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A Guide to the Six Sestieri of Venice

Venice boasts 150 canals, 400 bridges and numerous magnificent 16th- and 17th-century palaces and piazzas across its six sestieri. Each of the sestieri are stunningly beautiful, in fact the entire city can be described as an extraordinary architectural masterpiece, but also have their own stories to tell. Our guide breaks down by Venice by district…

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10 Top Tips for Decorating on a Budget

You don’t always have to embark on a huge, expensive renovation project to breathe new life into a tired apartment. Revamping your space can be as simple as a lick of paint here and there, and with a little bit of creativity you can achieve some amazing results on a tiny budget. To help you…

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8 things your travel guide won’t prepare you for

Ever visited a city and been surprised by something that wasn’t in your travel guide? We asked the top seasoned travel bloggers to share their experiences and suprises, and the advice they’d give to others visiting the city. There are some things you just can’t prepare for! How To Get Brilliant Views – Without The Queues…

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New York City’s Top 5 Environmental Sights

New York offers an amazing abundance of tourist attractions, countless cultural sights, and a buzzing nightlife. So it’s no wonder that the metropolis attracts a record number of tourists every year. The city that never sleeps has been described as the financial and cultural capital of the world. But did you know that it’s also…

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A Long Weekend in Istanbul

Istanbul is famous for its historic buildings and magnificent Ottoman palaces, and there is plenty to do besides marvelling at architecture as well. If you’re planning a city break to Istanbul and you’re not sure where to start, we’ve put together a manageable agenda of not-to-miss sights and best places to grab a bite – as…