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Discovering the Beauty of Brasov – Gallop Around The Globe

Brasov was the second stop on our six-night independently-organised trip around Romania.  Although it’s one of the country’s largest cities, the pace of life here is noticeably slower than the buzzing streets of the country’s capital, Bucharest.  The buildings are more colourful and well looked after, and there are wide pedestrianised boulevards and spacious plazas. […]

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Convento de San Felipe Neri, Sucre: So Good I Visited Twice!

Bolivia’s constitutional capital, Sucre, was declared a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1991.  As a result its historic centre is overflowing with a wealth of impressive museums, well-preserved colonial buildings, and ornate churches. If you’ve been reading my most recent blog posts you’ll know that, of all the sights I visited during the three weeks […]

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Slovenia’s Small but Perfectly-formed Coastline

Slovenia may only have 42 kilometres of coast but it’s quality over quantity that counts, in this former Yugoslav republic that’s roughly the size of Wales.  Sandwiched between Italy and Croatia, Slovenia’s coast is full of colourful, Italian-style fishing villages, olive groves, and clean, clear water. There are four main coastal resorts in Slovenia – […]

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Exploring America in Miniature: Sights and Sleeps in Maryland

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Boutique Hotel Stays in the U.S

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Boutique Hotel Stays in the U.SNicknamed ‘America in Miniature’, Maryland is one of North America’s smallest states in terms of area, but its diverse range of landscapes means that it provides the visitor with an interesting mix of everything that the country has to offer. […]

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