July 13, 2012


Lucia’s Lisbon: Insider’s guide to Europe’s coolest city (part 3)

And so, the end, beautiful friends. Here’s the last day of Lúcia’s secret Lisbon guide.

This week, she cools things down a bit, taking you out of town to walk, meditate and drink some nice wine…

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July 6, 2012


Lúcia’s Lisbon: Insider’s guide to Europe’s coolest city (part 2)

Here it is! Part 2 of Lúcia’s secret Lisbon tour, full of more insider tips for you to discover in this amazing city. This week, it’s time to dive into the melodramatic, musical world of Fado…

(photo: pedrosimoes7, Flickr)

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August 8, 2011

travel tips

Eternal sunshine in the Eternal City

Having gone without a good holiday for over 2 years, Rome was one of my top must visit destinations for my long overdue summer break. It’s a city I absolutely adore and my main ambition was to FINALLY visit the Sistine Chapel on my third attempt. But given that it was my third visit to […]

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July 8, 2011

Travel tips

Castle Pillnitz, Dresden

One of the most beautiful castles in the Elbe Valley is Augustus the Strong’s Castle Pillnitz. Why is Augustus called “the Strong”? He was 176 cm tall and weighed 135 kg on the scales. Augustus made Pillnitz his summer residence and while there attended various weddings. This is how we know his his exact weight; […]

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June 28, 2011

Travel tips

Zeche Carl

Travel writer Christine Neder occasionally writes some blog posts for us about her travels. Here is the English version of her trip to Essen in Germany. My host, Gert, offers not only food in his apartment, but is also committed to culture. Occasionally on Sundays, he offers tours through Zeche Carl. Luckily for me, I […]

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