Tag: Europe

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Enjoy these six romantic Valentine’s stays in Northern Ireland

This year, why not embrace each other and the giant spirit of Northern Ireland at the same time in the country’s wide selection of ultra-romantic hideaways? Choose from quiet hotels and snug cottages with log burners to cosy self-catering apartments and glamping pods all offering romantic backdrops and Valentine’s Day inspiration.

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Cosquer, France

These exciting new openings are some of the many reasons to visit France this year

As if you needed more reasons to visit France this year, the world’s most popular tourist destination had a series of fantastic new openings and attractions you might have missed over the past few years and now a bevy of others are on their way in the coming months to beckon those who are ready to travel again.

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Uniquely Berlin: off-beat things to do in the German capital

In anticipation of hopefully being able to travel again freely and safely this year, Berlin is presenting interesting new activities to experience in the months ahead.

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The opening of Santo Mauro, a Luxury Collection Hotel, marks the brand’s debut in Madrid

The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, has announced the opening of Santo Mauro, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Madrid, marking The Luxury Collection’s debut in the fabled city.

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Bolmen, Sweden

Discover the original Swedish places that inspired Ikea product names

Every day people recline into the Ektorp couch, have “fika” by the Ingatorp table, and light a Hemsjö block candle to spread some coziness and cheer on a dark fall night. These, at times, funny-sounding Swedish names of well-known products did not come out of nowhere. There is an entire world behind them, or rather an entire country – Sweden.

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Where in the world is Glória do Ribatejo from Netflix’s Glória?

Netflix is streaming its first Portuguese-produced original series, Glória. The spy thriller takes place during the Cold War and is set in the village of Glória do Ribatejo during the 1960s. It is based on a true story, and has many people asking just where is Glória do Ribatejo?

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the Ducal Palace at Vila Viçosa, Portugal

These are 9 off-the-beaten path-places in Portugal that you need to see

If all you visit when you go to Portugal are Lisbon, the Algarve and Porto, you’ll miss out on some amazing sites and places along the way. Here are a few alternatives to adventurous travellers seeking the real Portugal.

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NH Hotel Group opens its first five-star hotel in Copenhagen

H Hotel Group welcomes its first five-star hotel in Denmark, set to deliver extraordinary experiences to 150,000+ guests a year from all over the world.

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The tiny town of Évora Monte is just one of the unexpected treasures of Portugal’s Alentejo

It had been a while. Twenty years, maybe more? I have a vague recollection of  Évora Monte (or Évoramonte, both are correct). It is the village you cannot miss — set on a very high hill, seen from miles away, and unmistakable. Its odd castle, looking much like a wedding cake — soaring high above the cork forests of the Alentejo.  It is a rare walled town, with a rare palace/castle.

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From ancient kombucha to smoked mackerel ice cream, Lithuania has some bizarre gastronomic delights to discover

Lithuanian summer is filled with the colours, tastes and sounds of seasonal food being gathered, prepared and enjoyed. The locals invite to savor the “pink soup”, the bizarre Lithuanian ice cream variety as well as a wide selection of traditional snacks and beer tasting tours enjoyed by locals and visitors alike.

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