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Isla Holbox, Mexico

About 100 miles northwest of Cancún, you will find the place called Isla Holbox.  This island counts less than 2,000 people.  It is a spot where you can really relax. The clear blue ocean, the white sands, no stressed out people and not too many tourists. How does this sound to you? Great isn’t it? Epoque Hotels represent the Casa Sandra Hotel in Isla Holbox. Casa Sandra is located in the ecological reserve of Yumbalam, an island of Holbox, where the Caribbean Sea meets the Gulf of Mexico. It is one of the Mexican fishing villages; it allows local boatmen to earn as much money captivating...
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CELEBRATING BRITISH GAME – A SPECIAL TASTING MENU AT BINGHAM RESTAURANT

The next date in the Bingham restaurant’s monthly programme of themed tasting menus will be Friday, October 30th, when head chef Shay Cooper will be preparing a menu celebrating the autumn favourite of game. The seven course meal, including specially matched wines, will be priced at £55, for more information and table reservations, call 020 8940 0902. The Bingham restaurant is at 61 Petersham Road, Richmond TW10. Shay has created a menu to include both feathered and furred game, with dishes to feature venison tartare, pumpkin custard and crispy ginger; quail broth, white beans, truffle and ceps,...
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Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

If you think of Rio de Janeiro, you will immediately think about Carnival. During the summer period in this beautiful city, there will be a lot of tourists coming to Rio de Janeiro; this is because they want to be part of the greatest show on earth: CARNIVAL. This is one of the main events of Rio de Janeiro and per year there are thousands and thousands of visitors from all over the world. This event starts on Saturday, and ends on Fat Tuesday, or Mardi-Gras. The dates change every year. History: Where this whole event came from is still a mystery.  Most people say that it all started as a superstitious...
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Epoque Hotels Moves into a New Office in Miami

We are moving to a new office. We are now located at South Beach, but in about three weeks we will be relocated in Wynwood Miami. The new Epoque Hotels building will have a beautiful view of the bay and the office is about 2300 square feet. Wynwood is famous for its art galleries, historical and centrally located neighborhood. It is a part of the Miami Design District. A diversity of skyscrapers, industrial chic lofts makes this district cultural and commercial. It is at the north of Downtown, with approximately 15,149 residents. The Wynwood Arts District is going to a rapid cultural change; the...
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The Uffizi Gallery and the Vasari Corridor

Probably you know the Ponte Vecchio, which is one of Florence’s most famous landmarks , but did it ever occur to you that there is a corridor above it? No you have not noticed it? Well that is because it is the best kept secret of Florence. A private passageway dated back to the 1564. Cosimo I de’Medici (The Grand Duke of Florence), did not like to walk among the people of his town. He asked the architect Giorgio Vasari to build a path that would allow him and the Royal family to move freely from their residence (Palazzo Pitti) to the government palace (Palazzo della Signoria). It is one...
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