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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

Nicknamed ‘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. To the west the leafy trails and roaring rivers of the Appalachian mountain range are […]

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Where to Eat, Drink and Sleep in La Paz

If you’ve been following along with my travels through Bolivia, you’ll know that – in addition to the multitude of intriguing facts that I learned about the country’s administrative capital – one of the things that surprised me about La Paz  was the quality and diversity of its food. After the incredible food I’d enjoyed in […]

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Cusco: The City Beyond Machu Picchu

Ok, lets be honest here.  Most people (myself included) come to Cusco in order to hike the Inca Trail (or one of the alternative routes) to Machu Picchu, and many spend just one or two nights here either side of the trek.   Sometimes that’s all our busy travel schedules will allow, especially if we […]

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Barcelona, you little charmer…

I returned to Barcelona last week after nine years.  It’s amazing how many technological advancements there have been in that time.  Nine years ago there was no Facebook (at least, not in my world) and I didn’t have a digital camera, so I only had a smattering of mediocre quality photographs with which to awaken my […]

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