The History and Making of Jersey

Jersey Sea Workers Statue

There is so much to Jersey and here we will go through the history and how the island has been shaped to what it is today. Geography Jersey was part of mainland Europe, until approximately 6000 years ago, when the rising tides isolated Jersey from what is now France. Jersey has some of the most […]

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The Tragic Loss and Destruction of Notre Dame Cathedral

For anyone who has visited Paris, Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the most famous sights to visit. At 6:30 pm on Monday a fire broke out destroying the central spire, stained glass windows, and wooden interior. Paris, France and the World mourn for this loss of heritage with a vast outpouring of grief and […]

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What You Need To Know About Tubingen, Germany

Located around a 40-minute drive southwest of Stuttgart is the small little town of Tubingen. History Tubingen has a rich history, with a medieval castle atop one of the many hills dating back to 1078. Home to one of Central Europe’s oldest Universities (Eberhard Karls University) in 1477 and the earliest settlement first recorded during […]

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When I didn’t have a Spiritual Experience at the Vatican

For Easter 2012, all the women on my Mum’s side of the family (11 of us in total) went to visit Rome and the Vatican as part of our Grandmother’s 70th Birthday celebrations. Ranging from 75 to 16, all of us were raised Roman Catholics, and we arrived in Rome on the morning on Palm […]

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Entering the Abyss at Saklikent Gorge Turkey

Hidden is the Taurus Mountains on the south coast of Turkey a canyon of 300m high and 18km long is carved. Melted water from the snow caps on the mountain tops gush down the steep slopes, dissecting the terrain. The water is thick with limestone from the mountains and ice cold. This is Saklikent. One […]

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Top 7 Things To Do In Budapest

Budapest is a city of contrast. From the gently sloping hills of ancient Buda to the flat terrain of Pest. With a history of Celtic, Roman and Ottoman occupation, and pivotal during both of the World Wars, Budapest has something for everyone. Here are the top 7 things to do when you visit Budapest 1. […]

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The Magical Healing Of The Budapest Thermal Baths

Budapest sits on a complex network of almost 125 thermal springs, and this thermal-water reserve is one of the largest in the world, especially for a capital city. Budapest is therefore rich in world-class healing baths and ‘taking the waters’ has been a part of everyday life. There can be few places in the world where water […]

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From Ruins to Rebirth – Budapest’s Ruin Bars

In the quiet heart of the old Jewish Quarter of Budapest, there is an unexpected emerging bar scene. From the abandoned homes and businesses, has grown an eclectic nightlife. Humble Origins The Jewish Quarter is the smallest in Budapest, yet it currently has the highest population density. The Jewish district is full with the historical remains of […]

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Brainstorming Ideas of Things To Do In Budapest

Before travelling, it is always recommended to do your research so that you are prepared for your destination. Whether that is confirming which country you are going to, the currency they use or the language. For this trip, this is unfortunately things that have required investigation before we travel today! When you travel, remember that […]

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The Top Sights In The French Capital of Paris

Paris is just 300 miles away from London, and with fantastic transport links with the Eurostar, Eurotunnel and Channel Crossing Ferry, I have visited the French Capital on some occasions. Here are the best things to do and see in Paris Arc de Triomphe The icon Arc de Triomphe is found at the end of […]

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