Travel Blog: Culture

The Best Coffee in Dublin

What do you think is one of the most frequently asked questions us Dublin tour guides are asked each day? “Does everyone here play a musical instrument?” Nope. “What’s the Brexit situation here?” No, again. “Where’s good for coffee?” Bingo!

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Six Weekend Destinations From Berlin

There’s something alluring about seeking out the lesser-known, the hidden gems, experiencing things that often elude the guidebooks and mainstream travel discourse – indeed, it’s this kind of curiosity that inspires our daily free walking tours in Berlin, as we offer authentic insight to the city’s culture, history and character as well as the lesser-known stories and sights; but, beyond the Berlin city map there’s a whole host of places worthy of discovery and exploration that you might not have even thought about visiting when planning your Berlin adventure.

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Must-Visit Festivals in Dublin in 2019

With more creative talent per square inch than any other capital, and an unrivaled love of craic and fun the world over, there’s no place like Dublin for festivals. From music and theatre, literature and film, to history and culture, there’s a festival in Dublin for everyone. Here’s our top picks for the best annual festivals in Dublin in 2019.

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Romantic Budapest: Seven romantic ideas  

There are few capitals in the world that lend itself so readily to being the perfect romantic backdrop to a couple’s trip as Budapest. Of course, when one thinks of a romantic destination, iconic Paris typically springs to mind, but beautiful Budapest has plenty to rival the city of lights, and spectacular lights are just one of the Hungarian capital’s alluring delights for lovers.

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Top five: The Best Pizza places in Barcelona  

The capital of Cataluña, Barcelona, offers the perfect stimulus for the senses – it’s visually captivating architecture and colours enchant the eyes, the sounds of a buzzing atmosphere attests to the zest for life among its inhabitants and celebrated amongst the plethora of attractions, cultural treasures, and sunny climes is the delicious epicurean pleasures which are on offer here; with growing culinary sophistication and variety, Barcelona is most definitely a city of tastes and smells too!

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Urban Graffiti and Street Art: Another Side of Berlin

Cities have soul and character; there are an undeniable charisma and vibe about them and, often, there's a sort of personification of the city, somehow ‘speaking’ to us. Berlin is one city with a lot to say, expressing it’s voice through many kilometres of intriguing street art, urban murals, and graffiti. But graffiti and murals in Berlin is not merely an aesthetic ploy to enhance the alternative edginess of the city or play into the Instagram culture of the times, street art in Berlin is a reflection of the city itself.

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Why Prague Should Be on Your Arts and Culture List in 2016

2016 is finally here!  And what best way to kick it off than by starting to plan another trip? Prague's eternal charm and the never-ending cultural menu just gets better and more diverse every year. Other than checking out the incredible sites of the city with our free walking tours, here's a play by play of the social calendar and events you definitely shouldn't miss while you're in this charming city! Here's why Prague should be on your arts and culture list in 2016:

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The Tour Guide's Inside Track To Berlin

Time can be a precious commodity when it comes to travelling, particularly when you are limited to just a few days in an incredible city, and even more so when that city just so happens to be one of the world’s best in Berlin. The German capital is a cultural and historical mecca for travellers and backpackers alike, offering a widespread range of activities, sights, smells and sounds. 

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10 Reasons Why Berlin Should Be on Your New Year's Resolutions List

We know. Resolutions are overwhelming - or worse - boring. But Berlin is a babe when it comes to taking care of all your needs - whether it's indulging or detoxing. So even if you don't have "travel more" on your list, here are a whole bunch of other reasons to tempt you into smashing those resolutions this year.

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