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Things to do in Ottawa Canada

Must do

Ottawa is often cited as the second coldest capital in the world (Mongolia?s Ulaan Baatar claims the top spot), so if you can brave the sub-zero temperatures, you really should visit in winter. From January to early March the Rideau Canal opens as the world?s largest ice rink (almost 8km long) and …

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Things to do in London

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If you do anything on a visit to London, it must be to visit one of its markets.  You’ll not only likely to pick up a bargain, but they offer the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local atmosphere.  The choice of market extends to everyone’s taste: Borough market for food, Portobello market for …

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Things to do in Prague – Czech Republic

Must do

Prague is  the town eleven centuries old, in my opinion it is very beautiful (see picture).  Some of monuments are on the list of cultural heritage of UNESCO. They are  built in the romanesque style, the gothic style, renaissance, baroque, rococo, art nouveau and in the more modern styles. There is also …

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Things to do in Morcambe United Kingdom

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One of the most famous parts of Morecambe is the Eric Morecambe statue. The Statue on the sea front is based on the famous comedian; everyone who visits the sea side town must get their photo with this piece of art – of course doing the famous Eric Morecambe pose!

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Things to do in Inverness United Kingdom

Must do

Inverness means “at the mouth of the River Ness”, and the river is the soul of the city. Wandering along the river to the Ness Islands, about 2 km from the city centre, gives a lovely perspective on the city, passing grand stone Victorian homes to the wilderness of the leafy islands, …

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Things to do in Lanzarote Canary Islands Spain

Must Do

Lanzarote was subjected to one of the modern world’s longest ever volcanic eruptions.  Which went on for six years from 1730 – totally transforming around one quarter of the island’s total surface area.  Wiping out villages and farmland and replacing them with lava fields and the spent peaks of 300 volcanoes. This entire region, …

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Things to do in Dublin – Ireland

Must Do

Dublin’s most popular attraction is The Guinness Storehouse. Adjoining the brewery, this museum offers an entertaining history of Ireland’s most famous export, and entry includes a free pint of the black stuff in the elevated, panoramic Gravity Bar.

What do you like best about your city?

For a literature lover, there is no better …

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Things to do in Kyiv Ukraine

Must Do

The list of “must do” in Kyiv includes at the least a dozen of things to do, but the first thing I would recommend is to go down the Andriivsky Spusk  the street featuring the artists works of all sorts from all round Ukraine. On your way talk to craftsmen (apart from being very …

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Things to do in Reykjavik Iceland

Must do

Take a dip at the Blue Lagoon. With steam rising from 40 degrees Celsius waters it easily evokes an otherworldly feeling. Open year-round (yes, it obviously does not freeze in winter), both locals and tourists have taken advantage of the healing properties in its mineral rich waters. A long soak leaves …

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Things to do in Alicante Spain

Must Do

Visit Santa Barbara Castle on the top of Mount Benacantil. You can drive up to the castle or walk, (only really recommended for the super fit or the insane in Alicante’s summer heat!) but my favourite option is to take the lift accessed from opposite El Postiguet beach. It costs 2.40? to make the …

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Things to do in Rotterdam Netherlands

Must do

When you are in the largest port in Europe, go on one of the harbour tours. A cruise ship takes you through the city, you get to see a lot of Rotterdam and there is a good chance you will see something you would like to visit later. The ships depart every hour.

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Things to do in Zagreb – Croatia

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Zagreb is a pocket- sized metropolis, culturally close to central European capitals but with more than a dash of Mediterranean atmosphere. It is a political, commercial, cultural and academic centre of the country, home to almost a quarter of the country’s population (over one million). The sightseeing is easy and the most important cultural …

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Things to do in Faro – Portugal

Must Do

Faro is a beautiful city situated in the heart of the Algarve area. Although the city only has 41,000 citizens, it has all the amenities and facilities required of a large tourist destination, such as a water park, good nightlife, water sports, stunning wildlife and beautiful beaches. Not only does it provide such …

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Things to do in Adelaide Australia

Must Do

Adelaide loves sport, and if it is possible it would be great to go to a game of cricket at the Adelaide Oval either early Dec (5 day Test) or Australia Day weekend late Jan (one Day games). Otherwise to be able to see an AFL match in winter would also be a …

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Things to do in Launceston Tasmania Australia

Must Do:

Visit the cataract gorge, the railway Mueseum, and Art gallery

Best Walk:

The cataract gorge walk

What do you like best about your city?:

Its a large country town/city, with beautiful old builings, friendly locals,loads of parks and cafes.Launcestons lovely riverwalk and punchbowl park are great places to walk or relax with the …

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Things to do in Bangkok Thailand

Must do

Once In Bangkok you can’t miss the , and ( Temple of the Emerald Buddha), which is maybe the most extensively decorated temple in Thailand, with beautilful painted walls, mosaic-encrusted pillars, with murals on the walls. You can relax at the nearby Wat Pho trying out Thai massage right at the …

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Things to do in Haifa Israel

Must do.

By far, the main attraction in Haifa is the Baha`i Shrine and terrace garden located on the Mount Carmel’s slope. It is definitely recommended to see both. The access to the top and bottom terraces of the garden is easy but in order to see more you need to book a free tour.

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Things to do in Novosibirsk Russia

Must do

The main focal point of the city is the Opera and Ballet Theatre, right on Lenin Square, in the Centre of the City. Not only are the shows presented there world-quality, but the building itself is a work of art.

What do you like best about your city?

The lack of foreigners. This is pure, old-fashioned …

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Things to do in Tagaytay Phillipines

Things to do

There are tons of activities that you can do in Tagaytay such as having a picnic with your family and friends at the Tagaytay Picnic Grove, horseback riding, pineapple picking and sightseeing.

What do you like best about your city?

What’s unique about Tagaytay is that, even if there are already lots of …

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Things to do in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Must Do:

The best thing and must do in my city is scuba diving. There are lots of sandy beaches, tropical islands, blue waters and coral reefs. Tourists who would come to Kota Kinabalu won’t miss the chance for scuba diving. For example, Pulau Tiga is believed to have been formed by the …

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Things to do in Saigon – Vietnam

Must Do

Saigon is a magical labyrinth, forever singing with the engines of a hundred thousand scooters flying through the alleyways like flocks of birds. The only way to truly experience this amazing city is by taking a drive through its streets to witness for yourself the vibrant bustle that is Ho Chi Minh City.

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Things to do in Nan, Thailand

Must Do

See the sunrise from a misty mountain top.
Watch dragon boats race their way down the Nan river
Brave the currents and white water raft the Wa river.
Shop at the morning market and see the strange looking vegetables that are on sale.
Chill out at the riverside art gallery.
Bike around the rice fields and foothills that surround …

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Things to do in Pondicherry India

Must do

The Sri Aurobindo Ashram,is the heart of the city.It is the Samadhi that houses the mortal remails of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother of Pondicherry,it is indeed the most famous pilgrim spot. Discipline and leniency intermingle to maintain the quiet sanctity of the Samadhi and its surroundings, and the prayers and …

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Walking tour of London’s best bookshops

This is a walking tour you can try yourself if you’re interested in bookshops. You might need to divide the tour into a couple days if you’re like me and end up walking around for 2-3 hours in one shop.

However, a lot of the shops have certain specialisations so you can miss a few shops …

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Historic Pub Crawl in London

In this post I’m going to give you some details about how to do a fantastic pub crawl through London. You’ll need to do this London pub crawl in the day because some of the pubs in the city will close early.

Also you’ll need a Zone 1 tube pass as you’ll need to travel by …

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Buy vs. Rent: What’s The Best Way To Drive Australia?

If you’re heading down to Australia, you might have a road trip already planned…..if you don’t you definitely should! There’s over 817,000 kilometers of roads in the country.

If you planned a trip from Sydney (in the south-east) to Perth (Western Australia), it would take you nearly two whole days to drive there.

In other words, Australia …

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Having a great stag party in Prague

There are a number of reasons why having a stag party in Prague is a great idea and they are not all you think.

Firstly, everyone will tell you that Eastern Europe generally has a lot of things going for it rather than going to London for a legs up big night on the town.  You …

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Save money sightseeing in Paris

Visiting Paris soon? One way that travellers can save money is by pre-purchasing a Paris Pass.

The Paris Pass is a sightseeing card which gives holders FREE ENTRY to over 60 sights and tourist attractions in Paris.

Customers simply pay the once off price for the Paris Pass of their choice (there are three durations to choose …

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Great deal with Trafalgar for couples

Noticed a deal that Trafalgar have for couples for their tours through Europe.

When you pay for one tour the second tour is given a 30% discount which is a great deal for couples wanting to get a great tour with a very established company.

Trafalgar also have last minute deals on some tours where you get …

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Great way to save money in London

Visiting London soon? One way that travellers can save money is by pre-purchasing a London Pass.

The London Pass is a sightseeing card which gives holders FREE ENTRY to over 60 sights and tourist attractions in London.

You pay a one off cost for the pass and then you are able to visit as many of the included …

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Trying to deal with Vietnam rip-offs

Now that I’ve been here a few weeks started to try and get a few things done to make day to day life a little easier.

So my task for the day was to sort out local SIM and to try and get my mobile fixed – I smashed the screen 3 days before I left …

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Homestay in Hoi An – Orchid Garden Homestay

I spent yesterday afternoon as guests of a Hoi An Homestay – Orchid Garden Homestay.

Orchid Garden Homestay is located on Cua Dai Road halfway between Hoi An Old Town and Cua Dai Beach. The homestay is a collection of 11 bungalows so it probably better classed as a boutique hotel or self contained units than …