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A Brief History of London, England

A condensed history of London, the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom.
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Embassy vs. Consulate vs. Mission: What’s the Difference?

This article goes on to explain the differences and various functions of diplomatic missions such as embassies and consulates.

10 Geographical Terms Every Traveler Should Know

A list of 10 geographical terms and their definitions that are helpful to travelers.

An Ultimate Guide to European Street Food (Infographic)

This infographic offers a taste of some popular street foods in countries across Europe, including price, ingredients, calories, and more.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom, Quayside

A Brief History of the UK’s Friendliest City, Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, often dubbed "the United Kingdom's friendliest city," has a rich and colorful history that's just begging to be discovered.

Meet the Deities of Travel

Hundreds and thousands of years ago, travelers would often ask the help of different deities, gods, goddesses, patron saints, etc.
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Unique Facts About Brazil

Traveling to Brazil? Keep these little tidbits of information handy to gain a unique perspective on this large South American country.
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Concepts to Understand Sweden and Its Culture

Important concepts to understand Swedish culture, such as fika, allemansrätten, smorgasbord, ordning och reda, and lagom.
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New Yorkers – Rude? A Look at Speech Patterns in NYC

I just finished reading an interesting article on a completely different aspect on the differences in communication in English among the various regions in...
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Continents: How Many Are There, Really?

Are there six continents, or seven? What constitutes the boundaries of a continent? We look for the answer in this post.