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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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Exploring New Mexico’s Desert Metropolis: Sights and Sleeps in Albuquerque

Founded in 1706 as a small Spanish settlement on the banks of the Rio Grande,  Albuquerque has since grown into a bustling desert metropolis that is famous for its annual International Balloon Fiesta and, more recently, for the award-winning TV show, Breaking Bad, which is filmed at various locations around the city. Albuquerque may not have […]

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