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Mapping the Beaches in Buzios

The appeal of Buzios is mostly due to its fantastic praias, or beaches, stretches of sand large and small within a few kilometers of the old town. Because the peninsula has an irregular topography, each beach is set off from the other and the result is that they all have a distinctive personality, making it going to the beach a very varied occasion. Manguinhos beach is protected from the heavy surf, and therefore many learn to sail and windsurf in this location.  Geribá beach is a stunning long tract of sand in front of the open ocean and is thus preferred for surfing and windsurfing. Closer...
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What To Do In Bilbao

Courtesy of Hotel Miro in Bilbao, here are some useful tips on what to do in the city of Bilbao: Casco Viejo (Old Quarter) Take the bright-green tram in front of the Hotel and go explore the old part of town. Get lost in the labyrinth of streets and re-fuel having some pintxos in the Plaza Nueva. Museo de Bellas Artes (Fine Arts Museum) Located at a stone´s throw from the Hotel, it is definitely a must. It is the third most important collection in Spain. If in a hurry, visit the selection of 16 masterworks from the collection. Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-8 pm, Mondays closed. Getxo Just 20 minutes...
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What To Do in New York – Chrysler Building, Grand Central Station, Oyster Bar

Courtesy of The Kimberly Hotel in New York, here are some useful tips on what to do in New York City: The Kimberly Hotel is convenient to many of New York City’s famous landmarks.  For this reason, I like to encourage guests to do a short walking tour to get acquainted with the neighborhood. Within just a few blocks, guests can see the Chrysler Building Chrysler Building | New York (which can also be enjoyed from our rooftop and some of our suites), and the glorious architecture of Grand Central Station. At the station there are several restaurants for dining, including the world famous Oyster...
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Barcelona Tips From Grand Hotel Central

Courtesy of Grand Hotel Central in Barcelona, here are some tips on where to go in this wonderful city: VISIT: Barcelona Walks Gòtic Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter links past and present. Discover in a guided tour the charm of its streets, squares, hidden corners and hundred-year-old buildings with expert guides who will take you, step by step, on a journey through history. Departure point: Turisme de Barcelona information office at: Pl. de Catalunya, 17 basements. You should be at the information office 10 minutes before the visit of the Gothic Quarter begins. It takes 2 hours long and you...
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Discover the Glaciers of El Calafate

El Calafate in Patagonia, Argentina, is ultimate glacier experience. The town is close to Lake Argentino, a green water surface covering 1,600 square km, with a length of 60 km and a width between 12 and 14 km. Calafate receives its name from a small bush named calafate, which is native of Patagonia. According to tradition, whoever eats calafate will return for more, and reality shows that who visits El Calafate wants to stay there forever. It is a tourist resort of both national and international importance, since it is the starting point of all glacier circuits. There are lots of excursions at...
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