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The Republic of Užupis: Vilnius’ Quirky Bohemian Neighbourhood | Gallop Around The Globe

The Republic of Užupis: Vilnius’ Quirky Bohemian Neighbourhood | Gallop Around The Globe

If you’ve read last week’s post about my fantastic weekend in Vilnius, you’ll know that one of my favourite parts of Lithuania’s capital city was the quirky bohemian neighbourhood of Užupis.  But unlike, say, Psirri in Athens, Montmatre in Paris, or San Blas in Cusco (all well-known districts of famous cities that are favoured by the alternative […]

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The Wonder of New Discoveries and Intrepid Adventures: A Solo Hiking Trip Through Catalonia | Gallop Around The Globe

One of my favourite things about travelling is making new discoveries; something that’s becoming harder and harder to do now that travel is more affordable and accessible than it’s ever been before. But on a recent trip to Catalonia, where I spent three days hiking in and exploring the Province of Girona, I discovered places […]

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Chefchaouen: the Blue Town in Morocco that's a Delight to Photograph, Even in the Rain | Gallop Around The Globe

Chefchaouen: The Blue Town in Morocco that’s a Delight to Photograph, Even in the Rain | Gallop Around The Globe

When you visit somewhere in the off-season, you know that there’s always the chance of bad weather.  But you’re prepared to take that risk, because there are the guaranteed benefits of lower prices and fewer tourists. The average temperatures in northern Morocco at the end of February and into the beginning of March were around […]

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