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    Catania – a Weekend Getaway in Sicily

    February 9, 2019
    Catania - a weekend getaway in Sicily

    I had never been to Sicily before and so when I found return flights to Catania for 26€ I had to book them. I couldn’t resist such a great deal that would take me away from dark and gloomy Berlin where people are becoming depressed and unfriendly during the winter months. But who can blame them in a winter where you don’t see the sun for weeks. From the airport it is pretty easy to get into the city. There…

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  • EUROPE Portugal

    A Day Trip to Belém, Portugal

    Belém is a very charming part of the municipality of Lisbon and only about 30 min by train from the city center. When you plan a trip to Lisbon, I would recommend that you…

    January 15, 2019
  • Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra
    EUROPE Portugal

    Exploring Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra

    I believe one of the must-do sights in Sintra is the Quinta da Regaleira – located about a 10-minute walk away from the beautiful historic center of Sintra. It was definitely one of my favorite…

    December 28, 2018
  • Travelling to Lisbon in November
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    Visiting Lisbon in November

    The high season for tourists going to Lisbon is usually from March to October which got me thinking if going to Lisbon in November is really such a good idea. I had already been…

    December 24, 2018
  • From Lisbon to Sintra
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    How to get from Lisbon to Sintra

    When you are travelling to Lisbon, make sure you plan in a day or two to explore Sintra and Cascais in the Western part of the country. The cities are about a one hour…

    November 28, 2018