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International Dance Festival

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Already for the third time meet sprung of all stripes in Havana there by 23.11 just the third International Dance Festival Havana/Cuba – already for the third time sprung of all stripes in Havana gather to celebrate there by 23.11 just the third International Dance Festival of Havana. Next is one of the most popular Latin American dances Salsa Casino, merengue, son, Rhumba. Salsa is actually more than just a dance, more than a sequence of dance steps of salsa is lifestyle, engelhorner in the stomach, pure pleasure. “No wonder that more and more people for salsa is excited about and that the 2nd Festival of Baila en Cuba” was so successful last year. Learn more at: New York Museums. The repetition promises back unforgettable encounters with the hot caribischen rhythms in the cradle of the salsa in November this year. Also the new venue will meet the Festival, it takes place in the magnificent 5-star Melia HABANA, with all workshops, concerts and dance parties. The Cuba specialist SoliArenas offers several modules all dancers salseras and salseros to book on. The complete package including flight hotel and workshops to the simple accommodation. More information is available on bailaencuba.soliarenas.de.

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Checkerboard Form

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The delightful style of architecture in Barcelona the architecture in Barcelona is Barcelona tourist attractions as well as the museums most. It is not only thanks to Antoni Gaudi and his works such as the Sagrada Familia, but also due to the preservation of the many historic buildings from the middle ages. The following a little insight in the history is given the architecture in Barcelona, the small narrow streets of the Gothic quarter from the middle ages, the reforming of the city checkerboard format thanks to architect of Ildefona Cerdabis to the playful Art Nouveau of Antonis Gaudi. A major maritime power during the middle ages Barcelona already since the Kofoderation Catalonia Aragon was an important strategic city in the Mediterranean. Remains of this heyday, the Barri Gotic full institutional buildings (Palau de la Generalitat with the Church of Sant Jordi, Ajuntament, and Salo de cents), but also the Royal Castles (Palau Reial major, residence of the counts of Barcelona). To his Romanesque and Gothic estate,.

Barcelona is expecting also the Cathedral (Saint Eulalia dedicated three-nave, its crypt, built the monastery and its front between the end of the 18th century and beginning of the 20th century), the Church of Santa Maria del Mar (from the 14th century and is considered the jewel of Catalan Gothic style by the purity of its lines and the harmony of its proportions), not to mention many commercial buildings (Reials Drassanes: the greatest medieval shipyards in the world). The living conditions of the inhabitants within the borders of the wall of Barcelona made impossible the cearth utopia with the progress of the urbanization of the towns, to the wave of suburbs. Therefore, Barcelona should be performed a kompletteRenovierung and rehabilitation of buildings and in addition an extension of the city. For this, the engineer Ildefons Cerda1855 developed a project for the physical expansion of the city.

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Cologne Cathedral

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Tales of the city and historical tours of Cologne underworld tour Pratorium and Jewish quarter is a city tour in a different era, in the middle of the vibrant city of Cologne on this very special tour our motto. We step into the Cologne underground with you and present the founding fathers of the former Roman city you and your guests. The seat of the most powerful man North of the Alps, the praetor of the CCAA, gives us his secrets. The Pratorium, the former Grand Governor’s Palace, the center of power of the Roman Empire at the Rhine River is located. Here managed and was the representative of the Caesars, the strategically important region ‘Germania Inferior’ with his legions. Another surprise, with the visit of the Jewish ritual bath, the Mikvah, which is about 14 feet below the present surface is located at the end of this little adventure! Our city tour takes you in the former Jewish quarter of the city and learn the history of the oldest Jewish community in Europe.

This tour is definitely a highlight of any visit to Cologne! Tour: Duration 2 hours meeting place: Finial at the Cologne Cathedral prices: small groups 130.00 reservation and rates to variable numbers of participants or groups can be requested individually of course up to 12 persons. Foreign languages on request: English, Italian, Spanish, Greek, and French. Supplement 10,00 euro per hour. Our city guides and brewery tours are a successful event for every Cologne visit, outing, the Club outing, company party, stag, for family celebrations and friend events. Enquiries and bookings: Historical tours Cologne Tel: 01709689234, Mr Dimos pictures for guidance:

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Holiday Cars Switzerland

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Car rental bookings are cars according to holiday in this autumn on the safe side if you book his car for the autumn holiday now in the travel agency or on the Internet, protects from overpriced prices and unavailability to the resort of Merenschwand, August 12, 2009 the recession does not stop even before the international tourism and reaches the car rental companies as a result. Now many car dealers are no longer willing to conclude buy-back contracts with the landlords, and in turn the car rental company car rental fleet have drastically. Thus the car distributors attempting to minimize the increased risk of the resale and the concomitant loss of value. As a result, In many popular European destinations such as Spain, Portugal holiday cars now are in short supply or are offered at higher prices. Holiday advises cars therefore to book the car for the autumn holiday now in the travel agency or on the Internet, to save yourself possible disappointments at the destination. The supposedly most beautiful weeks of the year school already this spring for many holiday makers as unexpected annoyance. Take place as planned on the resort to renting a cheap car and in the adventure to overthrow holiday, they experienced a bitter disappointment.

Especially in popular regions such as Spain, Portugal and Italy, the available rental cars were scarce or even completely out of print. Many tourists had to attack deep in the Pocket, to ever to snag one of the rare car rentals. To minimize the financial risk, many car rental companies in Spain, Portugal and Italy were forced to reduce their fleets. Now, above all the tourists who want to spend their holidays in popular holiday destinations such as Alicante, Malaga and Murcia have left. During the Easter and may holidays, it was almost impossible to buy a cheap car rental in many places. The stations of car rental companies there was a yawning emptiness or a fully inflated price-to-performance ratio. URS Jackli, Managing Director of Holiday Cars Switzerland advises thus: his car as a precaution already in the travel agency or on the Internet who wants to save this strain in the autumn holidays, book. Who is been benefited from favourable broker tariffs, absolute cost control and also increases the chance of driving his car at the resort.” Palermo and car rental Los Angeles, car rental New York, car rental Porto, car rental Alicante car rental worldwide learn more about car rental on.

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Berlin Hostel Awards Nights

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Specialist accommodation travel specialist awards nights for only 20 cents together with Berlin hostel, HostelBookers is 6 years old. To celebrate of the day travelers have the opportunity, nights in a selected Hostel in Berlin and other cities in Europe and the United States for only 0, 20 cents per person and to book. For even more details, read what Danny Meyer says on the issue. The hostels can be booked between 26 and 30 April. Every day 100 beds are available from 15: 00 central European time. Up to two hostel beds can be booked per night, and the arrival data must be between 31 May and 4 June 2010. The offer is valid only in the 10 selected destinations, and it is actually 20 cents per night, without any Buchunsgebuhren only 0. The participating hostels are located in Berlin, Lisbon, Cracow but also Barcelona and New York.

The participating in the action Berlin hostel is the Amstel House in Berlin-Moabit. It is located not far from the West Berlin Zoo and was constructed in 1914. The Art Nouveau building was freshly renovated, and is now a modern hostel with round-the-clock service. It has families, groups and backpackers & A. breakfast, lobby with table football, Internet, elevator and wheelchair-accessible rooms, ticket service, tourist information and even a conference room with a projector. There are many quiet roads, Green Park, various restaurants and pubs nearby. Or the Nathan’s Villa in Krakow. This hostel is located less than 100 metres from the Wawel Hill, between the main market square and the Kazimierz district.

Ideal to go out. And the Beira Mar hostel is located right in the Centre of Lisbon, near all attractions and shops, cafes and pubs. David Smith, Chief Operating Officer of HostelBookers: Passes for HostelBookers a phenomenal year because both the number of its accommodation than also its passengers has grown massively. That’s why we want to use our 6th birthday to thank all our customers for their years of support with a fantastic special offer, and to also again our goal is to emphasize to offer budget accommodation at the guaranteed lowest price.” For more information, visit our travel blog or please contact Daniel nut: + 44 (0) 20 7406 1805 or email: for the editors: HostelBookers is the only major online supplier of cheaper accommodation, which requires no booking fees, and the average is 5.1% cheaper than next largest competitor. More than 18,000 hostels and budget accommodations in 3500 destinations include inventory worldwide.

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Citi Bike Through NYC

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In July, Big Apple launches the largest bike-share program of the country June 2012 Citi bike comes in rolling – the new transportation option of the Big Apple offers enough to get in a taxi to a cheap and efficient transportation for short distances, which are too long for a walk but not long. 54 per cent of all usual routes are finally less than two miles. Citi bike facilitates access to the subway and allows to use so the bike without worrying about parking. The project in parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn will start in July 2012. After the full launch, 10,000 Blue Citi bikes and 600 solar-powered docking stations complement the cityscape.

“The idea of bike sharing is easy: people get a new way to move through the city”, so Mayor Bloomberg. Citi is an affordable, new, 24/7-transport network, which should help to bring New York to their destination faster.” The offer is valid for New Yorkers and visitors City. There is the possibility of a one-day or weekly membership for 9.95 or $ 25. Users must be at least 16 years old and can indefinitely borrow a bike for trips lasting up to 45 minutes. For longer journeys an individual charge. The docking stations are devices for payment by credit card. The annual membership can be purchased online exciting for those who are staying longer in the metropolis.

The membership fee for the program, the cost of a monthly ticket for the Metro is $95 per year. After payment, a code will be shown via which you can unlock the Citi bike. At the end of the tour, again pushing the wheel in a station, waiting for the green light, and is again logged out. If a station is full, there is the possibility to select a time credit, to turn the wheel in the displayed alternative station.

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Lisa Neumann University

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Melting pot, metropolis, myth, and especially before is guaranteed an unforgettable experience with Singapore Airlines of the Big Apple on the Hudson River. And so the perfect place for an unforgettable Valentine’s day on February 14, 2010. An exclusive holiday tip from fluege.de. So also the flight is an experience of the extra class, the most popular airline of all fluege.de customers is recommended: Singapore Airlines. As the result of a customer survey. Therefore, 100 percent would recommend the quality airline. Arrived in New York, a long walk through Central Park is one of the compulsory program. Between the skyscrapers in Manhattan you can catch a glimpse of the statue of liberty, and from there the panorama of the stunning skyline.

Who brings up the courage or planning the perfect surprise, can dare even on the Empire State Building. Exclusivity is guaranteed thereby: only on Valentine’s day, it is possible to give your vows in 320 metres above sea level. In addition to visit New York Bohemian in her so-called living room in the Greenwich Village. Since the beginning of the 20th century in particular intellectuals, artists and gallery owners have settled in this area. The town houses are two stories high, have small gardens and from the hidden backyards, music will be heard repeatedly. Restaurants, bars, theatres and clubs invite to spend a night together. Thanks to the favorable exchange rate, visitors should contact the for that perfect outfit in the boutiques and stores on Fifth Avenue or in the SoHo set. More information: news.fluege.de/allgemein/verliebt-in-new-york… Contact: Lisa Neumann University first media GmbH barefoot streets 12 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59

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US Transportation Security Administration

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Trauma terror attack like hardly another topic is discussed these days flight safety. There is talk of body scanners and explosives detectors. As the holiday Portal reisen.de reported, is the entry into the United States as particularly cumbersome. Since the attacks of September 11, 2001, the United States is how traumatized. Aircraft is considered to be dangerous and therefore meticulously passengers prior to their trip to the United States must be x-rayed.

This applies in particular to passengers from the countries of the Middle East or Africa. The course through the body scanners apply to you for a long time as mandatory. The thwarted attack of a Nigerian last year resulted in a further tightening of security instructions: so let the US Transportation Security Administration said that travelers should no longer leave their seat in the last hour of their flight to the United States. Moreover, should they stopped by the flight attendants to be, to any objects on your lap have. How the airlines can enforce these rules, will show in the coming weeks and months. Another point on the United States travelers need to adapt is an entry fee of ten dollars. Around seven euros, which must then pay travelers from Europe are equivalent. More information:… Contact: Lisa Neumann University first media GmbH barefoot streets 12 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59

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Euro Instead Of Lira In Turkey

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What Turkey holiday payment should know is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the German Turkey. If you book last minute now, to make appear on the Turkish Riviera in the Sun on the stomach, should know about the common means of payment in the country. As the Internet portal reported reisen.de, the Turkish currency Lira in payment transactions is not very popular. Not only Cafes are holidaymakers toward often on the euro, to settle food and drinks, also in other shops, the euro is rather accepted as the lira. The reason lies in the low value, the Lira is currently owns. It’s profitable, for the local population when she can sell their goods and products in euro. Many Turkey holiday-makers had to determine that they could hardly pay with the lira.

They found a local or business accepting their money, yet so the Lira into euro changed back them with a fee of 25 percent. Requests at the Turkish Embassy in Berlin were considered private Rejected matter. Tourists in the run-up to forgo the conversion of euro into lira, so they can save the high exchange fees by 25 percent. By the way, it is also much clearer in a familiar currency to pay for the German tourists. More information: ../article/848 contact: Tilo summer Unister Media barefoot Gasschen 11 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59

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Security Administration TSA

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A recent survey on Skyscanner, the search engine for cheap flights, has revealed that are 66prozent of passengers for the use of body scanners. 66% of the respondents were of the opinion that body scanners at airports are useful: accelerated flight safety control and increased security at airports. 30% voted against the introduction of body scanners, mainly due to health reasons or because they fear that their privacy could be violated. 4% of the low-cost flight search engine users abstained from her voice. More than 400 people had participated in the poll the result clearly shows that a majority of travellers is positive towards the controversial body scanners. In the future more and more flights from the body scanner issue will be affected, including flights to New York, Sydney and Tokyo.

Barry Smith, co-founder and Managing Director at Skyscanner, Europe’s leading search engine for cheap flights and Low-cost travel, says: as long as the devices are safe and possible concerns regarding the threat to privacy, can be overcome, travelers with all seem to agree, what makes flying safer and the security control. And if a body scanner saves me to take off my shoes, to empty my pockets and take off the belt then also I am.” The Skyscanner poll has also shown that travellers mainly due to health reasons express concerns over body scanners and the associated x-rays. If you book flights to Berlin, could see body scanner may also at the Berlin airport, in the foreseeable future, for national and international flights operating. According to the U.S. Transportation Security Administration TSA, travelers have but no need to worry: the technology in the body scanners is perfectly safe.

The amount of rays here given is also minimal when compared to the charge, of which each passenger automatically put out if he choose to travel by plane. In just two minutes of flight, more radiation than at the control already met him with a body scanner. Some participants of the survey questioned that body scanners actually increased the safety on board; Skyscanner user Vasco Sotomaior declares on Skyscanner’s Facebook page even, why he is opposed to the introduction of body scanners: they are useless. While is a threat, but that is so low that it does not justify the introduction of body scanners. What is currently undertaken for the safety when flying, is already more than enough.” Body scanners are currently used for test purposes, already at selected airports and train stations in Europe and the United States, in Germany the tests should start at the earliest in summer of this year. Who is planning so soon about a trip to New York, Florida, California, for the security control via body scanners could soon become a reality. The technology in the scanners can it faces during the scanning process to be defaced so that passengers on the images is not detected. Moreover, the images are tested by employees in extra shielded rooms from where they have no perspective on the travelers at the security check. About Skyscanner: Skyscanner.de is the most influential and most flexible flight search engine in Europe and convinced with the direct price comparison for more than 670,000 routes with more than 600 airlines. Skyscanner offers simple navigation users, without having to provide a specific flight or destination information. Skyscanner is available in more than 20 languages, including French, Spanish, and Italian.

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