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One of the most visited landmarks in Romania is Bran Castle aka Dracula's Castle
Europe Travel

The Real Story of Dracula

While many are watching It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, I enjoy reading the origin stories of ghouls and creatures like Stingy Jack and Dracula. Don’t get me wrong, I love Charlie Brown – but I’ve always had an…

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Jack-O-Lanterns and The Legend of Stingy Jack

I remember trying to carve Jack-O-Lanterns as a child. It was fun and messy but as an adult  and lover of culture, I now question almost every tradition’s origin. Where did Jack-O-Lanterns originate and why were they created? And…

Asia Travel

12 Largest Reservoirs in India One Can Walk Through

This is a guest post from Rohit from the blog, Trans India Travels. A reservoir is defined as something that can hold water-literally. A storage space for fluids, can be used for control, or for diversion of waterways to desired directions,…

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Best Art Destinations in the World

This is a guest post by Rana from Style Rail. All around the world, there are some locations that have won the hearts and minds of art lovers in their millions. Whether it is Christian art or simply art…

Asia Travel

7 Heritage Sites in Karnataka That Are Must-Visit

This is a guest post from Rohit from the blog, Trans India Travels. Well, as everyone knows by now, India is world famous for its historical heritage, and that stands on a foundation of temples, palaces, intricate beauty and folklore.…

Europe Travel Travel Tips

5 Easy Day Trips from Rome

There are many things to see and do in “The Eternal City” of Rome, but if the city becomes overwhelming or if you’re in need of further exploration – day trips are a great way to experience some of…

Europe Life Travel

Florence: All Roads Lead to The Medici

I’ve been sick for the last week and stayed home trying to recover from a mean cold that created all sorts of problems. So naturally, I watched Netflix to keep my mind off feeling miserable. I binge watched this…

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Chasing Lights: NC Chinese Lantern Festival

We had the opportunity to experience an ancient Chinese tradition over the weekend – it was illuminating! The Chinese Lantern Festival is back for another great season. The festival travels around the country, showcasing amazing lantern displays that will…

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2016 North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival

The Chinese Lantern Festival is back for another great season. You can read about here. The festival travels around the country, showcasing amazing lantern displays that will transport you to China from your hometown. The festival is currently at…

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Top 5 Heritage Cities of India

This is a guest post from Rohit from the blog, Trans India Travels. If you’d also like to contribute a guest post to our blog, visit our contact page or email us at gotthetravelbugtoo@gmail.com Enjoy!  With special cultural significance attached,…