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2013-05-30 23:30:55

Agoda.com, Asia´s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is providing deals on hotels in one of Vietnam´s most beautiful and alluring cities — Hoi An. Singapore (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Agoda.com, Asia´s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is providing deals on hotels in one of Vietnam´s most beautiful and alluring cities — Hoi An. Located approximately halfway down...

2012-05-17 23:05:00

Hoi An ancient town — listed by Smart Travel Asia magazine as one of the top ten most attractive destinations in Asia, is now able to be explored in the fullest detail on Vietnamonline.com. Hoi An has always placed top among Vietnam's tourist destinations regarding the number of visitors and Vietnam Online new guide for Hoi An is sure to bring more in the foreseeable future. (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 Catching up with the rising demand for travel information by tourists to Hoi An,...

2008-09-16 15:00:25

By HANNAH BROWN 'Women directors in France: We do cute films, we do ironic comedies, but we don't do war or detective films or huge commercial movies," says Lea Fazer, the director of What If . . . ? The movie will be showing at the Women's Film Festival in Rehovot, which opens September 15 and runs through the 21st. "We are decorative, we are cute. I'm kind of a pessimist about the situation. But maybe things are going to change soon," she says. But while Fazer recognizes the...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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