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Riding the Rails Through Europe

Written by Ashley Macnie, Student Product Manager at travelcuts “I have seldom heard a train go by and not wished I was on it.” – Paul Theroux One of my favourite sounds in the world is the chime you hear over the PA system in a train station. I have a vivid memory from almost [ … ]

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The Europe Bucket List: 10 Places You NEED to visit in 2017

Written by Gemma Music If you build only one European bucket list for 2017, THIS is it! Grab your passport – and a sense of adventure. We’ve compiled our all-inclusive, top-trending, essential, MUST-SEE countries in Europe for 2017. 1. Greece It wouldn’t be the ULTIMATE bucket list without this idyllic Mediterranean paradise smack bang at [ … ]

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San Sebastián / Donostia

I recently had the opportunity to visit one of the real confluences of culture, environment and fun all in one beautiful place. Spain is a place I had previously only been familiar with because of food and because of the misfortune to be hit particularly hard by the economic crisis. There was pig’s meat, red [ … ]

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12 reasons why bite-sized is best: Top tapas in Spain

By Contiki Holidays There’s just something about a bunch of tiny portions that brings us so much culinary joy. Small, edible bundles of delight that make our mouths oh so happy. What are we talking about? Tapas of course, our absolute favourite part of Spanish cuisine (sorry paella, but you just can’t beat those ham [ … ]

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5 things you never thought of doing in Europe…

1. Go WWOFFing. There’s no such thing as a free lunch, but thanks to WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) there is such a thing as a free stay while you help grow other people’s lunch. WWOOF is an international organization that puts you in touch with organic farms and smallholdings looking for a [ … ]

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