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Hard Times for USA Tourism as Hotel Rates Drop

The past few months have not been the best as far as the tourism industry is concerned. This is of course mainly due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. Many hotels have started to cut room rates and reduce staff with a view towards stabilizing the business after falling revenue, canceled

The 3 Best Things to do in Los Angeles For Free

The City of Angels is undoubtedly an enormous and potentially exhausting place to explore, covering almost 500 square miles and containing a multitude of experiences, regardless of your travel tastes and ambitions. One of the most popular tourist destinations in the USA, Los Angeles boasts some of the finest and

A Boat Ride in Xochimilco – A Colorful, Cultural Journey

A boat ride in Xochimilco is a journey like no other. It is a unique experience, a colorful, and cultural journey. No wonder this is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The floating gardens of Xochimilco are just 28 kilometers from the center of Mexico City. The water scenes reminded me

A MexiCable Ride Through Ecatepec and Its Colourful Houses

A Mexicable ride through Ecatepec and its colorful houses on the hills was an experience to remember. It was also an interesting trip from the very start to the very end of our half-day excursion. Photos of Ecatepec’s colorful houses are all over the internet. Even before we arrived the

The Massive Teotihuacan Pyramids Outside Mexico City

The massive Teotihuacan Pyramids lies 40 kilometers outside Mexico City. Two of its biggest pyramids here are the Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon. The former, however, is bigger than the latter. It doesn’t matter which one you explore first – but in our case, we

Christmas at Plaza de la Constitución in Mexico City

Christmas in Mexico City is conspicuous at the Plaza de la Constitución. The locals also call it “The Zocalo Plaza,” the city’s (and perhaps, the country’s) main square. This is, in fact, the largest public square in Latin/South America. You’ve never been to Mexico City if you’ve never walked in

Five Great Reasons to Live in New York City

(An acquaintance I met before came up with 5 reasons why living in New York is great! She has lived in 4 other countries—but decided to settle in New York City as her permanent address, most of the time. When there’s typhoon or hurricane coming up in the great city,
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