Tag: Europe

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Isles of Scilly

Can you believe that there is a small string of islands only 45 miles off the coast of England which have empty white sandy beaches, tropical coloured blue sea and palm trees? Nope me neither – but a small smattering of photos online seemed to confirm this which is why […]

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Helsinki, Finland

Our taxi driver picked us up at the ungodly hour of 5am from our hotel in Tallinn and quickly whisked us to the ferry terminal through the heavily falling snow. After a short time waiting for the ticket barriers to open, we then boarded our massive car & people ferry […]

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24 Hours in Kaunas, Lithuania

Was it worth flying 3 hours each way for just 24 hours in this lovely city? Absolutely! Really friendly people, easy to navigate city with most things within a short walk and lots of great food & drink places.

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Bilbao, Spain

We flew from Bristol with EasyJet (£8.17 per person for the return portion of the flight!), and it was a smooth and short flight across the Channel, over the beautiful west coastline of France before dropping through thick clouds onto soaking wet black tarmac next to the very new Bilbao […]

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Zaanse Schans, Holland

Billed as an open air conservation area and living museum in North Holland, it is around a 30 minute drive from Amsterdam and huddles along the picturesque banks of the river Zaan. Lined with historic windmills, there really is nowhere else like it in the world.