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Birling Gap Seven Sisters. Things to do in Eastbourne, England

How to Spend a Day in Eastbourne, England

How to Spend a Day in Eastbourne, England BESIDE THE SEASIDE IN EASTBOURNE The coast of Victorian England was studded with resort towns and pleasure piers. There were attractions designed to appeal to every class of vacationer, from bawdy music halls to refined tea rooms. Now, thanks to package tours and cheap flights to sunnier …

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things to do in Rye, England

10 Inspiring Things to do in Rye, England

Best Things to do in Rye, England In his novel Miss Mapp (1922), E.F. Benson writes: “There is not in all England a town so blatantly picturesque as Tilling.” As Benson fans know, Tilling is actually the ancient Cinque Ports town of Rye, East Sussex (an hour by train from London), where the author lived …

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best coffee in bucharest

Where to find the Best Coffee in Bucharest Romania

Best Coffee in Bucharest Romania With this guide, the best coffee in Bucharest is easy to find…The coffee scene of Bucharest, Romania may surprise you. A number of top-quality coffee specialists have sprung up in the past few years. The scene is so good that a Romanian barista I talked to was actually disappointed by the coffee culture …

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Lisbon in winter

Why Lisbon in winter is a perfect destination

Why Lisbon in winter is a perfect destination If you’re looking for the perfect destination to break up the monotony of winter, Lisbon in Portugal hits the mark. Lisbon lies in the extreme southwest of mainland Europe, in hills that face south. Winters here are mild, and the light is worth writing home about. The …

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The Best Day trips from Yerevan

The Best Day trips from Yerevan Armenia is your quintessential travel destination- beautiful landscapes, contrasting topography, changing microclimates, did I also mention extremely budget friendly? Straddling between Asia & Europe, Armenia is considered one of the oldest countries in the world with recorded history dating back 3500 years. To love Armenia means to love its …

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Albanian riviera

The Albanian Riviera: a Mediterranean paradise for budget travelers

The Albanian Riviera: a Mediterranean Paradise for Budget Travelers Albania shares the same coastline as southern Italy, Croatia, and Greece, but it has fewer tourists and resorts than any of them. In Albania, it’s still possible to find affordable apartments a stone’s throw from a clear tropical-looking sea, and relax on tranquil beaches. The Albanian Riviera …

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What To Do In One Day In Novi Sad, Serbia

Spotlight on: One day in Novi Sad, Serbia  History in a nutshell: The archaeological remains show that the city was populated even during the Palaeolithic Period. However, the modern history of Novi Sad is associated with 1687, when the Habsburg monarchy took control of the city and its vicinity. It is during this time that …

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Crossing the Ceuta Border

Crossing the Ceuta Border (from Morocco to Ceuta, Spain by land)

Crossing the Ceuta Border Ceuta is an enclave on the Mediterranean leftover from Spain’s colonization of Morocco. Ceuta is legally Spain, which is why those traveling from the mainland can take a ferry over for about forty euro. Those going to Ceuta from Morocco, however, have to cross the land border. Common issues The border …

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Fribourg

What to Do in One Day in Fribourg, Switzerland

SPOTLIGHT ON: ONE DAY IN FRIBOURG, SWITZERLAND History in a nutshell: Fribourg, given its central geographic location, like much of Switzerland, experienced a tumultuous Medieval history. The city managed well, and continued to grow after joining the Swiss Confederation in the late 1400s. It then prospered thanks to the cloth and leather industries. And after …

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How to save money traveling in the UK

How to save money traveling in the UK The UK can be an expensive place to travel, but there are many ways to reduce costs and save money. Countries with large populations like Britain (65 million) and Germany (81 million) have many more opportunities for budgeting than other smaller wealthy nations such as Switzerland (8 …

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