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4th of July celebrations in New York 2015

4th of July celebrations in New York 2015

A popular moniker for the US is “the land of the free”, but it hasn’t always been so. It was only on July 4th, 1776 that the USA finally declared its independence from Great Britain. Independence Day in the USA since then has been a festival of extreme national importance, and is about having fun as much as it is a serious political celebration. more ...

In search of the best clubs in Prague

In search of the best clubs in Prague

Those who think the bars and clubs in Prague are just about cheap beer and strip clubs are missing out – there’s much more to the Czech capital by night than this. Here, we look at some of the best clubs in Prague. more ...

FIESA 2015: Sand Sculpture Festival in the Algarve

FIESA 2015: Sand Sculpture Festival in the Algarve

It is an impressive exhibition that features the participation of more than 50 talented artists from across the world, creating sculptures that achieve a surprising level of detail and perfection. The festival, organised by Prosandart, was first celebrated in 2003 in the town of Pêra, situated a few kilometres away from the fabulous Armaçao beach in Pêra. It has successfully taken place every summer since then. more ...

Typical British dishes to try in London

Typical British dishes to try in London

The British are not very famous for tasty and good food, more for the international cuisine on offer which is why very few people know what is typically eaten in the UK. However, despite the common misconceptions, the British have an ample range of typical dishes, varying greatly from region to region, which are delicious, satisfying and greatly misunderstood. So, here are ten typical British dishes which I’m convinced will change your mind for ever. Enjoy! more ...

Calcio Storico Fiorentino, hard hitting agressive football

Calcio Storico Fiorentino, hard hitting agressive football

Have you ever wondered what football was like in Ancient Rome or in the middle Ages? Even though the so called king of sports as we know it today was born in the 19th century its origins are much older. And in Florence you can discover it thanks to the “calico storico fiorentino” more ...

10 Things to do in Barcelona this Summer

10 Things to do in Barcelona this Summer

Truthfully anytime of the year is a good time to visit Barcelona, but during summer the city undergoes a dramatic change. The local residents seem to take their foot of the accelerator and Barcelona really slows down, a welcome change from the normal fast pace. As a long term resident I’m going to give you 10 reasons why you should visit Barcelona in the summer. more ...

Chianti wine tour in Tuscany

Chianti wine tour in Tuscany

Chianti, with its strong and aromatic flavour, is one of Italy’s most prestigious wines. This deep-red coloured wine is produced in a region situated between Siena, Arezzo and Florence with marvellous landscapes and occupying a large part of Tuscany. more ...

Seville April Fair 2015

Seville April Fair 2015

The scent of jasmine and orange blossom invade the streets of Seville, the days getting longer and warmer and slowly the season changes from winter to spring. There is an air of anticipation and expectancy as it is almost time for the celebrated April Fair, la Feria de Abril. more ...

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