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Month: August 2018

How to explore a city like a local

How to explore a city like a local

Going on a holiday should be fun and hassle-free! Our tips will help you navigate your next destination like a local, explore it’s most unique places, and find the spots that are not included in the travel guides. Every holiday destination has its obvious “must-see” spots and famous places. However, there is always more to a city than its most famous landmarks. Do you know a local? The best way to see a place like a local is to actually…

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Top tips for going to the beach

Top tips for going to the beach

There’s still some time this year to visit European beaches, and now that the children are going back to school, the beaches will be a bit quieter and the flights will be a bit cheaper! Here’s how to get the best out of your beach holiday. Find the best beach It’s well worth asking the locals where the best beach is. Often you’ll find that locals know the best spots and will be able to tell you which beach has…

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Five unmissable European events this autumn

Five unmissable European events this autumn

As summer fades and autumn turns the leaves to brown, you would be forgiven for thinking that the rest of Europe would be heading for hibernation. But you’d be mistaken! We’ve rounded up some of the continent’s top events and festivals to look forward to this September and October. As you have a look through the events you’ll agree that one thing is certain – there’s plenty more to look forward to in 2018! Oktoberfest, Munich, Germany The world famous Munich…

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How to visit three European cities in one holiday – on a budget!

How to visit three European cities in one holiday – on a budget!

We asked seasoned European traveller Lana Nikolajeva to show us how to follow in her footsteps for an exciting trip she’s got planned. On a budget? In desperate need of a city break and unsure where to go? Not a problem, go to a flight comparison website like SkyScanner, put in the dates you wish to travel, pick “anywhere” as your destination and away you go. [Editor’s note: did you realise you can ask Skyscanner to take you “anywhere”? What an…

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Milan: shopping, cathedrals, and a spiritual home of motorsport

Milan: shopping, cathedrals, and a spiritual home of motorsport

While Milan may be renowned for first-rate football and being at the forefront of fashion, the city offers its visitors culture and beauty like nowhere else. A city break gives you enough time to see the stunning sights while feasting on risotto, pizza, and gelato ice-cream, and you could have time to squeeze in some shopping too. Where to stay Accommodation in Milan can be expensive, but there are options available for every budget. The heart of the city, close…

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Exploring the Algarve – From Lagos to Faro

Exploring the Algarve – From Lagos to Faro

With endless golden sands, secluded coves, and calm, clean waters, it’s no wonder that the Algarve is renowned for its stunning coastline. Located in the southernmost part of Portugal, the region covers over 730 square miles, and is the country’s top holiday destination. Every year, millions of tourists flock to its sun-drenched beaches. Even better, the enchanting inner towns and villages are also full of charms just waiting to be explored, from mountain ranges to natural springs and archaeological remains….

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