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Things to do in Milan, Italy

September 18, 2016

If you’re into shopping then I would recommend Milan its the global capital of fashion and design. Milan is also ideal if you fancy splurging or going on a romantic getaway as it has many high end shops and restaurants. Here are some things to do in Milan. Milan Cathedral Visit the iconic Duomo Di Milano cathedral. Be aware it does get busy and there are big queues outside. There are lot of tourists taking photos outside the cathedral and there…

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Weekend in Zurich, Switzerland

September 11, 2016

I first visited Zurich a few years ago and immediately fell in love with this city so I decided to go back on my backpacking trip around Europe. Here are some things to do in Zurich. Grossmünster church For 4 Swiss Francs you can climb to the top of Grossmünster church there are quite a lot of steps and its a tight squeeze if people are going up the stairs as you come down them. Its well worth the climb once…

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Things to do in Luxembourg

August 28, 2016

Luxembourg is a small European country surrounded by Belgium, France and Germany it is ranked as one of the wealthiest countries. I hadn’t heard much about it before visiting and was pleasantly surprised by Luxembourg. The city is a UNESCO world heritage city full of fortresses castle and old medieval buildings. Kaale Kaffi  This is a cute little vintage coffee shop with old antique pictures and decor. Nice place to get a drink and relax. Chocolate House This place does the best…

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One Day in Bruges Belgium

August 27, 2016

I absolutely loved my recent trip to Bruges, it’s such an amazing city. I enjoyed wandering around the medieval buildings and beautiful canals. I arrived by train from Brussels. The trains in Belgium are easy to use and are run frequently. When I arrived at Bruges station it was a 10 minute walk from the centre. Everything in Bruges is within walking distance so its easy to get around. If you haven’t seen the movie In Bruge I would recommend watching…

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Brussels Belgium

August 26, 2016

What to do in Brussels Visit Grand Place This is the central square of Brussels with beautiful gold buildings. In August there is a massive flower carpet so I will definitely have to visit again to see this.                         Comic Strip Walk There are many comic murals around Brussels, some featuring the Belgian cartoon Tin Tin. Mannequin Pis One of the most famous statues in Brussels and also one…

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