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3 reasons to visit the Netherlands in spring

3 reasons to visit the Netherlands in spring

Imagine the silhouettes of windmills surrounded by tulips blooming in various colors. The Netherlands boasts some quirky combinations of cutting-edge
Madrid’s Golden Triangle of Art: the highlights (part two)

Madrid’s Golden Triangle of Art: the highlights (part two)

In part one, we went through the most famous artworks in the Prado Museum. Now let's look at the must-see pieces in the other two museums that form Ma
20 signs that you have lived in Spain for too long

20 signs that you have lived in Spain for too long

Have you lived in Spain long enough as an expat to merge with the local ambiance? Here are 20 telltale signs to check: 1. You think it's totally no
Four pilgrimage routes to walk or bike with purpose

Four pilgrimage routes to walk or bike with purpose

Today many of the traditional pilgrimage routes have turned into a tourist business rather than a matter of religion. But times change and if you feel
Sleep in a neolithic house in Chavdar, Bulgaria

Sleep in a neolithic house in Chavdar, Bulgaria

The challenge: take a walk in the shoes of a prehistoric person and spend the night in one of these Neolithic huts in Bulgaria. You don’t need a time
Commuting and the City: The London Edition

Commuting and the City: The London Edition

Commuting and the City – the lesser-known sequel to the famous franchise, where Carrie went to London, missed the Tube and had to get a Boris bike… Ok
7 unusual things to do in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (+map)

7 unusual things to do in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (+map)

The challenge: don't leave Plovdiv before discovering its quirky side Plovdiv is one of the oldest cities in the world and one of Bulgaria's best cit
Christopher H. Warren’s Tuscany beyond the stereotypes

Christopher H. Warren’s Tuscany beyond the stereotypes

Thirty years ago, the American photographer Christopher H. Warren called the small Tuscany hilltown of Sorano his home. His debut book "All the Noise
Demir Baba Teke – a holy place in Bulgaria for 3,000 years

Demir Baba Teke – a holy place in Bulgaria for 3,000 years

The challenge: Discover one of the most sacred spots in Bulgaria where people of all religions are welcome, although the site itself is an Alevi shrin
London: 22 free museums and galleries for a ticket-free cultural day

London: 22 free museums and galleries for a ticket-free cultural day

London may not be among the cheapest places to visit in the world but at least it has a bunch of free museums and galleries so you can have a culture-
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