Apulia, Trulli incredible

It’s both a blessing and a curse that more people don’t know about Apulia (Puglia). And what I mean is that for those who do know and have visited, they fall in love with the charming towns and beaches and fresh seafood and delicious wines.

via Puglia: Trulli Incredible | Trains, Planes, and Vino

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Walking the city walls of Dubrovnik

I arrived in Dubrovnik in the peak of Summer. It was so hot, that I found myself lounging around on pebbled beaches, dipping in and out of the Adriatic Sea, eating at least a gelato a day and drinking ice-cold beer until the sun went down.

via Dubrovnik, Croatia – Travel Adventure Discover

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Calabria, on the toe of Italy’s boot

Located on the “toe of Italy’s boot”, it’s home to 781 kilometers (485 miles) of coast. Being closer to North Africa than San Francisco to Santa Barbara, the region gets 300 to 320 sunny days a year, which makes it a nice all-year-round destination.

Coastline and hills, sunshine all day, rugged cliffs and sandy beaches, delicious Italian food and spicy regional dishes- Calabria has it all.

via A week in beautiful Calabria – Boho Soul

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A blog definately worth visiting: Image Earth Travel. Great source of information about Italy and lots of other awesome destinations. Blogster Nilla tipped us about beautiful Calabria.

Postcard from Manarola

Manarola, possibly most famous for its photogenic scenery, made famous by Google images and attracts the whole world due to its different and tranquil style of life.

One of the most popular out of the five towns in Cinque Terre, which translates to ‘five lands’, is noticeable. A great place if you enjoy lovely views, a calm atmosphere, delicious food, and escape to a small village.

via Travelling through Tuscany – Manarola, Cinque Terre, Italy

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Too much beauty in Bruges for one day

One thing that struck me during my pre-trip research was that so many people only spend one day in Bruges. Blog posts entitled ‘A day trip to Bruges’ and ‘How to spend 24 hours in Bruges’ are everywhere and plentiful. I’m not sure why people don’t count Bruges worthy of a longer visit but I’m here to tell you it was worth every second of our three nights there.

via A Travel Guide to Bruges, Belgium – Passport for Living

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Visit Zermatt, and so we did

To ever see Matterhorn with my own eyes seemed quite unreal. But, to be fair, living in the Swiss Alps – even more so. That would have been something unthinkable years ago. But hey, I’m here now. Therefore, living less than a 3-hour drive away from Zermatt was a reason good enough to finally go visit Zermatt and see the beast that Matterhorn is. And so we did!

via Day Trip to Zermatt

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Iceland, the greenest place on Earth

Skogafoss Waterfall. Some of the best scenery I’ve ever seen! We also saw wild sheep and horses, and tons of geysers! I had to keep reminding myself where I was because it seemed like a dream! [Kelsey Schmitt]

via ICELAND TRAVEL DIARIES- The greenest place on Earth

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Buda-bye – Mostar

Mostar translates to ‘bridge’ in English, and the city was highlighted by its infamous arched bridge. It was warm enough to shed off my big winter coat, which is saying something for mid-November.

In the area surrounding the bridge, there were about six or seven mosques. My favorite moment of the Bosnia trip was standing on that bridge and listening to the call to prayer echoing through the mountains.

via Buda-bye – Anita’s Travel Log

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An Exciting and Memorable Road Trip around Switzerland

When you are roaming around in the Swiss Alps, you are bound to see breathtaking scenery throughout, but Lauterbrunnen valley amazes everyone who visits it. On both sides of this expansive valley are spectacular cliffs climbing up to 300 meters till they meet the woody slopes.

via An Exciting and Memorable Road Trip around Switzerland | OnRoadCamerpavan

Update: This place was like a breath of fresh air. Simply stunning surroundings (72 waterfalls in Lauterbrunnen alone) but pretty expensive to buy food! I have to say it would be a tie with Paris on my favourite destination! Would definitely come back time and time again! There is just so much to see and do! Save your pennies for this place.

Highlights: Stayed at camping Jungfrau in Lauterbrunnen. Most affordable place and best campsite with amazing home cooked meals!

via My 40 day European Adventure – Kezia Joy

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