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Month: November 2018

Escape the winter blues in Seville

Escape the winter blues in Seville

As winter city breaks go, Seville, the capital of Spain’s Andalusia region, is difficult to beat. It is a stunningly beautiful historic city with plenty of sightseeing to enjoy. Besides its architecture, Seville offers lively streets, tasty food, and friendly people. In all, an ideal escape during the cold winter months. Wonderful architectureSeville is rightly considered one of the most beautiful cities, not only in Spain but in the whole of Europe. Full of history, several of its main sightseeing…

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Christmas events in the sunny south of Europe

Christmas events in the sunny south of Europe

November, December, and January are some of the biggest months for festivals and events throughout Europe. This is in no small part because it’s the Christmas season, and everyone loves to travel and check out the amazing things that Europe has to offer. Since it is also approaching winter, some of you may be travelling to southern Europe to escape the cold and the snow. So what are some of the best festivals in southern Europe to check out? The…

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Rotterdam: A leading creative capital to explore

Rotterdam: A leading creative capital to explore

We asked Rotterdam local Huub Lakerveld to give us his personal tips for a visit to this wonderful Dutch city. Visiting Rotterdam in the winter season means you can stroll around cosy Christmas markets, feast on local treats, and marvel at the contemporary architecture.  Vibrant atmosphereRotterdam is a paradise for food lovers and architecture enthusiasts. In particular, the Blaak square hosts some of Rotterdam’s most original buildings. When I take the exit at the Blaak metro station, I see the…

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Pula, Croatia: A touch of Rome without all the crowds

Pula, Croatia: A touch of Rome without all the crowds

Are the gloomy days of autumn weighing heavily as all the work, obligations and activities pick up pace after the summer break? Fortunately, there are still sunny places around Europe where you can escape for that last hurrah before winter sets in.  One of these places is Pula, a charming coastal town in north-western Croatia known for its rich history, attractive Mediterranean cuisine, and a perfectly preserved Roman amphitheatre.  See some ancient historyA short walk from the city centre will…

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