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Travel photo: Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto

The Fushimi Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto’s most famous shrines. It is probably more widely known to foreigners as the shrine of the thousand red gates, and located in Kyoto’s Fushimi-ku district. The Shinto shrine consists of thousands of red gates, or toriis, along a network of paths, leading through the forest up to Mount Inari. Walking right up… Read more →

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Beach on the West Coast, New Zealand

This beauty is what awaits when you cross over from the Haast Pass or SH6 highway towards the Haast township on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. After a couple of hours of driving on winding roads through Mount Aspiring National Park you reach the coast and there is one straight line of highway leading north along the… Read more →

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Travel photo: Curio Bay, New Zealand

This little piece of heaven is Curio Bay. Curio Bay is located in the Catlins, a region in the very south of New Zealand’s South Island. As an area of extraordinary wildlife and stunning natural beauty, one would think it swarms with tourists. But not so. Admittedly, it is quite literally off the beaten track; despite its vicinity to the… Read more →

Quick tip: Alesund, Norway

Alesund on Norway’s west coast is not just a cruise ship pit stop. Well, they stop there for a good reason. Seafood enthusiasts love it, and so do fans of art nouveau architecture. You’ll also find the occasional skier and boarder there – it’s close to some fine ski fields a bit further inland. Alesund makes for a great weekend… Read more →

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