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“Travel ins’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s ok. The journey changes you – it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body, you take something with you… Hopefully, you leave something good behind.”
                                                                                   -ANTHONY BOURDAIN
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A Place of Religion on the Turquoise Coast

Fethiye is an ideal base for those wanting to enjoy Turkey’s Turquoise Coast. It is less than an hour east of Dalaman International Airport that has flights from a huge number of regional airports in Europe and the Middle East. The season opens around Easter and the climate right round until winter approaches means that […]

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An Unforgettable Travel Experience: Let’s Head To Ijsselmeer! |Netherlands

  Today we have some very special travel inspiration for you! I’d like to take you to a lovely place which is located quite far away from Australia: Roughly 16.300 km away from Brisbane! I’ll take you to the Ijsselmeer region in the Netherlands – Probably one of the nicest and most popular places to […]

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Casa do Penedo: A Stone Age House in Portugal

What looks like left-over boulders from the Stone Age is actually a house on a remote hillside in Northern Portugal. Casa do Penedo or the ‘House of Stone’, is a particularly odd house stands proudly at the top totally blending  into the surrounding area. If it weren’t  for  the doors, windows and roof, one could never have […]

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Livraria Lello – 110 Years of History

 Porto isn’t short of independent retailers, making it a joy for shoppers. There are lots of emporiums, markets and boutiques where you can pick up anything from handmade souvenirs and classic tomes to local cheeses and vintage ports. Livraria Lello is probably the most famous shop in Porto. The debate over the most beautiful bookstore continues, […]

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Why You Should Sail in Portugal During Winter

For many European sailors, the word “winter” announces the time to get the yacht out of the water and do some repairs ashore. With temperatures dropping, days becoming shorter and low pressure systems crossing frequently these latitudes, the sailing season comes to its end forcing the enthusiastic cruising sailor to remain for a couple of […]

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Fairytale Story in Sintra – Portugal

The small village perched high up in the verdant green Sintra Hills has a magical quality to it. Crowning the village high up on the mountain, the ruins from a Medieval Moorish castle and a brightly coloured fairytale castle which sparks anyones imagination. Sintra is a town of mysterious forests and romantic palaces, a place […]

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