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Visiting Venice’s San Michele Cemetery

Visiting Venice’s San Michele Cemetery

Venice is a city of wonder, where something magical and unexpected seems to be hiding around every corner. But many visitors miss one of the most unique things to see here. Venice’s San Michele Cemetery is located on the Island of San Michele, just a short vaporetto ride from the heart of the city. The final resting place of many

Istria’s Hilltop Towns: Motovun and Groznjan

Istria’s Hilltop Towns: Motovun and Groznjan

It’s no secret that we love Istria. That’s why we’ve organized an extraordinary excursion to explore this unique and utterly gorgeous peninsula on the Adriatic Sea when you’re staying in Rovinj. Often compared to Tuscany, Istria is a destination that will fulfill all your vacation dreams, with delicious cuisine, scenic landscapes,  ancient history and quaint hilltop towns.

Nida & the Curonian Spit – a day trip from Klaipeda

Nida & the Curonian Spit – a day trip from Klaipeda

You’ve got to zoom in pretty close on Google Maps to see the Curonian Spit, a thin, curved strip of sandbank in the Baltic Sea that is just 450 yards wide at its narrowest point. On the landward side is the Curonian Lagoon. The Spit is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is divided between

Wieliczka Salt Mine – a day trip from Krakow

Wieliczka Salt Mine – a day trip from Krakow

A half hour out of Krakow is the Wieliczka Salt Mine, the source of much of the city’s wealth in centuries gone by. The most popular route through the mine is the Tourist Route, which starts and ends at the Danilowicz shaft. Your tour starts with a descent of more than 50 flights of stairs,

Bled & Bohinj Lakes – a day trip from Ljubljana

Bled & Bohinj Lakes – a day trip from Ljubljana

If you’re staying in Ljubljana then a day trip out to these beautiful lakes is an absolute must. In less than an hour’s drive north-west of the city you can be at Lake Bled. Try and avoid weekends though, as when we were there last time (on a Sunday) the traffic getting out of the