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Top ten most visited cities in the world

Top ten most visited cities in the world

Top ten most visited cities in the world

The tourism is one of the most affected industries by the global financial crisis. The number of tourists and the money collected were both decreased comparing to the previous years.

However, there are some destinations that will always attract a large number of tourists. Among these destinations we can find the top ten most visited cities in the world.

10. Shanghai, China attracts more than 6 million tourists each year. Dating back from the 6th century, Shanghai has now a population of more than 19 million people, being the most crowded city of China. (more…)

Thailand, the amazing pearl of Southeast Asia

Thailand, the amazing pearl of Southeast Asia

Thailand, the amazing pearl of Southeast Asia

Thailand is a well known tourist destination since the late 60s when this gained its place among the most exotic and luxurious destinations in the world. Thailand has come a long way since then and now has hundreds of luxurious but cheap hotels welcoming the tourists from all across the world. With more than 14 million tourists each year, Thailand is the 18th most visited country in the world. (more…)

Dominican Republic, the No. 1 Caribbean destination

Dominican Republic, the No. 1 Caribbean destination

Dominican Republic, the No. 1 Caribbean destination

Santo Domingo, the Dominican capital was the first European settlement in the New World. Christopher Columbus reached the island back in 1492, when it was inhibited by Taino tribes. ¬†After almost three hundred years on Spanish, French and Haitian periods of domination the Dominican Republic won its independence for a short period of time in 1821. (more…)

Greece struggles to recover

Greece struggles to recover

Greece struggles to recover

The Greek government was forced to impose a series of austerity measures in return for the huge bail-out of 110 billion euro from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund.

Because of those drastic measures, Greece is under a siege of protests and strikes for weeks now. The number of violent clashes reduced considerably in the last few weeks inducing a more calm and relax atmosphere.

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