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October 2012

Florence, Must See Attractions

by WCC on October 31, 2012

in Europe

Referred to as the “Renaissance City,”Florence is home to a wide array of sites and attractions that make it one of Italy’s most popular tourist destinations. It is where one can find the best museums, churches, art galleries, and palaces in the world.

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Visiting Florence for the first time is enough to overwhelm just about any traveler. To help newbie Florence visitors with their itinerary, the following are just a few of the top tourist-drawers of  the city:

The Piazza Duomo is located in Florence’s historic center. It is crowded with tourists, especially during the summer, because it is the location of one of the city’s most distinctive attractions, the Cupola Duomo. Visitors can walk up to the huge dome and enjoy a panoramic view of the city.

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Exploring The Magic of Melbourne

by WCC on October 27, 2012

in Australia, Oceania

This beautiful article was contributed to us by Sophie M.

As one of Australia’s premier holiday destinations, Melbourne is a wonder in itself. It sits astride the lovely Yarra River at the very top of Port Phillip Bay and is also a gateway to Victoria. The stunning combination of the old and the new, skyscrapers and ethnic communities, lavish parks, gardens and also old heritage buildings- it’s a visual delight. The country’s second largest city with modern towers and preserved Victorian era architecture is a perfect base to travel to the Yarra Valley.

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From Melbourne’s very own eclectic precincts city fringe to Dardenong Ranges, Mornington Peninsula, or Phillip Islands – it’s a great place to be. High end cuisines to low brow rock gigs, the city’s calendar remains pretty much full. Explore the historic arcades; take a stroll in the the byways lined with fine dining restaurants, lively entertainment and lovely boutique shopping.

If you are an outdoor buff, you would not be disappointed with what the city has to offer. From cycling to golf, fishing to water sports, make the most of the city’s river, parks, bays and coastlines. Sandy beaches, seeing Melbourne from a hot air balloon, kite boarding or kayaking in the moonlight- there is so much to do.

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The Whitsunday Islands – Of Peace and Adventure

October 24, 2012

Amidst the turquoise waters of the Great Barrier Reef lie 74 marvelous gems of nature, collectively known as the Whitsunday Islands. Located off the coast of Queensland, these tropical islands are one of the most alluring travel destinations of Australia. Majority of the Islands are designated as Marine and National Parks, which are home to […]

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Auckland, “The City of Sails”

October 17, 2012

Being New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland is a major tourist-drawer, with all its magnificent scenery and places of interests. It is located in the North Island and is the most populated metropolis in the country with a population of 1.38 million. It is dubbed as the “City of Sails” because of the numerous yachts you will see […]

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Come Visit Beautiful Singapore

October 17, 2012

Singapore is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Southeast Asia. It is a small country, with an area of only 710 square kilometers and a population of a little over five million. It is considered a highly urbanized nation because most of its land is being used for industrialization developments. Even though it […]

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Discover Rio de Janeiro’s Wonders

October 15, 2012

Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is an ideal year-round tourist destination. It is popular for its beaches, infrastructures, arts, sports events, and cultural celebrations, snatching the honor of being southern hemisphere’s #1 most visited city.   Dubbed as the “Marvelous City,” Rio de Janeiro indeed has numerous marvels that make it deserving to be called […]

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