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Jun 14

Marseille: the shiny waterfront city

  France’s Riviera has always been a place of natural beauty and at the waterfront of Marseille the wonders of human artistry and achievement meet the shining sea. Still Marseille often struggles to stay ahead of the elements and sea-worn looks that accompany such a placement. France’s second biggest city is the European capital for …

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Jun 11

Driving in the Amalfi Coast of Italy

It is probably one of the most beautiful regions of Italy, and in a country such as this a place has to be really stunning to be included among the best. The Amalfi coast is a group of little towns along an amazing  coastline of wonderful blue tones. Related PostsTravel Etiquette: rethinking the basics A …

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Jun 07

Cascata delle Marmore: spectacular waterfalls in Italy

  The Italian landscape and tourism scene offers so many striking images to the imagination, the shining blue sea of the Amalfi coast, the verdant hills of Tuscany, the turquoise lagoons of Venice and of course the wondrous waterfalls of Marmore located in Umbria, Italy’s green forest region. Related PostsHotels in Rome worthy of an …

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May 18

Vilnius, Lithuania: The charm of a beautiful European capital

  Lithuania still sounds like a new country for many of us, the true is that this is an ancient nation, a land which has been populated by a diversity of peoples over the centuries. My trip to Vilnius, the capital was full of discoveries. It was an encounter with a beautiful European town with …

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Mar 24

Dresden, Germany: city of lasting treasures

  This unassuming capital of the famed Saxony region of Germany has much to offer in terms of beautiful art, architecture and surroundings. Perhaps that is why above all it can be called a city of lasting treasures. It is a city that holds an impressive and dear patrimony of creativity that is like a …

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Mar 17

Two Great touring sites in Spain: El Escorial and Valle de Los Caídos

In a perfect day trip from Madrid escape to some enchanting monuments of wonder   What are they? Valle de los Caidos is a controversial, yet singularly impressive monument and basilica cut into the heart of a mountain as a memorial to the fallen of the Spanish Civil War. It is generally open every day …

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Mar 15

Berlin: the city of alluring transformation

    Having heard good things about Berlin before and quite honestly just wanting to get to the bottom of it, I recently undertook a trip there. After having experienced it I think it ranks among some of the best European capitals and it is a touring treasure central Europe. The city’s lengthy and storied …

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Mar 13

Krakow, a city not to miss when visiting Poland

I have been hearing about Krakow for many years now . Still I hadn’t had the chance to visit it maybe because the flight connections are not always the easiest ones or the most affordable. In fact Warsaw –the capital- captures almost the totality of the international traffic from abroad. But in the end, a …

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Mar 10

Porto, Portugal: a creative cultural legacy

  It seems again and again, from top to bottom and East to West Portugal is a destination that while seemingly small on the European stage is packed with marvels and delights at every turn. The Northern city of Porto is no exception. It is a city with a strong history, proud artistic and architectural …

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Mar 07

Castel Gandolfo, Italy: a scenic adventure just outside Rome

  Set just fifteen miles Southeast of Rome, one can feel an immediate escape into the wilds of Italy at this scenic and panoramic town. Castel Gandolfo like many of the little towns in this area known as Castelli Romani sits atop one of the majestic Alban hills. Like many of the cities in this …

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