Tag Archives: Europe

Myths and Legends from around the world

Posted on 23. Feb, 2016 by Rosanna Neophytou.

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From ancient ruins steeped in history, to natural wonders that hide hidden beasts, there are plenty of myths and legends that surround some of our favourite destinations. Some have been told through the years to scare misbehaving children whilst others are engrained in historical textbooks – below are just some of the most interesting tales [...]

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Three days in Dubrovnik

Posted on 16. Sep, 2013 by Samuel Zifchak.

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You may have heard the ancient city of Dubrovnik referred to as the Pearl of the Adriatic. This expression only became truly clear to me, however, when I rounded the bend of the Croatian coastline and saw the city tumbling below me: iridescent in the dying rays of the sun, the Adriatic sea perfectly mirroring [...]

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A day in Krakow

Posted on 22. Aug, 2013 by Samuel Zifchak.

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Place yourself in the walled city of Krakow in the 13th Century. Unbeknown to you or the rest of the population of Poland’s walled capital at the time, the Mongols, led by the brilliant military strategist Subutai, were planning a surprise attack to raze the city to the ground. Their plans, however, were to be [...]

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Feeling at peace in Lake Bled

Posted on 31. May, 2013 by Samuel Zifchak.

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Samuel Zifchak is an adventure traveller, having travelled through Eastern Europe extensively. Here he describes setting eyes on Lake Bled for the first time.

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Chelsea Danger on London on a Budget

Posted on 08. Feb, 2013 by Chelsea Danger.

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Avid traveller, Chelsea Danger gives some tips on how to experience London on a budget. Born in the US, Chelsea has just graduated college and is looking forward to visiting many destinations in the future.

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Zoe’s Trans Mongolian Adventure

Posted on 13. Nov, 2012 by Zoe Brooks.

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The Trans Mongolian Railway holds a certain mystique for adventure travellers. It’s one of the classic overland routes like the Trans Siberian which keeps attracting curious travellers every year. Part of my job at Tucan Travel is to organise the accommodation and the trains for the clients travelling on our Trans Mongolian Railway tour, which [...]

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Zoe’s Balkans Jaunt

Posted on 13. Dec, 2011 by Zoe Brooks.

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A selection of photos from recent travels around eastern Europe. The Balkans region offers up a plethora of sites and attractions along with a diverse and complex history, making it a wonderful, truly unique part of Europe and a great place to visit.

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