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The very best of Southern Italy!

Italy has so much to offer a spirited traveller, just check out our blog on the very best of Northern Italy and you’ll see why. But the South of Italy is just bursting with gorgeous coastlines and historical gems all begging to be explored! Don’t believe us? See it for yourself, here are a few ideas to get your travel bug going.

Spend a day in Ancient Rome

ROME
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Madrid – Hotspots of the Spanish Capital

Spain’s capital city is a vibrant metropolis full of history, beautiful architecture, and exciting street culture in an around its endless plazas. A foodie’s heaven, there are incredible places to eat in Madrid, from olde-worlde tapas bars to gourmet restaurants. And if experiencing local nightlife is your thing, Madrid has one of the best scenes in the world with even the humblest of bars staying open until the early hours until it’s time for your morning café con leche again. Whether you’re a culture vulture or a hedonist, the Spanish capital is sure to get you hooked in no time!

Central Madrid

Plaza Mayor Madrid
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9 foods you HAVE to eat when in Germany!

Its not just about the sausage. Well, it is a lot about the sausage but not all. You’re about to get VERY hungry…

1.Kasespatzle

Kaesespaetzle der Klassiker

Image: einfach-schnell-gesund-kochen.de

The German equivalent of mac ‘n’ cheese, made from soft egg noodles. Spatzle is the pasta part and the Kase is the BEST part aka the cheese. Yum.
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Top 3 Festivals in Italy!

Ciao Bella! Welcome to the beautiful and wonderfully romantic country of Italy, where you can dine on fabulous food, gaze at magnificent architecture, soak up stunning coastlines and learn ancient history. We’re currently amidst festival season, so let’s check out how the Italians do it. From orange throwing to as much ice cream as you can eat, here is our pick of the very best Italian festivals and boy is it a feast for the senses!

Here are the top 3 festivals in Italy…

Battle of the Oranges, Ivrea 25 – 28 Feb, 2017

Battle of the Oranges

Image: www.dmarge.com


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24 hours in Paris!

Today’s blog comes from a Parisian at heart Liam Anderson, he’s here to tell us how to make the most of 24 hours in Paris…

Paris is a city full of character, style and beauty, which makes it a must-see for any keen traveller visiting Europe. Whether it’s soaking up the spectacular views from the towers of the historical Cathedral, indulging in a late night picnic by the river Seine or chilling out in one of many awesome bars in the city, you’ll soon realise Paris has a lot to offer! Worried about time and money? Well there’s no need, because we’ve put together a list, full of hidden gems and little wonders, perfect for those on a budget and making a flying visit…

1. Visit the ‘wall of love’ and feel connected to the world.

wall of love

Image: weheartit.com

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