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Dunes, beaches and shisha: back for a day in sunny Dubai

This week Aurélie from the Wimdu Content Team takes us to the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates…join us! “Dubai is a city full of expats – finding a true native to give you a guided tour is no mean feat. However, having lived there for over 3 years, I feel I’m know my…

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6 Top Places in Berlin Locals Like To Visit

Berlin is a multicultural and multi-faceted city that has something for every taste. While most people will be aware of the Berlin Wall, Brandenberg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie, the city can also offer its many visitors more unique places to see and things to do. The city is a colourful mix of lively, chaotic city bustle…

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10 of Europe’s Most Remarkable Ruins

We all know that the history of Europe goes back a long way.  Empires have come and gone, societies have risen and fallen, and many even left something behind for us to enjoy today.  Every modern country can see at least part of its past in the leftover crumbling stone structures that pepper the European…

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Visas – Pointers For the Wary Tourist

Do you feel as though you’re stuck in the same-old never-ending routine? Is your work/ life balance imbalanced? Do the weeks fly by in a monotonous blur of constant repetition and boredom, where the “quantity” of the time you spend with loved ones far outweighs the “quality”? Throw caution to the wind, get a visa…

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Cool Copenhagen – a trip around the world’s happiest city!

Copenhagen: Scandinavian City of Smiles Copenhagen is officially the world’s happiest city, according to a recent ‘World Happiness Report’ from the Earth Institute at New York’s Columbia University. The colorful Danish capital is also consistently voted one of the world’s most livable cities. If you’re planning a fleeting visit with Wimdu rather than to up sticks and…