain hosts some of the most excellent festivals throughout the year. If you are planning a trip across the pond, consider planning around one of these events. They are some of the best and well worth a visit. Here are the five best festivals to be found in the UK this […]

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Some South African English Slangs You Should Know

By Patrick / May 6, 2016

Yes, South Africans speak English and don’t even start with a question like “So if you’re from South Africa, why are you white?” on someone when it’s your first time in their country. South Africa has 11 official languages but English is the commonly spoken language throughout the country. Cool right? So what are some […]

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