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The Unexpected in Retiro Park, Madrid

Many people will tell you that (Buen) Retiro Park in Madrid is beautiful and well worth a visit. Whilst they’re definitely right, they certainly don’t warn of the disturbing and strangely enticing going -ons inside Palacio de Cristal, which lives within the park. I certainly wasn’t expecting it. Retiro Park The park is particularly great for those [...]

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Paris’ Best Kept Secret: Hotel La Trémoille

A romantic, luxurious weekend in Paris requires a stylish, boutique hotel. One that isn’t pretentious, but instead welcoming and friendly. A hotel that simultaneously oozes 1920s class and contemporary modern style. One that is housed in a beautiful building on a quiet, charming Parisian backstreet, just moments from the fashionable Champs Elysees, the Arc de [...]

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The Top Ten Destinations for 2015

Christmas hasn’t even happened yet, but everyone wants to know the best places to visit in 2015. Well, next February sees the new Chinese zodiac year begin. It’s the Year of the Sheep (Goat/Ram), but you don’t need to act like one. Whilst there are some classic destinations on the 2015 ‘hot list’, it’s also [...]

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Fun and Frolics in Oxford

At a rough estimate there are probably a gazllion million reasons to visit Oxford. The city is popular with tourists and travellers, old and young, wealthy and poor. It’s just one of those places that everyone loves (obviously including yours truly). Here’s just a schmidgen of what you can expect to see and do: ♥ Buskers [...]

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