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The Top 5 Must-See European Carnivals
There are plenty of carnivals conducted each year, all over the globe, celebrating a wide selection of causes. Most are held during the period before Lent, in the months of February and March, and are full of music, dancing and colourful costumes.
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5 Pilgrimage Sites In Europe
Whilst many pilgrimages are done with religious intentions, those interested in hiking, nature or simply the history relating to a specific town or city may also enjoy visiting some of the destinations on our list.
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Tromso Home Of The Huskies
Last week, we travelled inside the Arctic Circle to the Norwegian city of Tromso. Along with seeing the Northern Lights, there was one other highlight that we can wholeheartedly recommend.
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5 Ancient Cities To Unearth In Antalya
Towards the south of Turkey is the beautiful city of Antalya, located on the Mediterranean coastline. It provides tourists with white sandy beaches, the Taurus Mountains and many ancient cities whose ruins you can still see today.
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Everything You Need To Know About Austria's Eagle Walk
When talking about hiking opportunities in Austria, The Eagle Walk has to be at the top of the list. So here are some things you should know before you set off.
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5 Dishes To Try When Visiting Denmark
Few of us can afford to eat in the fine-dining restaurants that Denmark is famous for on a regular basis, so here are some delicious dishes you’ll find all over Denmark.
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Quirky Museums In Bruges That You Wouldn’t Want To Miss
Bruges is best known for its beautiful canals and rich heritage, shown through landmarks like the Belfry and Markt, but also holds many unique museums. Here are five that may spark your interest.
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Bremerhaven Home To One Of Germanys Quirkiest Attractions
Whilst very different from the other things to see and do in the region, Bremerhaven's Climate House is definitely worth a visit if you find yourself exploring this part of Germany.
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Bremerhaven – Home To One Of Germany’s Quirkiest Attractions
Whilst very different from the other things to see and do in the region, Bremerhaven's Climate House is definitely worth a visit if you find yourself exploring this part of Germany.
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Discovering Roman Monuments In Germany’s Oldest City
Dating back to the first century BC, when it was settled by the Romans, Trier is often considered to be the oldest city in Germany. Here are some of the Roman ruins that shouldn’t be missed on a trip to this historical treasure trove.
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Europa-Park
Less than 6% of Europa-Park’s visitors come from the UK, even though it’s only a short flight away. Much of that is simply down to the British market being unfamiliar with this fantastic attraction, so here are 10 things you should know in …
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The Benefits Of Tailor-Made Travel
Wouldn’t it be great if you could build your holiday the way you wanted it? Well, with tailor-made travel from Fred.\ Holidays, you can do just that. Here are just a few of the fantastic benefits to booking this way.
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8 Things You’ll See During Carnival Season In Germany
With Christmas in the rearview mirror, thoughts in Germany now turn to what is known as the country’s ‘fifth season’ - Carnival.
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France’s Most Impressive Buildings Away From Paris
Part of the allure of Paris is the wealth of beautiful architecture that can be found on the streets, but France has plenty of striking buildings away from the capital.
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3 Ways To Enjoy Wine In Würzburg
Würzburg is an ideal choice if you’re looking to keep the wine flowing throughout your trip. So, here are three ways to ensure your glass is more than half full.
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Events To Mark 2019’s Major Milestones
These 2019 events may inspire you to visit some of the destinations mentioned below and will help you learn more about the historical milestones that they plan to mark.
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4 Lesser-Known Destinations From Our 2019 Brochure
Alongside ever-popular cities like Paris, Berlin and Rome, our 2019 brochure features some destinations that you may have never thought about before – and even a few that you may never have heard of.
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6 Things To Eat At the Bremen Christmas Markets
Over three days in Bremen, we had lunch and dinner from the market stalls, trying to sample as much of the local delights on offer as possible. Here are just a few that you should definitely try on your own trip to the Bremen Christmas mark…
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European Gift-Bringers That Aren’t Santa
So, who are Santa’s counterparts on the continent and what traditions to they bring to the festive season?
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The Dos And Don’ts Of Visiting Pompeii
Any visit to Naples and the surrounding area would not be complete without spending some time in Pompeii. However, it’s not always straightforward to plan a visit like this, so we’ve put together some dos and don’ts that will help you get around.
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5 Places To Stay When Visiting The Black Forest
When visiting the Black Forest, you may find it easier to stay in a larger town or city and then travel to the smaller places from there. Here are a few great options.
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5 Things Zurich Offers That Aren’t Business
As the wealthiest city in Switzerland and one of Europe’s largest business hubs, the main reason why many people visit Zurich is for a quick business trip or stopover on the way to somewhere else. However, the city can offer plenty more to …
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Why Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber Is Considered The Christmas Town
As well as being one of the prettiest towns in Germany, Rothenburg ob der Tauber is known as the ‘Christmas Town’. For visitors, it's Christmas every single day if you want it to be.
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Visiting The Norwegian Fjords By Land
The Norwegian fjords have long been a fantastic and popular cruise region, but there’s no reason why you have to climb aboard a ship if you prefer travelling by land.
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The Baroque Beauty Of Ludwigsburg
Whilst many German towns and cities were founded during the Roman Empire, Ludwigsburg is much younger. The city was born in 1704 and boasts many stunning features from the resplendent Baroque period.
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5 Dishes To Try When Visiting…Belgium
Chocolate is all well and good but it would be ill-advised to eat them for breakfast, lunch and dinner. So, here are a few dishes to look out for next time you find yourself in Brussels, Bruges or Ghent.
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