October 30, 2014

London- 9 tips for the cold season

Days are getting shorter, colorful leaves lying on the road, a smell of plum cake and pumpkin soup. It’s time again: finally autumn and winter is around the corner. We love the bright colorful season and give you nine reasons why even during cold weather London is worth a trip.   The City of Musicals […]

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July 13, 2012

TRAVEL TIPS

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

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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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June 28, 2012

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Lúcia’s Lisbon: Insider’s guide to Europe’s coolest city (part 1)

Amazing food, cool bars, sexy clubs… we can’t understand it, why has Lisbon been overlooked for so long? Here’s a very special insider’s guide to this box of Portuguese delights…

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October 5, 2011

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9flats top tips: October festivals in Budapest and Italy

Here we go! This is the first of 9 posts to give you inspiration for your holidays in the next 9 months. Europe is such an interesting melting pot, filled with examples of such unique and diverse cultures, that it would be a real pity not to travel around and experience as many of them […]

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August 30, 2011

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Innsbruck – A Visual Feast for the Eyes

Myself and a colleague were lucky enough to be given the opportunity by 9flats to travel to Innsbruck, Austria where we attended the TBU workshops. I had never been to Austria before and my main impression of that country came from books I read as a child, The Chalet School series by Elinor Brent-Dyer. These […]

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August 12, 2011

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A la Carte Maps

In a recent newsletter to our hosts we put a call out to gather their tips and hints as to how to treat their guests, whether that be with a welcoming smile, fresh flowers or home-cooked local food. One host, Yvonne, provided a great tip which I thought was definitely worth a blog post all […]

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April 19, 2011

5 Places to see in Valencia

A few weeks ago, Mareike told us which were the five things about Hamburg that she liked the most. Today I bring you something similar about Valencia, where the office of 9flats.com in Spain is located. Valencia is the third most populated city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona. It’s a city with an old history. […]

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April 3, 2011

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9 Berlin insider tips

1. Black light golfing in Görlitzer Park The entrance to this fun factory is through a backdoor. You can play minigolf in the dark on a meadow or in outer space. This is a must do visitors to Berlin as well as Berliners! 2. Get drunk on 10 Euros This is possible in Friedrichshain, particularly […]

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