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Taxis in London voted best in the world

The taxis in the British Capital of London came first for the third year in a row as the best in the world, according to an annual survey conducted by the Hotels.com.

Despite being the most expensive globally, travelers and other respondents described the drivers as nice and friendly and well-versed in the city's sights and sounds. 

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Bastakia Quarter

Bastakia Quarter

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Located in Bur Dubai, the Bastakia Quarter is a look into the old Dubai.  The homes date from the 1900s and are built with limestone and coral.  You can also see the wind towers which kept residents cool before the advent of air conditioning.  In addition to Dubai’s heritage, the neighborhood also has lots of small shops and cafes.  The Dubai Museum is located here, as well as ...

National Museum of Vietnamese History

National Museum of Vietnamese History

Hanoi, Vietnam

Housed in a building that was the French consulate until 1910, it is now a museum in varying degrees; the collection includes prehistoric artifacts and carvings to funerary jars and some very fine examples of traditional drums from the north.  The collection also contains items obtained from excavations of Han tombs, artifacts from the Buddhist statuary, and everyday items of early history. A...

Marine Drive

Marine Drive

Mumbai, India

Marine Drive is a grand semi circular promenade skirting the Arabian Sea. It sweeps down from Malabar Hill to Nariman Point and is lined by grand Victorian buildings, art-deco apartment blocks and luxuriant palm trees. The twinkling at night of streetlights lining this promenade give an impression of a string of pearls; thus giving it the popular name ‘Queen’s Necklace’. Location: Malabar Hil...

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Istanbul, Turkey

Rahmi M.  Koç Museum   This museum is located in magnificent buildings on the shore of the Golden Horn. The museum collection contains thousands of items from gramophone needles to full size ships and aircraft. There is a series of exhibitions that displays the history of transportation, industry and communications. Displays include washing machines, carburetors, decommissioned ...