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Dublin on Two Wheels

parked bikes

Exploring a city on a bike is a great way to cover some serious ground. Not all cities are very bike friendly, but one European city where you can safely pedal around is Dublin. Known for being a small, manageable city on foot, you can cover even more ground on two wheels. Besides quickly getting …

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Island Honeymoon on Gran Canaria

RoqueNublo Gran Canaria

When it was disclosed that Prince William and Kate were off enjoying their honeymoon at a private  villa on an island in the Indian Ocean, island vacations became an overnight sensation.  Being curious, I too began investigating, searching for island destinations that might be worthy of a royal couple.  Like Christopher Columbus before me, I …

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Summer Music in Belgium

Les Francofolies, Spa, Belgium

It’s a spring and summer of music in Belgium, with events and festivals spanning a variety of musical genres.  Belgium is easily accessible from many other European countries, so a musical getaway is affordable and enjoyable.  Take a look at what’s on the calendar: Botanique Nights Festival – Brussels, May 13-22, 2011.  The Botanique is …

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A Year of Festivals in Berlin

Brandenburg Gate Berlin

Each year, Berlin offers a growing list of festivals, parades, celebrations, and annual cultural highlights that make it a wonderful destination for travelers wanting to experience the country’s local flavor.  Whether you’re looking for historical sites and museum events, cultural events and musical performances, or something a little quirky, you’ll find plenty of activities all …

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