Category: Europe

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Paris: Perilous Or Packaged?

Everybody knows Paris is a killer destination.  When I passed through it in my college days, I was alone and penniless  with little baggage and even less planning.  I barely saw anything, so last month, considerably better off and with five days to…

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How to Get Your Rocks off in Roscoff

Imagine a Frenchman; the most stereotypical Frenchman you can think of. Don’t worry about being rude or un-PC. This is a game. Thought of something? Ok. Are you picturing a man with a beret? Wearing a striped shirt? On a…

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The Best Bars In Germany

The people of Germany know how to have a good party. What’s more they are very happy to talk and dance the nights away with tourists from different parts of the world. If you’re keen to enjoy the very best…

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What to See in Turkey: 10 Hours in Istanbul

Waking with a bump as we landed, the first thought was that another stage of the plan to avoid jet-lag had been successful. With thanks to Turkish Airlines criminally understaffed transfers desk (and having attained a visa), two of my…