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NEW Hotel: finest five-star boutique hotel in Athens

NEW Hotel is a hip and trendy boutique hotel right in the center of Athens. I stayed for 3 nights during my first visit to Greece at the end of January. NEW Hotel Athens is the first hotel designed by the famous designer duo Fernando and Humberto Campana. Part of the Yes! Hotels Group, NEW… Read more »

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My favorite affordable bars and restaurants in Porto

Finding a couple of awesome places to eat or grab a drink can really make your holiday. In Porto, this is no different. Let’s have a look at my favorite affordable bars and restaurants in Porto. I added a ‘$’ to indicate how expensive the place is, but in all honesty, food in Porto is… Read more »

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Srprs.me: I took a trip to a mystery destination!

Normally I’m the type of guy that plans a trip well in advance. You know, I’ll most likely made a map in Google Maps and pinpointed where our hotel is, how to get from the airport to the city center, and where the best viewpoints are. This month I did the exact opposite: I finally stepped… Read more »

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Key West Helicopter Tour: coolest cruise excursion you can find!

When you’re arriving in Key West by cruise ship, you know you’ll only have a few hours to spend in Florida’s southernmost point. Therefore you want to make the most out of it. There’s lots of stuff going on vibrant Key West, but the absolute coolest cruise excursion in Key West you can find, is… Read more »

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Things you should know before driving in Italy

Okay, okay, you’ll find lots of articles online with tips on driving in Italy. But most of them just talk about generic stuff like the fact that most cars have a manual transmission and that a GPS is recommended. Of course it’s recommended, Captain Obvious, you’re in a country you don’t know full of winding… Read more »

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Most beautiful villages around Lake Como

Lake Como is on the bucketlist of many, and after visiting the beautiful region myself in November, I can really see why George Clooney comes so often to his lakeside Villa Oleandra. But Lake Como is large, and the roads are narrow so travel around the lake is slow-paced. Therefore it’s best to know which… Read more »

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Winter in Oostende

I spent last weekend in Oostende, a city along the Belgian Coast that was once the home of James Ensor and Marvin Gaye. My first thought was that the Belgian coast wasn’t really the place to go to during winter. But the city has more than enough to offer in low season to experience a… Read more »

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Hotel Nobel: your choice when visiting Ameland

I recently got to stay a few days on Ameland, one of the Dutch Wadden Islands. During my time there, I stayed in Hotel Nobel. Hotel Nobel is located right in the centre of the tiny little town of Ballum.