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Star Apartments Poznan Review

Star Apartments Poznan, PolandPoznan might be mostly known for its rich history, but Lindo Apartment brings a fresh, crisp modern edge to Poland’s cultural Mecca. Located in Poznan’s city center, Lindo was less than a year old at the time of writing. Built from the ground up from scratch, the apartment is in many ways […]

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5 Weird Festivals in Greece

  Everyone loves a festival and sometimes it seems that any excuse for a celebration will do. You’ll find some rather strange festivals all over the world and Greece is no exception: from a “war between churches” to gender role changing there is something that will make you rise an eyebrow- if not both. Here […]

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Portugal: Mares Vivas 2013

The eleventh annual Mares Vivas Festival (also known as the Baywatch Festival) will be taking place between the 18th – 20th July, and this year, like every other, it’s sure to be a weekend not to be missed. If you want to combine Mares Vivas 2013 with a relaxing break, First Choice have a number […]

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10 Ice Fishing in Lapland, Finland

“Federico! How are you?” asked Micca, my guide for a day in Lapland  when he saw me walking into the arrival hall at Ivalo airport. I wasn’t about to confess that I was deadbeat after three days of travel, five airplanes and 18 hours of flying time. “I’m perfect, excited to be here again!” I […]

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A British Colony in Spain? Meet Gibraltar

Gibraltar’s strategic position in Spain’s southernmost tip has been a source of contention ever since this small territory was declared part of British sovereignty in the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713, after and Anglo-Dutch force invaded and conquered this territory in  1704. With just 6.8 square kilometers (2.6 sq mi) this small piece of land is strategically […]

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