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A Different Christmas Market

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The Infinity Corridor at Camera Obscura, Edinburgh. Photo credit: Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

Fancy a different kind of Christmas market?

If you’re traveling or living in Scotland, you’ll likely have a different Christmas market experience at Edinburgh attraction Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

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Frankfurt Christmas Market

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Frankfurt Christmas Market. Photo credit: Frankfurt Tourism.

Christmas markets in Germany are popular among travelers and locals alike.

One city Christmas market is the Frankfurt Christmas Market, November 23 to December 22, 2011.

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A Home In Istanbul

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Istanbul, Turkey.  Photo credit: Property Frontiers.

Thinking about buying a home in Istanbul, Turkey?

If you’re looking at real estate investing in Turkey, then you’ll want to listen to the new Istanbul Podcast by real estate company Property Frontiers.

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49 Hours In San Francisco

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San Francisco, California. Photo credit: San Francisco Travel.

The San Francisco Travel Association is launching a 49 Hours of SF: Holidays promotion.

Starting November 1, 2011, the special holiday package offers discount rates on hotels when booked at

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Heritage Cities Of Britain

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View over Oxford spires from Sheldonian Theatre. Photo credit: VisitBritain

Planning a holiday in Britain?  If you’re looking at city breaks, day trips or tours, then you’ll likely be inspired by Britain’s Heritage Cities campaign.

Six British cities are collaborating on the city tourism campaign.

These six cities – Bath, Carlisle, Chester, Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon and York – are showcasing their history, heritage, culture, attractions and events.

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New Year’s In NYC

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New York City. Photo credit: The Hilton Family Hotels in New York City.

New York City is one of the most exciting cities to ring in the New Year.

If you’re planning a New Year’s getaway, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Times Square is offering special New Year’s in New York City holiday packages.

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A Fear Factor Drink

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Artesian’s Vieux Carre Cocktail. Photo credit: The Langham, London.

The Langham, London is celebrating Halloween with a creepy cocktail, Artesian’s Vieux Carre.

Alex Kratena, the head bartender and mixologist at the hotel’s bar Artesian, has created a twist on the famous classic Vieux Carre Cocktail.

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