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3 Easy Daytrips from Annecy

3 Easy Daytrips from Annecy

Posted on 01. Sep, 2011 by .

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While Annecy is certainly a must if you are visiting the Haute-Savoie region, it is however small enough to be wrapped in a day - but that doesn’t mean you should move on to another place just yet. Annecy offers many interesting possible daytrips destinations reachable in less than an hour’s drive, three of which I [...]

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What to do in London: the alternative list

Posted on 13. Sep, 2010 by .

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In an attempt to write an original piece on London (which can be quite laborious as there are already so many), I wrote down the capital’s most popular attractions. Then I thought about their alternatives - the underground equivalent, the best kept secret, the lesser known cousin. After a little research, here’s what I collected: [...]

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The Hidden Gem of Funen Island in Denmark

Posted on 25. Jul, 2010 by .

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To be completely honest, I didn’t even know about this destination before I read about it in my Let’s Go Europe Guide, which mentions this island in the Essential Architecture section. After a little more research, I can understand why! The island is most known for Egeskov Slot, said to be the best preserved Renaissance [...]

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Ideal Daytrip from Prague: Cesky Krumlov

Posted on 13. Jun, 2010 by .

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Czech Republic is mostly known, among other things, for its opulent baroque architecture and its beer. And while these two are easily accessible in the capital, the beautiful town of Cesky Krumlov offers a more authentic experience to the visitor and makes for an original daytrip from Prague. Located in South Bohemia, it is easily reachable by [...]

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Les châteaux de la Loire

Les châteaux de la Loire

Posted on 08. Feb, 2010 by .

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42 châteaux (castles) consists of what is called Les châteaux de la Loire, located in the region of Vallée de la Loire in Central France, 2h south-west of Paris. The following itinerary visits 4 castles of the area. Most of the castles are built in accordance to the Renaissance style, where defence features are transformed into [...]

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