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Abridged history of Cozumel, Mexico

Derived from the Mayan “Ah Cuzamil Peten” meaning the Island of the Swallows, Cozumel is the largest of Mexico’s Caribbean islands and become a popular tourist destination for its scuba…..

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Abridged history of Messina, Sicily

Founded in the eighth century BCE by Greek colonists, the port was originally called Zancle – Ancient Greek for scythe – because of the natural shape of the harbor. However…..

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Remixes of Thrones: The Rains of Castamere

To help those who might be going through some Game of Thrones withdrawal, and haven’t already seen this, we’ve got a great a cappella arrangement of the Rains of Castamere…..

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Commander Hadfield announces retirement

During his most recent tour aboard the International Space Station the Canadian astronaut became a media sensation while getting to live out a childhood dream and assume command of the…..

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Lisbon, Portugal [Photo tour]

Like most metropolitan cities, Lisbon is surrounded by many satellite cities or suburbs, and is estimated to have more than one million people pass through Lisbon each day for business…..

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Our thanks to Carnival Glory’s dining staff

For Nicole’s 2013 birthday we decided to take a week long cruise out of Miami. And for that week we were able to indulge in some fabulous meals accompanied by…..