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The complete guide to: Split travel

The complete guide to: Split travel

Split is Croatia’s second largest city and the largest city on the Adriatic coast. At one point just a stopover on the way to Dubrovnik, Split has become a go-to destination in its own right thanks to a welcoming blend of old and new. Majestic and imposing Roman ruins sit...
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Things to do in: Split

Things to do in: Split

For many visitors, Split acts as a gateway to exploring the many beautiful islands and parks of Croatia, but the city itself is definitely worth a few days of your time, offering impressive ruins, great food and a host of parks and walks to unwind in. Here are the top...
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This Split archaeologist and tour guide is digging up the city’s past

This Split archaeologist and tour guide is digging up the city’s past

“From the outside, it was just like any other grave…” Maja, a guide with Split Urban Adventures, isn’t your average history buff. She has uncovered the past with her own hands during her career as an archaeologist. But in her years of digging sites, one experience stands out the most....
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The complete guide to: Thessaloniki travel

The complete guide to: Thessaloniki travel

There are many reasons to visit Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece. A diverse array of neighbourhoods to explore, rich history, an abundance of cultural attractions, amazing food and a vibrant waterfront are just some of the reasons to book your ticket. If you go (or you’re planning a...
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The 100-year-old bakery that serves Tokyo’s best ningyoyaki

The 100-year-old bakery that serves Tokyo’s best ningyoyaki

As you exit the subway in Ningyocho, a town once home to doll makers and puppeteers, the smell of something sweet lures you to the shop next door. This is Itakuraya. A bakery whose doors opened in 1907, has been family-run ever since, and over the years has earned a...
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What to eat on Crete besides meat: Why the island is a vegetarian’s paradise

What to eat on Crete besides meat: Why the island is a vegetarian’s paradise

It’s been news for years now: the scientific community has declared the Cretan diet as the basis of what is more commonly known now as the “Mediterranean diet” — the healthiest diet in the world. In their research, nutritionists and other professionals analysed the reasons for the longevity of Cretans,...
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The complete guide to: Dubai travel

The complete guide to: Dubai travel

Whether you’re just visiting Dubai on a short stopover, or you’re thinking of spending several days here, there’s plenty to keep you busy. The ultimate bland of old and new, Dubai deftly straddles the line between modern and traditional, a city where in one neighbourhood you can be surrounded by...
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The newest and trendiest vegetarian restaurants in Paris

The newest and trendiest vegetarian restaurants in Paris

Eating vegetarian can be quite a pleasant experience in Paris despite all the fois gras, steak and frites, and magret de canard (duck breast) this city is known for. Indeed, Paris boasts a wide range of vegetarian, organic, and even gluten-free cuisine. If you’re looking for good meal sans meat,...
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This Kenyan social venture is taking people from slums to sales

This Kenyan social venture is taking people from slums to sales

When you’re walking through the dusty Nairobi slum of Kawangware, the general bustle of the place overwhelms you. But local woman Grace Njeri lives in the neighbourhood and she’s got work to do amid the chaos. She recently signed on as a sales rep for the social enterprise LivelyHoods and...
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Tips for your first trip to Zanzibar

Tips for your first trip to Zanzibar

An African island paradise sits off the east coast of Tanzania and draws in beach-goers and foodies alike. Zanzibar is an autonomous state of Tanzania, and contrary to popular belief, the state is not just the island of Zanzibar, but is actually an archipelago of various islands, with Unguja (Zanzibar)...
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