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Taking In Tanzania

Listen here Tanzania is a country filled with natural beauty. There are three places that should be on every visitor's list. With its 235 meter drop Kalambo Falls is one of the highest waterfalls in the world and the second highest in Africa. One of the best examples of rock paintings can be found in Kolo. These extraordinary paintings depict…
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What to Do in New York

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// More than 350 English students, aged 18 to 59, from 39 countries were asked recently by Kaplan International Colleges about their favorite places in New York City. Times Square, located in the heart of the Big Apple, topped the list of tourist attractions, followed by Central Park, the Brooklyn Bridge,…
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Vancouver: A Mix of City and Nature

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca // Vancouver has always impressed visitors and residents alike with its mixture of interesting urban life and scenic beauty. It is a place where you can experience numerous cultural activities or enjoy a coffee while looking out at the water and mountains. “I think Vancouver is so very special because I…
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The Clock Tower of Banska Bystrica

Listen here The Leaning Tower of Pisa may receive the most attention. Nevertheless, Slovakia has a leaning tower of its own. The Clock Tower in Banska Bystrica was built in 1552 to stop thieves from stealing from local copper and silver mines. Three centuries later, it was discovered during reconstruction work that the tower leans 65 centimeters…
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The Romance of Train Travel

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca // If you want to get from one big city to another quickly, then the fastest way is by plane. Yet if you really want to see a country, then the best way to do so is by train. Trains offer travelers the chance to view things you cannot see in a plane or a car. Also, trains provide travelers the opportunity…
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Northerners Escape to Warmer Climates

Listen here Click to listen // Winter has not officially arrived, yet the temperature in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada was -17 degrees Celsius last night. And that was not even the coldest place in the country. Hence, many Canadians are eager to leave Old Man Winter and travel to sunnier locations at this time of year. Arizona, Florida and Hawaii are…
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Fawlty Towers Baku

Listen here Click to listen // Fawlty Towers was the name of a fictional English hotel in a 1970s comedy series that starred John Cleese. The comedy focuses on everything that can go wrong in running a hotel, such as rude behavior and bad service. The series has inspired real hotels to use the Fawlty Towers name, including a boutique hotel in the…
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