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Top 5 Parks in Tokyo - Global Storybook

The Top 5 Parks to Visit in Tokyo

Whenever I travel to a new place, I try to do as the locals.  For instance, if I see them spending their free time lounging out ... Read More
7 Scary Creatures in the Philippines - Global Storybook

7 Scary Creatures in the Philippines

In the Philippines, the door to a plethora of myths regarding scary creatures is always ajar.  Amongst the eeriness that many horror films proudly present there ... Read More
Croatia - The Top 10 General Attractions - Global Storybook

Croatia: The Top 10 General Attractions

Despite Croatia's seemingly small size - it has a lot to offer.  A number of cities in Croatia have a long and fascinating history, full of ... Read More
Exploring Philadelphia, On a 1 Day City Break

Exploring Philadelphia, On a 1 Day City Break

If you are a fan of “Rocky”, the famous film with Sylvester Stallone - you cannot miss the opportunity to visit Philadelphia.  It is the largest town in ... Read More
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Local Stories

Nicosia - The Last Divided Capital City in the World

Nicosia – The Last Divided Capital City in the World

Numerous barrels and a barb-wire separate the South from the North Cyprus.  On one side you have the Greek Cypriots and on the other the Turkish Cypriots.  In between there ... Read More
Kuil island, Belitung

Indonesia – An Amazing Archipelago in Southeast Asia

Indonesia is an archipelago which is located in the Southeast Asia, next to Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, East Timor and Papua New Guinea.  As the largest archipelago in the World, ... Read More
Belgrade, Serbia - Global Storybook

Serbia: The Cultural Mix of The East and The West

When people around the world hear the name Serbia, they usually cannot remember where or what this country is.  Some mistake it for Siberia, and some for Syria.  Only after ... Read More
Us

Living in Italy: The Real Deal

We are two Dutchmen who moved to Italy in 2008 to try and enjoy the good life while operating a bed and breakfast.  It all started rather in a hurry, ... Read More
Garden Route - Step Into Nature

Garden Route – Step Into Nature

With all the focus and tourist sites directing you straight to the Mother City of Cape Town (of course there's no doubt how beautiful it is) - just a few hours ... Read More
My Happy Childhood - in My Small, Unhappy World.

My Happy Childhood – in My Small, Unhappy World.

I never thought that writing about your own life can be so difficult.  You might think that you’ve certainly got all the facts right, and yes you know the story, ... Read More
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Books

Undisclosed Files of the Police

Undisclosed Files From The Archives of The NYPD

Book:  “Undisclosed Files of the Police: Cases From The Archives of The NYPD - From 1831 to the Present” Authors:  Bernard J. Whalen, Philip Messing, and ... Read More
Steve Osborne - The Job

True Tales From The Life Of a New York City Cop

Book:  “The Job: True Tales From The Life Of a New York City Cop” Author:  Steve Osborne Publisher:  Anchor Books, 2015 If you ever wondered what a real, ... Read More
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Weekend Travel

Aquaria Spa

Enjoying Sirmione – the Pearl of the Garda Lake

This summer I decided to do something different, rather than taking a short break to the seaside, I decided to visit Sirmione, the Pearl of the Garda Lake. In Italy we have thousands of marvellous places ... Read More
Paris, France - Mila Nyk

Paris Has My Stamp Of Approval

So, I went to Paris this past weekend.  And I’m not going to lie, it was great.  My Ukrainian origins might have something to do with this, as we consider ourselves somewhat European, and being ... Read More
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Budget Travel

Mont Saint-Michel cover

How To Visit Mont Saint-Michel From Paris (On a Budget)

Mont Saint-Michel is one of the most popular sights in France, attracting close to 3 million visitors each year - it is one of the most unique, picturesque destinations in the ...
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