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Grundafjordur is a town located on the 90-kilometer long Snaefellsnes Peninsula, northwest of Reykjavik. The peninsula is often called “Iceland in miniature” because in its small area you can see ...
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 Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, October 2012
With its long and illustrious history, Dublin has enough haunted sights to keep your hair raised long after Halloween. Ghost tours have become a popular way for visitors to get their kicks. Walking ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2012
As soon as you step off the train at Edinburgh’s Waverley station you can feel it: the history – and the haunting. This is a city with stories to tell. Perhaps its the presence of Edinburgh Castle ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2012
A city this old with this much history will inevitably have its ghost
stories and hauntings. They call it the City of Lights, but Paris is just as exciting when the lights go out, and the city ...
Written by Jessica, USA, October 2012
If Venice ‘s dark
alleys seem like the perfect setting for a ghost story, take heart –
this is a city with plenty of tales to tell. Whether or not the spirits
walking the city streets are real, ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, June 2011
For the uninitiated, the efficiency, collectivity, and organizational
panache with which the vast network of trails and mountain huts in the Austrian Alps are maintained can be positively ...
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 KatieontheMap, USA, January 2013
When visiting Iceland, there are many “must do” activities: explore Þingvellir National Park, hike a glacier, catch the Northern Lights, marvel at the waterfalls, learn to pronounce the names of ...
Written by Viator, November 2012
Jokulsarlon, a glacial lagoon in the south of Iceland, is one of the country’s many spectacular natural wonders. A glacier water melt, it fills the lagoon with sparkling blue water and chunks of ...
What could be more fun than doing something you’re not normally allowed to do? Say, for example, throwing tomatoes at people. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Spain Things ...
Written by London Expert: Gavin, United Kingdom, March 2011
London’s Royal Academy is showing a major new exhibition on Modern British Sculpture. It is a great opportunity to see major works by the likes of Epstein, Moore, Hepworth, Caro and Hirst all under ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, October 2011
Madrid is sunshine, culture, atmosphere, tapas... and Inbox 12. Inbox 12 is a unique postcard publication where you receive 12 illustrated cards by local artists designed to celebrate their ...
Written by JC, Germany, October 2011
Of course, Berlin is now Germany’s powerhouse for creating, exhibiting and selling contemporary art. But after keeping a low profile for many years, Munich is reasserting itself. Their contemporary ...
In the lagoon of Venice are a number of significant islands, one of which is Murano , home to the glass making industry for which the city is famous. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was ...
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