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A taste of Scandinavia

From apple pies, tarts, and treats, to rice pudding with almonds and cherry sauce, you will not tire of all the delicious treats available in Scandinavia.  It is possible to find the same desserts in different Nordic Countries under different

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Zermatt

Switzerland — a hiker’s paradise

Hiking trails and tips for the autumn Wake up refreshed, tuck into a hearty breakfast and pull on your hiking boots – set the tone for a perfect day’s hiking at one of our Swiss youth hostels. The adventure begins

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A guide to Oktoberfest in Switzerland

Why go to Munich this year when you can soak up the festival atmosphere in Switzerland? They’ve got marquees, markets and music aplenty, no matter where in the country you are! So why not combine your festival experience with a night

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Peruvian women

9 tips for taking better travel pics

We take more photos now than at any time in history (on average, there are more than 80 million pictures added to Instagram every day!), and with ever-improving smart phone cameras, even people without a fancy DSLR or mirrorless camera can

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Chicago Theater

How to spend 48 hours in Chicago

Chicago is a must-see destination whether you’re on a journey around the world or simply looking for a weekend getaway. With its signature hot dogs, deep-dish pizza, blues clubs, and comedy scene, the Windy City is a whirlwind of food

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Make an impact and send your message of peace

This year’s edition of Sleep for Peace is coming up soon, and we want to tell you all about it! Peace means something different to everybody, that’s why we sometimes need to Agree to Disagree. What does peace mean to

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Adams Morgan, Washington, DC

The 4 coolest neighborhoods in Washington, DC

The District of Columbia is made up of a plethora of neighborhoods that both represent the city’s rich history and provide fun activities for the city’s residents and visitors. Check out our four favorites areas in the city, just a

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Discover-Alberta

Banff on a budget

I know you are wondering if this is even possible, I mean Banff does seem like one of those magical places that only the rich and famous could afford. A little known fact is that people living and working in Banff are

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Loch Lubnaig situated in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

Scenic Scotland road trip

Sometimes there’s nothing like jumping in the car and hitting the road. That’s exactly what we did on one of the brightest days of the summer, when we set off north from Stirling along the A84 via Callander, the A85

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Széchenyi Baths

Guide to Budapest

Budapest is a city perfect for architecture aficionados and leisure lovers, and has been growing in popularity in recent years – and it’s not hard to see why. With a wealth of beautiful buildings to admire, numerous thermal baths to choose

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