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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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My 7 links

Katie at Tripbase has put together a fun, new blog challenge to unite bloggers (from all sectors) in a joint endeavour to share lessons learned and create a bank of long but not forgotten blog posts that deserve to see the light of day again. And how to do this? Details are over at Tripbase […]

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Street sculptures in Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava Street Art

Where on earth do you find a man sticking his head up from a hole in the middle of the street, a paparazzi sneaking his long camera lens around a corner, one of Napoleon’s soldiers hanging on a bench in the main square of the old town, and a cherished local character from the last […]

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le friquet

12 favourite hotels of 2009

Favourite hotels of 2009 include Dubai, Hønefoss, London, Sardinia, Denmark, Sweden, Channel Islands (Jersey and Guernsey), Paris, Bahrain, Kuwait

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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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Bratislava Christmas Market, wine & honey

Christmas markets in Bratislava

All kinds of things are on offer at the Christmas Markets in Bratislava: hats, scarves, handbags, toys, lollipops, porcelain and ceramics…

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