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Corsica’s Most Beautiful White Sand Beaches

Images of Corsica always show the beautiful beaches with white sand. Well, guess what – you can arrive to Corsica and see only dark brown sand that’s not as appealing to the eyes as the pure whiteness. To enjoy Corsica’s white beaches, you need to know where to go. You’ll be probably staying close to …

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Following the Perfume Murderer to Grasse

Have you seen the movie Perfume: The Story of a Murderer? The young Jean-Baptiste Grenouille starts to discover the beauty of scents and perfumes in Paris and later comes to learn the full craft of enfleurage in Grasse, the world’s perfume capital. The story is based on a 1985 novel by a German writer Patrick …

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9 Reasons Why Milan Is a Great Stopover City

Are you about to book a flight and the flight search keeps returning a stopover in Milan, Italy? Book it! Here are 9 reasons why you won’t regret: 1. It’s a low-cost airlines’ hub All major European low-cost airlines go through Milan’s Malpensa airport: Easyjet, Ryanair, Germanwings, Vueling etc. That makes it a cheap destination …

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Searching for Gas in Germany? Get off the Highway

You come to Europe for a roadtrip. You rent a car, happily hop in it and at some point you’ll go through Germany. Being used to gas stations on every mile/few kilometers, you don’t expect this could be different in this modern country with no high-speed limit on the highway. But that’s outright wrong! Although …

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May 1st Vappu Celebration in Finland (It Gets Wild)

Last updated Vappu. What is Vappu? The strange sounding name makes Labor Day lose its spark in comparison! That’s right, it is the Finnish version of May 1st celebration. But as you’ll see, this is not just an ordinary May Day celebration. I spent two Vappus in Turku, Finland. One as an Erasmus student and another on …

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Is Bruges Really Worth Visiting?

Last updated If you’re headed to Brussels with enough days to enjoy both Belgium’s capital and to make some little trips out of the city, you’re most likely considering visiting Bruges. Perhaps you got intrigued about the place from the movie ‘In Bruges’ staring Collin Ferrell or perhaps you’re planning to come just because it’s …

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