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Why Visit Warsaw Poland? 10 Reasons to Take the Polish Capital Seriously

Chances are when you’re considering visiting Poland, you’re mostly looking at Krakow and that’s about it. I don’t blame you, I was the same. But then an opportunity to visit Warsaw Poland presented itself and I jumped at it and couldn’t be happier about the decision! Let me explain why the city of Warsaw deserves …

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Top Things to Do in Taormina – One of the Best Places to See in Sicily

Taormina is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy and is the full package for a one day trip. It’s got all the best elements an ancient Italian city could offer. I visited Taormina on a trip to Sicily‘s East and Southeast – you can see my Sicily itinerary here. The city and its …

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8 Things to Do in Tiraspol, Transnistria, a Bastion of Soviet Tourism

Transnistria is a noodle-shaped chunk of land wedged between Moldova and Ukraine. Its capital, Tiraspol, is easily accessible from Moldova and is an ideal place if you’re into unique travel experiences. This time it’s all about seeing a place stuck in time, living still in the ‘good old’ Soviet times. Read about why you should …

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Leyte, an Unexplored Corner of the Philippines

The people in Leyte are more resilient than most places. They’ve survived one of the worst tropical storms in the history, which left their homes in tatters and claimed the lives of beloved family members. Still, they recovered, proudly rebuilt their homes and are looking towards future with hope. Welcome to Leyte, a Filipino island …

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15 Things You Should Know About Iran and Its People

Chances are that you haven’t considered Iran as a must see destination. Who would, right? With the usual negative rhetoric towards the country and its political representatives.. it makes one doubt the safety. But nothing can be further from the truth. Politics aside, Iran is the most welcoming country I’ve ever been to. So I …

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Barcelona’s (Fake?) Gothic Quarter: El Barri Gòtic

When you roam the tiny charming streets of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, or Barri Gòtic as Catalans call it, it makes you feel like you stepped hundreds of years into the past. That is, if you manage to visually remove all the vendors and tourists. However, the reality can be very different than what it appears …

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History & Gastronomy Highlights of La Selva

La Selva is part of the rebellious Catalonia (Catalunya) and it’s one of the greenest areas in Spain. No wonder it has ‘forest’ in its name! I’d like to draw your attention to this special region, which is rarely visited by travellers. And if you’re after an authentic Catalan experience, La Selva should be among your …

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12+ Reasons Why I Fell in Love with Kerala

I realize this might sound unbelievable. I was skeptical myself. Kerala seemed just like any state in India, and I expected chaos, hygiene standards far from perfect, glorified cows and staring men. But to my surprise, I discovered a state with friendly people, beautiful nature and high-end facilities. The list of reasons why I love …

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