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Cuba: Havana - Part 2
Beyond the hotel world, the standard of villas is shooting up. Leticia Villamontes Leyva acquired her 1920’s Petit Chateau mini-mansion in Vedado, one of the most exclusive districts in Havana, after a 12-year “permuta” the complicated bureaucratic s...
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Cuba: Havana - Part 1
The classic American cars and crumbling colonial buildings of Cuba’s sultry capital are now being joined by a host of world-class five-stars hotels, boutique villas and tantalising restaurants. Havana’s hot moment in the fashion sun- ...
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Portugal: Porto - Part 2
The Yeatman restaurant is the only eatery in the city to carry two Michelin stars. Dress smartly and indulge in one of chef Ricardo Costa’s three inspired tasting menus, which change frequently, but typically, showcase exquisitely presented Portugues...
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Portugal: Porto - Part 1
Porto is famous for its medieval heart and signature tipple, yet Portugal’s second city is also buzzing with places to eat, drink, shop and party. Once overlooked for its showier sister Lisbon, the vibrant Portuguese metropolis of Port...
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Introduction to Estonia – Part 9
The Hanseatic League During the previous articles, I have mentioned the Hanseatic League without any explanation. As it features heavily in many of the sights and history of Tallinn, which we wil...
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Introduction to Estonia – Part 8
Political Parties Since independence, Estonia has been a multi-party democracy with a vengeance. No single party has been able to command an unchallenged majority in parliament. Parliament is do...
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Introduction to Estonia – Part 7
Government, Politics and the Economy Estonia' s history has given it little preparation for good government. However, the country has managed to move from a one-party state under the Soviet syst...
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Introduction to Estonia – Part 6
History – continued; The 19th century largely past by for Estonia and it remained peaceful with the Baltic German barons and landowners continuing to control the country under Russian rule. Star...
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Introduction to Estonia – Part 5
History The first ethnic Estonians settled in the forests of the Baltic shore around 5000 years ago, but there was little interaction between the region and the rest of Europe until medieval time...
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Introduction to Estonia – Part 4
Wildlife – continued; Estonian lakes, rivers and forests also provide a home for beavers, flying squirrels and a handful of species including racoons, muskrat and mink, which were introduced fro...
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Introduction to Estonia – Part 3
Lakes and Forests Estonia, similar to much of the region, is a low lying country. The highest point is the summit of Suur Munamagi, which rises to just 318m above sea level. The terrain can be ma...
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Introduction to Estonia – Part 2
Tallin – continued; It has very many beautiful lakes, sparklingly clear rivers and thick pine forests which you should not miss. You will also find many islands dotted with fishing communities a...
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Introduction to Estonia – Part 1
I wanted to write about some of my many visits to Tallin but to fully appreciate it you need to understand the background of Estonia. So read these articles first as it will give you a much better overview. Estonia is one of the small...
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Hong Kong - Part 1
The history of this Babel of Asia is marked by the opium war, which allowed the British to occupy the island in 1842, and then advance towards Kowloon and the New Territories on the 1960’s. The 20 or so Chinese fishing villages became the Crown’s new...
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France: Ramatuelle - Part 2
The new exceptional villas have been added this summer. The first, with architecture reminiscent of the beautiful mansions of the French Riviera in the 1970’s, is hidden from view behind mature trees surrounding a pool. The five rooms open onto the g...
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France: Ramatuelle - Part 1
Ramatuelle, a small medieval village bathed in the golden light of southern France, has maintained its authentic charm and the region’s legendary hospitality. It is an ode to “slow attitude” in a bustling world. If Saint Tropez and Ra...
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Cyprus as a tourist destination - Part 4
AYIA NAPA Ayia Napa was once a simple fishing village that now became a popular beach and party resort with about one million tourists every year. It is considered the vibrant Nightlife c...
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Visiting Puerto Vallarta - Part 58
THINGS TO DO :-- Golf Courses Flamingos Club de Golf Located in Nuevo Vallarta it is just 8 miles from the airport. This is the area’s first golf course and was designed by Percy C...
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Visiting Puerto Vallarta - Part 57
THINGS TO DO :-- Golf Courses GOLFING IN PUNTA DE MITA, NUEVO VALLARTA & PUERTO VALLARTA There are seven world-class golf courses located in the Banderas Bay areas of Punta de ...
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Visiting Puerto Vallarta - Part 56
THINGS TO DO :-- Water sports and Fishing EcoTours de Mexico This tour operator offers a sea kayaking and snorkelling combo. The tour departs in the morning from four pick-up locat...
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