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A Bite of the Big Apple

Dark alleyways, bridges and overpasses darkened by accumulated dust, potholed roads, rustic and eclectic buildings, streets reeking with burning rubber (or is it wet asphalt?) and crawling with vendors selling all sorts of merchandise — from screenplay copies, imitation designer handbags, CDs and DVDs to hot dogs and other street foods, litter everywhere, all these against a […]

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Kennedy Space Center – Out of this World

The orange external tank of the space shuttle jutting out of the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) dominates the Cape Canaveral skyline. Billowing into the air, the shuttle and solid rocket boosters seemingly warn those arriving that they are entering a whole new world. Almost an hour’s drive from downtown Orlando, KSC is located in the East Central […]

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In the footsteps of a giant

Located in the North coast of Northern Ireland in County Antrim, about two miles north of Bushmills and 13 miles from Balllycastle, is the Giant’s Causeway, a striking landscape of basalt columns, whose origin is steeped in myth and legend. Before turning towards this magnificent landscape, a sign says ‘an area of natural outstanding beauty’. […]

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