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Month: December 2018

How to avoid the tourist traps and find better restaurants!

How to avoid the tourist traps and find better restaurants!

While on holiday abroad, we’ve all had the less-than-happy restaurant experience: the food could have been better, the service more attentive, and then there’s the shock on receiving the bill. No tourist has failed to be a victim to the tourist trap! A tourist trap, of course, is a bar or restaurant which caters predominantly for tourists. Many of these establishments are excellent, and in many countries there is a strong tradition of hospitality. However, the management of such places…

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Innsbruck: A cosy winter getaway with charm and history

Innsbruck: A cosy winter getaway with charm and history

Nestled in the Inn river valley, between scenic mountain ranges, Innsbruck strikes the perfect balance between relaxing remoteness and urban culture.  Innsbruck is the historical capital of Tyrol, in Austria. It’s especially famous as a prime winter sports location, has something to offer for every taste, from perfect snow for avid skiers and snowboarders, to a sizeable selection of museums and churches, to the dazzling Ambras Castle adorning the hills above the city.  Innsbruck is well connected via its railway…

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