An Ode to Doubtful Sound

Ohh New Zealand, you steal so many hearts. Whenever you as speak to people that have been to New Zealand, they almost never have anything bad to say about it….

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Visiting Transylvanias fortified churches

Discovering the Fortified churches of Transylvania

Transylvania is a large region in Romania with quite a history and this is heavily represented in the churches of the area. Back in the medieval times when the region…

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The largest monolithic statue in the world in Shravanabelagola

Shravanabelagola – Home of the World’s Tallest Standing Monolithic Statue

Sat on top of a hill, overlooking the small town of Shravanabelagola, you’ll find a gigantic statue of Bahubali, which is widely considered as one of the “7 wonders of…

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Meat empanadas in Argentina

15 Unmissable Foodie Experiences in South America

South America is a colourful, joyful and diverse continent. From the dizzy heights of La Paz, to the crystal clear Caribbean Sea in Colombia; whatever floats your boat, South America…

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Meeting locals in Armenia

A chance encounter in the Armenian Wilderness

Sometimes when you are travelling amazing things happen. People often ask travellers where their favourite place was, most amazing animal, but very really do they ask who was the most…

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Visiting the Bibi ka Maqbara in Aurangabad, Southern India

The Bibi Ka Maqbara – A twin of the Taj

I was not aware that the Taj Mahal had a twin until I came across this blog post about the Bibi Ka Maqbara. Located in Aurangabad, Southern India, you’d be forgiven…

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Top 9 things to do in Cesis, Latvia

Most people who have visited the Balkan country will have been to the capital city, Riga, but may not have ventured further afield, which is a shame. Cēsis is a 13th-century town,…

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Giethoorn, one of many hidden gems of Europe

Fairytale Secret Small Towns in Europe

There are many of these hidden gem posts out there, often they are not really gems and more often than not, they are not that hidden! Not here, this one…

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A Visit to Vischering Castle in Lüdinghausen, Germany

Visiting Vischering Castle, A Wasserschloss in Germany

Any history or culture lover traveling in Europe should take the opportunity to visit some of the many historic castles that still stand across the continent.  Germany’s Nordrhein-Westfalen state has…

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Visit Colmar, a beautiful town in Alsace

An introduction to Colmar

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…

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