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On a stinking hot summer’s day in August 2012, we merrily set off from Paris to visit Versailles. What did we know about it? It was the palace of French royalty and their court, the residence of the infamous Marie Antoinette and that the palace was raided and looted in the bloody French Revolution. Our

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One of the nicest things about visiting a new country is experiencing the culture. Even nicer is when culture comes to you while having dinner! These two buskers entertained us while we were waiting for our delicious escargot! At this point I have to put a plug in for La Maison Rose, the restaurant where

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On the same day as the London 2012 Olympic Games closing ceremony, we visited the stadium where the first Modern Olympic Games were held in 1896. The Panathinaiko Stadium otherwise known as Kalimarmaro, is a glorious ancient monument in central Athens with the Parthenon as it’s backdrop.Entrance to the stadium is a very reasonable 3

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This trip to Greece included a visit to the Ionian island of Kefalonia (Cephalonia). Contrary to the islands of the Aegean which are quite rocky and arid, the islands of the Ionian sea are lush and green. Italian influences can be found in the architecture but the food and beaches are pure Greece.Kefalonia is a

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Melissani Cave is a natural phenomenon found on the island of Kefalonia, Greece. It is located on the east coast of the island close to the town of Sami, which incidentally gained fame when the Hollywood film Captain Corelli’s Mandolin was filmed there.If you’re on Kefalonia, the cave is definitely worth a visit. Seven euros

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Santorini is quintessentially becoming one of the most alluring honeymoon and wedding destinations in the world! The enchantment of this unique Greek Island forms part of the group of islands called the Cyclades. Santorini is the remnants of an enormous volcanic explosion that occurred three and a half thousand years ago. This created the current geological

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Many people choose a white wedding, so why not a white honeymoon! Whether you like to ski, sleigh, or just curl up by the fire, there’s always some thing magical about a winter wonderland. Here are five cozy and snowy winter honeymoon spots! The slopes of Brides-Les-Bains, Photo via Snow Carbon1. Brides-Les-Bains, France This quaint

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Greg and I love to travel, and have always shared the same excitement about experiencing new cultures, tantalising our tastebuds in the local cuisine and merely getting lost in the splendour of the landscape. Greg’s family is originally from Europe and my grandfather is from Spain. So it was only natural that Europe be the

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Lisette and EthanCapri must be one of my most dreamt about destinations in the world and to marry there? What a magical experience it must be! Diana Sorensen for Sugokuii Weddings Italy sent across this stunning wedding captured by Umberto D’aniello & Annie Ciotola. Lisette remarks “We used a local photographer from Capri and one

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Walking into Maison Moschino is like stepping into an fantastic dream. Fluffy clouds and light sheeps hanging from the ceiling, beautiful mannequins guarding the entrance adorned by stunning dresses, and then a friendly smile welcoming you home.Part of Hotelphilosophy, a hotel management firm well known in the Italian luxury hotel industry for its cosmopolitan and

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Tropical beach honeymoons can be lots of fun, but if you’re looking for something a little more cosy and romantic, you should consider England’s Lake District. With sweeping green mountains, big reflective lakes and that crisp, fresh English air, you’ll be absolutely captivated and inspired by this place. William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter, both notable

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Sally and Michael’s third part to their European honeymoon is the inspiration behind this collection of 6 Things To Love. It’s all about Rome!1. The Colosseum – Built in 80AD and capable of seating 50,000 spectators, it was the arena used to host gladiatorial contests, executions and also the venatio. This was an event in

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Michael and I outside the Colosseum in Rome We travelled to Rome via ‘Eurail’ (1st class, which was a nice change from the sleeper train!) and managed to find our hotel on foot from the train station (with a few wrong turns thrown in!). Turns out we were staying right next to the ‘Santa Maria Maggiore’ or

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The Santa Maria Del FioreWe travelled from Paris to Florence on an overnight sleeper train… which was an interesting expereince to say the least! We arrived safe and sound in the early hours of the morning, and had the chance to explore the city a little before checking in to our hotel ‘Hotel Pendini’ –

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