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Madrids coolest barrios
Aug 22, 2017
Madrid’s barrios alone are usually far more interesting than the typical tourist attractions, as each has its own unique history, population and traditions. Here are our two top choices for hipsters and food lovers.MalasañaWelcome to the hipster barrio of Madrid! Here there’s a place for everyone. Back in the 80s the narrow streets of Malasaña were the center of la “movida madrilène”, a experimental movement that began after the death of Spain’s dictator, Francisco Franco, and influenced Malasaña’s artsty and alternative vibe.Here…
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Old Town Prague
Apr 21, 2017
Prague is the perfect way to enjoy beautiful history and culture, the best way to take this all in is to slowly plod through the old town and meander through the old side streets. The maze like alleyways will have you lost in the beauty of Prague, with the old cobbled streets and little hidden gems it will be the perfect way to spend a day or two.
While you are in the Old Town, be sure to go and see Henrys Bell Tower, a bit of advice, make sure you’re directly in front of it on the hour to really take in the magnificence of this building. To get up the bell tower, unlike most other…
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6 Best in Barcelona
Mar 29, 2017
Hike to the Temple if the Scared Heart of Jesus and Parc d’Atraccions Tibidabo. If you fancy getting off the normal roads of Barcelona, walk to the top of town and keep going. As you walk up the mountain, you will come across tracks and roads, with benches to sit and enjoy the view. In the evening its a beautiful place to pause and watch the sunset, watching the city turn from day to night is wonderful!
If you want to feel alive in the city of Barcelona, all you need to do is walk past the Camp Nou Stadium when a Barcelona FC game is on, the atmosphere is electrifying. It is a bit of a…
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Reykjavik, a beautiful small town
Mar 21, 2017
Reykjavik, a beautiful small town in Iceland, is the perfect place to go and get away form it all and relax! The first thing to help with this would be to take a trip to the Blue Lagoon, it’s a geothermal spa located a short drive away from Reykjavik. With a bar in the pool and naturally heated waters that cleanse the skin, what could make you feel more relaxed? There are many types of bookings with various levels of relaxation from entry to entry with a spa package - including in-water massages. Be sure to use the natural face masks offered on sight! After your lovely day of being…
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Arts and Central European culture
Mar 02, 2017
In the past, Vienna was the capital of the Habsburg Empire for several centuries and was one of the major poles of reference of Arts and Central European culture. His face of today reflects this fascinating past and millions of tourists a year confirm this.Schönbrunn Palace, is one of the most important Austrian monuments. Declared a national monument, the entire complex belongs also the largest park is joined in 1996 the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites. The castle was build to rival French Versailles in Baroque beauty and importance but House Habsburg lacked funds to outdo…
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What to do with 48 hours in Israel
Feb 21, 2017
As an American living abroad in Israel this summer, it hasn't been overly unusual to receive a “WhatsApp” message from a friend on Birthright asking to meet up for a quick hour before their tour continues on. However, this weekend I received a more surprising message. A friend from back home let me know that just two hours ago, her family decided they would fly to Israel--that night. (Perks of being the daughter of a pilot, am I right?) She notified me that she would be boarding soon and would spend just 48 hours in Israel.
So naturally, I began typing as fast as I could,…
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TOP 5 Best in Dublin
Feb 06, 2017
Founded by the Vikings at the beginning of the 9th century, the Irish capital has been a stage of wars and conflicts up to managing to define their own identity in the 20th century. Thanks to their past, Dublin is today the modern and rich capital in history capable of captivating visitors with the mixing of the most deep-rooted Gaelic traditions and a constant adjustment to the modern world.
Here you have five activities you can do to discover this fantastic city:
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, is one of the most popular visitor attractions in Dublin. Built in honour of Ireland’s…
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Three days in Cracow
Dec 27, 2016
It’s usual for the tourists, that in only few hours they have to visit a place, where they should spend at least a week. Or three days for the city, that could be explored for months. They are asking random people for tips, they use the 100 pages Weekend for… in a hurry. They want to stop the time by taking pictures of everything, they want to see everything, even for few second, but EVERYTHING.That’s why it is good to know the essence – this is not the promise of getting all knowledge about Cracow. This is just a short guide of the places that are definitely worth…
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Technicolour dream city
Nov 30, 2016
Barcelona is as vibrant a city as they come. The bright Catalan capital has an impressive repertoire of gorgeous buildings, galleries, gardens, and even the food itself is a work of absolute art.
The city is on a superb stretch of coast on the Mediterranean, which allows Barcelona to give its’ visitors the finest seafood available and glorious sands to sun worship.
For an adventure into a dream city of art, food and silver sands. Barcelona offers the whole package.
When art and Barcelona are often uttered in the same sentence. The two names that crop up are Picasso and Gaudi. Each…
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Nov 19, 2016
Edinburgh is one of Scotland’s most important cultural cities. Edinburgh is home to the national parliament of Scotland (Holyrood), the National History Museum, The national Library, and Scottish High Court. The city is steeped in the political, and cultural history of Scotland. With many notable attractions to visit, which will give you a kindred feeling for Scotland.
The Natural History museum, from the building itself to the fascinating contents, it never fails to delight. The Museum has hundreds of exhibits to explore. There is a beautiful T-Rex fossil in full form at the far end of…