Christmas Experiences Around the World

Despite no dedication to religion, I have to admit the cosy festivities of Christmas hard to resist. Whether summer or winter, I always look forward to the day when everything just stops for a while. There’s no television adverts, plenty of good food and family and friends come together to enjoy each others company.

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Soul-Searching Through Sintra, Portugal

After a difficult few months and a long winter, escaping to sunny Portugal sounded like the perfect therapy. I started off strong, excited to bask in the sunshine, become acquainted with the people, and indulge in many custard based desserts.

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Cruising Italy’s Amalfi Coast

From Pompeii to picture perfect Positano no expectation is too steep. Amongst crowds of tourists and inflated prices you still get the feeling you’re walking on a dream. 

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Greek Island Hopping with Med Experience

Like many New Zealand teenagers, I long daydreamed of having a life abroad travelling the world. One of my early inspirations was the film ‘The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants’ where Lena visits the Greek Islands for the summer, so travelling with Med Experience around the Greek Islands was literally my dream come true.

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Bruges Brings the Perfect European City Break

Time just melts. Turn a corner at the canal, take a sip from the brewers tap and hear bells chime throughout the land. In just a few hours by Coach, Train or Plane you’ll be strolling in the magic of this medieval masterpiece.

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What to do on a Weekend in Amsterdam

What a treat you’re in for with Amsterdam. Whether you reach the Dam by plane, bus or boat, it won’t be long before you’re amongst the bicycle bells and coffee house smells. This capital city is actually surprisingly small and very easy to get around, but don’t let its size fool you – Amsterdam has more than enough […]

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Making the Most of a Weekend in Paris

Good morning, you’re in Paris! And I’m sure the first thing you’ll be thinking about is when and where you can eat yourself into a food coma on croissants and crepes. Day 1: Well your first stop best be Marche Bastille – one of the largest and most famous markets in Paris and no better […]

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Barcelona for Food Lovers

Say Hola and Itadakimasu! Never did I think we’d be munching on authentic Japanese cuisine in the land of Tapas. Barcelona is a smorgasbord for your senses and here are the must eat at places of Catalonia’s capital. Mercat de la Boqueria Start off with your mandatory visit to Barcelona’s most well known market. Fresh […]

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