In Mallorca, homemade hierbas is the liquor locals love

In Mallorca, homemade hierbas is the liquor locals love

In Mallorca, hierbas is the liquor of choice, and locals know the best stuff is always made at home. The tradition of selecting and brewing the herbs is a way to connect with the land and bring its aromas to the table. (Plus, Mallorcans just really love to eat and...

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The complete guide to: Bucharest travel

The complete guide to: Bucharest travel

One of the biggest cities in Europe, Bucharest is an up-and-coming destination that offers unique architecture, eclectic neighbourhoods to explore, quirky street art, a beautifully restored Old Town filled with cafés and bars, and enough interesting museums to keep any culture-lover happy. If you’re interested in visiting or are already...

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The beginner’s guide to the Athens diet

The beginner’s guide to the Athens diet

One thing that should never be uttered when holidaying in Athens is the word ‘diet.’ Attempting to go on one when in Athens will simply not work — not unless you have strong willpower to contain yourself against all the delicious treats to be found. From sweets to hearty baked-oven...

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5 quirky sites in Barcelona that most tourists never see

5 quirky sites in Barcelona that most tourists never see

Around the world, Barcelona is famous for tourist attractions like the Sagrada Familia, the Ramblas and Barcelona FC’s Camp Nou. But the Catalan capital is also home to a variety of unique attractions that few visitors — and even locals — have ever heard of. From supercomputers hidden in churches...

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3 Cretan Carnivals… and how to enjoy them like a local

3 Cretan Carnivals… and how to enjoy them like a local

The island of Crete may be best known for its summer sunshine and lively beaches, but there’s one very good reason to come in the off-season: the festival of Apokries, or Greek Carnival. Dionysus was the ancient god of wine, fun and fertility, and Dionysian festivals took place at the...

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Things to do in: Valencia

Things to do in: Valencia

We’ve got it all covered here in Valencia. If you want history, yup we’ve got it. If you want a bit of fun, we have that too. Heck, we even have the best of Spanish modern-day architecture right in our own backyard. So come pay us a visit (or stay awhile)...

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The complete guide to: Poznań travel

The complete guide to: Poznań travel

Known as the historical capital of Greater Poland (Wielkopolska), Poznań is the county’s fifth largest city by population and one that offers a laidback blend of history, culture, urban greenspace, noteworthy architecture and a buzzing café and bar scene. While Krakow and Warsaw might get the bulk of travel attention...

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Best places to eat in Berlin

Best places to eat in Berlin

Surprise! There’s way more to Berlin’s food scene than the typical German fare of sausages and schnitzel. From epic brunch spots to international dining, here are some of the best spots to satisfy your hunger in Berlin — straight from our local, in-the-know Berlin tour guides. Where to eat breakfast/brunch...

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Things to do in: Heraklion, Crete

Things to do in: Heraklion, Crete

The main port of the island of Crete, Heraklion is a city that many travellers pass through quickly, either to visit the Palace of Knossos just outside the city, or to head to the beach resorts along the northern coast. But the city itself is worth exploring, and despite the...

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The complete guide to: Krakow travel

The complete guide to: Krakow travel

Anyone considering a visit to culture-filled Krakow would be on the way to making a great travel decision. What you’ll find upon arrival is Europe’s largest market square and a charming Old Town teeming with some of the city’s best attractions, as well as museums aplenty, and parks and green...

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