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Walk around Cap-Ferrat, French Riviera

Walking around Cap-Ferrat Plage des Fossettes

We took a walk around Cap-Ferrat, the peninsula on the French Riviera where the rich and famous spend their vacations. The rows of luxury villas and well kept gardens are something you won’t see elsewhere, and so is the winding walkway sticking to the Mediterranean shoreline all the way around the cape. The trail is marked and 13 km long.  ...

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The Top 10 Places in the French Riviera

The Top 10 Places in the French Riviera, Eze

We were exploring Southern France and made a list of the Top 10 places in the French Riviera. Our Top 10 list will help you discover the best places near Nice and Monaco, most of which are easy to get to by train. For centuries, the French Riviera has been the Number 1 destination for millionaires, movie stars and royals ...

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Hiking Cinque Terre Trails between Five Villages

Hiking Cinque Terre Trails

This post will take you to an isolated part of Italy. We are hiking Cinque Terre trails linking five old fishing villages on the North Italian coastline. The five villages of Cinque Terre are in a location with no access by car. You can only reach the place by the train through tunnels. To see the five villages you have ...

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San Francisco Sightseeing: A Driving Tour

Alamo Square, San Francisco downtown

This post will show you a San Francisco sightseeing itinerary by car. As distances are long in San Francisco, driving is by far the best way to explore the city. No need to worry about driving in Central San Francisco. It’s super easy, yet its best to visit on a Saturday or Sunday when there is less traffic. Parking, however, may ...

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Exploring the Historic Sonoma, California

Sonoma center

The small town of Sonoma one hour north of San Francisco is the center of the wine-growing valley with the same name. Sonoma’s main attractions are its many wineries and the pretty, historic Sonoma Plaza. This post is a small photo gallery of the historic Spanish-style town of Sonoma, California. The historic town of Sonoma in north California About Sonoma’s ...

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Queenstown Day Trips by Car: Arrowtown & Wakatipu

Queenstown Day Trips Arrowtown

This post will show you two Queenstown day trips by car: north to Arrowtown and south the Wakatipu lakeshore.  Arrowtown is a postcard-perfect mining village 20 km north of Queenstown, a must-see place in this part of New Zealand. The other Queenstown must see is the fiordlike Lake Wakatipu. Rent a car and follow the lakeshore south or north, both ...

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What to See around Antalya Old Town

Antalya umbrellas

This post will take you on a walk to the most interesting sights in and around Antalya Old Town, Turkey. Antalya’s historic old town Kaleici is a sight in itself and there’s even more to see outside the thick city walls. We will start in the seaside park Karaaliogly and walk around Kaleici to the local’s favorite shopping area, from ...

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Dining in Gdansk Old Town Restaurants

Restaurant Pod Lososiem, Gdansk

Before my trip to Gdansk I only had a vague idea of Polish food in my mind: potatoes, sauerkraut and pork. But after a few times dining in Gdansk this idea had changed. As Gdansk is on the coast they serve a lot of fish in the city, and even meat dishes were not heavy as I had thought. I ...

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A Walking Tour of the Historic Gdansk

Historic Gdansk from Motlawa river

In this post we will take you to the historic Gdansk by the Baltic Sea. We went to Gdansk for a weekend, invited by the Polish Tourist Organisation, and were surprised how great history this thousand year old town has. The historic town of Gdansk offers a lot to see and makes a perfect weekend getaway. In cooperation with: Polish ...

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Miami Ocean Drive Art Deco District at Night

In this post I will show you what the Miami Beach and its Ocean Drive Art Deco district looks like after dark. As we all know, the South Beach Art Deco buildings look amazing at daytime but at night they look even better. If you really want to see Ocean Drive night lights it’s not sufficient to just drive along ...

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