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You Know You Are in Berlin When….

Most people travelling to the German capital will already have heard about its unique and trendy reputation. But what are the most unusual aspects of the city that will really let you know you are in Berlin? ….you don’t need to go to a club to hear some of the city’s finest music. Keep your…

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Flamenco Dancing and Other Great Things to do in Madrid

Madrid is a vibrant and bustling city with lots of things to see and do. From world-renowned art galleries to flamenco dancing to beautifully landscaped parks, managing to fit the city’s top attractions into a few days is no easy feat. Ensure your stay is as alive as the city streets by using our guide…

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Where To Get The Best Views Of Berlin

Berlin has very few hills, which is great news for cyclists, but less so for those who want a decent overview of the city. However, with a little imagination and a bit of legwork you can find some fantastic views. From spy stations to drinking spots, here are some of our favourites: #1 The Fernsehturm (and the Funkturm) We’ll get this…

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The Modern Traveler’s Guide to Selfie Sticks

Selfie Sticks are long smartphone-gripping poles used for taking the eponymous self-portrait of the smartphone generation. While a normal selfie barely fits a face (let alone the background) into the frame, a Selfie Stick distances the lens further and allows the taker to include more in the frame. The Selfie Stick trend burst onto the scene…

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Things to Do in Sydney – Part 1

Sydney is an extraordinarily beautiful city and regularly tops polls for being one of the world’s favourite destinations. Unusually for a big city, it is known for its for natural wonders as well as its cityscape, and locals enjoy an enviable lifestyle and excellent weather. If you are staying in Sydney, there is a lot…