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Zamość, Poland - Travel Guide

Initially we were unaware of the delights of Zamość, but a travel colleague of ours who specialises in visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites brought this delightful Renaissance-styled town to our attention. So, when we were planning our road trip of southern Poland, Zamość was one of the first locations on list. Zamość was founded in the 16th century by the chancellor Jan Zamoysky on the trade route linking western and northern Europe with the Black Sea. Starting from scratch, the town was modelled on the Italian Renaissance theories of what made an ‘ideal city’. The task to create this town was assigned to the famous architect from Padua, Bernando Morando. Thankfully, the town has retained most of its original features and is easily covered on foot by today’s visitors.
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Latvia - Travel Guide

We had a week to discover Latvia and see as much of this Baltic State as possible. Our first few days were spent exploring Riga, but we had also hired a car and had planned three daytrips from the capital. Latvia is a relatively small country, with a decent road infrastructure which is a great deal quieter than we are used to. Perhaps it is just as well that there was not much traffic, since, coming from the UK, we are more used to driving on the “wrong side of the road”.
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Wrocław, Poland - Travel Guide

Similar to the more famous Krakow, the city of Wrocław is home to stunning architecture and fascinating history and well worth at least a long weekend to take in its many attractions.
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Trekking in the Dolomites - Travel Guide

Trekking in the Dolomites My first encounter with the Italian Dolomites was as a young teenager on a family European trip.  The blend of spectacular alpine beauty and Italian flavors and attitude stuck with me as a place I always wanted…
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Amsterdam, Netherlands - Travel Guide

Amsterdam, Netherlands The "Venice of North“, as they call the capital of Netherlands, is a place that really differs from the most of the big cities in Europe. If you are for the first time in Amsterdam and have only a few days to see…