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Hipster guide to Dublin

Dublin, with its vibrant art and music scene, quality coffee and food offerings, variety of vintage shops and markets, cool and unique bars, clubs and breweries and, of course, growing density of septum piercings, fixie bikes, and well-groomed mustaches, has become something of a hipster’s paradise!

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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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Seven places for amazing photos in Barcelona

Beautiful Barcelona, a historic and artistic seaside city, with its many architectural masterpieces, outstanding art and culture, colourful markets, beautiful beach and stunning food will be something of a wonderland for any photographer. Whether you’re a keen professional photographer or an Instagram enthusiast, Barcelona is definitely one of the most visually attractive and best places for capturing perfect travel photos.

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Five Castles in Prague You Must Visit

Are you enchanted by ancient castles? Have you always wanted to ramble the elegant halls and massive walls of royal buildings? Then you must visit the Czech Republic, home to more than two thousand castles, chateaus, and villas. The capital city, Prague, and the surrounding area offer some of the most exquisite of these, and some of the finest architecture you will see in Europe. Of course, our free walking tour of Prague Castle is the best way to explore this particular jewel of the capital, but there are more castles in Prague worthy of your visit too. It wasn’t easy, but we’ve picked five castles in Prague (well, one is just outside of) that any self-respecting castle-fanatic must see.

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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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Discovering Cold War Berlin: Six Places to Visit

One could think that reminiscences of the Cold War era are long gone with the fall of the Berlin Wall, but that’s not the case. If you are interested in this intriguing period of history, Berlin is the place to be. The German capital has preserved and taken care of the sites and stories of the Cold War era so that today we can visit them, learn about the circumstances of the time, and hear about the lives of the victims of the period. Our free walking tour all about the Cold War, just one of our Berlin walking tours, is the best way to explore this topic, but if you are venturing out to discover it by yourself, there are six places that you cannot miss.

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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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Things to do this Halloween in Budapest

Halloween is just around the corner, so you might be wondering what’s happening in Budapest over the Halloween weekend; well there’s lots of things to do as the city embraces the opportunity to have some ghoulish fun! Here’s just some of them…

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Only in Dublin would this happen!

We're a nation of singers & storytellers here, and the capital's streets are no stranger to a good singsong with many the street-musician busking for passers-by and our general public are not adverse to belting out a few versus either - usually though, it's out-of-key, out-of-tune, gargle-fulled choruses of The Fields of Athenry or Maniac 2000 at 4AM outside eateries, so it was a nice surprise during our free tour of Dublin last Sunday afternoon to witness what seems to be a random lunchtime rendition of a traditional Irish ditty by two fellas who don't even seem know each other. I think it's fair to say, only in Dublin...

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Your Best Summer in Dublin

Dublin is one of the friendliest cities in the world and it will charm you with its small town vibes, vivid history, smooth beers and unique culture. Beat the summer heat with an average temperature of 18-19C and don't miss your chance to visit this summer! Ireland conveniently uses Euro as its currency and the locals don't only speak English, but compete for gold as the friendliest and most welcoming people on this planet. Oh, and did we mention they like to party? There is plenty to do in- and out- the city, so what are you waiting for?

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