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The world’s 7 most unusual Christmas markets

DATE : August 29, 2017

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Whether they involve floating on rivers, shooting arrows at patron’s bums or celebrating a strange, defecating log, these markets offer a unique and fun alternative to the traditional Christmas market experience 1: Floating Christmas Market, Vilshofen, Germany The floating Christmas markets in Vilshofen (Tourist-Information Passauer Land) Every Christmas, the Danube promenade in Vilshofen is home […]

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5 reasons to visit Prizren, Kosovo’s undiscovered gem

DATE : August 29, 2017

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With its rich cultural heritage, café culture and mountain backdrop, Prizren is Kosovo’s best kept secret. Here’s why you should visit and linger a while… 1: It has a stunning location   Sinan Pasha mosque (Dreamstime) Nestled in a valley between the Sharr Mountains on one side and the ruins of a hilltop citadel on […]

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The world’s 9 best Christmas markets (that aren’t in Germany)

DATE : August 29, 2017

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Bright, festive and a lot of fun, these 9 fabulous markets from around the world are proof that not all the best Christmas markets are in Germany. 1: Prague, Czech Republic Prague at Christmas (Dreamstime) You won’t find anyone gathering winter fuel in Prague’s famous Wenceslas Square over the festive season – just thousands of […]

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7 alternative European winter city breaks that are cosy and affordable

DATE : August 29, 2017

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Cosy and compact, packed with things to do, and offering all kinds of seasonal treats and delights, these small European cities are perfect for a short break during the festive period. (Main image credit: iStock) 1: Lucca, Italy Christmas illuminations in Lucca (Dreamstime) It doesn’t get much cosier than this Tuscan walled city. Hugged by […]

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Bristol’s 7 best street food experiences

DATE : August 29, 2017

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Bristol has a thriving street food scene that rivals those in bigger cities like London and Birmingham. There are several well-established food markets to choose from and the number of traders is growing all the time. You can find cuisines from every corner of the world being cooked on everything from portable smokers, gas rings […]

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