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Darjeeling

A beautiful hilly town in the Himalayas, Darjeeling is a unique town with a unique history. Its name comes from two Tibetan words: dorje, which is the name of a staff carried by a god named Indira; and ling, which means land. Yet, it is a very global town. First of all, the British Raj…

South Beach 

When people talk about “Miami” they are often referring to a small area not even in the city of Miami. [Photo: South Beach, by AJ Paris.] Miami is one of my favorite metropolitan areas in the United States. The culture is as incredibly rich as its colors. “I came here on vacation many years ago,”…