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Fantastic Foto Friday: Pena Palace – A Disneyland Fantasy outside Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is a vibrant city with lots of things to see and do. One of my favorite day trips is to Sintra in the mountains outside Lisbon. You can see Pena Palace – that seems to be straight out of a Disney Fantasy Movie, the walls of an old moorish fortress and the Sintra Palace, all in one easy day!
Check out my Destination Guide – Lisbon to plan your own city trip with beach time!

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Kuching – Orang Utans and Headhunters!

Sarawak Museum Kuching, Borneo

Borneo has a history for its headhunters, but today the best place to see those skulls and learn about their history is the Museum in Kuching, the capital of Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo. You’ll also learn about the longhouses that hold a whole village and the amazing flaura and fauna of the region! That makes it well worth a visit!
Check out my Destination Guide Kuching to plan your own trip!

Destination Guide: Nha Trang, Vietnam

Vietnam is blessed with miles of sandy beaches – and Nha Trang has a long stretch of it! Nha Trang has grown from a backpacker beach destination to a busy city beach and has plenty to offer, even if you are on a tight budget. Find out why you should visit Nha Trang, how to get to & around Nha … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Beautiful Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An is my favorite city in Vietnam and it must be one of the most “instagrammable” places – everywhere you turn, you’ll find beautiful views: in the old town, along the river, on the beach or in the fields surrounding this relaxed town in Central Vietnam.
Check out my Destination Guide Hoi An to plan your own trip to Hoi An!

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Relax on Lisbon’s beaches

Lisbon is a vibrant city with lots of things to see and do. And when you need to get away from the busy city, a 15km stretch of sandy beach along the Atlantic Coast is just a short ride away – you can head to Costa Caparica, enjoy a long walk along the beach, soak up the sun, splash in the waves or kick back in one of the beach clubs!
Check out my Destination Guide – Lisbon to plan your own city trip with beach time!

Destination Guide: Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is one of the most underrated cities in Europe, but Portugal’s capital has been getting much more attention in the last view years: It has a lot to offer from historic buildings and museums to fairy tale castles and beaches and great food and nightlife. It’s easy to explore, the city is compact, locals are friendly and prices are … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Old meets New – Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw in Poland has a turbulent history and has emerged as a colorful city that’s beautifully restored and vibrant. And while I enjoyed the beautifully restored old town and church island the most, there is a modern side to Wroclaw, too. It’s easy to explore with a walk through the compact city!
If you want to go an a city getaway for a weekend to enjoy a vibrant, walkable city without the price tag of popular Western European cities, check out my Weekend Guide to Wroclaw to plan your own getaway!

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Fantastic Foto Friday: 30km of white sand beach start right here: Hoi An, Vietnam

I love long walks on the beach, looking out over the ocean to the horizon, it has something relaxing and calming for me. And one of the longest beaches I’ve found is on the coast of Central Vietnam, from Da Nang in the North to Hoi An in the South with over 30km of white sand beach. Some are quiet, some are busy, so there should be a stretch of sand right for everybody!