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Tropical Paradise

Escape to a Tropical Paradise where warm breezes blow and palm trees sway. With its lush tropical climate, Cairns, Australia has quickly become a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, tourists and nature lovers. Learn more about tropical fruits, tropical paintings, tropical plants, tropical fish and tropical flowers.

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The Big Apple

"The Big Apple" is a nickname for New York City, famous for its gourmet dining and night life. But many people don’t realize how much fun visitors of all ages can have here. Enjoy our guides to New York City with self-guided walks, cultural history, visual arts, architecture, museum listings, directions and parks.

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Luxury Travel Reviews Of Montreal


Montreal may not be the first city you look for in luxury travel reviews. This seemingly normal city actually sits atop another city, built entirely underground. While your perfect vacation may not be to spend time beneath the surface of the city, seriously consider the history and culture of Montreal’s own hidden city. You’ll find a remarkable history and culture alive and thriving beneath the streets of Montreal.

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A Brief History Of Underground Montreal

Underground Montreal began as a shopping mall with the purpose of hiding an unsightly pit of railroad tracks from view. In 1966, the Montreal Metro was built to accommodate the World Expo in 1967. This sparked the creation of even more malls and tunnels being built underground. Through the years, the underground city grew, until it became what it is today. Currently, it’s an amazing 20 miles, covering about four million square meters. It links more than 2000 stores, several metro stations and bus terminals, more than 1,000 office buildings, more than 1,000 units of housing or apartments, and various other venues. There’s even movie theaters, hotels, a cathedral, and universities, all located underneath the streets of Montreal. Read more

 
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