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Things to do in Alicante Spain

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Visit Santa Barbara Castle on the top of Mount Benacantil. You can drive up to the castle or walk, (only really recommended for the super fit or the insane in Alicante’s summer heat!) but my favourite option is to take the lift accessed from opposite El Postiguet beach. It costs 2.40? to make the …

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Things to do in Zagreb – Croatia

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Zagreb is a pocket- sized metropolis, culturally close to central European capitals but with more than a dash of Mediterranean atmosphere. Zagreb is the political, commercial, cultural and academic centre of the country. It’s home to almost a quarter of the country’s population (over one million).

Sightseeing is easy and the most important cultural and …

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Things to do in Faro – Portugal

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Faro is a beautiful city situated in the heart of the Algarve area. Although the city only has 41,000 citizens, it has all the amenities and facilities required of a large tourist destination, such as a water park, good nightlife, water sports, stunning wildlife and beautiful beaches.

Not only does it provide such a …

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This is my City / This is my City - Australia

Things to do in Adelaide Australia

Adelaide is known as the city of churches by Australians and tourists alike. The city is not as large or exciting as Sydney or Melbourne; however, it has much to offer anyone who wants a fun, cultural experience with beaches, shops and hidden gems to explore, whenever they wish. The city combines historical sites with …

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Things to do in Launceston Tasmania Australia

Must Do:

Cataract Gorge

Launceston’s own piece of wilderness just 15 minutes walk from the city centre. Here you’ll find hiking trails, the world’s longest single span chairlift, a swimming pool for hot days, a restaurant, kiosk, cafe and wildlife. There are beautiful gardens, a suspension bridge and an inclinator for easy access,

There is an Interpretation …

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Bangkok
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Things to do in Bangkok Thailand

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Once In Bangkok you can’t miss ( Temple of the Emerald Buddha), which is maybe the most extensively decorated temple in Thailand, with beautiful painted walls, mosaic-encrusted pillars, with murals on the walls. You can relax at the nearby Wat Pho trying out Thai massage right at the most famous school.

What do you …

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Things to do in Haifa Israel

The main things to do in Haifa include:

Go to the Baha’i World Centre on Mount Carmel
Visit the Stella Maris Monastery
Visit the Cave of Elijah
Appreciate Japanese Art at Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art
Visit Madatech -Israel National Museum of Science, Technology and Space
Walk through the restored buildings in the German Colony

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Things to do in Novosibirsk Russia

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The main focal point of the city is the Opera and Ballet Theatre, right on Lenin Square, in the Centre of the City. Not only are the shows presented there world-quality, but the building itself is a work of art.

What do you like best about your city?

The lack of foreigners. This is pure, old-fashioned …

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Things to do in Tagaytay Phillipines

The best things to do in Tagaytay include:

enjoy the scenery of Lake Taalget out of the heat at People’s Park in the Skyrelease your inner child at Sky Ranch amusement parkenjoy art and exhibits at Museo Orlinago horseback riding at Picnic Grove

There are tons of activities that you can do in Tagaytay such as having …

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Things to do in Nan, Thailand

Nan is a town in northern Thailand and is the capital of the province of Nan. It was fully autonomous for many centuries and was a part of the Lang Xang empire, also conquered by Burma in 1558. Nan only became a part of Thailand fully in 1931 and was a part of Laos for …

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Things to do in Pondicherry India

Pondichery is a city in the south east of India and dates back to the 1st Century AD when the Romans mentioned the town of Poduca as a trading settlement. In 1674 the French east India Company set up a trading post in Pondicherry and it would become the major French settlement in India

The …

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Walking tour of London’s best bookshops

This is a walking tour you can try yourself if you’re interested in bookshops. You might need to divide the tour into a couple days if you’re like me and end up walking around for 2-3 hours in one shop.

However, a lot of the shops have certain specialisations so you can miss a few shops …

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Historic Pub Crawl in London

In this post I’m going to give you some details about how to do a fantastic pub crawl through London. You’ll need to do this London pub crawl in the day because some of the pubs in the city will close early.

Also you’ll need a Zone 1 tube pass as you’ll need to travel by …

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Buy vs. Rent: What’s The Best Way To Drive Australia?

If you’re heading down to Australia, you might have a road trip already planned…..if you don’t you definitely should! There’s over 817,000 kilometers of roads in the country.

If you planned a trip from Sydney (in the south-east) to Perth (Western Australia), it would take you nearly two whole days to drive there.

In other words, Australia …

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Having a great stag party in Prague

There are a number of reasons why having a stag party in Prague is a great idea and they are not all you think.

Firstly, everyone will tell you that Eastern Europe generally has a lot of things going for it rather than going to London for a legs up big night on the town.  You …

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Save money sightseeing in Paris

Visiting Paris soon? One way that travellers can save money is by pre-purchasing a Paris Pass.

The Paris Pass is a sightseeing card which gives holders FREE ENTRY to over 60 sights and tourist attractions in Paris.

Customers simply pay the once off price for the Paris Pass of their choice (there are three durations to choose …

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Great way to save money in London

Visiting London soon? One way that travellers can save money is by pre-purchasing a London Pass.

The London Pass is a sightseeing card which gives holders FREE ENTRY to over 60 sights and tourist attractions in London.

You pay a one off cost for the pass and then you are able to visit as …

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Homestay in Hoi An – Orchid Garden Homestay

I spent yesterday afternoon as guests of a Hoi An Homestay – Orchid Garden Homestay.

Orchid Garden Homestay is located on Cua Dai Road halfway between Hoi An Old Town and Cua Dai Beach. The homestay is a collection of 11 bungalows so it probably better classed as a boutique hotel or self contained units than …

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Wet season in Hoi An – the weather breaks

After hearing how the past month how the monsoon hasn’t happened this year the weather has broken.

Last night the rain was so heavy it woke me up. It’s rained pretty much all day today as well.

Which is just great by me because I hear that my home town is suffering with 4 x 40C days …

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Romantic Holiday in Brittany

Imagine, one day ago you were in the office in London staring at your computer screen thinking about all the places you’d rather be. It’s mid afternoon, the next 3 hours will feel like an eternity, it’s Friday and lunch felt like it happened hours ago but you’ve only been back 30 minutes, sitting, staring …

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Settling into life in Hoi An

After the mayhem of travelling getting on and off planes making sure you were in the right place at the right time with your passport in hand, the last few days has been a welcome change of pace.

Coupled with attempting to overcome my injuries incurred moving furniture a week ago I’m now a little more …

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Things to do in Tiong Bahru – Singapore

I’ve been to Singapore a number of times now and generally  stay in the same place each time and invariably end up at Newton Circus to eat or a couple other places that I know.

A couple of weeks ago I read an article about the Tiong Bahru Market and thought I’d give it a try.

So …

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Eating Cheap in Singapore

This is a small guide to help the first time visitor to eating cheap in Singapore.

If you are a backpacker or travelling on a tight budget where you eat can make a huge difference to how much you spend as a traveller.

This is particularly true in Singapore. If you eat in the tourist areas or …

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Private tour of Pompeii

On a summers day in August 79AD the people of Pompeii were going about their everyday tasks oblivious to the danger watching over them.

The previous day was Vulcanalia (the festival for the Roman God of Fire) and in honour of the day Mount Vesuvius was likely speaking to the people. Little did they know it …

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Welcome to Vienna Now You Tube Series

One of the great things about the internet now is the ability to access large amounts of information to research your trip so you can get the most out of your travels. You can now find information about the things that interest you, whether that is food, history cultural sites or any other past-time that …

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Pay your Argentina Reciprocity fee online

Are you about to travel to South America and are visiting Argentina?

Argentina is one of the most interesting countries in South America with a large amount of major tourist attractions

In Buenos Aires you can learn to tango, see a local football game or the polo and so many historic buildings to see.

And so many other …

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5 Adult things to do on The Gold Coast

When everyone thinks of the Gold Coast the first thing that springs to mind are the theme parks. But what about the adults, what do they do when they visit the Gold Coast?

There are plenty of adult  things to do away from the main theme park stretch of the Gold Coast nowhere near the screaming …

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Action Slovenia

Action Slovenia specialises in multitude of activity holidays such as skiing, snow boarding, sledging, ice climbing in the Julian Alps, during the winter seasons. Fishing, hiking, kayaking, white water rafting and golf for the rest of the year

We are situated on the edge of the Triglav National Park alongside the beautiful Bohinska Sava River, boasting …

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