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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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Washington DC: Capitol Hill Walk

The U.S. Capitol

This self-guided walk will show you the Capitol Hill in Washington DC. My one day Capitol Hill walk will take you to the famous halls of the US Capitol and the Library of Congress and we will also visit the nearby US Botanic Gardens. Seeing all these attractions needs a full day and you should prepare your trip in advance, ...

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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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Driving from Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory

Walking track to Squeaky Beach, Wilsons Promontory

We started our road trip from Melbourne to Sydney by driving from Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory National Park. That is a three hour drive, 250 km, but you can add some nice side trips and see more of the country.  This was our grand Australian road trip which we wanted to make slowly, to see as much of Australian nature ...

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Sightseeing in Melbourne: Circle Tram and Tourist Bus

Circular Tram, Melbourne

This post will take you to the main sights of Melbourne by the free circle tram and the Melbourne city tourist bus. I will tell you what to do and where the sights are. Now, let’s go sightseeing in Melbourne, the huge Australian metropolis of four million people living in it.  Even when Melbourne is spread on a huge area ...

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Las Palmas Old Town Walk: Vegueta and Triana

A house in Las Palmas old town

Take a short bus or taxi ride from Las Palmas tourist area and you will enter a different world: Las Palmas Old Town, Vegueta. Quiet cobbled streets, old stone quarters and residential areas clinging to the hills give this oldest part of Las Palmas, Gran Canaria a very special flavour. Vegueta, Las Palmas Old Town Walk in the old areas ...

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Cave House Trip from Las Palmas

A cave house in Barranco de Guayadeque

This is a cave house trip from Las Palmas. Yes, you will see cave houses, many of them. In addition you will see botanic gardens, a volcano crater with a farmhouse inside –  and some mountain villages with gingerbread houses. This is a whole day self-drive trip from Las Palmas so you will need to rent a car. Canary Island ...

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Gran Canaria Mountain Tour from Maspalomas

Road from Maspalomas

This post will show you a Gran Canaria mountain tour by car. We took the winding road up from the south and came to the Canarian mountains. What was it like? Majestic scenery, pretty villages and green pine forests. And Canarian palms.  Everything was very different from what you see on the tourist coast. Recommend! Rent a car and go and see the ...

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