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Shakespeare & Company bookshop, Paris. How Birds See Our World Will Leave You Breathless. Taipeitrends.com. Taipei, unlike many major cities, is not necessarily known for its historical monuments, rich cultural background or architectural beauty, and that’s a shame…because these things do exist within Taiwan’s capital.

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Taipei’s seeming lack of depth may be due partly to the “reclamation” that took place in the 1950s, and possibly much more due to the fact that many here have abandoned history, favoring modern commercial districts and attractions just as much, if not more than, the tourists. Night market snacks are no doubt, tantalizingly tasty, and national attractions are extravagant enough to leave a lasting impression of the city’s subtle charm.

However, if you want to delve deeply into the heart of Taipei and create a memorable experience, then here are 10 mistakes you should definitely avoid. 10.) Don’t Stay within City Limits You would be astonished at how common this first mistake is, even for people that reside here. Instead: Explore Outside the City Limits, Venture around the Island. 10 Psychological States You've Never Heard Of... and When You Experienced Them. 101 Most Beautiful Places To Visit Before You Die! (Part II) Whitehaven Beach, Australia Westin Maui Resort & Spa Hawaii Coast near Marsa Matruh, Egypt Skaftafell Ice Cave in Iceland Heart Sea Arch, Portugal Marble Caverns of Carrera Lake, Chile Blue Lagoon Galapagos Islands in Ecuador.

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25 Places That Look Not Normal, But Are Actually Real. - StumbleUpon. By Linda Zavoral lzavoral@mercurynews.com Posted: 08/02/2012 03:00:00 PM PDT0 Comments|Updated: about a year ago Click photo to enlarge A worker rides on a boom lift as he checks for the new start of restoration... ( ANDREAS SOLARO ) Buy shoes, save history You lovers of fine leather, it's time to do your part for historic preservation.

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And what does the philanthropic businessman receive for his largess? Virgin America's pitch Virgin America will mark its fifth anniversary by letting a passenger throw out the first pitch for the San Francisco Giants' Saturday home game -- only it will be right down the aisle of a plane cruising at 35,000 feet. Tops for street eats From satay in Singapore to beach-side ceviche in Belize, street foods are wildly popular with travelers looking to sample local delicacies. 10 Beautiful Places In The World That Actually Exist.

Things to do in Europe - Lonely Planet - StumbleUpon. 10 Weird and Mysterious Places on Earth - StumbleUpon. Digg 1.

10 Weird and Mysterious Places on Earth - StumbleUpon

Mystery Spot Mystery Sport is a tourist attraction near Santa Cruz, California, famous because of its disrespect to the laws of physics and gravity. The odd cabin, although seems like lying on flat ground, makes those who enter inside swinging all the time. The most probable theory that tries to explain this says that it’s all about “tilt-induced visual illusion. 2. 50 of the Most Important Landmarks of the World (Part 1) Originally, a landmark literally meant a geographic feature used by explorers and others to find their way back or through an area.

50 of the Most Important Landmarks of the World (Part 1)

Now, a landmark includes anything that is easily recognizable, such as a monument or a building, or any other spot to designate places that might be of interest to tourists. A few examples are the Statue of Liberty, Uluru, the Taj Mahal, Mount Everest, and the Eiffel Tower. When we see one of those, everyone knows in which part of the world they are located. Here are 50 landmarks for you to recognize. Are you ready for a trip around the world? Blue-domed Church in Santorini St Basil Cathedral in Moscow The Statue of Liberty in New York Machu Picchu in Peru The Taj Mahal in Agra ( India ) The Eiffel Tower in Paris The Great Sphynx at Giza The Chinese Wall in China. Best Portable Food. 10 places you should visit before you die & Go! from HomeAway.

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From great architectural feats to breathtaking natural beauty, the world is full of fascinating places to see before you die. Put your fears aside: Mexicos Copper Canyon is safe - and gorgeous - thestar... CHIHUAHUA, Mexico - I won't lie: I had some qualms about travelling alone to the Copper Canyon, a series of awe-inspiring gorges bigger than the Grand Canyon that happen to be in the same northwestern region of Mexico consumed by drug-trafficking violence.

Put your fears aside: Mexicos Copper Canyon is safe - and gorgeous - thestar...

At the same time, I knew from being in the news business that tourists are seldom, if ever, the target of such violence. I also was aware of the tendency to paint an entire region with a bleak brush when only small pockets are actually affected. I'm glad I shrugged off the doubts. Amazing Places To Experience Around the Globe (Part 3) - StumbleUpon. Devetashkata Cave - Bulgaria Ben Bulben at County Sligo, Ireland Shark Island - Sydney Baatara Gorge Waterfall, Tannourine - Lebanon Abel Tasman National Park - New Zealand Myrtos Beach, Kefalonia - Greece Sichuan - China In The Gardens of Prague Castle.

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