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Barcelona on a budget

Barcelona is one of the most popular travel destinations in Europe. The beautiful and historic seaside city is famous for its incredible art and culture, breathtaking architecture, stunning beaches and delicious local food and wine, Barcelona has got everything you could wish for from a city escape.

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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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Ten places for Instagram worthy pics in Dublin

Dublin, the compact capital city of the little island of Ireland, is mighty big when it comes to character, creativity, and culture. Literally, every corner you turn in Dublin can reveal another sight, attraction, or unexpected moment worthy of recording, remembering, and sharing  - and that makes it the perfect place for snapping Instagram pics by the bucket-load! Here are just ten places to snap Instagram worthy pics in Dublin, some of which you'll encounter on our free walking tours and others you can easily find on your adventures.

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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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The Best Gaudi Sights in Barcelona

Architect Antoni Gaudi is easily one of Spain's most famous artists, and his works are some of the biggest sightseeing attractions in Barcelona. A born and raised Catalan, Gaudi was also very religious and famous for his quirky take on Modernist architecture. While you probably already know that Sagrada Familia is a must-see destination, you may not realise until you arrive in Barcelona just how much Gaudi there is to see here! Here's our take on the best Gaudi sites to see, and how to make the most of your time in BCN without blowing too much cash.

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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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