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5 Reasons to Visit Bogota, Colombia

Bogota is one of the four main and largest cities in Colombia.  It is surrounded by tall, green mountains and by gorgeous nature.  If you are lucky enough to fly into this city during daylight – you will think that you have landed in a fairytale. Quick Note on Safety and Altitude: Bogota is located at the elevation of 8,675 feet (or 2,644 meters) …

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Lima – The Saddest City on Earth

Before my first visit to Lima, in the Fall of 2015, I always thought that it was like ‘all the other’ South American cities – full of glorious architecture, surrounded by breathtaking nature, and eternal sunshine. Little did I know that actually none of these things applied to Lima.  It is truly one of a kind city, and it is not …

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Stockholm – Scandinavian ‘Venice’

September, 2015 Golden Autumn days in one of the most beautiful capitals of Europe.  Stockholm is also called the "Venice of the North" because it is surrounded by water. Inside the beautiful Royal Palace (Kungliga Slottet)  Autumn has arrived to Stockholm Photo © Daria Silter
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Taxco, Guerrero – the Silver Capital of México

June, 2015 Beautiful city of Taxco - famous for its mass production of silver, is located in the state of Guerrero, only 170 km from México city. Wandering the streets of this charming, small town, you will feel like you have stepped hundreds of years back in history, into the heart of "real" Mexico. A day trip here is a ...