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Bled is a fairy tale brought to life—cliff-top stone castle, snowcapped Julian Alps, and the “floating” Church of the Assumption (built on Slovenia’s only natural island) with its legendary “wishing bell.” On Saturday afternoons and evenings, cheer on the bridal parties gliding across glacial Lake Bled to the church in handcrafted, wooden pletnas,...

Things to Do in Barcelona Barcelona, although located in Spain, very much sees itself as a separate entity. As the capital of the state of Catalonia, Barcelona epitomises everything that is unique about this autonomous community. The city is perhaps most famous for Antoni Gaudi’s architecture but it has so much more to offer – from great Catalan-Spanish fusion...

Fiji is a group of variety of small islands exhibiting diverse culture and ethnicities. It has always been one of the most exotic holiday destinations among people of all ages and groups. It is one of those amazing and friendly tourist destinations that you would never forget. However, there are only few people who know much about the history, culture and important elements of the place. In this post,...

Posted on Jul 1 2013 - 2:06pm by TravelFore
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Grilled Octopus It is widely known that the Mediterranean cuisine is supposed to be one of the best in the international gastronomic community. From Spain and Italy, to Greece and Turkey, olive oil, vegetables, fruits, seafood and meat, cooked in all kinds of ways, are the major components of Mediterranean cooking, for over two centuries now. Most nutritionists from all over the world suggest to their patients the Mediterranean cuisine as a healthy way of living, instead of tough diets and food prohibitions. Besides, it is not a secret,...

Longing for a long-distance getaway but don’t have a passport? No problem! We’ve found five faraway places overseas where, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, you won’t need to bring a passport. #Puerto Rico The island of Puerto Rico (officially an unincorporated territory of the United States) has long been a favorite of travelers...

From its snow capped peaks and tranquil lakes to pretty floral decked villages, Austria is quite simply a scene of breath-taking natural beauty and the famous setting of the iconic musical ‘The Sound of Music’. Explore the beautiful old town of Innsbruck in the Tyrol region where you can stroll along the river and see the famous Golden Roof as well as historic Ambras Castle which overlooks the city. For breath-taking scenery take a coach tour to the charming lakeside town of Zell am See and the picturesque skiing resort of Kitzbuhel...

Discover the best fantastic thing about the Rhine depression, the longest stream in European country, with gorgeous landscapes of breathless natural beauty. Meandering through this spectacular region, the steep vineyard-covered mountains reveal fairytale castles, mysterious ruins, majestic palaces and attractive medieval cities. therefore what higher thanks to get...

Visitors to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will find an opportunity for children to experience some of the park’s wonders at a new Nature Play Zone. The “playground” doesn’t have traditional fixtures such as slides and swings, explained public information officer Bruce Rowe. Instead, it is a place where children can dig into the sand, probe around logs and enjoy other hands-on...

Her name, Zorica, didn’t sound very Belgian to me, but she promised I would not find a better waffle in all of Antwerp. “Wouldn’t you like to order one?” Lured by a toasty smell, I had stumbled upon the century-old Van Hecke waffle house while wandering through Antwerp late one dark winter afternoon, when the cathedral’s soaring Gothic bell tower had already dissolved into silhouette. Icy snow was spitting from the overcast sky, pricking my face like tiny needles. “Sure,” I told Zorica, then stood at a front counter to watch...

Posted on Jun 25 2013 - 1:10pm by TravelFore
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The city of Naples is as mysterious as it is exciting and energetic, but you’re unlikely to uncover its secrets on your first trip. If you want to discover some of the more unusual aspects of the city, you can visit places that reveal an obsession with fear and superstition, as well as love and incredible generosity. On your next trip to Naples, check out some of these secrets of the city. Blood Pact The patron saint of Naples is San Gennaro, a bishop of Benevento in the Campania region who was beheaded in 305 A.D. City historians claim...