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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is one of the eleven festivals in Edinburgh
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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, an August Festivals Spectacle

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is an amazing spectacle set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle and one of the best things to see during August in Edinburgh, here are some reasons why.
Houses in Erfurt Thuringia
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Finding hidden gems in Thuringia: Erfurt, Weimar and Gotha

In Thuringia, part of the cultural heart of Germany, there is plenty of hidden gems to discover in cute cities such as Erfurt, Weimar and Gotha.
Views from Buonconsiglio Castle
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Things To Do in Trento, Italy’s Perfect-Sized City Break

Fringed by mountains and lakes, the city of Trento in northern Italy is cute and compact. Here's what to do in Trento on a weekend visit.
Loch Awe
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Must Visit Places on a Scotland Road Trip

When it comes to incredible green landscapes, historic ruins, friendly locals and some damn good whisky, nothing really compares to Scotland. Take a road trip through the northern gem of the UK and don't miss these ten outstanding places.
Sunrise at Lake Caldonazzo
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Escape to the lakes of Valsugana, Italy’s water sport heaven

When looking for things to do in Trentino, a weekend in Valsugana of watersports at Lake Levivo and Lake Caldonazzo coupled with mountain hikes is a dream.
Dresden by night
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Things To Do in Dresden: How to spend a Weekend in Saxony’s Showstopper

Dresden is the perfect weekend city break. Discover the city's many things to do, from vineyards on the Elbe to Baroque treasures.
Princess Cruises
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Cruising Scandinavia, St Petersburg and the Baltic Sea with Princess Cruises

What was cruising going to be like? Would I love it or hate it? Was it going to feel like a vacation or an adventure? Here is how my 11 day Scandinavia, St Petersburg and Baltic Sea cruise went down...
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Two Perfect Days in St Petersburg, Russia; Cruise Itinerary Without a Visa

Visiting St Petersburg or Russia in general can be a bit of a hassle with visa paperwork and costs, but if you arrive by cruise ship and book an excursion you can avoid this. Here is how I spent a perfect two days exploring St Petersburg with Princess Cruises.
Tallinn Estonia
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One day in Tallinn, Estonia Cruise Itinerary

Tallinn old-town is about as quaint as Europe can get, but with just one day here you'll still have ample time to explore its modern, creative quarter which captures the essence of this ever-evolving digital nation.
One day in Helsinki
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One day in Helsinki, Finland Cruise Itinerary

Helsinki, the cute and compact capital city of Finland has a gem of a position on the ocean making cruising, market-hopping and historic building visiting a must on your day trip.
One day in Oslo Norway
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One day in Oslo, Norway Cruise Itinerary

The capital of Norway can be pricey and I'm a firm believer most of its highlights can be ticked off in one day before venturing into the beautiful countryside, so here is how to make the most of your time without draining your wallet.
Princess Cruises Helsinki
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Cruise FAQs, Myths, and Tips to Make Cruising More ‘Intrepid’

Would I have booked a cruise if I hadn't been invited as a guest by Princess? Probably not. Would I take another cruise? Also, probably not. Still, I realised I had a lot of misconceptions that were proved wrong. Here's how.
Old meets new in Manchester
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Why you should visit buzzing Manchester, England’s new global gateway

If you think Manchester is just football, pubs and shopping malls you have it all wrong. From free museums to theatre trips with a side of culinary, cultural and historic highlights thrown in, Manchester is literally buzzing right now.
Nice Cannes Monaco
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How to Splurge on a Nice Weekend in the French Riviera

Gather the squad, book a flight to Nice get ready to gamble, booze and eat your way through the South of France like a baller.
Berat Albania
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Awesome Things To Do in Albania: Places To Visit & Top Experiences

Albania has plenty of fantastic things to do. From mountain hikes and lake tours, to a gorgeous set of southern beaches.
Amsterdam Weekend Away
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Amsterdam Weekend Guide #SkyscannerRoulette

Skyscanner invited me to play a little game called #SkyscannerRoullete. Wake up, book the next flight and get to the airport... Here's how to spend a random last-minute Amsterdam weekend.
Best Edinburgh Attractions
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12 Best Attractions in Edinburgh + 5 Awesome Extensions

If you are heading to Edinburgh you will be spoilt for choice. As well as 12 unique festivals throughout the year there are a ton of other attractions to explore, here are some of my favourites.
Edinburgh Festivals Budget Guide
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Edinburgh Festivals Budget Travel Guide

The prices in Edinburgh during August can sky rocket due to the Fringe and other festivals taking place. Don't let that put you off though because I have pulled together all the tips to enjoy this epic city without breaking the bank!
Montenegro Travel Guide
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Montenegro Travel Guide & Road Trip Itinerary

You might know about Kotor, you could know about the beaches... but do you know what is in the mountains of Montenegro? I went on a road trip to discover just how incredible this country is, now its your turn to book a ticket!
Berat Albania Trave Guide
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Is Berat, Albania the Balkans cutest city?

'Our guest house is in the Castle' I slowly repeated to the police man again. He wagged his finger at me, waved his hands around in the air like a snake and then grinned like a big kid. We would learn that translated to 'Move your god damn car...'
Caen & Bayeux in France
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Castles, Crepes and Quite Reflection: Caen & Bayeux City Break

The north of France is full of history with Caen and Bayeux being no exception. An easy day trip from Paris, or stop over night to visit the famous tapestry and castle of William the Conqueror. Unless you get distracted by wine and cheese...