3 Great Ways to Experience the City of Light

With nearly 3000 hours of sunshine a year, Alicante is the so-called 'city of light’. If you like mild winters and very hot summers, this is your ideal destination. Try the Local Favourites Alicante is the perfect place to visit at any time of the...
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Secret Beaches of the Balearics

  From late spring to early autumn, the Balearics is one of Europe's most popular beach holiday destinations. One visit is never enough - as soon as you get to know one of the islands in detail, the neighbouring islands beckon you to explore...
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Porto: The Perfect Weekend Playground

When people think of Portugal, they usually think about cities in the south such as Lisbon or the amazing beaches in the Algarve. But there is so much more to discover, especially in the north and specifically Porto, Portugal's second biggest city...
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Discover Apulia: The Heel of Italy

  Dominated by the presence of Federico II and by three artistic cities with a glorious past: Barletta, Andria and Trani, the landscape of the Murgia offers wide horizons and bold colours, sometimes harsh and a bit lunar. One of the most...
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Exploring Montenegro and Macedonia

It was always my dream to see the Balkans and I was fortunate that my wish came true a couple of months ago. To be honest, one week wasn't long enough to see everything I wanted, but it proved just enough time for me to form an opinion on two...
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How to Fall in Love with Santiago

Paulo Coelho said "Santiago is not the end of the way, it's the beginning". Santiago de Compostela is on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean where you'll find magic, soul and charm.  Thousands of pilgrims tackle The Way every year with different...
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A Sweet Escape to Salento

Most people who travel to Italy visit either Rome, Florence, Venice or Milan.  Those who venture south though will discover places of remarkable beauty such as Salento. Located in the heel of the Italian boot, in the Apulia region, Salento is my...
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Catania According to a Local

  Sicily's second largest city is lively and beautiful with a Unesco-listed historic centre. It's a university town too, meaning its hundreds of bars, clubs and restaurants are all budget-friendly. If you're visiting Catania in Sicily and...
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My Tiny Shiny Budapest

Before I decided to visit the capital of Hungary, I only knew a few historical facts. Now? I'm in love with the city! As you probably know, Budapest is divided in two parts by the River Danube. On the west side, in the mountains, Buda has a great...
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The ABC of the Costa Blanca

  Millions of German, Swedish, Norwegian, British and Irish tourists visit Alicante every year and some like it so much that they've never left and continue to live here permanently. The reason? My guess is that it's a combination of great...
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3 Secrets from Bologna

  The thing that fascinates me most about living in Bologna are the city’s “7 Secrets”, a mix of legends and true stories. I’m going to share just a few of these with you – I'll let you discover the other ones for yourself when you...
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