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Travel crush: 11 reasons to Greek island hop this summer

You never quite recover from a trip to Greece. It’s partly the ouzo flashbacks; but mostly that it’s one of the most easy going and beautiful places on the planet.

4,000 years of history, old dudes drinking coffee outside tavernas, meze and Mythos beer – it’s a feta-fuelled fantasy of a beach hair, €5 wine and laid-back island life.

Roll on summer 2017.

1. There’s scenery like this… everywhere.

Greece

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69 thoughts everyone has while touring around Europe

You haven’t lived until you have experienced a European tour. Who is ready to go down memory lane?

  1. I don’t want to travel by myself… I am going on a tour
  2. I hope I get a good group
  3. What if I hate everyone especially my room mates
  4. What if everyone hates me? Ah!
  5. I hope I meet a cute foreigner
  6. Where the loud Americans?!
  7. Looks like it’s just us Aussies!
  8. OH MY GOD WE ARE IN EUROPE!
  9. I need to take a picture of everything so I never forget
  10. Oooo the Eiffel Tower!
  11. The champs-elysees is a busy street, we getting down with everyone we meet!

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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!

1.Biarritz

Biarritz

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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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