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Mardi Gras: Top 9 Cities Not Named New Orleans to Celebrate Fat Tuesday

by Diana Lambdin Meyer. Posted Mar 3rd 2014 10:30 AM
Feb. 18, 2012 - Saint Louis, Missouri, U.S - Patrons take time out of their celebration for a quick photo showing off their cost
AlamyPatrons take time out of their celebration for a quick photo showing off their costumes during the 2012 Mardi Gras parade and festival at the Soulard District in St. Louis, Missouri.
It's Mardi Gras season -- time to blow some steam and overindulge before the Christian season of Lent begins. Think New Orleans is the only place to throw some beads? You need to get out a bit more.
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Points of Interest: Visit Real-Life GTA V Locations, But Maybe Not Venice by Cruise

by Zach Everson. Posted Nov 7th 2013 09:47 AM
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Visit Grand Theft Auto V locations in real-life (but drive carefully), Italy curtails cruise ships' access to Venice and a look at what's hiding under New York City are today's points of interest:
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Man vs. Pigeons in Venice's Piazza San Marco

by Zach Everson. Posted Sep 11th 2013 11:00 AM
Children playing with pigeons in front of Piazza San Marco's 11th century Basilica di San Marco, Venice's cathedral since 1807.
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Two months into my European backpacking trip, I made use of my digital camera's video function for the first time. Dublin pub scenes, Paris raves and Amsterdam theatrical performances staged in small booths all went unrecorded (probably best in that last instance). But feeding the pigeons of Venice's Piazza San Marco demanded documentation that transcended a still photo.
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Where to Go in October 2013: Venice

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jul 2nd 2013 02:02 PM

In-the-know travelers will tell you October is one of the best times to visit this floating city. Venice swells with crowds and humidity in the summer but by October the masses have subsided leaving lower hotel rates and quiet piazzas in their wake. The weather around this time is generally warm – but not hot -- and sunny during the day, with cool evenings.
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Venice's Most Missed Neighborhood: Where to Go in Cannaregio

by Kelly DiNardo. Posted Mar 19th 2013 11:15 AM
Venice's most missed neighborhood Cannaregio

Sandwiched between the upper portion of Venice's Grand Canal and the northern quays overlooking the lagoon, Cannaregio is the city's most northerly sestiere and an area left largely unspoiled by visitors.
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