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Travel Secrets: my robe and me

Every traveller has a secret item, especially those who travel light or, like me, for long periods of time. Something which, when tucked into a corner of your backpack, brings something else along with it. A sense of home or…

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The weekend guide to Cadaques

Cadaques is possibly the prettiest town on the Costa Brava, and certainly among the most beautiful places in Spain.  Sitting in a rocky bay and surrounded by the hills of the Cap de Creus natural park, this old fishing town…

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How to get to Athens city centre from the airport

The main airport serving Athens, the Eleftherios Venizelos, lies about 12 miles to the East of central Athens.  Connections with the city centre and Pireaus harbour are good, and easy to navigate even for those who cannot speak (or read)…

Parc Güell, Barcelona

A book lover’s guide to Barcelona

Barcelona has long been associated with an arty crowd – after all, this is the city where Picasso, Dali, Gaudi et al spent much of their adult lives wafting around and making things look pretty.  Writers have also been drawn…

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How to travel around Spain on a shoestring

Despite being one of Western Europe’s cheapest tourist  hotspots, travelling around Spain on a tight budget can still be a pain in the culo.  With a little local  know-how, though, you can save your hard-earned Euros and stretch your budget (and…