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Lisbon’s Wild Ride: 5 Rattling Reasons to Visit

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Portugal’s capital has always been one for dramatics, including its very location. Across seven hills, Lisbon makes a home. Its roots have proven to be both prosperous and tumultuous. In 1755, an earthquake decimated the city, destroying much of the riches Portuguese exploration worked so hard to show off. Lisbon would rebuild, this time a […]

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Exploring the South Eastern Region of France

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France has long been a popular tourist destination, and the south east region has a character all its own with a rich heritage, great cuisine and lush landscapes. Flickr: jonasbille Getting there The south east region of France is well served by a variety of transport options. France’s rail system is one of the best […]

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Want to work in paradise? Go to Goa!

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Goa India is known for its beautiful beaches, crystal waters and smiling, happy locals. It’s no wonder that Goa holidays are popular among travellers from all over the world. Flickr: Nicolas Fleury In addition to the magic scenery, Goa’s vibrant culture and party scene make it the ideal destination or stop during your gap year. […]

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A Solo Traveler’s Guide To Fulda, Germany

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Frankfurt is one of the biggest hubs in the world for air travel. Connections are made in this German city, but very few stop in the area to smell the roses. Just northeast of Frankfurt, the city of Fulda makes its home. In between the Rhön plateau and the Vogelsberg Mountains, Fulda is just a […]

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Travel Poo: A Shit Story

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I’m pretty sure that you’re supposed to grow out of toilet humour but I’ll be honest, I never have. Now before you start to worry, this isn’t going to be tales of explosive diarrhoea. No no, we’re not *that* crass here. I’m at Heathrow Airport travelling with a friend. We’re not tight for time but […]

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Ancient Day Trips From Dublin

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Dublin has a whole slue of activities and attractions that have kept visitors busy for centuries. Guinness. Cathedrals. Guinness. Ancient manuscripts. Guinness. Museums. Guinness. Parkland. And, yes more Guinness. And while the city could very well occupy enough of the traveler’s time, just beyond are several day trips to give you a taste of something […]

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Year Round Culture in Berlin

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Berlin is a haven for culture in Germany boasting over 400 art galleries and is also home to an abundance of festivals, events and parades all year round. Here’s our top picks! Flickr: lt_paris The Berlin International Film Festival The Berlin film festival although might not be as famous as Cannes is still a major […]

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A Complete Guide To Basking In All of Bastia

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Most arrive to Bastia by ferry. You have to work to get here, but once you do, you discover an atmospheric old port town, not quite French, but quite Corsican. The dynamic, baroque cultural resort sprawls out across a hillside. Tenement buildings jumble into the scene, creating an atmosphere so poetic and postcard worthy, you […]

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