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Cologne looks lovely from the water, and the best way to appreciate the views is on an afternoon or evening dinner cruise. An evening cruise is particularly pretty at Christmastime, with a ...
It’s more than one year that we are waiting for this moment…now it seems that we are really close to that! I’m talking about a dream that is becoming true, a unique museum card that allows the ...
All the mystique of Morocco is just a short trip away from the Costa del Sol. You can be there on a short flight from Malaga, or by water on a one-hour catamaran ferry. Morocco lies just over ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012
1. Easter. April 8th is Easter Sunday in 2012 and both Sunday and Monday are public holidays in Italy . Rome is a very religious city and home to the Vatican so it’s a special time here. The ...
Written by Sasha, February 2013
As the pint-sized capital of The Netherlands, Amsterdam is not a massive metropolis in the fashion of London or New York – and most of the major attractions are walkable – but nevertheless a hop-on, ...
This year’s Open Monuments Weekend in Italy takes place on the 24th and 25th of March. If you’re in Italy at this time circle the dates in red in your diary. This is the one weekend in the year ...
Giorgio Vasari. It’s unlikely you can visit northern Italy and not hear this name. He was a Renaissance painter, architect and writer who left us a legacy of pretty good paintings, great ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, October 2012
With its rich literary history, landmark architecture and vibrant pub culture, Ireland’s capital has plenty to entice visitors to its shores, but with prices on par with the rest of Western Europe, a ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, November 2011
I discovered the most fantastic thing in Nice: the local buses cost €1 no matter where you go. (Well, there are limits.) Although it would be difficult to tire of Nice itself and that gorgeous ...
is the other Florence. What do I mean? I mean that you’ll find people
generally fall into two groups: fans of Florence and fans of Siena. Both
are incredibly beautiful, both are full of ...
Literally translating as the “five lands,” the Cinque Terre comprises five gorgeous little villages clinging to the coast of the Italian Riviera, an easy trip from Florence . A popular thing to ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, February 2012
Did I hear you say you wanted a room with a view? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Cortona is the town that tumbles down a hillside, virtually guaranteeing that every building has plenty of ...
The mainland region surrounding Venice is called the Veneto. This is where the nobility of Venice would escape to when the canals became too stinky to bear in the hottest months. Most of us think ...
Written by Jessica, USA, September 2012
With as much coastline as Italy
has, it’s not surprising that it’s a major destinations for
Mediterranean cruise ships. Not every popular tourist city has its own
cruise port, however, and some ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, October 2011
Denmark knows a thing or two about being green. Since the 2009 Climate Change Conference held in Copenhagen, Danish options for eco-friendly travel have continued to grow. Here are a few tips on ...
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