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1Q84 by Haruki Murakami: Review

1Q84 is best attempted when you can dedicate some time to making your way through this voluminous tome. While it does seem slow in parts, Haruki Murakami does an elegant…..

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Abridged history of Valletta, Malta

From its humble beginnings as a Phoenician watchtower upon the island’s peninsula jutting out into the Mediterranean, to the incredibly ornate city of Valletta, the location of the Maltese capital…..

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Costa Concordia finally raised [Video]

After twenty months of meticulous planning the 952-foot long Costa Concordia, which ran aground and capsized killing dozens off the coast of the Italian island of Giglio in January 2012,…..

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Disney World: Muppet Vision 3D [Photo tour]

Found in Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park the Muppet Vision 3D attraction originally opened on May 16, 1991. While the show features a 3D film of Jim Henson’s Muppets, the…..

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Morocco on the Move [Video]

Up there as one of our favorite places to visit, I came across this great time-lapse video of Morocco that I had to share. Shot by Vincent Urban, Clemens Krüger,…..

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Ephesus sites: Library of Celsus [Photo tour]

With an estimated excavation of only 15% Ephesus is believed to contain one of the largest collections of Roman ruins in the eastern Mediterranean. Those ruins that are visible can…..