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5 Things To Do In… Frankfurt

5 Things To Do In… Frankfurt

Frankfurt, the capital of the ECB, modern skyscrapers and city bankers galore, it doesn’t exactly jump to one’s attention as a place for the perfect mini-break but listen up and I might just be able to pursue you otherwise. 1. The Old Town Once you move past the glittering high skyscrapers and the large ‘E’ sign, you’ll find yourself on a dingy 1950s style shopping street. Don’t worry about it, keep going and as you pass down a narrow alleyway,…

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5 Things… Europe Is Best At

5 Things… Europe Is Best At

From amazing cathedrals to stunning beaches, thrilling nightlife and mountains peaks straight out of the national geographic, here are the 5 things that Europe is best at. 1. History Yes, there’s wonderful history across the whole world, except for probably Canada. Some of my family members are older than that place, but for their sheer number, diversity and ease of access, Europe has to win this one. You can spend the morning having coffee in the shadows of the Eiffel…

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5 Reasons You Want To Go To Asia…

5 Reasons You Want To Go To Asia…

When you ask a youngish adult where they want to go travelling too, frequently South East Asia springs forth from their lips, whether it’s the temples of Siem Reap or the islands of Thailand. It doesn’t matter if you are from Europe, Australia or America, Asia seems to be first on the list. Here though, with a bit of help from age-old colonist, I’ll try and put a definitive answer on why so many young folks head out east. 1….

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5 Things I Loved About Thessaloniki

5 Things I Loved About Thessaloniki

Greece is a hard country not to fall in love with, it’s got great food, beautiful architecture, amazing beaches and a history that stretches back forever, here are 5 things I loved about Thessaloniki. 1. The Night Some countries die as nightfall descends on them, most of the Scandinavian countries and pretty much the whole of Canada and the USA. Thessaloniki on the other hand, came alive at night, maybe it was because I was there during the summer, and…

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5 Things That Make Latvia A Hip Place

5 Things That Make Latvia A Hip Place

Ah, Latvia, the butt of many a joke, frequently confused for Lithuania, or even Estonia, a country of just less than two million people, and is one of the few places on earth that has actually seen a population decline over the last twenty years. Don’t let that put you off though, there’s still plenty of things that make it a sort of hip place. 1. Paris of The East Many cities claim to be the Paris of the east,…

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