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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to Make a Bus Trip from Dubai to Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, from Dubai to Abu Dhabi

If you are wondering what to do in Dubai why not make a day trip and see a bit more? Take the bus from Dubai to Abu Dhabi and see the Grand Mosque. Buses from Dubai to Abu Dhabi are modern and  air-conditioned and they leave every thirty minutes at Al Ghubaiba bus station in Bur Dubai. A bus trip to Abu ...

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