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Rhodes, An Island of History
Rhodes is much more than just a classical Greek Island experience. It is a magical place filled with the influences of the ages and cultures that have passed, and sometimes stayed, on this island
Riga, Lativia, a Festival of Music
If you have a song in your heart, Riga may just be the place to let it out. Every year from June to the end of August over 30,000 singers and 15,000 dancers from the Baltic states (think Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, and Norway),
River Cruising the Elbe
For me, the Elbe was not a familiar river, so my cruise from Prague to Berlin would truly be an adventure of discovery.
Search for the perfect carry-on
..For years I have been searching for the ultimate carry-on bag for airplane travel, it should be not too big, but large enough to accommodate all the essentials of airplane travel. Without success until now.
Secrets of Winchester Cathedral
If you've seen one cathedral have you seen them all? Revel in the complex architecture, stained glass windows, niches, and chapels. But don't forget to look a little deeper, for the secret stories that are an integral part of a cathedral's history, especially Winchester Cathedral in England.
Shopping in London
To paraphrase Dr Johnson: “When a woman is tired of shopping in London, she is tired of life,”
Stay in a convent or monastery
For centuries religou pilgrims have sought accommodation in convents or monasteries. Today's 21st century traveller sill has that option. Low prices, good food, comfortable beds and quiet settings make staying in a religous guest house an excellent and affordale option for the traveller.
Stockholm Through the Centuries
Sweden’s 700-year old capital is one of the world’s most beautiful and lively cities. Built across fourteen islands, nearly a third of the city if parkland with plenty of gardens and parks.
Did you know that the poet laureate Tennyson is the second most quoted writer after Shakespeare according to “The Oxford Book of Quotations.” Can’t think of a single line you would credit to Lord Alfred? How about? “Theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do or die.”
The Berlengas Archipelago
When you think of Portugal, do you think of islands? You should. Portugal has some unique island environments that will amaze you.
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