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Bike Trip from Gdansk to Sopot Beach

Sopot Pier

On our trip to Gdansk we also wanted to see the Baltic coast. So we took bikes and spent a day on a lovely bike trip from Gdansk to Sopot Beach. Sopot, Poland, is a postcard-pretty spa town a bit north of Gdansk, famous for its warm thermal baths, long sandy beach with wooden piers, and Sopot also has music ...

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Washington DC Day Trip to Old Town Alexandria

House in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, US

If you are visiting Washington DC, spend a day on a day trip to Old Town Alexandria. Alexandria is a postcard-pretty and well preserved 18th century town and full of history.   A long time ago Alexandria was a big port and the commercial center of the region. Many historic buildings remain from those days and otherwise the town has a ...

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Melbourne: Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges Drive

A koala at Healesville Sanctuary

This post shows you a Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges drive from Melbourne, Australia. My self-drive trip takes you to the wine-producing area of Yarra Valley and back over Dandenong Ranges. You can make this as a day trip from Melbourne. The drive also takes you to Healesville Sanctuary which is a perfect place to get close to native Australian wildlife. ...

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Sydney Day Trip to Watsons Bay

Sydney from Watsons Bay

On your trip to Sydney, why not make a day trip to Watsons Bay? Watsons Bay is a pretty fishing village a short ferry ride from central Sydney and said to be Australia’s oldest fishing village. Still today Watsons Bay offers excellent seafood, pretty beaches, nice walks in stunning scenery and a park made for Sunday picnics. It’s easy to ...

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Thai Village Life: Ban Phe Fishing Village Built on Poles

Flowers and drying fish at Ban Phe

Thailand is dotted with tiny fishing villages built straight on the water. They just add poles and then their houses. Ban Phe south of Bangkok shows you what a Thai fishing village built on poles is like. We wanted to see what Thai village life on poles is like and spent an afternoon in Ban Phe wandering through its streets. ...

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Canary Islands by Car: Las Palmas Mountain Trip

Mountains near Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

This post will show you a car trip around Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. We will make a Las Palmas mountain trip into the pine-covered slopes next to the capital. The area is dotted with typical Canary towns with gingerbread houses and we will have fantastic views to the rocky shoreline right outside the biggest city of Gran Canaria.  The drive ...

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