Travel from Belfast to Glasgow

Belfast, the Northern Irish capital, should be on everybody’s to do list. Having left behind the troubles of the past, it continues to look forward with new museums, redevelopments and Michelin star restaurants. Glasgow, is Scotland’s biggest and grittiest city. Yes, it does not always have the best of reputations, but do not be fooled by appearances. There are few […]

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Travel from Athens to Santorini

Santorini is one of the better known Cyclades islands. Its villages with white-washed houses, the volcanic beaches and archaeological sites draw many visitors each year. There are many seasonal flights available to Santorini from several European cities including Barcelona, Frankfurt, London, Rome, Oslo and Vienna. By “seasonal”, we mean the tourist season between April and October. Out of season, however, it is a completely different […]

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Top 10 destinations where English is spoken as a second language

Travel around the world expecting everyone to speak English and you will get frustrated or even end up offending your hosts.  It is always a good idea to learn a few basic words. Just by adding Bonjour, Bitte, or Grazie at the beginning or end of a sentence will make both you and the other person feel more at ease. After […]

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Travel from Buenos Aires to Montevideo

Buenos Aires, the elegant South American capital, is a stone's throw away from its smaller cousin across the La Plata river. There are many similarities between them. Both cities share a common language, an obsession for Mate  -a type of tea- and a passion for soccer (football). Vegetarians beware! In this part of the world people eat a lot of meat, […]

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Travel from London to Paris

London and Paris are two of Europe’s most iconic cities. Millions flock each year to study, work or simply visit landmarks such as Tower Bridge and the Eiffel Tower. They are relatively close, separated by just 344km (214mi) and the English Channel.  But with so many options, deals, and offers available, it can be overwhelming even for experienced travelers. Please note […]

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Barcelona or Madrid: Which should you visit?

Many first-time  visitors to Spain ask questions like: Which should I visit first, Madrid or Barcelona? Which is better? Which one will I like most? Both! The honest answer is you should travel to both! However, if time is limited and you are forced to choose one, opinions will differ wildly depending on who you ask. It is like asking what's better, chocolate or vanilla? apples or oranges? […]

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