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Christmas traditions in Portugal

Christmas traditions in Portugal

Christmas is a family affair in Portugal and is celebrated with loved ones. There are numerous Christmas traditions in Portugal that vary from one region to another, some with Norman origins but the majority with catholic origins. more ...

The best Christmas family holidays in Europe

The best Christmas family holidays in Europe

What will your family be doing this Christmas? Will you be sitting at home watching the same films and television repeats that you did last year or will you be be trying something more exciting? Going away for Christmas is becoming more popular as families realise that escaping from Christmas around the television is a lot easier than they thought. more ...

Ocean Drive, the most famous street in Miami Beach

Ocean Drive, the most famous street in Miami Beach

Ocean Drive is the most famous avenue in Miami Beach. Here you’ll find everything you’ve ever seen about Miami in film and on TV: rows of palm trees, bright blue sky, gym-toned bodies, Latin music, people out doing sport, cocktail bars, endless sandy beaches and turquoise sea… more ...

15 things to do in Lisbon

15 things to do in Lisbon

There’s a million reasons to love Lisbon: it’s an inexpensive city that you can visit on a shoestring, it’s colourful architecture makes it stand out from other major European cities, it has great food and atmosphere… In Lisbon you’ll find old cafes with marble bars alongside cutting-edge art galleries. And there’s lots to do in Lisbon! more ...

The Sedlec Chapel of Bones

The Sedlec Chapel of Bones

In these dark days, how about a quick trip out of Prague with a decidedly spooky edge? Yes, we’re talking about the Sedlec Chapel of Bones, in the medieval town of Kutná Hora, whose beautiful Gothic and Baroque buildings have made it a World Heritage Site. more ...

What to do for Halloween in Barcelona in 2016

What to do for Halloween in Barcelona in 2016

The night of magical spirits is getting closer… yes, it’s almost Halloween! Although here in Barcelona it’s traditional to roast chestnuts and sweet potatoes at this time of year, costumes, pumpkins and other Halloween traditions are now part of the celebrations too. more ...

Spotify Playlist: Halloween Party Music

Spotify Playlist: Halloween Party Music

Today, we bring you a Spotify playlist with a load of terrifyingly mood-enhancing music for your Halloween party. We could have chosen the most dismal, dark songs in the world, but we thought it was better not to frighten you off too soon (after all, we want you back to read our blog another day), so we’ve gone for a slightly lighter feel. more ...

Discover the Cap de Formentor on Majorca

Discover the Cap de Formentor on Majorca

Cap de Formentor is a narrow, 18 km long peninsula on the north side of the island of Majorca. Its stunning steep landscape, moulded over time by the waves and the wind, is one of the most emblematic places on Majorca. more ...

Haunted houses in London

Haunted houses in London

Come in, travellers, close the door and sit down next to the fire to warm your hands. Swathed in fog and rain, the streets of London hide dark mysteries of which you have never even heard tell, sinister secrets hidden behind the bricks and creaky doors of haunted houses… more ...

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