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Floriade 2012: An inspiring visit to the theater of nature

A unique, exciting and active experience — that’s how the organizers of the immense Floriade exhibition describe a visit to their event, and they couldn’t be more accurate.



London 2012: A new chapter in Woolwich’s history

LONDON: Woolwich is a historical location and has a special place in the heart of the Monarch of Great Britain.



Spooked! Peru’s cemeteries beckon tourists

It was cold and dark, and people clutching lanterns in the moonlight gave a spooky cast to Peru’s oldest cemetery, now Lima’s oddball hit with locals and tourists.



Najran province a hidden treasure

JUST few weeks ago, the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) announced the number of Saudis who left the Kingdom for tourism in the last nine months.



White Cliffs of Dover get writer in residence

LONDON: Philosopher Julian Baggini has a high-altitude new assignment — pondering the significance and symbolism of the White Cliffs of Dover, landmarks he likens to Britai



On the dark side, tourists haunt Peru’s oldest cemetery

IT was cold and dark, and people clutching lanterns in the moonlight gave a spooky cast to Peru’s oldest cemetery, now Lima’s oddball hit with locals and tourists.



Convicts serve tourists on Italian island

Holiday makers arriving on the white sands of Pianosa island off western Italy are welcomed by hosts unlike any others, five prisoners still serving time who help manage a local



Riyadh city a jewel in the desert

Riyadh is not only the capital city of the Kingdom but it is also a very historical and important city and belongs to the historical regions of Najd and Al-Yamama.



The lure of remote places

She is the first woman in history to cross the Rub Al-Khali, or Empty Quarter, in Saudi Arabia, the biggest sand desert in the world.



Crisis-hit Rome shops await tourists amid closures

IT is not just stifling summer heat that is keeping shoppers at bay on Rome’s Via del Corso: as the economic crisis hits locals and tourists alike, many shops have little choice but to close for good.

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