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Visiting Al Jahili Fort

Al Jahili Fort
Constructed in 1891, the Al Jahili Fort in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, is one of the largest castles in the region, as well as one of the most historic buildings in the United Arab Emirates. Over the years, the fort has served a number of important purposes, and today it is home to a...
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A Tale of UAE History

Ancient dagger
Held in Warehouse421 in Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi, the Lest We Forget: Emirati Adornment: Tangible & Intangible exhibition first opened its doors on the 4th of February this year. This is the third edition of the exhibition, and features over 200 objects that were specially...
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Visit the Batu Caves Temple from Kuala Lumpur

Statue
Located in Gombak, Selangor, just 13 kilometres north of Kuala Lumpur, the Batu Caves and its Hindu temple is an iconic tourist attraction, attracting thousands of visitors each year. For those planning to take a trip to the Batu Caves from Kuala Lumpur, this is your go-to guide...
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Touring Malta in a Day

Malta
There is so much to see and do in Malta, but if you only have one day to tour the island, there are certain spots that you will definitely not want to miss. From the history of Valletta to the incredible natural beauty of the Blue Grotto, make sure that each of these places make...
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The Hypogeum of Hal Saflieni

The Hypogeum of Hal Saflieni
One of Malta’s most popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Hypogeum of Hal Saflieni is an underground prehistoric burial site that was first discovered during construction work in 1902. Consisting of three distinct levels that each feature rock-cut burial chambers, this...
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Exploring Malta’s 7000 Year History

View of Valletta
Being located right in the center of the Mediterranean, Malta has an incredibly rich and colorful past. From Valletta to Gozo, here are some of the best spots to visit if you want to truly immerse yourself in exploring Malta’s 7000 year history. Valletta The capital city of...
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Hop On Over to Malta’s Sister Islands

Gozo
A trip to Malta would not be complete without a visit to her sister islands, Gozo and Comino. Both of these are only a short ferry ride away from the island of Malta, and, with an abundance of beauty on each, both islands are considered to be incredible natural treasures. Comino...
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The Best of Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara mission
Located on the central Californian coast, Santa Barbara is a city that dubs itself as the American Riviera, and it is easy to see why. With a Mediterranean-like climate, sophisticated European influences, and an incredible depth of history and culture, here are some of the...
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Best Day Trips from Mexico City

Pyramid
While Mexico City may seem to have it all, a break from the hustle and bustle of the city is sometimes necessary. Whether you want to immerse yourself in history or soak up some art, these are some of the best day trips that you can take from Mexico City. Teotihuacan Located...
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Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park

Gold digging
The Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park is the site at which gold was first discovered by James. W Marshall in 1848, triggering the California Gold Rush. For those who are interested in the state’s famous Gold Rush history, a tour of the park will definitely be an...
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