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Visit the tomb of Christopher Columbus in Seville

I go to Seville (Spain) every year. Many times, repeating the visit to the Seville Cathedral is a priority, because the construction is one of the world’s biggest marvels of engineering and architecture. On each occasion, it’s possible to get a unique perspective of all details, both inside and outside. A post about the cathedral will come soon to this blog, with lots of photos and tips for your visit. […]

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Curiosities

Why airplane seats are usually blue?

Damas, I notice that blue is a frequent color in airplane seats. Is it just a coincidence? The choice of a color is a matter of practical and psychological reasons.

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Travel

Hot news about the long-awaited inauguration of the Great Egyptian Museum

Egypt is always a fascinating subject. Since 2015, one of the greatest expectations there has been the inauguration of the new museum in Giza. The country will replace the traditional Cairo Museum with the Great Egyptian Museum.

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Travel

An exciting visit to the Egyptian Museum of Cairo

Museum of Egyptian Antiquities is the official name, but people commonly know it as Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo. The giant building shines as one of the key points to visit in Egypt. Join me now on a virtual tour. Besides many photos, you will see tips for your visit.

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Travel

Choosing a hotel in Egypt

My readers usually ask privately for help when choosing a hotel in Egypt. I give them some general instructions. I believe this is the moment to respond to everyone, at once, through an article.

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Travel

Felucca rides in Aswan, Egypt: meet (and help) the kids of the Nile

Felucca is a small, primitive wooden sailboat used in Egypt. Particularly in Aswan, tourists love to be part of a felucca ride on the Nile River. While observing the exotic nature, maybe singing and dancing with the tour guide and the small crew, they see a curious scene: children in a tremendous effort to approach the boat.

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Travel

Alvor Golf Shop: A friendly shop in the Algarve

Golf is a tradition in the Algarve (south of Portugal). Thousands of tourists — especially from England and Germany — come every year only for this reason. We find here some of the best golf fields in the world. The region hosts grand matches, and professional golfers come to invest their money. It’s unusual for a player to come to the Algarve with all of his or her golf equipment. So, […]

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Technology Travel

Skull Island: Google Maps shows where King Kong lives

‘Kong: Skull Island’, the 2017 American monster film directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, is a reboot of the famous franchise and brings now the giant gorilla back to our attention. But this island… Are you curious to know where it is? Well, you and millions of people are. Google Maps, my travel companion, thankfully comes to help us. Just for […]