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Christmas shopping break in Krakow

slowacki-rr (800x600) [caption id="attachment_10504" align="aligncenter" width="800"]Krakow City Break Krakow City Break[/caption] The countdown to Christmas is on. The markets will be setting up all over Europe from November, with plenty of food, beer and gifts to buy for loved ones. This...
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A Christmas shopping trip in Krakow with a bargain price tag

There are lots of advertisements creeping in alerting us to the upcoming Christmas period. It's less than three months away. It would be nice to enjoy the autumn season, and we may complain about the commercial overload leading up to the season, but we all participate nonetheless! Shopping trips abroad are very popular at this time of...
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Getting a real taste of Italy

Getting ready to go away to Italy just as the weather is turning drab and cold is the best tonic. We've had a few lovely weeks of weather but a cold front has moved in to spoil the topping up of tans and  dipping feet in the sea shore. So I am going on one of...
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Spread Your Wings in Europe

The beauty of Europe is its size and travel connections, if like me you dislike flying, then Europe is your oyster when it comes to travelling by rail, sea and bus. From the UK you can reach just about anywhere in Europe within a couple of days train journey. Choose your destination and pack your bags! Design...
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Sampling the Slow Food Experience in Italy

At the end of September I will be embarking on a slow food tour of Northern Italy and I hate to gloat but I can't wait! My journey will take me from the shores of Lake Garda, a quick visit to Verona to see the Areana di Verona and then I will be boarding a train...
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