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Discover the Secrets of Togo!
Tucked into the Gold Coast of West Africa is the Vermont-sized country called Togo. This “slice of African life” is the perfect place for the adventure-seeker searching for the REAL Africa. So put down your purses and briefcases and prepare to unlock a few of the secrets of Togo!
After passing through airport customs, taxi procurement could be a traveler’s first lesson in bargaining. Be sure to ask within the airport what the going rate to your accommodations should be. Taxi trips within most of the capital city of Lome should incur a standard rate, with increases only for the outer-most limits of the city. Read more...
Parthenon - Acropolis (Athens, Greece) Image: Priya Q
After visiting UNESCO Heritage sites like Skocjanske James in Slovenia and Meteora in Metsovo (Greece) I had the opportunity to visit another archaeological marvel at Athens – The Acropolis.
The capital city of Greece, Athens, is one of the world’s oldest cities with a strong role in the Greek history. One walk around this ancient city of Greece and you will get a feeling as of being on heavenly soil. While in Athens one has the options to do very many things. One can spend hours visiting the several beaches, the National Garden, Byzantine church, the many theatrical concerts, the House of Parliament and the monument of Unknown Soldier standing opposite to it or shop away to glory on the streets, but your visit to Athens will be incomplete without visiting the stupendous Acropolis. Read more...