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Three Terrific Christmas Markets

A highlight in Europe this time of year is the cheerful (sometimes even magical) Christmas markets. I adore browsing through the arts and crafts for sale, and trying some of the hearty seasonal street food. And then there’s mulled wine. Here are three of my favourite Christmas markets: Elegant and child-friendly Vienna I’m very fond [...]

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Blog carnival: Your favourite place on earth

It’s my great pleasure to host the 10th Lonely Planet Blogsherpa Blog Carnival. For this edition, I asked my fellow bloggers: Which is your favourite place on earth? Is it a country, a city, a village, a beach, a hut, a mountain, a hotel? Do you return all the time – or do you dream [...]

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Strangers on a Plane

In the seat next to me on the Prague-bound flight is a Dane. And how do I know he’s a Dane, you ask? Well, maybe you’re not asking, but I’ll answer anyway. On the sleeve of his short camouflage KFOR shirt, above his left bulging biceps, is a Danish flag; white cross on a red [...]

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Boating up the Nile

Travels of 2008 – and plans for 2009

Travels of 2008 – many old faves plus some new countries: Macedonia, Kosovo, Moldova, Transdniestr, PEI, Wales, Isle of Man, Srpska and more.

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