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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 dining in Gdansk this idea had changed. Gdansk is on the coast so they serve a lot of fish, and even meat dishes were not heavy as I had thought. I wanted to taste local dishes, that’s what ...

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A Walking Tour of Historic Gdansk

Historic Gdansk from Motlawa river

This blog post tells you about the historic Gdansk by the Baltic Sea. We stayed there for a weekend and were surprised how great history this more than thousand years-old town has. And that there were so many things to see!  We walked up and down the old streets of Gdansk. We also made trips out from the city, but in this blog post I’m telling you about the ...

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Ocean Drive Art Deco After Dark

This is a photo gallery of Ocean Drive Art Deco buildings after dark. Ocean Drive Art Deco looks so beautiful by day, but look at it at night! Park your car and stroll along the beach side of Ocean Drive and enjoy the magnific Art Deco after dark! The South Beach Art Deco Historic District is the number one sight of Miami and it’s ...

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National Mall Walking Itinerary, Washington DC

Lincoln Memorial, National Mall

This post shows you Washington DC and a National Mall walking itinerary that takes you to all famous Washington museums and monuments. So why not park your car and explore the famous Washington DC National Mall by foot? The National Mall is a 2,5 miles long green area between Capitol Hill in the east and the Lincoln Memorial in the west. There is the ...

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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 make a day trip to Old Town Alexandria. Alexandria just south of Washington DC is a pretty 18th century town that once was an important port and commercial center. Many historic buildings still remain in Old Town Alexandria and the town has a nice small-town atmosphere with boutiques, restaurants and sights connected to American history. To make a ...

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Washington DC: Capitol Hill Walk

The U.S. Capitol

This self-guided walk shows you the Capitol Hill in Washington DC. My one day Capitol Hill walk will bring you to the most famous halls of the US Capitol and the Library of Congress. At the end we will visit the US Botanic Gardens. Visiting all these attractions needs a full day and you should prepare your trip in advance, at least a little bit. Make a reservation to ...

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What to Do in Krakow Old Town in One Day

Horses and a carriage, Krakow Old Town

This post shows you what to see in Krakow Old Town in one day. Krakow in the south of Poland is the country’s former royal capital, full of art and culture. Walking in Krakow Old Town is like stepping back in time. What about the trumpeter playing from the top of the church tower – every hour and in all directions – to make sure everybody knows the time? ...

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Phillip Island from Melbourne

A wallaby on Phillip Island

Phillip Island is famous for its Little Penguins that waddle from the sea every day at sunset, in all weather. Phillip Island is just two hours from Melbourne and makes a perfect day trip if you’re visiting Melbourne. And even better if you can stay a couple of days, since there is much more to see. You can meet wallabies, koalas, pelicans and perhaps a whole seal colony. You ...

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Driving from Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory

Walking track to Squeaky Beach, Wilsons Promontory

We made a road trip from Melbourne to Sydney, along the beautiful coastal route. So we started our great Australian journey, first driving from Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory on the southernmost peninsula of continental Australia. As we wanted to drive slowly, feel the beautiful Australian nature and stay the nights in scenic places we rented a campervan at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport and headed south. This ...

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Sightseeing in Melbourne

Circular Tram, Melbourne

This post shows you the most famous Melbourne attractions. These are the sights to start with and for your next days there will be other things to do in Melbourne. Let’s go sightseeing in Melbourne, the living city of four million inhabitants! Most travellers probably want to go and see the downtown first. In Melbourne the downtown, the Central Business District, is easy to explore by ...

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