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Best Things To See & Do In Portugal

Portugal offers mouth watering food, rich medieval and Gothic history, stunning vistas and a gorgeous all year round climate, all in a package that must be as close as you can get to a backpacker-friendly budget when it comes to European travel. It’s been named as a must visit from several outlets, “the place” to visit in 2017. It hasn’t always been this popular, but it has always been this...

Imagining Christmas in Europe

Christmas is a time for relaxing, eating, drinking and enjoying the company of family and friends. But December can also be quite stressful; you have to work out things like visiting relatives, buying presents, and cooking meals for guests. So instead of another Christmas like this, why not plan ahead for the next one and have a destination celebration? Imagine what Europe would be like during Christmas! Below are...

Tenerife: The Place to Be

Image by pasotraspaso, used under Creative Commons licence. Looking for somewhere that provides sun and sea and plenty to do? Then you want to get yourself to the Canary Islands. More specifically, you should hit Tenerife. It’s verdant and mountainous and, at the same time, perfect if you’re just looking to lounge on the beach and relax. If you like to be on the go, you can skip the beach and explore new...

Rotterdam From Our Bicycles: Trudy Made An Awesome Video!

Trudy recently put together this awesome video. Throughout the year of our expat life rocking it up in “Roffa” (Rotterdam, baby!) we rode a lot of bicycles. Like, a lot. Well, for Aussies anyway. I think from Dutch standards we rode a normal amount of bicycles. Between the two of us I think we owned and rode five bicycles throughout our time in Rotterdam. Trudy even won one on TV. So during all...

Sagrada Familia: Antoni Gaudi’s Basilica Masterpiece in Barcelona

The Sagrada Familia is an absolute gem. If you’re going to Barcelona, don’t miss this. I’m not religious, yet I found Antoni Gaudi’s Basilica simply stunning. This is beyond worthy of being Gaudi’s shining legacy, his life’s work. Hot, balmy days are a common occurrence in Barcelona. We trudged our way to the Sagrada Familia unsure exactly what to expect. The one piece of advice...

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