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Best Hotels In Singapore

Thanks to a rich and complicated past, Singapore is a melting pot of cultures and has quickly become the must-visit destination in Asia. With one of t ...

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International Publication, Upscale Living Magazine, Unveils

Choosing a cover for a magazine is carried out with scrupulous attention to detail and what?s found on the outside of the magazine is a direct indicat ...

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Stylish Golf Gadget & Best Golf Ball Retriever

We have reviewed many golf resorts on Luxury Travel Diary and now we introduce the ultimate gift for the golfer. It should also save you from ever ha ...

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The Tamburlaine – The Newest Hotel In Cambridge

Tamburlaine Cambridge opened on 20th March 2017 in the vibrant, new city quarter close to the railway station in Cambridge. Named after a play by Cor ...

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Review: Tiara Miramar Beach Hotel & Spa On The Cote D&#

Set along the coastline of the glittering Cote D’Azur in the South of France, the chic Tiara Miramar hotel sits in a rocky cove looking out up ...

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Review: British Airways Lounge, Singapore Changi Internation

In my recent trip to Singapore, I stopped by the British Airways lounge on my way out of the country. The lounge is located in the upper floor of the ...

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James Bond’s Favourite 10 Hotels

Ian Fleming wrote all 14 of the James Bond novels at the lavish Goldeneye resort in Jamaica, just an 8-minute drive from Ian Fleming International Ai ...

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Flight Review: South African Airways New Short-Haul Business

South African Airways recently launched their new short-Haul Business Class seat and cabin. The final look is great (see picture above). Symbolizing ...

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Review: Hotel Whistler Near Gare Du Nord & Gare De L

If you are looking for a luxury hotel near Gare du Nord in Paris, i have the perfect place! Nestled between Gare du Nord and Gare de l’Est, th ...

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Review: Hotel Holiday International, Sharjah

UAE is an increasingly popular tourist destination but so far, it?s been Dubai that gets the majority of the attention, lesser known Sharjah to the n ...

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Review: South African Airways Business Class Lounge in Cape

I reviewed the South African Airways Business Class airport lounge in Cape Town before boarding my South African Airways flight from Cape Town Intern ...

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Best Beaches In The World: Whitehaven Beach Whitsunday Islan

Whitehaven Beach is protected by the Whitsunday Islands National Park, and in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. It’s white sands and clear ...

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3 Unusual Resorts In The Caribbean That You Haven’t He

In this article I pick 5 unusual resorts in the Caribbean that you haven’t heard of. These luxurious but hidden gems offer amazing beaches, st ...

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Top 5 Wilderness Resorts In New Zealand

New Zealand?s varied landscapes and unspoiled wilderness made it the perfect setting for JRR Tolkien?s Middle-earth in the The Hobbit and The Lord of ...

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Top 5 Boutique Winery Experiences In Australia

One of the best ways to visit a winery in Australia is simply to turn up at the cellar door (tasting room) and sample a glass of their vintages. But ...

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Revealed: 44 Of The Most Beautiful Beaches In The World

Start planning your dream getaway now. I have picked 44 of the best and most beautiful beaches in the world, based on my travel experience and love o ...

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Top 5 Wilderness Lodges In Australia

If you are looking for the best, exclusive, luxury wilderness lodge for your next retreat, you will find some of the world’s best in Australia ...

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The Best SPG Starwood Hotel In Zurich

There are 4 Starwood hotels in Zurich where you can spend (and earn) SPG loyalty Starpoints. Atlantis By Giardino (pictured above), Sheraton Zurich N ...

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Which Is Best For A Stopover: Dubai Or Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways is a flag carrier and the second-largest airline of the UAE (after Emirates). Its hub is Abu Dhabi International Airport. Emirates Air ...

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Best Wilderness Retreats In The World: Hapuku Lodge, New Zea

Hapuku Lodge is a treetop resort situated in Kaikoura, South Island, New Zealand. This is the perfect place to whale watch or to watch dolphins, fur ...

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Flight review: United B777-300ER Polaris Business Hong Kong

In this trip report I review my flight on United B777-300ER Polaris Business Hong Kong To San Francisco. I have already reviewed United?s New Polaris ...

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Best Wilderness Retreats In The World: Bay Of Many Coves, So

The Marlborough Sounds is a water world of valleys drowned by ocean. Long fingers of ridges stretch out into the Cook Strait as the land mottles and ...

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Review: Living Heritage Koslanda – Explore Sri Lanka&#

Sri Lanka, an island south of India in the Indian Ocean, is famed for its diverse landscapes, where rich rainforests sit alongside arid plains, with ...

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Review: Hotel Atana Musandam, Oman

A perfect base from which to explore the stunning Musandam peninsula in Oman with its mountains, rugged coastline and fascinating, ancient culture, i ...

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Review: Atlantis by Giardino Hotel – A Resort On The E

Atlantis by Giardino Hotel is a 5 star luxury resort, set on the mountainside overlooking Zurich. It offers gorgeous rooms, an amazing 2 Michelin sta ...

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Best Wilderness Retreats In The World: The Farm At Cape Kidn

The Farm At Cape Kidnappers wilderness retreat is located in Hawke?s Bay, Near Napier on New Zealand’s North Island. New Zealand?s temperate H ...

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Best Wilderness Retreats In The World: Kinloch Lodge, Glenor

Just 45 minutes from Queenstown, Kinloch Lodge is a wilderness retreat nestled in Glenorchy on the northern shores of Lake Wakatipu & is the gateway ...

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Review: Atana Khasab Hotel, Oman

With Dubai and Abu Dhabi now on everyone?s been-to lists, it?s time to look at the rest of the Arab world to find an discovered tourist gem; and we c ...

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Best Beaches In North America: Fire Island

The best way to get to Fire Island is to park your car at the ferry and leave it there. Once on the island, walking and bicycling will get you around ...

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The World’s Best Loos With Views That You Simply Must

Some toilets have incredible views. In this article we take a tour of 12 of the world’s best loos or lavatories that just might be worth hoppi ...

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What’s New On British Airways – Buy On Board �

I just returned from Zurich on British Airways in (cough!) economy and hardly anyone purchased food from the Buy On Board M&S Menu. Yes BA’s N ...

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10 Hidden Beaches In The World That You Never Thought To Vis

There are still some “secret” hidden beaches in the world, some are more remote than others, but more often than not; the more effort you ...

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The Cheapest Luxury Hotels In The World’s Capitals

Did you know you could stay in a luxury hotel in New York, Paris, Sydney and Hong Kong for around $200 a night" Let me share with you some hidden gem ...

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Revealed: The World’s Best Vacation Spots For Outdoor

Is there anything more dreamy than lazing in a bath full of bubbles under the night sky. The hotels and villas below offer amazing outdoor bathrooms ...

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Dangerous Beaches: New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Florida’s beautiful New Smyrna Beach is also known as the “Shark Attack Capital of the World”. With a total of 238 attacks in and ...

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Top Beaches Within A Short Drive Of New York

If you feel the need to escape New York City and Central Park simply will not do the trick, we have picked 5 amazing beaches within a short drive of ...

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10 Amazing Vacation Villas That Will Make Your Eyes Pop Out

Prepare to be blown away. In this review we share 10 amazing vacation villas which offer such extravagant surroundings that your eyes might just pop ...

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Genevieve Sweeney – Luxury British Knitwear

Genevieve Sweeney is a premium British knitwear designer, and our latest passion at Luxury Travel Diary. She designs massively high quality leisurewe ...

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Best Beaches In North America: Shelter Island

Shelter Island is a 2 hour 30 minute drive from New York. It has 20 miles of coastline that range from sandy beaches with shallow waters and lifeguar ...

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Top 3 Best Luxury Apartments To Rent In Manchester

Manchester is a culture-rich, cosmopolitan city with a with a rich industrial heritage. A popular business hub, it?s also great for a weekend city br ...

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Dangerous Beaches: Gansbaai, South Africa

Gasbaai beach in South Africa is a place where you are likely to get a close encounter with a great white shark. Named the ?Great White Shark Capital ...

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Review: Ready for Departure With The Global Creator

One of my greatest joys when travelling is buying unique pieces that tell a story; perhaps I met the designer when choosing or it was from a market s ...

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Top 5 Sailing Holidays in the Med and Beyond

There?s nothing quite exploring somewhere by sea; the wind in your hair, unique glimpses of hard to reach coves and that feeling of total freedom. Ev ...

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Get Up Close With Great White Sharks & Whales In Sout

Africa is well known as THE location to catch a glimpse of the Big 5 safari animals, but these are of course land based animals; South Africa has a g ...

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Best Wilderness Lodges In The World: Eagles Nest, New Zealan

Colonial-era townships and undulating farmland meet the aquamarine Pacific in this Northland bay. Around 144 islands, which give the bay its name, ar ...

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Best Beaches In The World: Beach of the Dead (Playa de los M

Playa Zipolite, Mexico is a low-key beach resort on Mexico?s Pacific coast. The beach has glorious golden sands and is set in a tiny and beautiful co ...

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Dangerous Beaches: Black Sand Beaches of Kilauea, Hawaii

Unless you fancy boiling up – literally sizzling up in the seawater around the black sand beaches of Kilauea, these beautiful beaches are best ...

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Dangerous Beaches: Chowpatty Beach, Mumbai

Chowpatty Beach in Mumbai is one of the world?s most polluted beaches. Located at the foot of Malabar Hill, this is where locals come to promenade an ...

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Review: Naumi Hotel, Singapore

In March, I had the opportunity to stay at Naumi Hotel in Singapore during a short weekend trip. Located centrally in Singapore, Naumi Hotel is a bou ...

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Best Ski Resorts In The World Guaranteeing Late Season Snow

I write this article from the sun drenched slopes of the pretty Alpine resort of Lech. It is April and the slopes are still dripping with snow. The r ...

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10 Spectacular James Bond Hotels Where You Can Live Like 007

If you fancy following in the footsteps of James Bond and you like your Martinis shaken but not stirred, here are 10 stunning luxury hotels where you ...

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Amedei Made In Tuscany – Award-Winning Chocolate

I am ashamed to admit that rather than having a digestive with my morning cup of tea, I like to munch on posh chocolate. It is not much good for dipp ...

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Revealed: The 10 Best Secret Beaches On Earth

Can you keep a secret" If so, I want to share my favourite secret beaches on earth with you. After more years of travel than I like to mention, I fee ...

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Luxury In Honolulu, The Mandarin Oriental Returns

Mandarin Oriental is returning to Hawaii in a new Honolulu tower next to Ala Moana Shopping Centre, on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The hotel will be ...

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10 Best New Luxury Hotels In The Maldives

If you are travelling to the Maldives, why not pick a brand new luxury hotel for your stay. In this article we review the 10 best new luxury hotels i ...

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10 Easy Ways To Save Money On A Peak Season Vacation

With the Easter school holidays coming up, I thought I would share my tips on easy ways to save money on peak season vacations, both for Easter, but ...

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10 Hidden Beaches In North America You Never Thought To Visi

There are still some “secret” hidden beaches in North America, some are more remote than others, but more often than not; the more effort ...

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Review: CitySuites Luxury Serviced Apartments Manchester

For a luxurious and spacious home from home environment when you stay in the fabulous UK city of Manchester; check out CitySuites – luxury ser ...

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Revealed: Mariah Carey?s $25 Million Vacation Villa In Cabo

Would you like to vacation Like a Diva" Take a peek inside Casa Fryzer, Mariah Carey?s $25 million vacation villa in Cabo San Lucas where she celebra ...

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3 Quirky Bars In London That You Should Visit

London is a wonderful city and by heading off the beaten track you will unearth historic side streets and quirky corners that will help you to create ...

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Best Beaches In North America: Sandbridge Beach, Virginia

Next door to the well known Virginia beach, this beach is located south of the main resort area and is backed by immaculate dunes. Hidden away from t ...

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Best Beaches In North America: Englishman Bay, Maine

Roque Bluffs State Park offers visitors rustic scenery and a huge diversity of coastal landscapes. The beautiful, half-mile crescent of sand and pebb ...

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Review: The Villas Bali Hotel & Spa

Offering a choice of one, two and three bedroom villas, each with private pool, The Villas Bali Hotel and Spa is the perfect luxury retreat for those ...

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Best Beaches In North America: Carova Beach, North Carolina

North Carolina’s Carova Beach is hidden away in the Outer Banks, and is only accessible by boat or by four-wheel drive, as the area does not h ...

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Top 5 Best Ultra Luxury New Hotels In The Maldives

I have already outlined 5 of the best luxury resorts in the Maldives, however if you like a hotel that is brand new, you must choose one of the below ...

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The Best Wilderness Retreats In Utah

Continuing our series of the best beaches & luxury hotels in the world, I am now looking at the best wilderness retreats and resorts in Utah. Imagine ...

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10 Best Crowd Free Beach Resorts In The World

My favourite resorts are on a beach and set far away from the crowds, such as Sal Salis, which is the resort to choose if you want red kangaroos graz ...

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The Best 3 Luxury Boutique Hotels In Brussels

Brussels is one of the most underrated cities in Europe. It is the centre of the EU and offers incredible gourmet dining. It is also worth visiting f ...

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10 Stunning Resorts In The Middle Of Nowhere

These stunning luxury hotels from across the world are literally in the middle of nowhere. From Australia, across the great continent of America and ...

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Best Beaches In The World: Funauki Beach, Iriomote Island

Almost completely covered in jungle and mangrove swamps, Iriomote is a wild island. Its few villages are sparse and predominately focused near the fe ...

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The Most Incredible Beach Houses In The World

Let me knock your socks off with an insider look into some of the most incredible beach houses in the world. As you would expect, all of these villas ...

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Review: British Airways Gatwick South First Class Lounge

Being brutally honest, in looks and seating alone, the First class lounge at Gatwick South is no better than the Business Club Lounge at Gatwick Sout ...

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Best Beaches In The World: Kondoi Beach, Taketomi Island

Only 75 miles off the coast of Taiwan, is the island of Ishigaki and few visitors to Japan make it this far out, despite a direct flight from Tokyo. ...

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Best Wilderness Lodges In The World: El Questro Homestead, A

El Questro Homestead in the Kimberley, Northwest Australia, is a frontier, a place where cattle ranches are the size of European countries. It has oc ...

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Top 5 Must Do Tours In Switzerland

Switzerland has a lot to offer; spectacular mountainous scenery, lakes, ski resorts, quaint villages and historic cities; and of course, chocolate! F ...

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Celebrity Chef Cookery Courses In France

Travel not just for travel?s sake but to learn a new skill or develop an existing passion is hot stuff right now. Retreats for yoga or meditation, ar ...

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Best Beaches In The World: Maehama Beach, Miyako-Jima Island

Regularly voted Japan?s best beach by travel publications worldwide, it?s hard to be disappointed with the 7 km (4 miles) of sand so white that it gl ...

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Best Wilderness Retreats In The World: Amangiri, The Desert,

Experience the earth’s beauty at its most basic form in this red-rock, rugged desert-scape. Beyond the few pine-clad mountains, there’s ...

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Nomads Clothing Beachwear & Pretty Summer Dresses

This time of year, I?m pretty constantly focusing on improving my holiday wardrobe; looking great while travelling helps me feel great so it?s really ...

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Best Wilderness Lodges In The World: Lizard Island, Great Ba

The most northerly reef island of the Great Barrier Reef, and a national park, Lizard Island combines a reef experience with an intimate getaway and ...

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Review: 10 Castle Street – Your Stylish Country Pile I

Have you ever fancied having your own country pile" A historic stately home where you can invite your friends for glorious drinks and croquet parties ...

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Revealed: 3 Of The Strangest Beaches In The World

We prefer to look at the best beaches in the world but I couldn’t resist sharing the 3 most creepy and strangest beaches in the world. There a ...

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Review: Starwood Preferred Guest American Express Credit Car

In my review of the UK Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) American Express credit card I explain why I choose this card as my preferred Amex. I use 3 cre ...

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Review: Best Cruises On Sydney Harbour

I always try and take a cruise or boat trip on my travels but a company in Sydney is offering something a little bit more special than the norm. Sydn ...

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Best Beaches In North America: Miami Beach

Miami Beach is split into North and South. South beach offers art deco buildings forming the iconic neon skyline which most people imagine when they ...

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Best Beaches In The World: Ipanema

Chic Ipanema beach is where the summer happens in Rio, and who doesn’t love the ’60s song about the girl From Ipanema" Ipanema beach wa ...

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Deal Alert: $149 Flights From America to Europe On Level

International Airlines Group is launching LEVEL – a new low cost long-haul airline brand which will enable you to fly to Europe from ?99 (abou ...

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The 4 Most Deadly Beaches On Earth

From jellyfish to shark attacks, Australia has the reputation of housing some of the most deadly beaches in the world, but there are a number of beac ...

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Revealed: The 3 Biggest Tourist Attractions In America

If your definition of a big tourist attraction is the attraction with the largest visitor numbers, then get ready to be surprised by the biggest tour ...