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Things to do in Peru

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Peru is a country situated in western South America. Moreover, Peru is known to be an extremely bio diverse country with habitats ranging from the arid plains of the Pacific coastal region, to the peaks of the Andes mountains. Spending a holiday in Peru can be a lot of fun, and appropriate for outings with friends and family. Here are the best things to do in Peru:

Baker Lake Park

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This is a park that was built around a lake that is made by man. It has a paved walking as well as biking paths that go all the way around it. In addition, over there, there are a few shelters and good public restrooms. A group can enjoy a really nice relaxing walk around the lake. The fake coyotes keep the pesky geese away!! Additionally, one lap around the lake is equal to about a mile, and is walker, biker, and runner friendly. In case you have a license, try the fishing zone.

Illinois valley super bowl

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The Super bowl is a nice place that consists of a typical bowling alley, with everything you would expect to find. Kids and teenagers are welcomed to learn and to play bowling. Moreover, Sunday mornings are the best times to go there from 9 until noon to do the cheap bowling because it pretty empty. Furthermore, around 11, the leagues come in for practice, which is nice to watch.

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This consists of a casual dining establishment where there are occasionally musical entertainments and a great bar type menu as well as a good selection of beer and spirits. Food is nice over there and this place is good for a nice family dinner.

Peru Mall

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A great place for all fashion and shopping lovers. In fact, Peru Mall is a friendly and clean little shopping mall with a decent amount of stores in addition to a couple little eateries plus some pretty good prices.

Things You Should Know Before You Visit Scotland

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Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain. Moreover, it shares a border with England to the south, and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the south-west. In addition to the mainland, the country is made up of more than 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides. Thinking about visiting Scotland? Those are the things that you need to know.

General Advice

carmencitta Magazine - things you should know before visiting scotland 2First of all, you need to know that Scottish prefer having indirect conversations, such as talking about the weather, traveling, etc… this is why, you need to stick with small talk. Moreover, make sure that you avoid topics like Politics and Religion. Additionally, if you are there to photograph, do not take a picture of someone without the person’s permission. In fact, Scottish are very proud of their country, so never make remarks against them. In addition, always say please and thank you while holding eye contact, as they are very polite and may get offended if you do not treat them the same way.

While Eating

carmencitta Magazine - things you should know before visiting scotland 3If in your country you are used to waving or snapping your hand at waiter, do not do that in Scotland. Moreover, for them, if you can afford eating at a restaurant, you can afford buying food for later meals, so don’t ask to take home food as leftovers. When it comes to tips, there is a customary tip of 10% with every meal and it is not expected of you to leave more. However, if you really enjoy your meal and your service, you can always leave more if you choose to do so.

If You Are Invited To Someone’s House

 

Make sure that you bring something over to their house as a gift. In addition, don’t mention that you don’t like the host’s food, and try to eat everything on your plate. Additionally, wait for the host to make a toast to the guest of honor first before eating.

 

Casablanca Attractive Destination

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Location and overview

Casablanca is a large, port city and commercial hub in western Morocco. It is fronting the Atlantic Ocean. Once you visit it you can notice the city’s French colonial legacy through architecture. There is a great blend of Moorish style and European art decoration. Casa (as locals call it) isn’t too touristy but it is the most cosmopolitan and Western-feeling city in Morocco.

Tourist Attractions in Casablanca

Hassan II Mosque

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On the shoreline, just beyond the northern tip of Casablanca’s Medina, the Hassan II mosque dominates the entire city. Finished in 1993, it is the second largest mosque in the world.

La Corniche

Carmencitta MAgazine - Casablnaca city 2Located in the same region as Hassan II Mosque, La Corniche is a beach front district offering an array of dining experiences as well as pools and beach access. La Corniche offers an area full of entertainment, and the chance to go on a pleasant and refreshing walk on the beach, or even a dip in the sea if you’re feeling daring.

The Old Medina

Carmencitta MAgazine - Casablnaca city 4Unlike in many Moroccan cities, the old part of town is surprisingly easy to pass by in Casablanca. Moreover, it’s a rambling and ramshackle neighborhood with an authentic residential feel, and a great place to feel the pulse of Casablanca life.

Cathedral Du Sacre Coeur

Carmencitta MAgazine - Casablnaca city 3This graceful cathedral was built in the 1930s.Its architecture is a harmonious blend of both European and Moroccan style.

Central Market

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It is a must for tourists who want to throw themselves into the midst of city life. It’s a great opportunity for photographers and great fun for everyone else. You’ll find everything here from plastic bowls to Morocco’s famous slippers.

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Museum of Moroccan Judaism

It is a unique museum and the only Jewish museum in the Arab world. It offers an insight into the history, religion, traditions and daily life of Jews in a Moroccan Civilization.

Where to spend Thanksgiving this year?

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Thanksgiving is a nice holiday to have a big dinner at home, and invite your big family. However, it might happen that, you have not decided what to cook for Thanksgiving yet, and the thought of preparing multiple huge meals makes you feel very tired, even though you have not started yet. In fact, this is when, the idea of spending the weekend elsewhere, should be considered. And this is where our job comes! Keep on reading as we guide you through the top places where you can spend Thanksgiving this year.

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Carmencitta Magazine - Where to spend Thanksgiving this year 2Thanksgiving in this place is ideal if you’re looking for a mountain getaway. In fact, Gatlinburg is a beautiful gateway to the Great Smoky Mountain, National Park, as well as a popular destination for families all over the year. Moreover, over there you will find a big variety of vacation rentals, from cozy cabins to mountain chalets as well as numerous activities and events.

Hawaii

Carmencitta Magazine - Where to spend Thanksgiving this year 3We cannot deny that, any time of the year is a perfect time to go to Hawaii. However, November is particularly good because you will find less tourists and a quieter time, while still enjoying that fabulous turkey dinner as most resort restaurants offer special meals for the holiday. In fact, November tends to be a rainier month, so you can choose destinations on the dry side of the islands, generally the southern or western coasts of Kauai, like Poipu, Wailea on Maui, Kailua-Kon on the Big Island or Waikiki on Oahu, you’re likely to experience more idyllic weather.

Orlando, Florida

Carmencitta Magazine - Where to spend Thanksgiving this year 4You need to know that in Orlando, theme parks tend to be packed during the holiday weeks, especially on Thanksgiving. In fact, on holidays, most kids are out of school, and amusement parks such as Disney World and Universal Studios, have extended hours that make it easier to enjoy the rides and shows without witnessing massive crowds.

 

Read this before visiting japan

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Visiting Japan comes with some rules and customs, which you need to better understand so that you don’t feel like you offended Japanese people.

A bow to show respect

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Bowing, for Japanese people, is considered something that has to be done whenever you see someone you know and you respect, to show how much respect you have for them. The length of time the bow needs to endure depends on the second person. For example, if he or she lasts only for 2 seconds, you need to last for that time also.

While on the table

Carmencitta-Magazine-Japan-3.Table manners are an important aspect of Japanese customs. There are a few things you need to know before dining with them. First, if you are invited to a dinner party and there were drinks available, wait before you drink so that someone takes the lead, make a speech to welcome guests, and then raises the glass. Second, the small cloth you receive at restaurants, is not used for your face, but for your hands and just your hands. Finally, you should say “itadakimasu” which means “I will receive” before eating.

Do not offer tips

Carmencitta-Magazine-Japan-4When it comes to tipping, Japanese people find it insulting. For them, any service you ask for is covered by the price they give you.

The slippers

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Remember to always take off your shoes when you are planning to enter someone’s house, business, or company. Usually, there is a pair of slippers waiting for you at the door. In addition, do not use at home the same slippers you used in the bathroom.

Public Bathhouse

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These are available in a large number in Japan. They can be found in small areas in Japan, as well as large areas. They are used if you have already showered, and feel like you need extra minutes soaking in hot water.

Spas where you can bathe in beer

In those spas, you can enjoy yourself while you are soaking your body in Czech beer! In fact, Czechs believe that bathing in beer is not only enjoyable, but also comes with a lot of benefits for both the body, and the mind. For all of you, beer lovers, forget about boring therapies and go discover the following spas where you can bathe in Czech Beer.

Pilsen beer spa

This Spa is situated in the Pivovarský dvůr Plzeň complex, in the Černice suburb of Pilsen. Moreover, in this spa, is beautifully designed in order to provide you with a lot of relaxation. Moreover, over there, you will find five custom-made wooden tubs that they fill with a special bath mix based on natural ingredients, as well as Pilsner malt. Furthermore, the treatments take about 60 min, and includes a potable Purkmistr beer.

Pivní Lázně Spa Beer Land Prague

In this spa, you will be able to relax in a handmade Royal Oak tub, while you enjoy the health benefits of bathing in beer. Moreover, this spa is located in central Prague, a short drive from Charles Square. In addition, you will also be able to enjoy some extra sauna sessions, as well as an unlimited consumption of Krušovice beer.

Harrachov Beer Spa

The location of this spa is in Novosad & Son Glassworks. In fact, this lovely beer spa in Harrachov promises to tone you up from the inside as well as the outside. Moreover, in order for your body to gain the full effect of their beer bath, experts combine natural mountain water that has a degree of 36° Celsius, with five liters of light beer as well as 5 liters of a darker, unfiltered combination of beers. In fact, this special therapy gives you the chance to have free beer, in addition to a relaxing massage.

Where to Travel for the First Time

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You are all over the place trying to figure out where to travel for the first time. You have gathered enough money, made a group of friends, but still do not know where to travel. In fact, not so many people can travel every month, and some of them may work for years in order to be able to buy a ticket. This is why, traveling for the first time might be a hard decision for most of people. Moreover, we have collected for you, our readers, some of the best places for when you want to travel for the first time.

The UK

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When it comes to tourism, the UK is a country that is full of beautiful places. Moreover, once you are there, you can go to the iconic city of London, misty mountains of Wales, and to the Scottish Highlands. Moreover, over there, you do not have to worry about language, as English is the spoken language.

Iceland

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For those of you, first time travelers, who enjoy nature and calmness, Iceland is your destination. In fact, the beautifully spread landscapes will make you question if you are still on earth, that’s how magical they are! Moreover, similarly to the UK, most of the people over there speak English as well. Furthermore, if you are looking for a place that is basically crime free, Iceland is the answer.

Mexico

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Do not let the bad things that are said every day in the press, keep you from visiting the beautiful and safe places in Mexico. In fact, Mexico is an ideal place for a short vacation, especially if you are traveling from the US, since it is a short plane trip. Over there, make sure to visit the most amazing historical cities like Puebla or Oaxaca or book some beach time along the Mayan Riviera or around Puerto Vallarta.

A Treatment from the Sea

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Ever since people started developing and finding unusual ways to make their businesses more successful, SPAs and resorts have developed new treatments and therapies to try and cure their patients’ cases. However, some of them, did not believe in modern ways of treatment, and chose to maintain their ancestors’ ways of healing and dealing with patients. For example, ancient Egyptians kept believing in the healing powers of long soaks in seawater.

Sea; Life Origin

Carmencitta Magazine - A Treatment from the Sea 4Have you ever wondered why we always seek relaxation on a beach? most people, find it stress relieving going to the beach, just sitting on the shore, looking at the sunset, and smelling the ocean’s breeze.

In fact, this relieving feeling, has a deeper meaning. Scientifically, plant life first started in the deepest part of the sea. Since Planet Earth was first created, the only source of nourishment existed in the sea, because the sea itself, was covering all the planet. Moreover, in a recent scientific research, it was proven that seawater can restore balance to an organism. “The living organism is a sea aquarium in which a few billion cells are bathing,” said Quinton, a French physiologist.

Carmencitta Magazine - A Treatment from the Sea 3The start of Thalassotherapy

The first Thalassotherapy center first opened in 1899, in the Brittany region of France. Not to forget, the term thalassotherapy means: to seawater healing in a medically supervised environment as a form of preventive or curative health care, utilizing seawater, seaweed, marine mud, sand and other marine substances. Moreover, in the last century, Thalassotherapy started gaining credibility and fame throughout Europe. In addition, there are today, more than 45 Thalassotherapy centers in France alone.

About Thalassotherapy

Carmencitta Magazine - A Treatment from the Sea 2Thalassotherapy centers have a spa treatment included as well as medical therapy. In addition, a plumbing system plumbs seawater into the spa and connects all equipment in the center. Moreover, the spa has a heated seawater pool where patients immerge themselves based on schedules. Furthermore, when patients arrive, they meet with a doctor so he can decide what they will be treated for. Once the doctor finishes examination, the patient starts the therapy which can last from two days to two weeks.

 

Where to travel for peace and quiet

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We all come to a point in our lives where we feel like we need to leave the world behind, and go sit alone in an isolated place where there is nothing bur peace and quiet. Moreover, some people are lucky enough to have the ability to travel to a place where peace and quiet dominate. This article is dedicated to every person who wants to have a vacation enjoying nothing but comfort, peace, and quiet.

The Beartooth Highway – Montana, Wyoming

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In order to hit this location, you should either fly into Billings or fly into Bozeman. Once you are there, rent a car and hit the road, in specific, the Beartooth Highway. In fact, this highway is often called the most beautiful road in America, and it spreads along 64 miles starting from Red Lodge and arriving to Cooke City. Moreover, its elevation is nearly 11,000 feet, where you can, while driving, enjoy the stunning scenery that includes: tundra, crystalline alpine lakes, as well as occasional mountain goats and big horn sheep.

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park – California

 

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For you to reach this park, you have to take a flight to Los Angeles or to San Diego. Once you hit the spot, you will have the time of your life while exploring this enormous realm which combines both wilderness and desert. For the nature lovers, you will find amazing views, as well as wildflowers, palms and cacti. Moreover, when it comes to animals, this place is the home of golden eagles, foxes, deer, and iguanas.

Badlands National Park – South Dakota

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This is the location where you get to see the most beautiful and loneliest sceneries in the whole world. In fact, according to the National Park Service, this park has the world’s richest fossil beds. When you are there, be prepared to see all kinds of weird things such as: bison, bighorn sheep and lots of prairie dogs. And not to forget, of course, tourists.

Romantic Destinations in Greece for Couples

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You are just too tired of the routine, and you are thinking about a place to go to for a vacation with your loved one. Destinations are uncountable, and you are torn between heading East or west. Moreover, you are thinking about whether to go to somewhere where the ice covers the place, or to an island to enjoy the sun with your partner. In this article, we will be talking about the best romantic destinations for couples: The Vine, Watehopper Corfu, and Sailing Yacht Dreamaker. Moreover, they are all located in Greece.

The Vine

Carmencitta-MAgazine-Romantic-Destinations-in-Greece-for-Couples-2This is one of the greatest little wine bars you can find in Greece, a relaxed atmosphere roams all over the place where there is something different which catches your eye no matter where you look. In addition, there are a Lot of little games offered so you can keep yourself amused. However, you won’t need them because there is a lot going on with the décor that can keep you entertained for hours.

Waterhoppers Corfu

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You and your loved one can enjoy your first diving experience here. We assure you that it will be wonderful. First, they give you a quick lesson about diving on a little amphitheater. Then, they gear you up and sit you down on the beach. Over there, you slit a bit farther in the ocean and put up your oxygen tank.

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A boat trip with the one you love around the coast, is undoubtedly the best way of seeing the hidden treasures of this beautiful Island. In addition, it is a great way to escape the hot, dusty, and noisy roads in order to approach the pristine turquoise beaches by water instead.

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