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Three days in Dubrovnik

Three days in Dubrovnik

You may have heard the ancient city of Dubrovnik referred to as the Pearl of the Adriatic. Standing on the top of the cliff looking down, I felt I had discovered a fantastical place that wasn’t quite of this world. That feeling never left throughout my three days in Dubrovnik.

Day 1

When I first entered the Old Town through the Gothic Pila Gate, I found that the noises of the outside world silenced themselves. Spread out...

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A day in Krakow

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 thwarted. A sole trumpeter spotted the approaching horde and blew a warning, now famously known as the Hejnal Mariacki, that allowed the city’s gates to be closed in time to stop...

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Feeling at peace in Lake Bled

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

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

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 operates from St Petersburg to Beijing or in reverse from Beijing to St Petersburg. At times due to irregular train...

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