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Castlerigg Stone Circle – How I stumbled into history

I had never seen a stone circle before visiting Castlerigg and, oh my, was it ever a good one to start with! Photo via Flikr by Andi Campbell-Jones The location of Castlerigg is one of the reasons this stone circle attracts so many visitors. Situated near Keswick in Cumbria, North West England, Castlerigg stone circle […]

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15 Hours in Paris

Paris is known as the city of romance. It’s where couples go to smooch by the Eiffel Tower or walk hand in hand over lover’s bridge. It’s the place to be with your significant other or as an independent solo traveler who don’t need no (wo)man. It’s lust. It’s love. It’s freedom. It’s Paris.   […]

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Awesome Italian towns


MORE GREAT ITALIAN TOWNS A while back we wrote about great hill towns of Italy, this is a continuation of sorts with five more towns we enjoy visiting and hope that you will add them to your Italian itinerary, if you haven’t already. BOLSENA A short drive from Orvieto is the tiny lakeside town of […]

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Tips Learned from Hitchhiking from Albania to Croatia

Kotor, Montenegro

It all started with a brief conversation in Tirana, Albania; the same conversation backpackers have over and over again in hostels all over the world. The “Where are you coming from? Where are you going” conversation. This time, it ended in an adventure I never imagined for myself. Where are you going next? I’m hitchhiking my […]

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What to pack for the Lake District

Known for it’s glistening lakes, panoramic views, and hiking trails of all difficulty levels, the Lake District in England is a popular destination for residents of the UK and travelers from around the world. Calling the weather in England unpredictable barely begins to describe the sudden changes that can occur from one moment to the […]

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A Day Trip In France – Saintes and Saint-Jean-d’Angély

After weeks of cloud and rain, I took advantage of the first hot and sunny day and set out on […]


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