Category: Destinations

France in Depth: 7 Towns in the Brittany Region

18-06-2020

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Brittany, in north-west France, is one of the country’s most distinctive and alluring regions. Locals refer to it as Bretagne. Natural coastal beauty aside, it has a long his...

Where the locals go in Zagreb

11-06-2020

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Zagreb, capital of Croatia, might be the ex-Yugoslav city that is most reminiscent of capitals further north, like Vienna or Prague. Its aesthetic leaves little doubt that this is ...

How to Spend 2 Weeks in Portugal by Rail

04-06-2020

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It’s easy to spend 2 weeks in Portugal by train. Its location on the Iberian Peninsula, with only Spain as its neighbor, has influenced many aspects of life. Fresh seafood, p...

Your Guide to Train Travel in Spain

28-05-2020

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Spain is perfectly set up for train travel. It may be a large and diverse country, but it always feels as if you’re a scenic high-speed train ride away from the next big adventure ...

Where the Locals Go in Ghent

20-02-2020

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Clamoring for some that classic, pretty, medieval European city feel? There’s definitely no lack of options in Belgium, with Antwerp, Brussels and Bruges all a (cobble)stone’s thro...

The Best Places to Celebrate Carnival in Europe

13-02-2020

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If you’re new to the concept of Carnival in Europe, here’s a quick breakdown. It’s a popular event that takes place each year before the season of Lent, which usually falls somewhe...

Where the locals go in Frankfurt

06-02-2020

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Frankfurt has the reputation of being a banking city and little else: it’s the HQ of the European Central Bank, after all. Ask the locals, however, and they’ll tell you a completel...

Where the locals go in Turin

23-01-2020

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Did you know that Turin was the Kingdom of Italy’s first capital? Torino, the capital of Piedmont, or Piemonte, is in the mountains in the foot of the Alps, and is traditionally on...