How to Plan the Best Trip to Phoenix, Arizona

  This post was originally posted by Mani on 3rd April 2017 on A New Life Wandering.  Phoenix, also known as the Valley of the Sun, provides sunshine almost every day of the year. And while it has remained on the list of must-visit cities in the U.S., something has shifted as of late. The city is gaining visitor momentum with its up-and-coming arts scene, gastronomic greatness, and its stunning desert and mountain scenery. If ...

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Top things to do in Yangon Myanmar travel guide

8 Top Things To Do in Yangon, Myanmar That You Can’t Miss

Rangoon. Yangoon. Yangon. No one pronounces it the same way (it’s actually Yangon – Rangoon is the old name, and Yangoon is, well, just a misguided mix of the two!), but almost everyone visiting Myanmar transits via the country’s largest city. So, what are the best things to do in Yangon?As one of the two international getaways (with Mandalay) and the main hub for internal transport, you can’t really avoid ...

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Nay and yay: classical vs modern art in Madrid – episode 2, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

Note: this is part 2 of my Match of the Madrid Museums feature, pitting classical art against modern art in the city's two star museums. You can read part 1 on my visit to the Museo del Prado here.After a rather underwhelming visit of the Museo del Prado - or rather, overwhelming in a bad way -, I was glad to go back to what I enjoy most with a visit of the ...

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Nay and yay: classical vs modern art in Madrid – episode 1, the Museo del Prado

I need to come clean about something: I don't like classical art. To be more specific, most of it leaves me pretty indifferent, and some of it I actually, actively dislike.Don't get me wrong: as someone who draws like a two-year-old, on a purely objective level I really admire the scope and precision of some classical paintings and am in awe of the technique and gigantic amount of work that has gone into ...

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