Lake Keowee – Lake Jocassee – Lake Hartwell – South Carolina
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Lake Keowee – Lake Jocassee – Lake Hartwell – South Carolina

Lake Keowee, Lake Jocassee and Lake Hartwell, South Carolina Lake Keowee, Lake Jocassee and Lake Hartwell are man-made lakes. They are very close to each other in the state of South Carolina. South Carolina is filled with history, culture and lovely cuisine. You need to try the Frogmore stew also called Lowcountry Boil or Beaufort Stew. This is a very simple but delicious dish.  You will also enjoy eating fresh shrimp, corn, sausage and redskin potatoes.South Carolina was the home of the Cherokee and Catbawba tribes before the Spanish and French explorers. For a long period of time, South Carolina was home for many slaves. All this diversity has left the state with a…

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The Aventine Keyhole, Rome, Italy
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The Aventine Keyhole, Rome, Italy

The Aventine Keyhole, Rome, Italy “Life is less about finding and more about seeking.” (Seth Adam Smith) A weekend city break in the ancient city of Rome can be exhausting.  If you are looking for some respite away from the bustle of the historic landmarks which stud this iconic city, head to the peaceful Aventine hill.  Many people are drawn to this part of the city to find the mysterious Aventine keyhole which is found on a door in an unassuming piazza on the hillside above the River Tiber. Where is the Secret Keyhole Rome? The act of seeking out the tiny keyhole on the most southerly of Rome’s seven hills is as rewarding…

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The Best Things to do in Brighton England
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The Best Things to do in Brighton England

The Best Things to do in Brighton England Discover Things to do in Brighton England If you are looking for the best things to do in Brighton England, you’ve stumbled on the right blog post.  Without doubt, Brighton is an interesting place to visit and is no stranger to fame.  In Victorian times, the Prince Regent was responsible for Brighton’s reputation as ‘London-by-the-Sea’.  Later, in the 1930s, Graham Greene chose the city as the setting for his famous novel, Brighton Rock.  Then, in 1974, the Swedish pop group sensation ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest at the Brighton Dome with ‘Waterloo’. However, on a more personal level, Brighton is also a city I know…

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Is Lyon Worth Visiting : 21 Reasons to Visit Lyon France
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Is Lyon Worth Visiting : 21 Reasons to Visit Lyon France

Is Lyon Worth Visiting : 21 Reasons to Visit Lyon France Is Lyon Worth Visiting? My fiancée once asked me - Is Lyon worth visiting? As a French native who grew up in Lyon, I laughed and guessed why immediately.  Of course, like many tourists, she had spent hours with her family stuck in the traffic jams around Lyon on the motorway heading to the south of France.  She knew nothing more about Lyon France. Recently, I persuaded her to stay in Lyon and to discover some of my 21 reasons to visit this beautiful city. Where is Lyon in France ? Lyon is ideally located in the south east of France near the…

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Things to Do in Lyon France – Best Lyon Walking Tour
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Things to Do in Lyon France – Best Lyon Walking Tour

Things to Do in Lyon France - Best Lyon Walking Tour Lyon Walking Tour The French city of Lyon is ideal to visit on foot because all the major Lyon attractions are close to each other. You can learn about Lyon and the best things to do in Lyon from many websites, but I grew up in Lyon and lived there for many years and want to share my local knowledge with you. In my opinion, the ideal starting point for a Lyon walking tour is Perrache railway station and from here you can reach all Lyon France points of interest on foot. However, you can use the tube, tram or bus if walking…

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Best Things To Do in Dorset England
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Best Things To Do in Dorset England

Best Things To Do in Dorset England Things To Do In Dorset England When Visiting the UK Dorset is an English county which will always have a special place in my heart.  In addition to the wide choice of things to do in Dorset throughout the year, my father’s family have lived in this beautiful part of southwest England for generations.  Dorset travel has been a big feature of my upbringing and I have been a frequent visitor here throughout my childhood and adult life. A few weekends ago, I had the opportunity to introduce Olivier to some of my favourite parts of Dorset over the space of one weekend.  In this blog post,…

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Backpacking India Best Places To Visit in Jaipur
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Backpacking India Best Places To Visit in Jaipur

Backpacking India Best Places To Visit in Jaipur Things to Know About Jaipur When Backpacking India Without doubt, Jaipur city is a must-see place to visit in Rajasthan when backpacking India.  Firstly, Jaipur forms part of India’s famous Golden Triangle owing to the triangular shape formed by the geographical location of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.  Maybe, you are keen to tick off these places on your bucket list and want some advice about places to see in Jaipur.  Or perhaps, like us, you are undecided about Jaipur sightseeing because you prefer to get off the tourist treadmill.  Having personally visited the city on our Rajasthan road trip don’t shy away from Jaipur tourism or you…

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Best Places To Visit In Udaipur In 1 Day
Best Places To Visit In Udaipur

Best Places To Visit In Udaipur In 1 Day

Best Places To Visit In Udaipur In 1 Day Best Places To Visit In Udaipur In 1 Day So far on our travels, Udaipur rates as one of our favourite Rajasthani cities. It’s a must-visit destination which has a magical setting. Perhaps you’ve been inspired by the BBC’s recent TV series, Real Marigold Hotel, or you are researching Udaipur tourist places as part of existing travel plans. Our quick guide to visiting Udaipur highlights some of the best places to visit in Udaipur in 1 day. Furthermore, it provides background information about this beautiful city and ideas of things to do in Udaipur so that you can tailor-make your 1 day visit. 1. Where…

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Historical Places in Rajasthan

Rajasthan | Tourism | Culture | Fort | Map Historical Places in Rajasthan – A 2-Week Itinerary Are you thinking about a trip to India? With 29 states to choose from, where should you start? There’s only one place in our opinion and that’s Rajasthan, the Land of the Kings. A state which epitomises bygone regal charm mixed with gritty real life. As its name suggests, there are many fabulous historical places in Rajasthan to visit and we want to show you how to make the most of a 2-week stay. Follow our 2-week itinerary to take a Rajasthan road trip which will lead you to experience many of the unforgettable places to visit…

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Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula in 15 Images
Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula in 15 Images

Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula in 15 images Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula in 15 images. This place was a great surprise for me. I was amazed by the crystal clear water and magnificent white sand. The Yucatan has the second largest reef in the world and we were lucky enough to enjoy it. On top of that, the Mexican locals are very friendly.  If you take time to speak to them, they will give you very useful tips. We stayed in very cheap guest houses to mid-range hotels and we were welcomed by the owners of these places. These pictures are here to inspire you to travel to the Yucatan Peninsula. Holbox Sunset   Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula…

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