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Things to do in Carcassonne: Visit the Medieval Cité de Carcassonne

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Home to the famous medieval citadel, a visit to the Southern French city of Carcassonne makes for the perfect weekend trip. Boasting 52 impressive towers with glinting slate roofs and 3 kilometres of grand concentric fortifications, the medieval cité is an astonishing sight to see. Although I would be happy to sit and gaze at the marvels of the Cité de Carcassonne architecture for hours, there are plenty of things to do in Carcassonne to keep you occupied for a…

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Couchsurfing in Europe: My Experiences of Couchsurfing in Europe

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I’ve already posted a full guide to Couchsurfing: how to set up your profile, how to find the best hosts, the best way to organise your requests and of course, tips on how to stay safe and have a great time during your stay. This time I’d like to share a few of my experiences Couchsurfing in Europe to show how varied, crazy and fun it can be. I’ve couchsurfed quite a few times in Europe and twice in India…

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Things to do in Foix: Visit the Magical Chateau de Foix

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One of my favourite things about France is that you’re always discovering beautiful new places that the majority of tourists have never heard of. While Paris remains one of the top tourist destinations in the world, the rest of France, especially small towns and rural villages, often go completely unnoticed. Even though I’m an avid traveller of France and spend hours researching the best unknown spots to visit in the country, I was completely taken aback when I was placed…

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First Time in Paris: 10 Top Things to do in Paris

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Paris is such a beautiful and huge city: there’s so much to see and do that it can be a little overwhelming deciding what to put on your itinerary and what to leave out. When searching online, you can find list upon list of the top 50, 75 or even 101 things to do in Paris. How do you know what you should really spend your precious days in the French capital? What’s really one of the top things to…

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10 Top things to do in Oludeniz: Ultimate guide to Oludeniz and Fethiye

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Guide to the top things do to in Oludeniz, Turkey This post contains affiliate links. If you click one of them, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Oludeniz and the rest of the Turquoise Coast of Turkey (also known as the Turkish Riviera) are famous for their exquisite weather, stunning beaches and eclectic range of hotels. As a child, I visited this region of Turkey twice with my family. Despite enjoying my time at…

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Guide to Krakow: Polish City Breaks

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Guide to Krakow This is my guide to Krakow, the second instalment in my three-part guide to a city break in Krakow. To check out part one, a guide to the capital of Warsaw, click here. Here’s the lowdown on the best places to stay, what landmarks to see and a few other tips and tricks! Arriving in Krakow We stayed a few days longer in Krakow, which I was happy about considering how short our stay in Warsaw was.…

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Guide to Warsaw: Polish City Breaks

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Guide to Warsaw: Polish City Breaks This is the first instalment of a three-part guide to Poland. First and foremost is my guide to Warsaw, the capital of Poland. In April 2017 I went to Poland for the first time and fell in love with it’s character, architecture and shockingly cheap prices. I went as part of a three-city trip for my best friend’s 21st birthday. We visited Berlin, Warsaw and Krakow in an urban adventure that was heavily characterised…

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3 day itinerary for Barcelona: A Barcelona Weekend Itinerary

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This post contains affiliate links. If you click one of them, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. This is a 3 day itinerary for Barcelona, sorted by theme and location into the perfect 3 days trip. By the end of this post you’ll know what to see in Barcelona in 3 days, where to stay, how to get around and also some interesting history about the city. Encompassed in history, culture and crazy architecture, a trip to…

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Hvar Island, Croatia: The Perfect Two Day Hvar Itinerary

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This post contains affiliate links. If you click one of them, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Here’s how to spend 2 days in Hvar. For your first day on Hvar Island, check out my previous post where I suggest walking around the town of Stari Grad, including climbing up Glavica Hill to thoroughly explore one of the oldest towns in Europe before relaxing on a beach of your choice (we stayed on a…

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Stari Grad, Hvar: Exploring the Oldest Town in Europe

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The next morning I woke up in Hvar to find that my early night had had no beneficial effects on my brewing cold. I felt goddamn awful. My throat was inflamed, my glands were swollen, my nose blocked and my whole head felt like it was full of wool. It was really the opposite of how you’d want to feel on your first day exploring a new place. I crawled from the tent into the outside world fairly begrudgingly. There have…

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