Greece: A Walk Around the Hills of Athens

In the heart of Athens, crowded with six million people and choked by exhaust-spewing traffic and cacophony, it’s hard to believe you can find a place of peace and solitude. But rising from the maze of streets and modern buildings are the hills and mountains of Attica, and for a...

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Ratis, Camargue Races

As if spawned by the fury of the Mistral winds Ratis explodes into the ancient Roman arena snorting defiance and angrily pawing the ground. Thousands of eyes follow him even as 2000 years ago a long dead audience watched in awe as the spectacular and the heinous played out before them.

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Mountain Paradise Andorra

The image of Andorra has always provoked a certain romanticism in my traveler's mind. Picture a tiny country, only a few hundred square miles across, surrounded by the towering mountains of the Pyrenees, some of them covered in snow even in the summer, divided by green valleys and a few...

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5 Things to do in Berlin

Berlin is easily one of the coolest cities in Europe. It's a combination of glamour and grit, full of top museums and galleries, delicious food, and a crazy nightlife. There's such a wide variety of things to do in Berlin, and there's something to suit everyone. 1.

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In the Footsteps of Hamlet: Visiting Kronborg Castle

This week, my partner-in-adventure and I made our first trip outside of Copenhagen since moving to this incredible city last month. We have loved every second of exploring everything possible from tourist hot-spots to hidden gems, and still have so much to see, but decided it was time to venture...

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Venice Mistress of Seas

As I step outside my small hotel, it is the light in the piazza that impresses me first, the way it filters through the narrow passageway, a bright shaft of daylight flooding across the cobbled path. I stand transfixed for a moment, breathing in the scent of old stones and pungent...

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Adventures in the Istanbul Spice Bazaar

Istanbul is undoubtedly one of the most culturally rich and historic cities in our world.  Historically, it acted as the bridge from West to East, and thus was an epicenter of travel and trade.  Merchants brought goods from India, China, Egypt, Iran and many other places to a central area...

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48 in Lisbon, Portugal

Earlier this year I spent six months living in Lisbon. Having now won a few travel awards the city is starting to get a lot more recognition as a place to visit yet it is still incredibly under-rated as a city.

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The Great Outdoors of Romania

Nearly a year had gone by when I decided to head back to Romania before ending my time in Europe.  I had only been there once before and it had admittedly been very brief, but I hadn’t enjoyed it so much.  I had traveled to a small western village and...

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Middle Ages meet Renaissance in Avila and Salamanca/Spain

I sat glued to the window as my train sped from Madrid to Avila because I didn’t want to miss my first glimpse of Avila’s most famous landmark: the medieval wall which entirely encircles the Old Town.

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Top Travel Generation Writers

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    from Detroit, Michigan, USA
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    from a small village in rural England
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    from Halifax, Canada

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