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Bern: Switzerland’s “Unofficial” Capital City

Old Town with Clock Tower Bern, Switzerland’s “unofficial” capital is perhaps the most underrated city in Europe. It’s a perfect destination for the history lover, the foodie, outdoor enthusiast, leisurely and relaxed, and the casual shopper. When traveling to Europe, the majority of Americans don’t make it to Bern. Geneva, Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken and the like …

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Costa Del Sol’s Top Cultural Hotspots

Spain’s sunshine coast, the Costa del Sol, hugs the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula boasting a picturesque coastline with a perfect Mediterranean climate that produces an average 11 hours of sunshine per day. If you’re looking for a relaxed, laid back beach holiday with an excellent nightlife to boot, this is the place.  But, …

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5 Wonderful Things To Do In The Scottish Highlands

After the year we’ve just had to endure, why not think ahead and start planning your future travels? Since international travel is a bit difficult at the moment, it’s important to consider areas that will provide you with that true sense of adventure you’ve been missing. With this in mind, the Scottish Highlands could be the …

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The Cotswolds: What to See and Do

Defined by its rolling hills, or ‘wolds’, the Cotwolds captures quintessential rural England at its finest. The largest of 38 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England, the Cotswolds runs through five counties; Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire, and Worcestershire. Geologically, the Cotswolds is a limestone mass stretching 100 miles with the towns of Bath to the …

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5 Budget-Friendly UK Cities To Visit Once Lockdown Is Over

While your dreams of spending a week roaming the English countryside may have to stay on hold for now, there are a number of UK-based cities and destinations well worthy of visiting once the lockdown is over.  But, if you’re worried about how much travelling is going to cost you after things open back up, then …

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Best Places In Norway: 7 Otherworldly Sites

If you’re looking for a European destination with incredible scenery and outdoor opportunities, look no further than Norway. From the midnight sun to the stunning northern lights, to fjords, mountains, waterfalls, and glaciers – there is no end to the amazing sights that you can see in this country. Here are some of the best places in …

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Ultimate Places to Visit in Montenegro: Europe’s Best Kept Secret

Montenegro is one of the most colorful countries in the world. And it should be on your bucket list. It’s a tiny country in Europe that gained its independence in 2006. This small country has lots of attractions for you ranging from mountains to beaches.  Montenegro is quickly becoming one of the top European hotspots …

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9 ‘Must-See’ Historic Towns In Southern England

Offering everything from postcard-worthy scenery and landscapes, to magnificent medieval (and ancient) history, to towering castles and estates – England is should make everyone’s bucket list. But perhaps the best part of England is its fairytale small towns and villages that dot the country. Here are 9 of best towns in Southern England – in …

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