Entertainment

Swiss Fête Fédérale des Sonneurs de cloches

Posted September 13, 2011 by IMPress Archives

The veneration of Swiss cows as a source of life is an integral part of the Swiss culture, economy and international reputation for its treasured by-products from cows such as the 100s of types of cheeses and, of course the invention of the Swiss “milk chocolate” with which the whole world is familiar. There is a proliferation everywhere in Switzerland of the black and white Swiss cow hide motif on many articles for the home such as dishes, tea pots, tea towels, toys and an unlimited number of other objects. And interestingly enough, these are not just souvenirs for the tourists.

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Far East

Sabah – Borneo 2011

Posted September 7, 2011 by Dominique Schreckling

Malaysia Trip report of a two week trip around the Sabah province on Borneo in Malaysia from April 2nd – 14th 2011. I took an organized round trip to Sabah on the island of Borneo, located off the coast of mainland South East Asia. The tour operator is specialized in nature tours in small groups […]

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Carribean

Intro To RCL’s Navigator of the Seas

Posted September 5, 2011 by Len Rapoport

  Navigator Of The Seas RCL’s Private Beach at Labadee, Haiti  This wasn’t going to be another assignment, I thought.  Over the past few months we were so busy with two of my son’s weddings, Andrew and Sara married in May in New York (video) and Evan and Leona married in November in Montego Bay, Jamaica (video).  At […]

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Carribean

The Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro & Iberostar Bavaro Punta Cana

Posted September 3, 2011 by Len Rapoport

The Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro & The Iberostar Bavaro Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Our assignment was to visit three 5 star hotels in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.  The first wasDreams Resort & Spa which we have reviewed in depth on our site.  We were Dreams guests for the three nights we were spending in Punta Cana. […]

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Travel

Cultural Encounters in Kathmandu

Posted August 31, 2011 by IMPress Archives

As our Gulf Air jet began its smooth descent into Nepal’s mountain-engulfed Kathmandu Valley, I wondered what this diversely spiritual country with its strange sounding names was really all about. The view of the Himalayas unfolding from the plane’s window certainly whet my appetite. The Nepal Tourism Board promotes eco tourism and promises to provide […]

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Carribean

Blue Waters Resort • Antigua

Posted August 30, 2011 by Len Rapoport

  Soldier’s Bay, St. John’s, Antigua, West Indies  A Destination To Relax & Recharge Your Body & Soul For those that have never been to Antigua you may find it interesting to know that Antigua was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493 and was a British Colony up until its independence in 1981. In the […]

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Culture & Art

A Cultural Feast for the Senses

Posted August 27, 2011 by IMPress Archives

  Cultural immersion distinguishes a tourist from a traveler. And what better way to experience the Arab culture than exploring the historic Manama Suq in Manama, Bahrain. Located in the Arabian Gulf near Saudi Arabia, this small desert island nation is readily recognized as the leading financial hub of the Middle East. With its rich […]

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Culture & Art

Wokha – The Abode Of The Departed Souls

Posted August 22, 2011 by IMPress Archives

Wokha – is a district in Nagaland, a north-eastern state of India, and is the home of the Lotha tribe of Nagaland.  It is located in the mid Western part of the Nagaland State and is known for the mystic ‘Mount Tiyi’, Doyang river, and songs and dances of the Lothas. Wokha literally translates into […]

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Culture & Art

Communicating For 40 Years In Cuba

Posted August 21, 2011 by IMPress Archives

A conference full of true social communication Anyone 50 years and younger does not know a time when Americans were allowed to travel to Cuba and much of this was directly connected to the growth of Communism. Well, many have traveled to Cuba, but not without good reason, or visiting outside the allowable procedures. Mi […]

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