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Tourists enjoy time on Tamarindo Beach in Costa Rica

[2012-07-26 08:43]

Picture taken on July 22, 2012 shows tourists walking down the Tamarindo Beach, 250 kilometers northwest of San Jose city, Costa Rica.

4th Latin American Congress of Clowns held in Guatemala

[2012-07-25 14:36]

Clowns attend a parade to celebrate the 4th Latin American Congress of Clowns in Guatemala City, capital of Guatemala, on July 24, 2012.

London Beats:: Part 3 -Food and drink prices: A shocker

[2012-07-24 14:49]

Tourists will need to carry plenty of cash as food and drink prices could be a "shocker" for them.

Mind the gap, a break from reality

[2012-07-24 10:21]

Wu Fei's gap year trip to New Zealand put him in the spotlight and made him money. His book Gap Year on a Working Holiday Visa has sold over 50,000 copies.

Traditional Swiss cuisines

[2012-07-22 14:00]

Swissotel Grand Shanghai has prepared a special set menu this summer with flavors as fascinating as St. Gallen, the world-famous city in Switzerland.

Stunning aerial view of Britain

[2012-07-22 13:17]

Stunning aerial view of Britain. Source:

Istanbul gears up for Ramadan

[2012-07-20 10:03]

A carnival atmosphere starts prevailing in Istanbul as Muslims' holy month of Ramadan is drawing near.

Toronto Caribbean Carnival kicks off

[2012-07-19 14:16]

The 45th Toronto Caribbean Carnival opened on July 17 and will be the site of Caribbean culture and art exhibitions, a costume contest and a grand Carnival Parade.

Annual pilgrimage in Mexico city

[2012-07-19 10:28]

People take part in an annual pilgrimage along a street at the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico city.

67th Bregenz Festival launched by Austrian President

[2012-07-19 08:40]

Austrian President Heinz Fischer on Wednesday opened the 67th annual Bregenz Festival.

Alien-like marine life in Arctic Ocean

[2012-07-18 14:32]

Alien-like marine life in Arctic Ocean.

Living large at the Dead Sea

[2012-07-16 14:59]

The struggle to float is just the first surprise in this magnificent body of water.

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