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A Holiday Break to the Italian Lakes

Savvy travelers have long known that seeing the best travel destinations in Northern Italy requires that one leaves the confines of Milan or Venice to make the quick journey to the Italian Lakes, the most popular of which are Lake Como, Lake Maggiore and Lake Garda. And with plenty of affordable holidays around the lakes […]

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Spanish Healthcare; Treatment Options within a System in Crisis

This article is brought to us by Cooper, Claridge-Ware, an independent International Health Insurance Brokerage headquartered in Hong Kong, China with more than 55 years of experience in helping expatriates and travellers around the world find the best insurance solutions possible. In a departure from our previous articles, which have focused on the healthcare and […]

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Visiting Camogli, Portofino and the Italian Riviera

Like its French counterpart, the Italian Riviera likely evokes images of a luxurious lifestyle of mega-yachts and luxury villas. However, that’s only partially true, as while the Italian Riviera does have its fair share of posh travel destinations, it also has a few decidedly low-key destinations that are perfect for those looking to give their […]

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The tower of the still-active Bath Abbey is over 150 feet tall!

Two Close-to-Home Weekend Escapes in the UK

If you fancy a break but your budget and time is limited, why not look closer to home? Two places that are culturally cool, affordable and packed with entertainment include Cardiff and Bath, and both are located right in the UK. Here’s the lowdown on both! [Also see our travel articles on the United Kingdom] […]

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The Four Must-See Major Cities in Italy

Italy is one of the most dazzling and spectacular countries on the planet and it attracts millions of tourists each year because of this. There are so many great things to see in Italy that it’s hard to know where to begin, however when it comes to cities, there are a few places that must […]

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The world-famous Arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Élysées in Paris.

Why Every American Should Visit Europe

Europe is among the most popular destinations for visitors from the US on vacation. An incredibly diverse continent, Europe provides for even the most discerning traveler. Every American should make the trip to Europe, at least once. Particularly for those with European heritage, as retracing genealogical roots can be a part of the charm. European […]

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The Broadway Tower juts a further 55-feet from its hilltop situation. Photo credit Nick Garrod.

Visiting the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is a range of hills in southwestern England, not far from Oxford, and the area is one of the country’s most popular holiday destinations. Visitors come for its landscape of rolling green hills and lakes and to stay in the picturesque villages that can be found throughout the region. Villages like Cirencester, Northleach, […]

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Exploring Argyll and its Islands

Argyll is an area on Scotland’s west coast with a distinct regional identity thanks to its geographic isolation from the rest of Scotland. Sheltered by mountains and lining the coast, Argyll includes the windswept Herbrides islands of Mull, Iona, Islay and Jura. Oban is the starting point for most trips to Argyll and the Herbrides, […]

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Galway: A Summer Hot Spot

Like many of Ireland’s quaint cities, Galway started out as a simple fishing town before slowly morphing into a center of commerce and tourism. Galway became a walled town in the year 1232 after the territory was captured by the Anglo Normans lead by Richard De Burgo, and it’s this that gives it a niche […]

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High Art in the Walled Village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence

Visitors to the Cote d’Azur – the French Riviera – are spoiled for choice, as there are a countless number of destinations on the coastline that are picture-perfect for a luxury holiday. But while most know of destinations like Nice, St Tropez, Monte Carlo and Cannes, there are still some off-the-beaten-path spots that are not […]

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