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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Nesebar and Sunny Beach, Bulgaria

A country which is dubbed ‘Land of Wine and Roses’ with a beach resort also known as ‘The Pearl of the Black Sea’ must certainly be worth a visit, wouldn’t you think? I certainly did, although the start to my trip was not promising.

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What is it Like to Work a Ski Season in Europe?

Everyone says that a ski season is a lot of fun to work, but what does it really involve? In Europe, it goes a little like this (with slight variations depending on who you work for and what your role is)...

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The Traboules of Vieux Lyon

Rene turned his collar against the drizzling wetness under the umbrella of approaching dusk, his eyes cat-wary as he strode along the streets of old Lyon. In a flash he saw them, trench-coated and blocking his passage. One pointed at him.

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Stupidly Obvious Yet Honest Mistakes

Whether you have travelled once or countless amounts of times, I’m certain you have created your own ideas and tips for yourself to share with others of what to do and more importantly what not to do when taking the next trip.

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A Weekend in Prague

I’d long been dreaming of traveling to Prague, and while hitchhiking through Central Europe, I was presented with the perfect opportunity.  After catching a not-so-quick ride out of Vienna, I headed north to the Czech Republic.  I’ll never forget the final leg into the outskirts of the city: a genuinely...

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Music is in the Air in Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg, located on the northern rim of the Alps is a delight to visit in summer as well as in winter. Maybe there really is something in the air because for many centuries Salzburg is famous for her castles, monuments, parks, and… artists.

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Lucca: Tuscany’s Not-So-Famous Walled City

Lucca is often overlooked by travelers to Tuscany, in favour either of Pisa, 20 minutes to the west or Florence 50 minutes to the east. So much the better for those who want to escape hordes of tourists and join the locals strolling or bicycling the historic district’s narrow,...

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