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Face to Face with the World's Largest Solid Gold Buddha

about Bangkok, Thailand

Most of the time, breaking an historic religious icon does not turn out well. But when workers moving a large and very old but otherwise unremarkable plaster statue of Buddha in Bangkok in 1955 dropped their load, they got lucky....

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Video: Normandy WW2 Landing Beaches

about Normandy, France · 86 Comments

It may not be the most joyful travel experience you have in Northern France, but for families of veterans, and any grateful citizen, a visit to the World War 2 Landing Beaches in Normandy creates a lifetime of memories. BestTrip.TV...

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The Last Secret of the Forbidden City

about Beijing, China

During the Ming and Qing dynasties, the Forbidden City was China’s seat of power. Delve into the symbolism, architecture and the last ‘forbidden’ site of this great cultural treasure in Beijing.In the 15th century, the Chinese regarded their country as...

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Explore Haida Heritage at Kay Llnagaay

about British Columbia

In Northern BC, the Haida Heritage Centre at Ḵay Llnagaay is a cultural jewel on remote Haida Gwaii. In Northern BC, the Haida Heritage Centre at Ḵay Llnagaay is a cultural jewel on remote Haida Gwaii.

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Sample the “Sean Connery of Single Malts” and more in Speyside

about United Kingdom

Speyside is arguably the finest whisky-producing region in the world and a worthy place to devote yourself to a day of malt immersion. Speyside is arguably the finest whisky-producing region in the world and a worthy place to devote yourself to a day of malt immersion.

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Explore Aberdeen City and Shire

about Aberdeen, United Kingdom

The Granite City of Aberdeen with its magnificent blend of crumbling castles, historic towns and villages and fascinating museums. The Granite City of Aberdeen with its magnificent blend of crumbling castles, historic towns and villages and fascinating museums.

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