Posts Tagged ‘europe’

Photo Series: European Festivals

Asia’s vibrant and multicoloured festivals find themselves splayed across the pages of hundreds of magazines. From Holi to Songkran, we have heard of them all. But did you know that Europe has some of the most fascinating and diverse festivals as well? A mix of traditional and modern beliefs, these…

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Europe’s Best: Castles

Most people have only heard of castles in fairytales and medieval stories. But here in Europe, there is a wealth of unbelievably stunning castles across the continent. As we move forward in our second installation of our Europe’s Best series, we explore the magical and other-worldly castles in Europe. Neuschwanstein…

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The Azores: Europe’s Hidden Eden

Located off the coast of Portugal lies an archipelago composed of 9 volcanic islands – The Azores. Europe’s Eden is one of its most hidden destinations that goes unheard of. Only those who have dug up enough about the nooks and crannies of the continent are aware of the beauty…

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Small Wonder – Andorra

Hidden high in the Pyrenees Mountains, tucked between its massive neighbours France and Spain, the tiny nation of Andorra had remained quietly out of view of almost everyone for nearly 1,200 years before the arrival of ski-tourism. Capitalising on the country’s soaring summits, since the 1950s Andorra’s been evolving into…

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Norway’s Scenic Routes

Photos by: Werner Harstad One of the easiest ways to explore Norway at your own pace is on a road trip along one of Norway’s award- winning Scenic Routes, where natural wonders are amplified by art, design and architecture.  Constructed over two decades, the Norwegian Scenic Routes initiative set out…

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Mountain Cities: Europe

Europe is dotted with plenty of historic cities where unique cultures have thrived for centuries. Thanks to the mountainous landscape in certain regions, some of these cities are also set against dramatic snowcappedbackdrops that offer visitors the chance to combine a cultural sojourn with an exploration of the great outdoors.…

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Recipe for Fairytales: Slovenia

Photo by: B. Kladnik Taking a leaf out of a fairytale book, Slovenia is dotted with medieval villages, grandiose churches and romantic castles. Amidst the culturally rich setting is its equally diverse and abundant landscape of rolling hills, soaring mountains, lush green plains and expansive woodlands. Flanked by the Alps…

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Big Arctic Five

Photos by: Mads Pihl Greenland is the world’s largest island, which also happens to be a country with the lowest population density and one of the smallest capitals in the world. It’s a land of Arctic landscapes and precipitous cliffs, white ice and deep blue sea as well as lush…

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Porquerolles Island, France

The South of France conjures up an image of glamour. A-list celebrities, clad in colourful swimsuits, flock over each year to bask in the heat of summer and attend the Cannes Film Festival. Popular destinations like Marseille and Nice are packed with tourists and day-trippers, hoping to escape from cosmopolitan…

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5 things to do in Slovakia

Enter the land of castles and mountains, steeped in history. Slovakia is incredibly underrated as a tourist destination with many preferring to visit the countries surrounding it, including Hungary and Czech Republic. However, it is an amazing location for an adventurer. It is home to an abundance of activities. From…

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