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Germany — Overview and Intro

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Architecture Highlights in Chicago

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Chicago Cultural Center

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The influential Architects of Chicago

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Chicago’s Architecture

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Millennium Park and Buckingham Fountain at Grant Park

Millennium Park, Chicago Opened in July 2004 and destined to become a Chicago landmark and a major visitor attraction, Millennium Park occupies 24.5 acres in...

New Zealand — Overview and Intro

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New Zealand Time Zone / Daylight Saving Time

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Welcome & Overview: New Zealand in a nutshell

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The history of ‘haka’ and the All Blacks rugby team of New Zealand

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Australia — Overview and Intro

Australia Australia, location-wise, belongs to Oceania, the continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean. Australia is the world's smallest continent but sixth-largest...

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    Cash or Credit Card for your travel trip to Germany?

    Currency Germany's currency is the EURO. 1 Euro has 100 Euro Cents. Credit Cards Visa and Master Card are the most common credit cards in Germany. Credit cards...

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    Whangarei, Northland Region on the North Island of New Zealand

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    Chicago’s Architecture

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    <– back to CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE main page, including more information about the Chicago Architecture Center, a non-profit organization that offers tours and insight information. Overview list We'd like to...

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    <-- back to CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE main page, including more information about the Chicago Architecture Center, a non-profit organization that offers tours and insight information. Overview In...

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    <– back to CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE main page, including more information about the Chicago Architecture Center, a non-profit organization that offers tours and insight information. Chicago Cultural Center Address: 78...

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