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Fansipan Mountain near Sapa

Fansipan is the highest mountain in the Indochinese Peninsula hence its nickname "the Roof of Indochina". Its height is 3143 meters, which is about 1500 meters above Sapa. It's a very popular tourist destination from people around the world.…
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Pszczyna Castle

Pszczyna Castle lies in Southern Poland, close to the border with the Czech Republic. The first mention of that castle dates back to the 13th century. I really don't think that any part of this current castle is that old, but the history of…
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Moszna Castle in Upper Silesian Region

About 100 kilometers from Wroclas lies a small village of Moszna. There is very little to say about the village itself, however, the castle located in that small village is something worth writing about. It is one of the most beautiful castles…
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Trzebnica Kuzniczysko i Stary Mlyn

Having lived in Australia most of my life, travel distance for me is a very different concept compared to Europe. In Sydney, I drove 150km to get to the beach. I drove 750km to get to my holiday resort and that was no issue at all. Hell, Sydney…
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A Stopover in Doha - Qatar

I think I have a new favorite airline now. QATAR Airways. I'm pretty sure they won some awards, and if they did, good on them. I like them because they are just good. New aircraft, the food is more than edible and the price can't be beat. Plus…
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Arriving in Vietnam - Ho-Chi-Minh-City - Sim Cards - Money exchange - Taxi scams

Arriving in Vietnam can be a daunting experience for anyone who's never been to Asia before. Where to get a local sim-card, where to change currency into Vietnamese Dong, and how not to be scammed in a taxi. I have been to Hong Kong, Bangkok,…
National Cherry Festival - Young
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National Cherry Festival - Young - 2018

The cherry season in Australia lasts usually from the middle of November until the end of December. The epicenter of the Australian cherry growing area is Young, NSW. And the most important day in Young's calendar is the Annual National Cherry…
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Cherry Picking in Young NSW

For someone who likes cherries more than any other fruit, it took me a long time to visit the mecca of cherry-picking - Young in NSW. It is a bit of a drive from Sydney; about 4 hours, but this time we combined the trip with a visit to a beach…
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St Kilda - Melbourne - Victoria

I've heard many stories about St Kilda. That it was a very hip and fashionable seaside suburb of Melbourne; that it was a seedy part of Melbourne with sleazy bars and junkies; that it was a place with some of the most palatial homes of Melbourne.…