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Barcelona is home to some of Europe’s most fantastic architecture

Famed for its architectural treasures, Barcelona is dotted with striking Gothic cathedrals, fantastical Modernisme creations and avant-garde works. Building first boomed in the late Middle Ages, when Barcelona was seat of the Catalan empire. In the late 19th century, the city broke its medieval confines and was transformed through whimsical …

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Italian meal to an art form

Italians live to eat. Not only is the food beyond delicious, it’s the symphonic way that the courses unfold that elevates an Italian meal to an art form. It’s a multi-layered experience far richer than the sum of its parts. When I moved to Italy as a 22-year-old American, I was naïve, …

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top tips for your first trip to the Greek isle

Santorini is the supermodel of the Greek islands, a head-turner whose face is instantly recognizable around the world: multicolored cliffs soar out of a sea-drowned volcanic crater, topped by whitewashed buildings. With its reputation for dazzling panoramas, romantic sunsets and volcanic-sand beaches, it’s hardly surprising Santorini features on so many travelers’ bucket lists. There’s …

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10 best beautiful natural stunning spots in France

France may be known for its cultural and culinary delights, but don’t forget about the great outdoors. The country smoulders with natural beauty, from mountain ranges and canyons to startling stretches of coast. These stunning spots will make you want to tumble down giant sand dunes and feel the cool spray of waterfalls …

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Hike the Austrian Alps

Alpine adventures are accessible to all types of travelers if you know where to go. Tyrol, one of the most popular regions for hiking in Austria, has multiple trails that can be easily traversed in a wheelchair. Visitors can explore the paved path circling Lake Achensee, the largest lake in the region, or hike …

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Best Time To Visit Iceland

Iceland is a breathtaking country, wooing travelers who want to explore it’s incredible natural wonders. The summer days bring crowds who want to road-trip, hike, or party their way through the endless daylight, while winter means it’s time for arctic adventures, seeing the northern lights or taking a dip in a geothermal pool like the …

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Tips for hiking in Greece

Spring (April to May) is the best time for hiking. The countryside is green and fresh from the winter rains, and carpeted with wildflowers. Autumn (September to October) is also a good time. Several companies run organized treks. The biggest is Trekking Hellas which offers a variety of hikes ranging from a …

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here’s our pick of Greece’s best hikes

When it comes to hiking, Greece has something for every kind of walker. The mainland boasts well-maintained routes that meander around olive groves and run through dramatic gorges, while on the country’s islands you’ll find ancient kalderimia (cobbled or flagstone paths dating back to Byzantine times) connecting sleepy villages with beautiful sandy coves. Encompassing …

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Some tips for first time visitors to London

First-time visitors to London come with a host of preconceptions: gentlemen in bowler hats, terrible food, equally terrible weather, lots of history, world-famous buildings. But these clichés are largely unrepresentative of the real London experience. You can still find them if you look hard enough, but you can find anything in …

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