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Croatia Cheat Sheet

Croatia is kind of like a mysterious superhero. You may not know that much about it, but you’ve heard a few magical stories and would love a glimpse for yourself!
The truth is, it’s one of Europe’s hidden treasures and has A LOT to offer. Amazing natural beauty, interesting architecture, bags of interesting history, Roman ruins and unspoiled national parks. Interested? We’ll give you a few other useful tips.

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Where should I visit in the South of France?

So you’ve been to Paris a couple of times and think you know France. Well think again! It’s time for you to make like a bird and head south to some warmer climates, let’s say salut! to the South of France. Home of the celebrities, beautiful scenery and the best food & wine you’ll ever taste, the South of France c’est magnifique. Here’s why…

Alors en route!



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Hiking in Iceland – Four Lessons in Four Days

Today’s blog comes from Nathan Skolski a born explorer capturing the world through the eye of his Fujifilm camera lens. Let’s hear how he got on trekking the Laugavegurinn trail in Iceland…

Iceland is a powerful country. Its raw coastlines, staggering peaks and sizzling geothermal valleys are unlike anywhere on earth. It’s a mythical place where stories of trolls lurking amid volcanic boulders in the morning mist give a healthy dose of wonder to even this most ardent of sceptics.
Laugavegurinn Trek
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When to visit Iceland? Summer vs. Winter

What do you think of when you think of Iceland? Let me guess, ice? But there’s more to this icy nation than meets the eye with it’s epic waterfalls, abundance of wildlife, blue lagoons and quirky capital. This frozen land actually makes for an awesome all year round getaway. But when exactly should you visit? Well let’s break it down and weigh up the pros and cons of Summer vs. Winter in Iceland…

Summer in Iceland

Iceland’s summer runs from June through to August, you’ll expect to find average temperatures of around 10-13 degrees Celsius. On a really warm summer day temperatures can reach to about 20 to 25 degrees Celsius. With the warm weather comes a lush, green landscape that sets the perfect backdrop for a summer road trip.
Hot pools Iceland
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A Parisian Foodie Agenda

The number one rule for a true Parisian is to know exactly where to find the perfect rendezvous spot. Paris’ dining culture is world renowned from the chic to the more simplistic. We’ve pulled together a list of some of the most classic spots in the city to take your cherie.

So take note of this delicieux foodie agenda and get ready for the ultimate rendezvous…




Just a few minutes away from the Rue de Rennes and Gare Montparnasse, L’Atelier is a classic Parisian hangout. Open 24hours, you can grab a bite to eat any time of day! Whether you’re coming back from a night out or starting your day, head to L’Atelier for a delicious traditional French brunch. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee, fresh juice, scrambled eggs with bacon or salmon on its beautiful terrace. When you’re finished, head towards the Jardin du Luxembourg to walk off some of those croissants!
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