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Italy by Train and Car: Rome, Florence and Tuscany

Driving along Tuscan country roads

Italy, if any, is my favorite destination where I have to get almost every year. Last year we made a one-week trip to Italy by train and car: Rome, Florence, Tuscany. Yes, you can really see three different destinations in a week, just travel the long distances by train and then rent a car. I will show you how. Italy ...

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Places to Travel at Different Times of the Year

Kick of the travel year

The new year is here, and the time to start planning your travels. To inspire you I listed some of the best places to travel in winter, spring, summer and autumn. Portugal, Italy, Finland, France… See the list of my favorite places to travel. You can make more trips if you don’t travel that far. As I live in Finland ...

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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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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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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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Sightseeing in Dubai on Local Transport

View from Burj Khalifa

Dubai offers amazing things to see, both in the old quarters of Deira and Bur Dubai and in modern high-rise areas. This post shows you that sightseeing in Dubai on local transport is a good alternative if you want to explore the area. Using public transport in Dubai is easy and cheap. Dubai has an efficient metro transport network.   This is a view from Burj ...

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