Bonaire: a diver’s paradise

The island of Bonaire is located in the southern Caribbean and is the easternmost of the islands called ABC, i.e. the islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. The island is located about 90 kilometers north of the coast of Venezuela. ...

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Aruba: The pearl of the southern Caribbean

In the southern Caribbean, off the coast of Venezuela, there are three islands linked to the Netherlands. These islands, based on the initial letter of their name, are also called ABC islands. The letter A of this group of islands ...

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Saint Barthélemy: the Caribbean island of luxury

Saint Barthélemy is a popular tourist destination geared towards the high-end luxury tourist market. The island is small, its surface is just 24 sq km. Once you arrive on the island you can choose from a wide range of attractions. ...

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Sint Eustatius: Fortresses and volcanoes

Sint Eustatius flag

An alternative Caribbean island is the small island of Sint Eustatius called Statia for short. Populated by about 3,000 people, the island is out of the tourist flows that invest a large part of the Caribbean islands. The island was ...

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Fakarava atoll: a diver’s paradise

The Tuamotu archipelago is a large group of islands in French Polynesia formed almost exclusively by atolls. The atolls are flat coral islands that include vast lagoons within them. These islands were originally formed from high volcanic peaks, such as ...

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Luengoni beach on the island of Lifou

Luengoni, Lifou, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Lifou Island is located in the center of the Loyalty Islands archipelago. The island is the largest and most populated of this New Caledonian archipelago. The most important inhabited center of the island is the town of Wé which overlooks ...

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The Terraces of Shabadran on the island of Maré

Among the most beautiful places to visit on the island of Maré in New Caledonia there are certainly the so-called Terraces of Shabadran (Terrasses de Shabadran). Located in the southern part of this island of the Loyalty Islands archipelago, the ...

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Pitcairn declared International Dark Sky Sanctuary

Pitcairn flag

The Pitcairn Islands have become the eighth sanctuary on earth and the only group of islands in the world to be designated International Dark Sky Sanctuary by the International Dark Sky Association. In 2018 the four islands that make up ...

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Bouvet: A Norwegian island between Africa and Antarctica

In the South Atlantic Ocean there is a small volcanic island, almost entirely covered by ice: The island of Bouvet. This island is located approximately 2,500 km southwest of Southern Africa. At 4,200 east of Cape Horn, the extreme strip ...

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Linz: ancient Austrian city along the Danube

Linz is the capital of Upper Austria and is also the third largest city in Austria in terms of number of inhabitants, after Vienna and Graz. The city that rises along the Danube, on the right bank of the river, ...

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When to go to Tyrol: The climate of Tyrol

Tyrol has an alpine-like climate characterized by extreme variability, even on the same day there can be great differences in temperatures and climate. Summers are generally mild but rainy, while winters are harsh and relatively drier, in winter most precipitation ...

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Hallstatt: salt mines and ice caves

Small town in the Salzkammergut alpine region in Upper Austria located on the western shore of the lake of the same name (Hallstättersee) and close to the Dachstein mountain massif (Hoher Dachstein) below the Salzberg (literally: Salt Mountain). Thanks to ...

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When to go to Innsbruck: The climate of Innsbruck

Innsbruck is located in a valley surrounded by alpine peaks so its climate is a mixture between continental and alpine. The city’s climate is characterized by cold and snowy winters, with temperatures often below freezing. Spring and autumn are quite ...

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What to see in Tyrol: the most beautiful attractions

Tyrol is the Austrian region most visited by tourists, thanks to its proximity to Italy and Germay, but also for its many things to see. In fact, in this region of Austria there are countless natural, historical and cultural beauties. ...

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Innsbruck: the capital of the Austrian Tyrol

The capital and the most important city of the Austrian Tyrol, Innsbruck, is located in the valley of the river Inn, at its confluence with the river Sill. The city is located about 580 meters high and is surrounded by ...

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Graz: Renaissance and Baroque city

The city of Graz is located in an area of low hills, along the banks of the Mur river not far from the border with Slovenia and Hungary. Graz is the capital of Styria and the second largest urban center ...

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French Riviera: a coast full of seaside resorts and beaches

The French Riviera (Côte d’Azur), strictly called, was the coast between Menton and Cannes, but today the entire part of the French coast located along the Mediterranean Sea, between the city of Marseille and the Italian border, is considered the ...

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Provence: Roman remains, medieval villages and natural wonders

Provence is a historical region of south-eastern France, located roughly between the Rhone river and the Alps, it has the city of Marseille as its main center and is included in the French administrative region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. Provence includes ...

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Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur: a region with a strong tourist vocation

Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is a region in southern France, located along the Mediterranean Sea, between the mouth of the Rhone and the border with Italy. Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, which has the city of Marseille as its capital, borders Italy to the east, ...

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Lower Austria: the region around Vienna

Lower Austria is the largest state (Bundesländer) of Austria. Located in the north-eastern section of the country, it borders the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia and the Austrian state of Burgenland to the east, Styria to the south, and ...

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Austrian Romantic Road: between Salzburg and Vienna

The Austrian Romantischste Strasse is a tourist route that, starting from Salzburg, crosses the regions of Salzburg, Upper Austria and Lower Austria, arriving as far as Vienna. In particular, the landscape areas crossed are those of the Salzkammergut, the lower ...

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Vienna: a Hapsburg-style capital

The territory of the capital of Austria, Vienna, is the smallest state (Bundesländer) of Austria by size, while in terms of population it ranks first. The federal state of Vienna, which is located in the eastern part of the country, ...

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The Puna: a plateau between Argentina and Chile

Salar de Pocitos, Argentina. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Puna is a plateau that largely belongs to Argentina and to a lesser extent to Chile. This plateau which extends for 75,000 sq km is located at an average height of around 4,500 meters. From a geographical point of ...

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Travel in the mountains of Central Asia

Passu Cones, Hunza Valley, Pakistan. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Crossing Kyrgyzstan, China and Pakistan A spectacular itinerary, a travel in the mountains of Central Asia, which from Kyrgyzstan through China reaches Pakistan. In part we drive the mythical Karakoram Highway, the road that connects China to Pakistan passing through ...

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Journey to Easter Island: how to do and what to see

I spent almost a week on Easter Island. The island is one of the most remote places in the world. A journey to Easter Island is no joke. Take a geographic map and observe its position you will see that ...

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Persepolis: the ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire

Gate of all Nations. Ruins of the ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire (Achaemenid Empire), Iran. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Persepolis is the most spectacular archaeological site in Iran. This ancient city is located in southern Iran near the city of Marvdasht. About 60 kilometers north of the city of Shiraz. The city is above all an example of the ...

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Travel to Georgia: In the heart of the Greater Caucasus

Omalo, Tusheti, Georgia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Georgia is a small country where 8-10 day itineraries are usually offered. In such a short time, however, it is not possible to visit some areas of the country, so my choice fell on a longer (two weeks), but more ...

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The Pumice Stone Field in the Puna, Argentina

Pumice Stone Field, Puna, Argentina. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Exploring the Puna, the northern plateau of Argentina along the Andes mountain range, you encounter landscapes that seem to be from another planet. One of these unique places is located about 40 kilometers from the small village of El Peñón. ...

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The Beqa Valley: the agricultural region of Lebanon

Anjar, Beqa Valley, Lebanon. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Bordered by the two mountain ranges of Mount Lebanon and the Anti-Lebanon, the Beqa valley is the most important agricultural area in Lebanon. Mount Lebanon separates it from the Lebanese coast, while the mountains of the Anti Lebanon mark the ...

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How to plan a cruise with the kids. Cruise with children

Andrea and Mattia, Punta Arenas, Chile. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Usually, we are not lovers of large boats. In fact, we prefer to organize holidays using other means of transport such as airplanes or cars. We do not like group trips organized with many people, where schedules and times must ...

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