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10 of the World’s Best Destinations for Families

Kids of all ages can appreciate Gaudi’s modernist masterpieces.

With so many different ages and tastes to cater to, traveling as a family can often be as frustrating as it is fun, but it’s a sure-fire way to create unforgettable memories, whether sharing a magic moment or bonding over a travel disaster. To make sure your family vacation goes to plan, choosing your destination is key, but where you go depends on the kind of holiday you want to have.

To help you out, here’s a list of 10 of the world’s best destination for families, so whether you’re planning your first trip with kids in tow, have hard-to-impress teenagers to keep entertained or want a back-to-nature adventure for all ages, there’s no reason not to venture overseas!

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June 13, 2016 by | Comments Off

10 New Museums in Europe Not to Miss

Europe has some of the oldest artifacts displayed in some of the oldest museums in the world – nearly all top class and filled with priceless historic treasures. But it’s good to see the cultural wheels keep turning, with new additions to the museum scene opening all the time. Here are 10 new museums in Europe that should be on everyone’s bucket list. Red Light Secrets, Amsterdam, Netherlands Red Light Secrets museum in Amsterdam Red Light Secrets museum in Amsterdam

Europe has some of the oldest artifacts displayed in some of the oldest museums in the world – nearly all top class and filled with priceless historic treasures. But it’s good to see the cultural wheels keep turning, with new additions to the museum scene opening all the time. Here are 10 new museums in Europe that should be on everyone’s bucket list.

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April 13, 2016 by | Comments Off

20 New Year’s Eve Parties Around the World

As the Christmas lights start to fade and the holiday season is coming to an end, there’s still one final bash to send out 2015. With the New Year just around the corner, now’s the time to make your New Year’s resolutions, drink away the last year’s regrets and celebrate starting all over again in 2016. From riotous street parties and fireworks extravaganzas, to marching bands and torchlight processions, here are 20 of the best New Year’s Eve parties from around the world.

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December 10, 2015 by | 2 Comments

TripAdvisor’s World’s Top 25 Landmarks

Lists covering the world’s top attractions or travel destinations are nothing new — magazines, guidebooks and TV shows put them out every year. The jet-setting editor or TV host can be helpful, but sometimes you just want to hear what fellow travelers are out there doing. The TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Landmarks Awards are just that.

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May 26, 2015 by | Comments Off

25 Incredible Ways to Propose Abroad

Forget dropping down on one knee at a glitzy restaurant; these days popping the question requires a little more thought. From drifting along the Venice canal ways on a romantic gondola ride to camping out under the Egyptian stars, or even from the top of the Empire State Building, here are 25 ideas for mind-blowingly romantic proposals.

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February 7, 2014 by | 4 Comments

Europe’s Most Accessible Cities (and Tips for Getting Around With Limited Mobility)

Rental car in Paris

According to figures released by the UN, there are 650 million people living in this world with some sort of disability, with around eight million of those from Europe, which also has a population that is aging. That’s a huge section of the population and one that until recently was not well served when traveling overseas. However, times they are a-changing and guidelines for accessible travel laid down in the European Parliament are now largely being adhered to or at the very least worked towards.

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March 21, 2013 by | 2 Comments

8 Great Day Trips from Barcelona

Once you’ve had your fill of Barcelona’s ancient architecture, world-class cuisine and hedonistic nightlife, venture outside of the Catalonian capital, where you’ll find plenty of sights to keep you occupied. From mountain-top panoramas to sipping cava in a family-run vineyard, here are 8 destinations that make great day trips from Barcelona.

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October 18, 2012 by | 0 Comments

Barcelona Scooter Tour: Zip Around Like a Local

Viator offers a 3-hour scooter tour of Barcelona which began in the Barceloneta neighborhood at a place called Cooltra. After a very short introduction to the motorbike, we took off following our guide Miguel. There were only 4 of us so it was easy to stick together among the traffic and stop lights.

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September 12, 2012 by | 0 Comments

Barcelona’s Best Outdoor Adventures

Barcelona is a city of juxtapositions: ancient Gaudi landmarks pitched against modernist architecture; the winding streets and pleasant market plazas, crammed with Chupitos (shot bars) where come nightfall, rowdy students knock back shot after shot. But one thing Barcelonans can agree on is their love of the outdoors. Whether you prefer a gentle stroll around the city sights or a tough hike up the mountains; lounging on one of the city’s many beaches or taking to the waves on a kiteboard; there are an abundance of activities for all ages, abilities, and preferences. For those hoping to make the most of Barcelona’s beaches or explore the varied topography of the Catalan countryside, here’s a rundown of Barcelona’s best outdoor activities.

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July 19, 2012 by | 0 Comments

Team Europe Update: Ryan & Asha in Barcelona

Flamenco at Tablao Cordobes

The next stop on Team Europe’s journey was Barcelona! They said ciao to the gelato and pizza in Venice and Italy and hopped on a plane to Spain, where they spent time playing on the beach, making paella, and riding around in fancy cars.

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June 15, 2012 by | 0 Comments

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