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Amsterdam: More than Smoking Pot in Coffee Shops


Earlier this summer, a Dutch law was proposed that would not allow tourists to visit coffee shops. This is mostly a response to Amsterdam’s somewhat pervasive reputation as being the pot-smoking and hash-cookie-munching capital of the world. In concert with the Netherlands Board of Tourism … Continue reading →

Day Trips from Barcelona

If you are spending your vacation in Spain staying in Barcelona apartments you have plenty to see in the city, but especially during the summer it is very recommendable that you also enjoy the beautiful coastlines outside of the city. I would like to share … Continue reading →

La Dolce Vita in Florence

Florence is the capital of Tuscany and is widely known for its importance during the Renaissance period and the Middle ages. The city holds many treasures of Renaissance art and architecture. Every year many tourists flock to the city to admire this historical and cultural … Continue reading →

Timeshares in Spain – Unique Accommodations

Every year travelers find themselves drawn to the natural beauty of Spain, and it’s no wonder. From the sandy, golden beaches of the Canary Islands to the rich cultural streets of Barcelona, Spain truly has a place for everyone. With the broad span of vacation … Continue reading →

Offbeat Travel Guide to Berlin

Things to do in Berlin

We’re spending three months in Berlin soon, so it’s about time I found some cool things to do while we’re there. We’re not so much into sight seeing or endless wandering around museums, but we love to get random crash courses in culture and city life. … Continue reading →

Great Days Out: 5 Things to Try in Cardiff

While it might not automatically leap to the top of the pile when drawing up a mental list of dream day trip destinations, Cardiff has a whole host of enjoyable activities on offer. Whether you’re after a day of culture or something altogether more raucous, … Continue reading →

Summer in Paris on a Budget

Paris has somewhat of a reputation to be a very expensive city. This of course can be true if you intend to spend your stay at Paris apartments with dining in Michelin star restaurants and shopping at haute couture designer stores. A very inexpensive way … Continue reading →

Returning to the Developed World Makes Us Nervous

Developed Countries

When we left Australia, we started our trip in Canada and slowly made our way to less developed countries like India. We thought it made sense to ease into life on the road. It’s quite ironic now that we’re a little worried about heading back … Continue reading →

Summer Activities in Rome

Throughout the whole year Rome sees an uncountable amount of tourists. The city’s beauty appeals to everyone. In no other city you will find so many historical sights on every corner you turn and you will be in awe when you see the amazing art work … Continue reading →

Five Places to Visit Before They Disappear

Does the idea of spending your holidays lolling around on the beach; reading, sunbathing and maybe venturing for the occasional dip in the sea bore you to tears? Who says that’s how a holiday is supposed to be? Why not try an adventure holiday? The … Continue reading →

5 Must Do Things on a Beer Trip to Dublin

When a country is known worldwide for their pubs, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that people will plan a beer trip to Dublin. The idea just sounds right. With a little bit of research a person can experience more than just the beers of … Continue reading →

Everything Flamenco in Sevilla

Flamenco is a fundamental part of the Spanish culture and it is the country’s signature dance and music. Andalusia is the cradle of Flamenco and this art form has recently been recognized as Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. It … Continue reading →

Visit York: the Most Beautiful City in the North

Located in the North of England York is by far one of the most beautiful cities to visit.This historic city is over 2000 years old and well preserved for all to see today. The cityis bursting with character left by the Roman’s the Vikings, the … Continue reading →