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What is magical about book shopping

What is magical about book shopping Shopping is everybody’s favourite hobby in London. Clothes, records, food, alcohol (those late night errands on the weekend to find an opened liquor store)... Personally, my ultimate shopping pleasure is book shopping. It may not sound as sexy as shopping for lingerie at Agent Provocateur, but I find much...

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The story of Valentine’s Day

The story of Valentine’s Day If there’s one day a year when over 150 million (!!!) postcards are exchanged – and we’re not talking about Christmas… - that is the one and only Valentine’s day. But where did it all start? Why is LOVE celebrated mid-February and not any other day of the year? Who...

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Unspoken Venezia

Unspoken Venezia One of Europe’s most beautiful cities in the winter, Venice, has lived another year to celebrate the famous carnival. It’s 2018, it’s colorful, fun, crowded and over the top, making up for the cold weather. For some of us who like our quiet spaces, though, there are local peaceful areas to chill, hidden...

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Authentic Cyprus villages

Authentic Cyprus villages Cyprus is well known as Island of Love and Aphrodite's birthplace. There are millions of tourists who come to visit beautiful beaches and comfortable hotels in a country with 333 days of sunshine. But there is another authentic Cyprus, that you can feel only in small traditional villages.   Just one hour...

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The Ayurvedic man, 2018 A.D.

The Ayurvedic man, 2018 A.D. Ayurveda or the “science of life” is a thousand of years old mind-body health system that perhaps needs a bit more attention nowadays. It has been called the science of self-healing and what would be a better time to learn more about it if not in this self-examination era that...

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Unspoken Travel: Innsbruck (photo journey)

Warm winter memories «The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new landscapes, but in having new eyes.» Marcel Proust     It was lovely December when we suddenly decided to book tickets and swop grey and rainy London to a new and more winter-looking place for a few days. The choice (out of...

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Unspoken Travel: Tallinn

TALLINN: STEPPING INTO A MEDIEVAL FAIRY TALE Picture Source     Situated on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, Tallinn was established as a city in the 13th century. Having a strategically important location at the crossroads of trade between Western and Northern Europe, the city was the expansion target for many great powers such...

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12 things you should absolutely know about wine

What do we know about wine... I recently stumbled upon The 24-hour wine expert by Jancis Robinson and as a not so confident expert myself, this book was a pleasant surprise – and a didactic one too! So, I’ve decided to share with you 12 very-important-pieces-of-information about the drink of the gods, just because ‘tis...

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5 places where you can #disconnect this New Year

Surrender your phone. Go with the flow. Look after yourself. This beginning of the new year make a plan to focus on #disconnecting from the digital and mad world. Where can you do it, you might ask? Well, anywhere is a good place to start with, slowly making your way to discover a world you...

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Bologna, The World’s Yummiest City!

Bologna is a city in the North of Italy, with just over 300.000 inhabitants that, no matter its size, still attracts people from all over the world!

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#TravelEnjoyRespect- Sustainable Tourism for Development (AKA 2017)

#TRAVELENJOYRESPECT- Did you know that 2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development? Join the campaign #IY2017 #TravelEnjoyRespect and become more aware when you travel! As a traveler, you are part of a tribe after all.

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Bavaria: The Fairytale Kingdom

For many Bavaria is all about sausages and beer, but, in fact, there you will find much more. Majestic mountains reflecting in crystal-clear lakes surrounded by flourishing flora, medieval towns, magnificent palaces and castles built under the direction of Ludwig II, the most mysterious King of Bavaria - all embody bewitching and romantic southeastern Germany.  No doubt, someone who...

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Messages from the unseen world

What happens when aluminum panels punctuated with holes light up LEDs forming the words of a poem? That was exactly my question when I finally stopped, after weeks of passing by, to have a closer look beneath the Bishop’s Bridge Road, in Paddington. You’ve certainly seen The Imitation game (2014) if you’re a fan of...

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