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York Gatehouse Coffee - York city walls walk

How to spend a full day walking York city walls

This locals’ guide to York city walls features several hot spots that make this English city so special. Plus: I include some insider tips about the off-wall places you shouldn’t miss. You could walk the 3.4km around York city walls in an hour or so. But, take in sights and the occasional pub en-route, and that hour could […]

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Berlin architecture walk Karl-Marx Allee

What to see on a self-guided Berlin architecture walk

Wow, Berlin’s got a tonne of fantastic buildings! Here’s my self-guided Berlin architecture walk that shows off the city’s eclectic side. There’s a load of glass, brick and render out there … 1. Modern Berlin architecture at the Hauptbahnhof A homage to glass, the multi-storey central train station (Hauptbahnhof) combines style and function and has itself become […]

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hiking Gran Canaria - Roque Nublo

What to expect when hiking Gran Canaria

Discover vistas and varied landscapes when hiking Gran Canaria – from pine forests to green valleys to semi-desert, rocky crags, and mesa-style mountains. Browsing some cool travel hiking photos online, I came across one of a mountainous landscape that was reminiscent of the American South-West. Curiosity peaked by my “love of large landscapes” nature, I […]

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Things to do in Montejaque, Ronda

The gorgeous white-washed village of Montejaque has Ronda and a national park on its doorstep. Here’s why I found it to be a great base for a holiday in Andalucia. Montejaque sits way up in the mountains above Málaga and the resorts of the Costa del Sol. Past the beautiful crag-perched city of Ronda, it’s […]

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