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libraries worth traveling for
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Literacy lovers hideouts: Breathtaking libraries worth travelling for

If books, grand architecture and incredible public spaces bring you joy then these libraries worth travelling for should take centre stage on your travel plans.
Casa Jacinta Coyoacan
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Casa Jacinta, Coyoacán’s boutique hotel with an artistic soul

In Mexico City's most creative neighbourhood, the spirit of the artistic streets spills into the soul of Casa Jacinta, a boutique hotel.
Bologna
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Renaissance, Romance and Ragù: three days in beautiful Bologna

Whether you spend a long weekend in Bologna or use it as a base to explore the Emilia Romagna region, you'll be hard pushed not to fall for its beauty.
Aruba San Nicolas Street Art
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San Nicolas, Aruba’s sunrise carnival city revitalised with street art

In the south of Aruba, San Nicolas provides a colorful expereince of street art, carnival museums and creative spaces.
Kutna Hora bone church
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Visit a chapel of bones and UNESCO Cathedral on an architectural tour of Kutna Hora

Explore the Gothic and Baroque grandeur of Kutna Hora in Czech's Central Bohemia - from imposing cathedrals to creepy bone churches!
Christmas lights and a church in Seiffen ore Mountains
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Traditions, toys and all the trimmings: Christmas in Seiffen and the Ore Mountains

If you want a winter wonderland style Christmas vacation, then look no further than the town of Seiffen. The Ore Mountains are the perfect Christmas trip.
The beautiful gold decoration of the Großer Saal in Mozart Foundation
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Sounds of Salzburg: a year-round music festival spectacle

Salzburg is truly the city of classic music, but while the Salzburg Festival may be the most famous, there are year-round concerts to enjoy!
Knife-making in Kochi Japan
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Pilgrimages, blacksmiths, and festivals: Nine traditional experiences you can enjoy in Kochi, Japan

Looking for traditional experiences in Japan? Kochi Prefecture has you covered: from knife-making and cooking the local dishes to temple pilgrimages.
Kochi Castle TeamLab Digital Art
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Kōchi Castle meets teamLab Digital Art: modern vs tradition in Japan

From the genuis crew behind the now famous digital art installations in Tokyo, teamLab bring their unique digital art to the historic Kōchi Castle.
A sunset amongst the mountains around Salzburg
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The many slices of Salzburg: UNESCO city centre to mountain lakes

Salzburg isn’t just a famous city centre, it’s a region that was once its own country, here's what to do on a long weekend in Salzburg, Austria.
Durham Castle as seen from the riverside
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Reasons to visit Durham City and County, the quintessential English getaway

The city of Durham is the ideal British escape. A grand UNESCO Cathedral, impressive castles, afternoon tea and interactive museums in the perfect package.
The Peace Palace at night
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An eye-opening visit to The Hague during the Peace and Justice weekend

Every year The Hague, known as the city of peace and justice, opens its most important institutions to the public, providing the perfect chance to learn.
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Things to do in Emilia Romagna: 15 must visit places and experiences

Emilia Romagna is a stunning region of Italy where tiny villages of colourful houses, amazing foods, supercars and buzzing cities come together.
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Apples, aristocrats and alpine lakes: visiting Val di Non in Trentino

Inside the verdant green orchard style valley of Val Di Non, in Trentino, Northern Italy, awaits castles, mirror like lakes and culinary treats.
The white-washed cliff buildings stick out over the blue ocean of Polignano a Mare
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Epic Puglia and Lombardy Italy two week road trip itinerary: South to North

The north and south of Italy both offer diverse and different landscapes and activities. Double your journey to Italy by visiting both Puglia and Lombardy.
A beautiful theatre with stools and balconies in Mantua Italy
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Things to do in Lombardy, Italy: a photo guide to this fantastic region

From the stunning nature of Lake Garda and Como, to the art and architecture of amazing city's, the Lombardy region of Italy packs a punch!
Cartagena Murcia Spain
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A cultural tour through the Region of Murcia: Cartagena, Murcia & Lorca

The region of Murcia, in Spain, might not be the most visited in the country, but there are plenty of things to do in Murcia away from the coast.
Cremona Cathedral framed by a Portico
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Curious about Cremona, Italy: a city of vintage violins, mustard fruit and sweet surprises

Cremona, in the Lombardy region of Italy, might be most famous for its violin production, but is it still worth a visit beyond the stringed instruments?
An outside restaurant in the white streets of Locorotondo Puglia
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Italy off the beaten path: 25 hidden gems in Italy

Discover some of the best hidden gems in Italy. I love getting off the beaten path in Italy with so many colourful and dreamy destinations to explore.
Brisighella
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Blissful Brisighella: the hidden medieval village in Emilia Romagna, Italy

Brisighella is one of the Italian villages you fall in love with on first sight. Vineyards, towers, colourful facades and few tourists make it a must visit.
Cremations Varanasi
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Cremations and celebrations: A journey through Varanasi, India’s holiest city

Varanasi is a city unlike any other. My one day in Varanasi was incredible, from the ceremonies on the Ghats before sunrise until the incredible celebrations after sunset.