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Re: Fotografiska, New York's new photography museum

Professorabe ·
Looks interesting, but the entrance fee is rather steep!
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Re: Fotografiska, New York's new photography museum

Jonathan L ·
Yup, it is pricey. On the other hand, Museum prices have been going up in NYC.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, October 25, 2015: Flying over the Nazca Lines, Peru

Grand Escapades ·
    Flying in a tiny Cessna across the Nazca Lines is why people from all over the world come to this small city in the desert. The lines only were discovered once commercial airplanes started flying over the area in the 1930s.    ...
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Star Alliance contest with million-mile prize

PHeymont ·
Your favorite cultural experiences could earn you a bonanza in frequent flier points.
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Jan. 11, 2020: The History Column, Koblenz, Germany

PHeymont ·
A monument that recounts the town's history also obscures some of it.
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Back in Time at Bedford's 1700s-era Tavern

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie shares a visit to the popular historic Jean Bonnet Tavern.
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British Museum shows world's oldest guidebook

PHeymont ·
An exhibit on the influence of the Islamic world also includes the world's oldest guidebook, a 1486 work by German traveler and a Dutch artist
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Fotografiska, New York's new photography museum

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L visits New York's newest museum: Fotografiska.
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Sintra's Two Fabulous Palaces

PHeymont ·
Sintra is one of Portugal's top tourism attractions, and its two very different National Palaces are a big part of the draw.
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Wetting My Whistle: Berkeley Springs water tasting

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie Kalina-Metzger shares her experience as a water judge (tasting, not swimming or diving) in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia.
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Busy airports: Atlanta still #1, but Asia surges

PHeymont ·
In new rankings, Atlanta's still at the top with over 100 million passengers, but others are moving up fast.
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India: New policies may bring cheaper fares

PHeymont ·
India's government plans to use a mix of subsidies and relaxed airline regulations to encourage regional connections and economic growth
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July 14, 2016: Humboldt, University, Berlin, Germany

Ottoman ·
This historic university has a very impressive list of alumni and professors.
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Sept. 21, 2019: It's Not What You Think

PHeymont ·
PHeymont did a double-take when he spotted this window sign in Basel.
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Our Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg, Austria - Part Two

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband had a wonderful time exploring some of the sights from the Sound of Music. Today she shares Part 2 of their tour.
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The Stockholm Cathedral (Where Gumbo was #344)

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting the historic Cathedral of Stockholm's old city, Gamla Stan. The church is built immediately adjacent to the Royal Palace complex.
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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, Staunton, Virginia

George G. ·
George G takes us on a tour of Woodrow Wilson's Presidential Library, and promises future visits to his hometown of Staunton, Virginia
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov, 30 2013: Nazca Lines

DrFumblefinger ·
 Situated in Peru's coastal desert, about 400 km south of Lima, are a number of ancient geoglyphs the history and purpose of which is unknown.  It's thought they may have been crafted about the 5th or 6th century A.D.  These many...
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Return to Etosha, Pt. 2

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe's fascinating journey of exploration of Etosha Park's wildlife concludes with this week's post.
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Nov. 23, 2018: Minstrels of Waltherplatz, Bolzano

PHeymont ·
Bolzano's Waltherplatz wouldn't be complete without its two minstrels, one medieval and the other live and in concert daily.
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Most Amazing Golf Courses Around the World

Emily Wilson ·
Golf is a sport that has been recently gaining popularity across the world. Originating from 15th century Scotland, the modern game of golf started to be played at tournaments from mid 19th century. Today, the four biggest tournaments are: The British Open, The Masters, the US Open, and the PGA Championship, the last three of which are players in the United States. However, more and more people are not attracted to golf because of the lure of a professional career, although the victory money...
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Berlin's Museum Island

Jonathan L ·
Join Jonathan L on a walk through some of the treasures at the museums that make up the city's Museum Island.
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The Wien Rathaus: City Hall, Vienna

Samantha ·
Samantha loved her tour and visit to the Wien Rathaus in Vienna, Austria. It was huge and amazing. Just watch out for the seats in the chamber room. They were not nice to her. :(
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Limburg an der Lahn, Germany

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe shares a visit to a small town well-known for its well-preserved half-timbered buildings.
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The High Line Park, New York City

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us for a walk down the High Line Park, looking a architecture old and new, along with the people in between
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Ona at Barclays Center, Brooklyn

PHeymont ·
Ona at Barclays Center, Brooklyn
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Dog Friendly: Ellen Clark Sculpture Park, St. Louis, Missouri

Samantha ·
Along with her husband, Samantha and her fur family had a great time exploring and running around Ellen Clark Sculpture Park in St. Louis, Mo.
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Re: St. James Park, London

Roderick Simpson ·
Thank you for the interesting article on St. James's Park, London. I agree that it can be crowded at times, although these days it is a pleasure to see plenty of people together without masks. I attach a picture of spring flowers and the lake. Until recently, the Royal College of Pathologists' office building was overlooking the Mall (it has since moved), and in 2011 Fellows were able to watch the Royal Wedding procession from the balcony. Just nearby is an unusual memorial to Giro (A...
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