Fortifications of Portobello and San Lorenzo (World Heritage)

Fortifications of Portobello and San Lorenzo (World Heritage)

The city of Portobelo, located on the Caribbean coast of Panama, was once an important transshipment point for transatlantic trade between South America and mainland Spain. The mighty fortifications served as protection against pirates and privateers like Francis Drake , who were after the goods and silver treasures. The bay of Portobelo was named (»Beautiful […]

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Amsterdam Museums

Amsterdam Museums

AJAX Museum Here you can find numerous objects and documents from the more than hundred-year history of the traditional football club of the same name. Amsterdam ArenA Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.ajax.nl Allard Pierson Museum This is where the extensive and interesting archaeological collection of the University of Oude Turfmarkt 127 is located […]

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Guatemala Travel Warning

Guatemala Travel Warning

Crime Compared to Germany and many other countries, including Latin American countries, Guatemala has a high crime rate according to youremailverifier. In addition to general street crime, Guatemala is the scene of violent clashes among drug cartels and between drug cartels and the state security forces, but also of fatal acts of violence between families, […]

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Israel Travel Warning

Israel Travel Warning

We urgently warn against traveling to the Gaza Strip. In the past few months, individual perpetrators have repeatedly attacked Israeli civilians and security forces with knives and, occasionally, with firearms. Most of the incidents occurred in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, but also in isolated cases in Israel. So far there is no evidence […]

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Transportation in Japan

Transportation in Japan

ON THE GO Traveling by plane Scheduled flights: Domestic flights are operated by Japan Airlines (JL) and All Nippon Airways (NH). Japan Airlines connects all major cities. All Nippon Airways also flies to smaller cities. The main flight routes are Tokyo – Sapporo, Tokyo – Fukuoka, Tokyo – Osaka and Tokyo – Naha. Ticket machines […]

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Chile Economy and History

Economy The economy in Chile The economy of Chile is one of the most stable in South America. The economy has been growing for more than ten years. In the Human Development Index, a list of all countries that measure income, but also the health and education of its residents, Chile ranks 42nd (out of […]

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Golf Club of Houston

Houston Texas Travel Guide

Houston, the “Space City”, is the fourth largest city in the USA and home to NASA and the Johnson Space Center. In addition, the city offers numerous attractions, such as the 17-block theater district, over 18 different museums or the diverse restaurant landscape that leaves nothing to be desired. This abundance already gives an idea […]

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Uruguay Travel

CULINARY, NATURE & GLAMOROUS SEASIDE RESORTS Uruguay is an ideal combination country when traveling through Argentina. We recommend a bathing extension on the dune beaches of the wild Atlantic coast and a visit to the sea lion colonies on the protected Isla de Lobos. The most famous seaside resort is Punta del Este , about […]

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Travel to Dominican Republic

SURPRISING ISLAND PARADISE Aside from the package tourism, the Dominican Republic surprises especially in the south with untouched bays , picturesque nature and the impressive mountain landscapes of the Cordillera Central up to 3,000 m altitude, the so-called “Dominican Alps”. Also worth seeing are the lively colonial capital Santo Domingo , the flamingos in the […]

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Trips to Trinidad and Tobago

ISLAND SISTERS IN THE CARIBBEAN The two island beauties of Trinidad and Tobago are located northeast of Venezuela, between the Caribbean and the Atlantic. While Tobago is particularly suitable for beach holidays , travelers appreciate Trinidad for its cultural highlights and many fascinating nature experiences . According to recipesinthebox, Trinidad is particularly popular with ornithologists: […]

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Holidays in Tobago

Holidays in Tobago

Tobago is the perfect destination for those who want to relax in the Caribbean. Tobago has many fantastic beaches and has some of the best dive sites in the world. Enjoy the beauty of nature on beaches like Englishman’s Bay. March to August each year is the season to watch the turtles. Leather turtles, the […]

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Before the trip to Israel

Before the trip to Israel

Vaccinations and health We recommend that you review your basic protection against diphtheria, polio and tetanus well in advance of your trip to Israel. It is also recommended that you be vaccinated against Hepatitis A. Feel free to consult a doctor or local health center for advice at least one month before departure. Check if […]

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Sights in Sardinia

The Italian Mediterranean island of Sardinia is a holiday destination full of fascinating contrasts. Between the glamorous Costa Smeralda in the north and the historic island capital Cagliari in the south lies a fascinating landscape that has something to offer for every holiday wish. Lively resorts await you with everything you need for a perfect […]

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Sights in Singapore

Singapore is a city of superlatives in many ways. More than five million people live in an area roughly the size of Hamburg. The population is made up of people of different origins who live together harmoniously despite their ethnic differences. The cityscape inspires with a fascinating mix of the most modern high-rise architecture and […]

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FLIGHTS, ACCOMMODATION AND MOVEMENT IN LISBON

LISBON ATTRACTIONS

FLIGHTS, ACCOMMODATION AND MOVEMENT IN LISBON The Lisbon tram is one of the city’s hallmarks. Direct flights to Lisbon It is easy to travel from Finland to Lisbon, as there is a direct flight connection from Helsinki to the Portuguese capital. The Portuguese airline TAP Portugal operates direct flights from Helsinki to Lisbon three times […]

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KHAO LAK

Khao Lak Travel Guide

Khao Lak is perfect for a family vacation. The scenic Khao Lak has remained comfortably peaceful. Clear diving waters and interesting excursion destinations await nearby. Khao Lak is one of the most comfortable resorts in Thailand, with attractive beaches and diving opportunities. A green beach paradise Khao Lak is located on the west coast of Thailand, […]

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