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Sagadi Mois – an Estonian Gem

Sagadi Mois – an Estonian Gem The beautiful Sagadi manor is called “the most manorial manor” in Estonia. The manor consists of several buildings with white arcades surrounding a large square, a gorgeous 18th century manor house and a lovely pond.

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Barcelona – Designed by Antonio Gaudi

Barcelona is famous for , among many other things, the architecture and art of Antonio Gaudi.  Gaudí’s work is one of the most unique and distinctive architectural styles in the world. His work is visible all around the city.

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A magic night of Spanish Guitar in Barcelona

  Barcelona Duo de Guitarra   Let it be said at once; a more intense and vivid experience of Catalonia and Spain is not to be found anywhere! This intimate concerto took place in an old church inside the monastery Santa Anna in Barcelona. In the modest church room there

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A brief note on the Vietnamese language

   Reading signs and posters in Vietnamese*. One of the greatest challenges facing you when travelling in this sphere of Chinese influence, is to be able to retrieve information from signs and posters, to the untrained eye they’re just a clutter of drawings, lines and dots and curls which means

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City of Hvar, Island of Hvar

Hvar, Croatia, a Perfect Gem

The Croatian Island of Hvar is located a short boat trip from Split and is an island of great beauty. It is not very large, just approximately 68 km long, with a high east-west ridge. Hvar is different from many of the other islands in the area, in that it has

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Elena – The best Moscow-guide

—-If you ever decide to go to Moscow you will probably need a guide. First of all; evrything is of course written in Cyrillic letters here and they are quite impossible to read. Second; you need to be acompanied by a certified guide to gain access to places like the

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Cruisin’ Croatia

Croatia is a land of great variety and breathtaking scenery. Nature has truly strived to make it spectacular. We arrived at Split International airport or “Zracna luka Split” as the Croats themselves call it, around noon on a friday. We wanted to go straight to the island of Hvar where

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WinterFishing in Homborsund

   Winter in Homborsund, Norway Fishing in the sea of the small Norwegian village of Homborsund. This is a favored place for seaside activities but it certainly has its advantages in winter as well. Please excuse the poor quality of the pics; they’re shot with my mobile phone. (I’ll bring

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Sun Setting over the Andaman sea

Langkawi Island

      The Langkawi Island is situated off the coast in the very north of Malaysia, close to the border with Thailand. It has not yet reached the top of the Asian holiday-destinations but tourism is beginning to take its toll. This can be clearly seen in the capital,

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Mastering Moscow

Mastering Moscow Having read up on Moscow’s and Russia’s culture and history through Simon Montefiore’s comprehensive biography on Stalin “The court of the red czar” and even more impressive; Orlando Fiennes: The Whisperers, we came to Moscow with plenty of prejudices. Another thought that prevailed in our minds was the words of

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Conquering Cracow…

  Krakow is the former capital of Poland. It’s a city rich on monuments and history. It’s populated by friendly people and its main square is one of the largest town squares in all of Europe. All the essential info you need on the city, you can find http://www.krakow.pl/en/ HERE.

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