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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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Split or Dubrovnik?

Split or Dubrovnik? I know which one I’ll go back to …

I expected to love both these Croatian cities. But did I? Will it be Split or Dubrovnik that will have me scouring Skyscanner flights to return? Split or Dubrovnik? About Split I’m a big believer in “vibe” and Split immediately gave me a good one. The sea-front promenade of The Riva was full to the […]

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reasons to visit Kotor, Montenegro - the views

Five reasons to visit Kotor, Montenegro

When an email from Lonely Planet arrived in my inbox announcing its “Best in Travel” destination lists for 2016, I eagerly started clicking. Countries. Cities. Regions. A few I’ve been to. Several which encouraged me to immediately check flight prices on Skyscanner. And there it was. The #1 city recommendation to visit: Kotor, Montenegro. A […]

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