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7 Curious Quirks About British Homes

British homes are just… normal, right? Maybe to their residents, but not necessarily to visitors from abroad. All of a sudden, the things that we take for granted about our houses and living spaces seem a little strange. Why are there no plug points in the bathroom? Mixer taps actually do make more sense – so…

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The Best Non-film Related Things To Do in Los Angeles

When most people think of Los Angeles, the words glitz, glamour and movie stars instantly spring to mind. Still considered by many to be the home of the film and television industry, the City of Angels has numerous other attractions which are often overlooked. Looking to explore this hidden side of the city on your…

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Where to stay in Barcelona

Planning a trip to Barcelona? Wondering which neighbourhood you should stay in while you’re there? Overwhelmed by the options? We’ve put together a simple breakdown of the main districts, to help you easily decide which is the best fit for you. Barri Gòtic Crowded but convenient Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter is a district within the old…

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Expert Tips for Oktoberfest 2015

In preparation for this year’s event we have reached out to our network of bloggers to ask for their best recommendations for Oktoberfest 2015. It can be daunting arriving at a festival so ingrained in a country’s identity, so swotting up on all the key questions is important.  What should I wear to Oktoberfest? Which is…

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10 Great Things to do in Berlin

Berlin has a seemingly endless array of activities for visitors to get stuck into. The city’s fascinatingly turbulent past mingles with a vibrant modern scene. There’s always plenty to do, for culture vultures and dedicated beer drinkers alike. Here, we’ve picked out 10 of the German capital’s top attractions, which anyone planning to stay in…