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Where Should I Stay in Florence?

The city of Florence has a fascinating history and has been known worldwide as world center for arts and culture: The birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci and the setting for the famous Pinocchio fairy tale. According to UNESCO it is home to almost one third of the world’s most treasured works, from the Renaissance right…

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Curious Customs From Dinner Tables Around The World

Table manners which you may define as polite and proper at home might come across as unrefined, snobbish or rude elsewhere. Shared meals are a ritual all over the world, so it’s no wonder that each country will have its own take on what’s considered proper etiquette. Before we reveal customs abroad – how much…

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6 Vegetarian Cheap Eats In Berlin

Berlin has just been named “The New Vegetarian Capital of the World” by American lifestyle magazine Saveur. The article claims, in no uncertain terms, that Berlin is the “first major Western city where vegetarianism has achieved complete culinary parity with the traditional carnivore’s diet”. Whether or not you agree that Berlin is on a par with…

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New York’s Top Neighborhoods: Manhattan

Manhattan Island is the beating heart of New York City, known to many of its residents as ‘the centre of the universe’. Over 50 million tourists visit the city each year, all looking for the best places to stay across the five boroughs. Here we’re going to concentrate on the wildly different neighbourhoods of Manhattan…

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What to Do in Paris in High Summer

It is almost as fashionable to gush about the beauty of Paris as it is to loathe her residents. Parisians are famed for their chic aloofness – not to mention their abrupt manners with tourists – so what better time to visit the city than when they are all away on vacation? Traditionally, from June to…