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National Cachaça Day spotlights Brazil’s National Drink

Travelers to Brazil will find innumerable ways to enjoy cachaça (pronounced kah-SHAH-sah), the country’s national drink, throughout the year. Yet September offers a special opportunity to sample the nation’s signature beverage. National Cachaça Day on September 13 celebrates the 1661 Brazilian revolt that led to the legalization of the previously …

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Egypt launches new e-visa service

The Egyptian government have introduced a new e-visa service, whereby citizens from stated countries, including the UK, can now easily obtain an entry visa online. The new service offers an alternative to applications upon arrival, or through the Egyptian consulate prior to travel. Simplifying travel to the country and speeding …

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World Gallery opens at Horniman Museum in London

Over 3,000 objects from around the world exploring the fundamental question of what it means to be human go on display this week as the Horniman’s much-anticipated World Gallery opens to the public. The 600 sqm gallery opens following a major redevelopment of the historic South Hall to provide a …

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Why Your Family Should Visit Rio

When you think of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, does samba, Bossa Nova, or caipirinhas come to mind? That was definitely the case for me. I imagined it to be a great city for a couple’s getaway or a girls’ trip where adults could relax on the beach before heading out …

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Fall Family-Fun in and Around Chicago

It’s that time of year again! The leaves are changing colors, the breeze is getting cooler, the nights are falling sooner and you can finally bust out those hoodies and boots you’ve been dying to wear since July. That’s right—fall is here! It’s time to sip those pumpkin spice lattes, …

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