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Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, March 2013
With exchange rates plummeting, Istanbul isn’t quite the bargain destination it used to be, but those on budget will still find plenty of opportunities to stretch out their dollars. From marveling ...
Written by Erin R, January 2013
While Madrid is
far from being a pricey city, consider saving your euros for souvenirs
and a soccer game by instead hiting up some of these free-of-charge
Madrid has no ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, October 2011
Celebrating 100 years in operation and still on the rails, the heroic Train des Pignes passes through 25 tunnels, over 16 viaducts and 15 metallic bridges in the mountainous areas of the ...
Dublin is renowned for its historic buildings and lovely architecture. During October you can get behind those facades during Open House weekend, this year October 7th-9th. Run by the Irish ...
I don’t know about you, but I am a complete sticky beak when it comes to
looking inside buildings, especially those not generally open to the
public. I don’t usually go as far as pretending I’m ...
Prague claims to be one of the most haunted cities in the world. A witch tour of Prague is a haunted walking tour that cover many of the mysteries of Prague, including witchcraft, ghost stories, ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
Venice has its typical souvenirs that everyone buys and every second shop sells: glass, lace, Carnivale masks. Another is paper – writing paper including little books with marbled covers, photo ...
The TV show won four Emmys this year, so it’s clear that we all love the glamor and drama of stately English country living. Downton Abbey is filmed at Highclere Castle, a wonderful house in ...
Written by Katie H, February 2013
Hohenzollern Castle in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, is one of the country’s most visited castles. Located about 50 kilometers south of Stuttgart, Germany, it is the ancestral seat of the ...
Written by Photoman, November 2011
One of the most moving memorials I have seen is one along the bank of the Danube River in Budapest. It consists of 45 pairs of bronzed shoes representing 45 Jews who were shot by the Hungarian ...
Written by Christine, USA, January 2013
One of the world’s most famous Catholic churches is on almost everyone’s list of Paris sights – and even if it’s not, it’s unavoidable if you’re crossing the Seine with any regularity. Here are some ...
Can you imagine going halfway around the world, finally catching a train to Versailles to see the massive palace and gardens that you’ve studied in art history and seen in films such as Sofia ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, May 2012
Not far from Dublin lies the Boyne Valley, site of the Boyne River, in parts a lovely trout and salmon fishing river. But the valley is also the location of some of Ireland’s most significant and ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, July 2011
Irish history is a history of rebellion. For centuries the people living on this gorgeous island have fought for their independence from British rule. The biggest mistake you can make today is to ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2011
In the early twelfth century an Italian architect made a mistake. He
built a tower on a piece of unstable soil. It was probably not totally
his fault – those commissioning the bell tower wanted it ...
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