Bears, Wolves and Wildcats: This is Croatia’s Wildest National Park

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With its mesmerizing cascades and myriad of lakes, Plitvice Lakes is the most famous and instantly recognizable of Croatia’s National Parks. A natural phenomenon of outstanding beauty, this series of 16 lakes and waterfalls are…

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Legends of the west: discovering the best of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

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A mesmerizing coastal route along Ireland’s wild, windswept, and utterly beautiful western edge, the Wild Atlantic Way is an unforgettable journey through nature’s grandeur, where the Atlantic Ocean meets dramatic landscapes. Spanning approximately 1,550 miles,…

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A Whisky Lover’s Guide to Scotland: Discovering the Best Distilleries in Isle of Skye

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Pop quiz for anyone who’s fond of a stiffer tipple: what’s the difference between Scotch and whiskey? Well, Scotch is simply whiskey produced and bottled in Scotland. Only they spell the whiskey part without the…

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5 ways you’ll discover Sicily’s history and culture, up close and personal

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A Mediterranean haven, Sicily’s history is deeply rooted in diverse civilizations, including Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Normans and Spanish. This mosaic of influences is vividly reflected in its art, architecture, cuisine and traditions, making for an…

At home with Monet: discovering his house, gardens and history

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Claude Monet is inarguably one of the most important artistic figures of the 20th Century. His 1872 painting Impression, Sunrise coined the term Impressionism. It’s hardly surprising then that, in the tiny hamlet of Giverny,…

This little-known Greek island is an archaeological wonderland

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Welcome to the enchanting world of Delos, a Greek island jewel nestled near Mykonos in the cerulean waters of the Aegean Sea. Delos island is simply captivating, rich with history and intrigue. With the help…

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Fascinating Sicilian history to discover in the ancient town of Taormina

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Nestled on the north-eastern coast of Sicily, Italy, the ancient town of Taormina stands as a living testament to Sicilian history. As you traverse the ancient streets, each cobblestone and each corner holds a story…

Pearls of the Adriatic: discover the world of oyster cultivation in Croatia

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In a picturesque peninsula sitting just near Dubrovnik, you’ll find unique pearls of the Adriatic. No, not the type that adorn the necks of the upper class; here, the gems are the oysters themselves. In…

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11 Little known Facts About Switzerland’s Famous Emmental Cheese

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Fun facts about cheese always age well. Sure, some may stink — especially those about the French Epoisse de Bourgogne — but they’re always as interesting, quirky, or spreadable with friends as the cheese itself.…