An introduction to Colmar

Visit Colmar, a beautiful town in Alsace

 Overview: Colmar is one of the well-known gems of Alsace, the region of France that borders Germany. It’s rumoured to have inspired the setting for Beauty and the Beast but whether or not it was Colmar or another Alsacian village, Colmar is definitely a town out of a fairytale. A lot of people think of Colmar as …

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What to Do in Sydney in 48 Hours

What to see in Sydney in 48 hours

Sydney is simply amazing; it seamlessly blends urban culture with some jaw-dropping scenery that would be at home in any coastal national park. Throw in iconic travel highlights such as the Opera House and Bondi Beach, you have everything you need for a fantastic experience. However, like many people visiting Sydney, I didn’t have as much time …

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Ten things to do in Jerusalem

Although I’m not personally a religious person, I do enjoy visiting and have a fascination with how cultural history has shaped cities that are synonymous with religion. And, cities don’t come much more synonymous than Jerusalem. Fought over for centuries, this city in Israel is high up on my bucket list. Alas, I haven’t been …

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Must Do’s in Merida Mexico

 Overview: Merida is a city steeped in culture from years of heavy Mayan, Spanish, French, British and Dutch influences and it a fantastic place to visit in Mexico. This post, about things to do when visiting Merida, comes from Faith Coates and her blog XYU & Beyond. It is a great intro to the Mexican city and …

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