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Written by Philippa Burne, UK, December 2011
Traditionally, Christmas in The Netherlands is more about family than presents. Their day for gift-giving is the evening of Dec 5th/morning of December 6th when Sinterklaas comes to town from Spain. ...
It’s already started snowing in Iceland – well, the first snows have fallen on the mountains across from Reykjavik
– so you’re pretty well guaranteed a white Christmas if you head there
Written by Viator, September 2012
There are an abundance of day trips and short breaks that can be taken from London. But if you want to truly say you’ve explored the UK end to end, you have to add Cornwall and Devon to your ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, May 2012
The must-do activity for anyone visiting Iceland is to take a day to drive the Golden Circle, a 185-mile (300 kilometers) inland route featuring some of the country’s best attractions in southern ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, March 2013
From riotous pub-crawls to a packed calendar of city festivals, Dublin knows a thing or two about how to throw a party. Vibrant parades, talented buskers and an endless supply of Guinness are on the ...
Written by Chou Fleur, Australia, October 2010
The Dutch strongly believe in the freedom of the individual. This freedom is also displayed at home as most Dutch homes don't have curtains shielding off the window, so that you can look into living ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, December 2012
With the streets ablaze with Christmas lights and one of the world’s most epic New Year celebrations drawing thousands of revelers to the city, winter makes for an atmospheric time to visit ...
Written by Jessica, USA, December 2012
Christmas in Italy
is definitely a big deal on the calendar, but Epiphany – January 6 – is
equally big. This holiday marks the moment when Christians believe
Jesus Christ was revealed to be the ...
Written by Diana Edelman, USA, May 2012
A 40-minute train ride from Stockholm is the gorgeous city of Uppsala, the fourth largest city in Sweden. The city, which is divided into two parts by the Fyris river, includes an entire historic ...
Written by JC, Germany, May 2012
Frankfurt has one of the busiest skylines in Europe, but its latest architectural marvel doesn’t thrust lewdly into the Hessian sky, rather it burrows modestly into the ground. The location is the ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, May 2012
Budapest has long been a proud cultural staple of Europe, and these days, you would be pressed not to find at least some arts and music events to attend around the city. Unfortunately, not all of ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, September 2012
Celebrating the official reunification of Germany that took place in 1990 after the Berlin Wall came down a year earlier in November of 1989, German Unity Day is a national holiday that kicks off ...
If you’re looking for something different to give as a gift this year, head for the Open Art Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh. Open from mid-November to mid-December, its focus ...
Written by Sasha, January 2013
Greece is known as a summer destination but there are plenty of reasons to visit over winter. Prices are cheaper and temperatures are reasonable, at around 11· Celsius (52· Fahrenheit) in Athens. 1. ...
Written by Viator, September 2012
“Remember, remember the fifth of November. Gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason, why gunpowder treason, should ever be forgot.” So goes the famous British rhyme, a reminder of the fateful ...
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