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The Top 10 Places in the French Riviera

The Top 10 Places in the French Riviera, Eze

I was exploring Southern France and made a list of the Top 10 places in the French Riviera. My Top 10 list will help you discover the best places near Nice and Monaco, and most of them you can visit by train. The French Riviera has already for centuries 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 shows you a hidden gem in Italy, we are hiking Cinque Terre trails between five coastal villages north of Tuscany. The isolated Cinque Terre with its five villages is in a location where you don’t get by car, you have to take a train through many coastal tunnels. To explore the Cinque Terre villages you have to walk between them, or take ...

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San Francisco Sightseeing: A Driving Tour

Dreaming about travel: Alamo Square and 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 large city. Without worries, driving in Central San Francisco is super easy, yet try to visit on a Saturday or Sunday when there is much less traffic. However, parking in San Francisco ...

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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 and Lake Wakatipu

Queenstown Day Trips Arrowtown

This post on Queenstown day trips by car shows you two short self-drive trips from Queenstown: one takes you to Arrowtown and the other follows Lake Wakatipu shores. Arrowtown is a postcard-pretty mining settlement full of historical buildings and just 20 km north of Queenstown. It’s a must-see destination if you are visiting Queenstown. Lake Wakatipu again is on the ...

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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 I 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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National Mall Walking Itinerary, Washington DC

Lincoln Memorial, National Mall

This post will show 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. Washington ...

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