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My Photo Of The Week: Rovinj in Croatia

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Sitting on the Istrian coast of Croatia, Rovinj has a distinctive Venetian feel to it thanks to its shared history with the watery Italian city. It is the perfect place to swim thanks to its crystal clear waters and is … Continue reading

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Inspiring Innsbruck, 24 Hours In The Tyrolean Capital

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My Photo Of The Week: Camel At Petra, Jordan

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I’ve chosen this photo in honour of my friend Elina, who liked it so much that I gave her and her husband a framed copy of it for their wedding present. It was taken on a press trip to Jordan … Continue reading

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My Photo Of The Week: Hanoi Water Puppets

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The Vietnamese city of Hanoi is a crazy and bustling place, accompanied by the perpetual buzz of a million motorbikes. Yet in the midst of all this I found this little boy playing with some wooden water puppets. A very … Continue reading

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My Photo Of The Week: Fraisthorpe Beach, East Yorkshire

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With so much of the world to explore, it’s easy to forget the beautiful spots nearer to home. A mere 60 minutes drive from my frontdoor, Fraisthorpe beach is a lovely, quiet setting just south of the popular Yorkshire seaside resort … Continue reading

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Three Things I Love About My Favourite City: Vienna

It is no secret that my heart is in Vienna, so when Accor Hotels invited bloggers to write about their favourite place for their A Tale of Three Cities competition it seemed a bit of a no-brainer to enter. Here are … Continue reading

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Happy New Year: Spinning Into 2015

When I was a kid in Austria, we had a Weihnachtspyramide, or Christmas pyramid. For those not in the know, a Weihnachtspyramide is a traditional Christmas decoration with its roots in the Erzgebirge of Germany. It’s a kind of carousel … Continue reading

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Tennessee: That Time We Saw A Bear

In honour of Thanksgiving, this week we’re travelling to the US and the state of Tennessee. My other half has lived in the States twice – once in Tennessee and another in Connecticut. He also fondly remembers family trips to … Continue reading

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Austria: The Riesenrad In Vienna

Today’s Thursday Travel Treat is the Viennese Riesenrad. Continue reading

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Playing For Keeps At The National Football Museum In Manchester

If ever you’re going to make a first visit to Manchester, what a better day to do it than when one of its home teams is celebrating winning the Premier League. This is what happened when we took my father … Continue reading

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