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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A Day Trip to Sidi Bou Saïd: Tunisia’s Blue and White Gem

Day Trip to Sidi Bou Saïd: Tunisia’s Blue and White Gem

While many people are familiar with Santorini, Greece for its immaculately white village perfectly paired with magnificent views of the Aegean Sea. On the other hand, Chefchaouen, Morocco, which has…

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Where to go tubing in Laos, Vang Vieng

Tubing and Vang Vieng After Thirty

To me, the idea of sitting in an inflatable rubber tube while casually drifting through a jungle river seems like the ideal way to spend a day. Throw in a…

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Visiting Sicily

Portopalo di Capo Passero, a magical place of beaches and sunsets

Portopalo di Capo Passero is a traditional old fishing village that really makes you feel as though you are travelling back into time, to an ancient and unforgettable world that you…

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What you need to know before visiting the Ubud Monkey Forest

Visiting the Ubud Monkey Forest – what you need to know

I can never miss the chance to interact with my primitive brothers so you can imagine my excitement about arriving in Ubud and visiting a place named the Ubud Monkey…

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A warm welcome

Transylvania: Demons, Witches, and Vampires

Submitted by: Bobbie Vaden Bobbie’s blog: A Pilgrims Parable Finding myself stranded overnight in a Transylvanian blizzard, I discovered that it was not demons, vampires, or witches that makes Romania special. …

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How to visit Area 51

Visiting Area 51 and the Extraterrestrial Highway in Nevada

So famous yet shrouded in mystery, what really happens in Area 51? Well, I can’t answer that for you sadly, but I can tell you how to visit, maybe you can…

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Visit Kent's Cavern in Torquay

Exploring Kent’s Cavern caves in South West England

I was delighted and surprised to come across this post about Kent’s Cavern in Torquay; a place very close to my heart. It’s the home of my lovely grandma and…

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