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The Best Castles in North Wales

The Best Castles in North Wales

CASTLES IN NORTH WALES The mighty castles in North Wales are among the finest in the world. From mountaintop Welsh castles to the magnificent fortresses of invading English King Edward I, the North Wales castles are an absolute must see if you’re visiting this part of...

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The Best Day Trips From Chania

The Best Day Trips From Chania

DAY TRIPS FROM CHANIA The city of Chania is one of the best places to visit in Crete, and in our view, it’s the best city in Crete. Chania Old Town is a beguiling place, full of atmospheric crumbling back streets, a concoction of pre-Minoan, Venetian and Turkish...

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Emporio Santorini Village Guide

Emporio Santorini Village Guide

EMPORIO SANTORINI VILLAGE GUIDE Emporio Santorini is one of the most beautiful traditional villages in Greece.  Along with nearby Pyrgos, it’s one of the most fascinating villages in Santorini, a medieval village almost untouched by tourism. The contrast with the...

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Pyrgos Santorini Village Guide

Pyrgos Santorini Village Guide

PYRGOS SANTORINI VILLAGE GUIDE Pyrgos Santorini is one of the most beautiful villages on the island. And when we say that, we include the caldera villages in Santorini – island capital Fira and Oia included. Pyrgos village is only around 3 km (2 miles) from the rim of...

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The Best Churches in Santorini

The Best Churches in Santorini

BEST CHURCHES IN SANTORINI The blue domes of the churches in Santorini. The Parthenon in Athens. Whitewashed villages on stunning islands. What image comes into your mind when you think of Greece? We recently visited Santorini for a week, and were blown away by the...

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Things To Do in Connemara, Ireland

Things To Do in Connemara, Ireland

THINGS TO DO IN CONNEMARA IRELAND If you want an introduction to off the beaten path Ireland, the Connemara peninsula in County Galway is a wonderful place to begin. It’s a fairly remote area, and we found there are enough things to do in Connemara to stay for a few...

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Prague in Winter

Prague in Winter

If you visit Prague in winter, you’ll find it at its most enchanting and atmospheric. Winter is a great time to visit Prague because many of the top things to do in Prague are indoors, ideal for visiting in the colder weather. Even the grey Prague winter days are...

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Best Churches in London to Visit

Best Churches in London to Visit

When you think of the best churches in London to visit, what comes to mind? St Paul’s Cathedral and Westminster Abbey would surely be the first, and quite rightly – they’re the two most famous churches in London, indeed two of the best places to visit in London. But...

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Agia Roumeli Ferry Guide

Agia Roumeli Ferry Guide

Many of us have indulged in a spot of Greek island hopping, but what are the best Greek ferry routes? Well, we’d like to nominate one along the coast of southern Crete – the Paleochora to Agia Roumeli ferry. South Crete - especially south west Crete – has some of the...

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30 Best Day Trips From Cardiff

30 Best Day Trips From Cardiff

It’s amazing how many day trips from Cardiff you can do. We lived in the capital of Wales for over six years, and found it such a great base for exploring not only the many things to do in South Wales, but also some of the most beautiful cities in England. Cardiff is...

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Spanish Landmarks

Spanish Landmarks

You could spend years visiting all the best Spanish landmarks. We’ve been travelling back and forth to Spain for over 25 years, and we could have listed at least 100 must see Spain landmarks in this article. For now, we’ve compiled a list of 30 of the best landmarks...

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Landmarks of Prague

Landmarks of Prague

Everyone knows the Charles Bridge and Prague Castle, but how many other landmarks of Prague do you know? Along with the Old Town Square they’re the top sights in Prague. But what about the many other Prague landmarks around the city? Our journey around the best...

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Lissos Crete – The Complete Guide

Lissos Crete – The Complete Guide

Lissos has one of the most beautiful settings of all Crete beaches. It’s surrounded by stunning coastline and backs onto one of the most evocative ruined cities in ancient Crete. It could have been one of the most popular places to visit in Crete, had it been located...

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The Most Beautiful Churches in Prague

The Most Beautiful Churches in Prague

Whatever your Prague sightseeing plans may be, you’ll almost certainly visit some churches in Prague during your time there. It’s known as the City of a Hundred Spires, although there aren’t quite that many Prague churches to visit. Yet they are among the most visible...

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The Best Bridges in Prague

The Best Bridges in Prague

The most famous of all bridges in Prague is where many people start their Prague sightseeing. The Charles Bridge in Prague is one of the most popular landmarks of Prague, its rows of statues and the Old Town Prague skyline one of the most memorable Prague sights of...

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Best Beaches in Crete

Best Beaches in Crete

In seeking out the best beaches in Crete, we’ve been overwhelmingly spoiled for choice. Many people decide where to spend their holidays based on the Crete beaches close to their hotels. We booked some of our Crete holidays with the same thing in mind, wanting to...

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Most Beautiful Beaches in Europe

Most Beautiful Beaches in Europe

So what do you think the most beautiful beaches in Europe are? Everyone has their favourites – and we’d love to hear them. I’ve been on a lifelong quest to seek out the best beaches in Europe, ever since discovering one of the most beautiful beaches in the world,...

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Photographing Prague

Photographing Prague

Photographing Prague is one of the main reasons many decide to visit the Czech capital. It’s one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It’s small and compact and easy to get around, but you’ll want to make the most of your limited time in Prague to shoot the best...

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Brno Christmas Market Guide

Brno Christmas Market Guide

Brno Christmas Market is a great place to visit if you’re thinking about spending a Christmas in Czech Republic. It’s not as obvious a choice as some Christmas Market breaks, such as Vienna or the wonderful Prague Christmas Market.   Christmas in Brno Czech...

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The Most Beautiful Bridges in Europe

The Most Beautiful Bridges in Europe

So what do you think the most beautiful bridges in Europe are? A difficult question, as it has many of the best bridges in the world. It doesn’t have any of the biggest bridges in the world nowadays, with many of these in China. But when it comes to beautiful bridges...

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Things To Do In St Davids Wales

Things To Do In St Davids Wales

St Davids Wales must count as one of the most unusual city breaks destinations in Europe. It’s the size of a large village, but is the smallest city in the UK, in the far west corner of beautiful West Wales. It’s tiny, so what about things to do in St Davids Wales?...

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Gower Beaches – The Complete Guide

Gower Beaches – The Complete Guide

According to many a visitor poll, Gower beaches are among the best beaches in Wales, UK, Europe, even the world. If you ever dream up a Wales bucket list - or for that matter a Europe bucket list - some of these extraordinary beaches should be right near the top. The...

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