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Wine, wine everywhere, and not a drop to drink. Because you’re soaking in it. Yes, some wonderfully innovative types in Bordeaux , surrounded by some of the world’s best wine producing country, ...
Living history and written history, the famous Parisian bookshop Galignani has both. With family roots going back to the first printing presses in Venice in the 16th century when Simone Galignani ...
The French Riviera is famous for its chic, picturesque coastal towns, and June or September is the perfect time to visit Cannes. The Film Festival has wrapped up and the red carpets have been rolled ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, June 2011
Paris is a remarkably green city with many options to get off the beaten track. The edges of the capital are interspersed with delightful green areas, from contemporary parks to charming historical ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, October 2011
In a case of life mirroring television, not only is Blair Waldorf engaged to the fictional Prince of Monaco on the series Gossip Girl, featuring misbehaving Upper East Side New York teenagers; ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, January 2012
Australians are famous for being great chefs and opening restaurants with interesting food and a relaxed, hospitable ambiance. One of Sydney's favorite and famous sons is Bill Granger. Now he's ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, July 2012
If you’re looking for some uninterrupted time with your sweetheart, soaking up the beauty of the Greek Isles without the hassle of crowds, salespeople, and traffic, an uninhabited or partially ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, November 2011
Ham House. Terrible name, wonderful house. This gorgeous 17th century mansion is on the banks of the Thames River near elegant Richmond on the edge of London. It was home to Elizabeth Murray, ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, June 2011
Sometimes I am astounded by the sheer age of things in Europe; you can almost feel the weight of history – but in a good way. Bayeux, in Normandy, northern France, close to the coast of the English ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, February 2013
Whatever comes to mind when you think of a Hookah cafes in Istanbul – groups of Middle Eastern men getting high on smoky inhalations in shadowy teahouses or the rainbow of peculiar looking vials ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, December 2012
Whether you’re pushed for time or just want an easy way to cruise around the sights, Hop-on Hop-Off bus tours have become a popular way to explore Dublin, with local guides providing plenty of ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, July 2012
First, have the right attitude. Paris
is a city that likes to be watched. Parisians dress well and promenade
past the cafes where the rest of the city sits for hours just watching
people go by. ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2012
Flights, hotel, suitcase – the three essentials when planning a holiday,
right? Or is it Flights, apartment, suitcase? Most of us automatically
think hotel but renting an apartment can be cheaper ...
Written by Jessica, USA, October 2012
Renting an apartment in Florence
can be an excellent way to get the most out of your stay. Even if
you’re only there for 4-5 days, you may be able to save money with an
apartment rental over a ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2013
As summer ends and the Icelandic days get shorter and the air crisper, it’s time in Iceland
to crank up that thermal heating and listen to a good story. Bring on a
Saga. The Icelandic Sagas are ...
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