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Sunset from the Piazalle Michelangelo - Debra Smith
Explore Florence by Foot

There are so many things to love about Florence, especially its walkable historic centre. See how easy it is to visit all the major sites, plus some lesser-known gems using these behind the scenes tips to explore Florence. What to See Florence offers up such a bountiful bouquet of art
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Bike Mallorca Spain
Have Bike, Will Travel! Cycle in Mallorca, Spain

I am finally coasting downhill, after pedalling up for longer than I care to remember, but I have no choice – I simply MUST stop. I’m a scant few (winding) kilometres from my destination – the iconic lighthouse at Cap Formentor on the island of Mallorca, Spain – and what
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A History Lesson With Teens - Travelling Through Central Europe
A History Lesson With Teens – Travelling Through Central Europe

Learning through books or a history class cannot compare to a first-hand travel experience. In the summer of 2018, using Europe’s amazing rail system, we were able to take a three-week trip to Central Europe to visit four countries and four world capitals. It was a history lesson, unlike anything
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Solo et Duo Venice Photo Gallery

The sun was setting over the lagoon in Venice as the gold-trimmed, black gondola I was riding in glided into a darkening canal, as gently as a leaf spinning on a pond. As the gondolier guided his craft alongside candlelit waterfront restaurants and under ancient bridges, I could see the
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Venice, The City of Love, Solo and Duo

The sun was setting over the lagoon in Venice and the gold-trimmed black gondola I was riding in glided into a darkening canal as gently as a leaf spinning on a pond. As the gondolier guided his craft alongside candlelit waterfront restaurants and under ancient bridges, I could see the
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Iceland
Reykjavik, A Remote, Rugged and Unexpected Foodie Scene

Before I visited Iceland, people warned me that food and drinks were expensive in the secluded island country of fire and ice. Since this was a trip on my bucket list, I decided I wouldn’t let that stop me from enjoying everything this remote island nation had to offer.  To
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Harry Potter Sites in London - street leading to the entrance to the Ministry of Magic - Lisa Johnston
Exploring the World of Harry Potter on the Streets of London

By Lisa Johnston London, it’s the home of the Queen, Westminster Abbey, Hyde Park, Covent Garden, Soho, the Tube and, of course, Harry Potter. While Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is not actually in London, the city serves as a backdrop for many of the movie scenes. If you
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Everyone is talking about Iceland. Here is Why You Need to Visit!

Everyone is talking about Iceland. If you haven’t been, you are likely considering going, and if you have, you are probably planning a return trip. Until recently this remote island in the middle of the North Atlantic was quite isolated but increased airline routes mean Iceland is sharing its incredible
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Northern Ireland Finn Lough Resort Bubble Tent Paula Worthington
Sleep in a Bubble Tent in Northern Ireland

“Just be certain to let the first door close before you open the next one,” said the friendly attendant, as he helped me roll my suitcase along the gravel path. We approached a rounded gate, reminiscent of something out of The Hobbit, and entered a green yard, with tall grasses,
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The Wild Atlantic Way

Clinging to the western fringes of Ireland is a long ribbon of road, the Wild Atlantic Way. You drive it to find adventure, and the adventure is the drive. Twenty-six hundred kilometres alongside windswept beaches, on the edge of the highest sea cliffs in Europe. Wild describes the Atlantic in
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