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The Kremlin, you say? Well you could say that but you would be flat wrong. St Basil’s Cathedral, which lies just to the east of the Moscow Kremlin, is often incorrectly referred to as “the Kremlin” by most people who have never been to Russia. Kremlin is actually a term for the fortified government bases found at the heart of numerous historic Russian cities. The Moscow Kremlin, with it’s opulent palaces, is also where the President of the Russian Federation lives. To us though, in Moscow, St. Basil’s takes the cake. And we owe it all to Ivan the Terrible! That’s right. Not quite so terrible now, is he?

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Is your job physically demanding? Are you suffering from any sort of chronic physical pain? Do yourself a favor: Hop over to Iceland (gingerly) and relax in the 100°F geothermal seawater pools at the Blue Lagoon Resort. Then drop us a thank you note for telling you about it.

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The colorful and inviting Manarola is one of five towns that make up the region of Cinque Terre on the rugged coast of the Italian Riviera, an area known to bring tears to Marco’s eyes… mostly because he’s afraid of heights.

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The Dinosphere is just one of fourteen awesome exhibits at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, the largest museum for children in the world!

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That’s right, goats in Morocco can climb trees. And they appear to enjoy it. What more do you need to know?

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Teddy Roosevelt declared Devil’s Tower in Wyoming the first National Monument of the United States, today in 1906. There you go. Something good happened in 1906.

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Underneath the surface in Southeast London lies the Chislehurst Caves, over 22 miles of man-made caves with over 4000 years of history.

Did you know you can get a FREE Team Marco Polo, London ebook just by clicking that “Like” button down there?

GO THERE! Great art in Florence: FREE

Our two favorite things: Florence and FREE! Great tips on free art you can see in Florence. Now’s a great time to go. Heck with the kids. How many soccer games can a parent see? Leave ‘em with Grandma and head East to the Old Country while the tourists are few and the gustatory pleasures are many!

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GO THERE! Hang with puppets!

The World Puppetry Festival in the French Ardennes starts Friday, September 16th. Go there and bring us some souvenirs!

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The Eden Project is a can’t miss family attraction in Cornwall, UK, that boasts the largest greenhouse in the world. And the coolest looking one, we think.

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