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Taking in the Cinque Terre – All 5 in 1 Day

Taking in the Cinque Terre – All 5 in 1 Day

The Cinque Terre is as beautiful as it is rugged and it can be seen in a day. But, it is a bit of a challenge! Most people who travel to the Cinque Terre stay there for at least a few days so that they can fully explore all of the five towns. However, this was the second time there for us and we realised the first time that we could see it all relatively quickly. There are, however, a…

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We Will Rock You – Skalne Miasto and Bastei in a day

We Will Rock You – Skalne Miasto and Bastei in a day

“It’s only three hours from Berlin…this is an experience we’re never going to forget, just take it all in”. (Overheard American tourists) We spent our pre-easter weekend between a rock city and a hard place, Skalne Miasto (Czech Republic) and Bastei (Germany). Two of the more unique places that we’ve seen in Europe, not just in terms of there being very few things like it, but just in the movie-perfect scenery that’s available. There is also another attraction close-by called …

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Scotland Part 3 -Wildlings

Scotland Part 3 -Wildlings

Scotland is pretty mystical, and nowhere more so than the Isle of Skye. This is probably one of the places that everyone has already been to or wants to go to at some point in time and I could see why. I’d heard about the fairy pools for a long time, and had seen some pretty amazing pictures of what looked like big waterfalls with an epic Lord of the Rings style mountain in the background. We knew that it…

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Scotland Part 1 – We’re going to build a great wall

Scotland Part 1 – We’re going to build a great wall

One of the things that I think most of us are guilty of, “travellers” or not, is not exploring your own country. Yes, it isn’t as romantic as jetting off into the sunset to visit some far-flung part of the world, but often you can find the things that you are looking for just next door. That is very much the case with this trip. When I was living in the UK I hardly did any of the so-called “touristy”…

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