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Visiting Costa Rica during Semana Santa

Visiting Costa Rica during Semana Santa

Costa Rica is a popular destination. Offering everything a traveler could want from stretches of tropical beaches and bustling metropolitan cities, to
Four pilgrimage routes to walk or bike with purpose

Four pilgrimage routes to walk or bike with purpose

Today many of the traditional pilgrimage routes have turned into a tourist business rather than a matter of religion. But times change and if you feel
Demir Baba Teke – a holy place in Bulgaria for 3,000 years

Demir Baba Teke – a holy place in Bulgaria for 3,000 years

The challenge: Discover one of the most sacred spots in Bulgaria where people of all religions are welcome, although the site itself is an Alevi shrin
The Buddhist stupa near Sofia – a rare find in an Orthodox Christian country

The Buddhist stupa near Sofia – a rare find in an Orthodox Christian country

In a mainly Orthodox Christian country like Bulgaria, the building of a Buddhist stupa is a big event. Some visit the stupa near the capital Sofia as
Going to the Hajj in Mecca – regardless of your religion

Going to the Hajj in Mecca – regardless of your religion

Millions of Muslim pilgrims head to the city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia every year to perform a series of rituals called Hajj. Every Muslim is required
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