35+ Famous Landmarks in Rome, Italy That You Will Love (with Photos)

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Make the most of your visit to the Eternal City with these famous landmarks in Rome. Rome, the so-called Capital of the World, is one of the most recognisable cities in Italy. From the awe-inspiring dome of St. Peter’s Basilica to echoes of Ancient Rome at the Colosseum, it has enough attractions to last several […]

Travelling with Carry-On Luggage Only: How to Pack Light for 2 Weeks (or Longer!)

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I cannot remember the last time I checked in a piece of luggage. Whether it’s a weekend in Abu Dhabi, a week in Belgium or two weeks in Japan, it’s travelling with carry-on luggage only for me. Picture it. No anxious waiting at the luggage carousel; no lost or delayed baggage; no hauling heavy suitcases […]

6 Magical Day Trips from Nuremberg by Train

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With its lovingly restored medieval buildings, a rich history and serving arguably the tastiest sausages on the planet, Nuremberg (Nürnberg) is one of Germany’s most compelling cities. Furthermore, Nuremberg is also an excellent base from which to explore Upper Bavaria. But which are the best day trips from Nuremberg by train? Bamberg and Rothenburg ob […]

One Day in Rothenburg ob der Tauber: 10 Magical Things to Do

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Discover the best things to do in just one day in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany Threading its way through the towns and villages of Bavaria’s medieval heartland, the Romantic Road is quintessential Germany. Rothenburg ob der Tauber is the most compelling town on this route and one that is easily reached by rail. From […]