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My experiences around the world

Spanish Grand Prix 2016

Spanish Grand Prix 2016

As a fan of Formula 1 racing, I try to go to as many events as possible during the year. However, one of my favorite races to watch live is the Spanish Grand Prix, which is one of the best Formula 1 races of the year. Last year, my Spanish Grand Prix experience was very special because I got to experience it with my girlfriend Katerina, who came along to watch her first live Formula 1 race. One of the…

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Santorini Vacation – A Once in a Lifetime Experience

Santorini Vacation – A Once in a Lifetime Experience

One of the best places to spend the summer vacations in is the island of Santorini, Greece. Last summer my girlfriend Katerina and I spent time in Fira and Oia in Santorini. Fira is the modern capital of Santorini. It is located at an altitude of over 200 metres. While in Fira, on the eastern side of the famous Santorini Caldera, we were fortunate to have a view of the Caldera from our hotel balcony. This capital is well spread above  several…

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My Dubai World Cup 2016 Experience

My Dubai World Cup 2016 Experience

The Dubai World Cup is one of the biggest races of the year. The race has been held annually since 1996 and comes with a $10 million purse, making it the richest horse racing tournament in the world. The Dubai World Cup is run by the Emirates Racing Authority and has nine races in total. Eight of the races are thoroughbred contests, and one is a contest for purebred Arabian horses. The Dubai World Cup is open to 4-year-old horses…

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Santorini’s Magical Sunset

Santorini’s Magical Sunset

Santorini is one of the islands of Cyclades located in the Aegean Sea. Its administrative boundaries lie within the bewitchingly beautiful country of Greece. The waters of the Aegean Sea are breathtakingly clear and Santorini beaches are composed of multi-colored lava pebbles. The crescent shaped island of Santorini is most famous for its Greek cuisine, array of fine wines and splendid sunset view that has proved timeless in all meanings of the word. Owing to the island’s crescent shape, it…

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My Dubai Trip Experience

My Dubai Trip Experience

After witnessing American Pharoah becoming the first horse in 37 years to win the Triple Crown, I became more fascinated with horse racing. With some of the top horses in the world like California Chrome, Frosted, and Keen Ice, who defeated American Pharoah at the 2015 Travers Stakes, participating at the 2016 Dubai World Cup, I finally decided to take a trip to Dubai to experience what my friends have been telling me about the city, and to check out…

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