34 Best Places to Travel Alone in Europe: Solo Travel Guide

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Be inspired to plan your next solo trip with this list of the best places to visit in Europe as a solo traveller. Are you itching to take your first solo travel vacation but are unsure where to go? Given that there are so many options and considerations, choosing your ideal solo travel destination can be a […]

The Ultimate Greek Islands & Adriatic Cruise Guide (on MSC Sinfonia)

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Are you looking for an alternative to the standard Mediterranean cruise? If so, why not take an Adriatic cruise from Venice to the Greek islands? The turquoise waters of the Adriatic Sea separate the rugged coastline of the Balkan peninsula and eastern Italy. South of the Puglia region of Italy, the Adriatic Sea meets the Ionian Sea, which flanks the western coast […]

A War Walk in Dubrovnik: A Scarred Beauty

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Dubrovnik wears her scars with dignity. This extravagantly gorgeous Croatian city of light and stone, perched beside the sapphire waters of the Adriatic, is instantly beguiling. But look closer and its beautifully restored medieval streets tell a more sombre story. We met Milka – “just call me ‘chocolate’” – by the Onofrio fountain in Dubrovnik’s old […]

Off the Beaten Path in Split, Croatia

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Split is not exactly a hidden gem. This lively university city is also a magnet for those on a gap year, seen hauling their backpacks along its harbourfront. Ferry boats lining its quayside bear testament to its popularity as a jumping-off point for island-hopping around the Croatian coast. Split is also a popular port of […]