• Nagasaki Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Nagasaki Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    The thriving city of Nagasaki is cradled in the lush western mountains of Japan’s Kyushu Island. An 8-hour bullet train from Tokyo, this charmingly diverse city lies on the edge of a scenic channel of the Sumo-nada Sea. In a nation isolated from the outside world for generations, Nagasaki was a gateway, through which knowledge and resources flowed to and from the rest of the globe. This historic harbor city is now a dynamic fusion of Japanese sophistication, which co-exists and harmonizes with elements of overseas cultures and faiths. To much of the world, the name Nagasaki is bound to one of the most devastating events in modern history. At…

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    Dubai Emirate 여행 가이드 by 익스피디아

    Rising from the warm shores of the Persian Gulf and the shifting sands of the Arabian Desert, is the city of Dubai, the largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates. For two centuries, Dubai was not much more than a tiny trading port on the banks of Dubai Creek. But in less than a single generation, the city has become a destination once relegated to the imaginings of science fiction writers. A place that defies its extreme environment, and redefines everything we think we know about cities. Despite appearances, however, the foundations for this glittering citadel are not built on sand, but on thousands of years of Arabic culture and…

  • Busan Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia (4K)
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    Busan Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia (4K)

    The city of Busan sits on the Korean Peninsula’s south-eastern coastline, just a short flight from Asian capitals like Beijing and Tokyo, and a two-and-a-half hour bullet train ride from Seoul. South Korea’s largest port and second-largest city spreads out along the jagged coastline of the Yeongnam Region, and rises into a sea of mountains beyond. From the shellfish which drew Paleolithic gatherers to its rugged shores, to the never-ending offerings of Jagalchi Fish Market, …from the Joseon ships of old, to the dockyards which helped drive South Korea’s economic miracle, Busan has forever been linked to the ocean. As the world races further into the 21st century, Busan continues…

  • St. Petersburg, Florida Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    St. Petersburg, Florida Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Sunning itself on a peninsula between Florida’s Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico is the city of St Petersburg. In the 1960s St Pete registered 768 consecutive days of sunshine, setting a world record it still maintains today, earning it the nickname, Sunshine City. St Pete has long been viewed as a destination for retirees dreaming of warmer tomorrows. But more recently, a younger crew has moved in, intent on getting their share of sunshine, today. A fresh, creative energy is making its mark all over St Pete, especially, on the city’s walls. St Pete’s downtown has fast become one of the world’s mural hot spots. Download the interactive…

  • Anchorage Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Anchorage Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Bordered by Canada and the icy waters of the North Pacific and Arctic Oceans, is the U.S. state of Alaska. The city of Anchorage lies in the mountainous south and is home to around 40 percent of all Alaskans. Alaska, …The Great Land, …The Last Frontier; …apt names for one of the most extreme places on the planet. This is a land of endless beauty, immense riches, and epic horizons. Purchased from Russia in 1867 for around two cents an acre, Alaska is the largest state in the U.S.A., and one of history’s greatest bargains. At the height of summer, the city of Anchorage basks in an incredible 22 hours…

  • San Antonio Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    San Antonio Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Between the Mexican border and the Texan capital Austin, sits historic San Antonio. It is the second-most populated city in the Lone Star State and one of America’s top travel destinations. San Antonio sprung up around 18th-century bell towers of the Spanish missions. Today, the city’s popular Riverwalk connects these, and many other, iconic local attractions. Walk in the footsteps of the heroes of the Texas Revolution, enjoy a festive atmosphere and experience the Latin culture. To give your feet a rest, cruise around in a river taxi or hop on and off vintage buses and trolleys. Linger on café terraces to try Tex-Mex or European food in between rides.…

  • Rotorua Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Rotorua Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Rotorua is an ancient place, 50 miles from the Bay of Plenty on New Zealand’s north island. The region sits on a massive volcanic fault line, and seismic forces have forged a spectacular landscape, right on the doorstep of this charming city. Today, those same forces continue to provide dramatic displays of the earth’s power, making it a magnet for thrill seekers and nature lovers from all over the world. Rotorua is one of the earth’s most ancient adventure playgrounds. A playground, in which high adrenaline adventures take place amongst volcanic mountains and rivers. Where hot mud bubbles, and steam rises from cracks in the earth. And where the Te…

  • Kakadu National Park Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Kakadu National Park Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Kakadu lies 150 miles east of Darwin, in a region Australians fondly call The Top End. While Canberra might be the seat of the nation’s power, Kakadu is one of those few places where you’ll discover the country’s soul. World Heritage-listed Kakadu is a geological, biological, and cultural wonderland. It’s more than just a national park, it’s a national treasure. The Bininj and Mungguy people have been caring for this country for over 50,000 years, and today, are happy to share parts of their Country, knowledge and Dreaming, with you. A three hour drive from Darwin, Kakadu is open year round, but most visitors come during the Dry Season, from…

  • Chiang Mai: A Guide to Traveling in Thailand
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    Chiang Mai: A Guide to Traveling in Thailand

    Chiang Mai lies on the Ping River, nestled among high mountains in the north of Thailand, around 700 kilometers north of Bangkok. It is the largest and most culturally significant city in northern Thailand. There are hundreds of Buddhist temples in Chiang Mai, and the city is regarded with reverence by many Thais, because of its spiritual heritage and retention of many of its traditions. To the untrained eye, it is a modern city with all the trimmings and the frantic pace of a major Asian center for trade, but there is a gentler, more spiritual soul to this city. The nightlife is quieter than other Thai cities, although there…

  • Jersey Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia (4K)
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    Jersey Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia (4K)

    100 miles from the coast of Britain, and just 14 off the coast of France, is Jersey, the largest of The Channel Islands. A Crown Dependency of the U.K., self-governing Jersey is a little slice of Britain, with a Gallic twist. With an area of just nine miles by five miles, Jersey packs in more history, scenery and character than destinations one hundred times its size. History looms large at every turn, from Neolithic architecture that predates the pyramids, to centuries of coastal defenses, which look as though they were abandoned only yesterday. Jersey’s coastline is epic too, swept clean by some of the most extreme tides on the planet.…