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Iconic New York City Movie Moments

Perhaps the most filmed location on the planet, New York City, from Broadway to Central Park, provides the perfect backdrop for the most romantic to the most ambitious of movies. Here are just a few of the famous films that feature beautiful shots of the Big Apple. Breakfast at Tiffany’s …

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Visiting Beamish -The Living Museum of the North

Visiting Beamish – The Living Museum of the North Beamish is an open air museum that tells the story of life in North East England during the Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian eras. You can learn about the industrial revolution and the agricultural lifestyle through original artefacts, buildings and costumed staff. …

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Cyprus Travel Secrets – Insider Knowledge Tips

Cyprus is an island of two halves, the northern part being the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, having been occupied since their invasion in 1974.  The southern half of the island is under Greek control and to pass between both parts of the island visitors are required to pass through …

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The 5 Longest Roads In The World

The 5 Longest Roads In The World Most of us own a car these days and driving along roads is something we tend to take for granted. It is generally a means to an end. The average road journey could take anything from a few minutes to a few hours …

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The Loveliest Castle in the World

Leeds Castle is not in Leeds. It’s not even in Yorkshire – but, confusingly for many – is much further south, in the county of Kent. Geography aside, this is a magnificent piece of architecture, a Norman fortress which throughout history has undergone major reformations to make it the stunning …

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Why Edinburgh Is A Perfect Place For A Wedding

There are many places in the world that aren’t ideal for weddings: Las Vegas – Come on what could be worse? Prison – People tend to make bad decisions behind bars On Television – Talk about intimate. At a shopping centre – Last minute shoe sale? At gunpoint – A …

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America’s Best Marching Bands

America’s Best Marching Bands

Photo used under the Creative Commons license courtesy of UWMadArchives (http://www.flickr.com/photos/uwmadarchives/6186794018/) Personally, these shows represent my favorite part of a football game, apart from the opportunity to eat pizza and scream at the TV, of course. Like so many people, I love the subtle timings and creativity present in the …

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