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A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO GERMANY

Ja, das ist gut! Germany, big, historically bad, now very good Germany. The powerhouse of Europe and the most populous member-state of the European Union, Germany is a heavy hitter…

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A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO BIARRITZ

As a part of the BAB, Biarritz-Anglet-Bayonne metropolitan area, Biarritz represents the only decent sized French city south of Bordeaux and west of Toulouse. But that’s not why we’re here….

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A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO FRANCE

Ooh la la, c’est la France, the land of love and cheese that has long held the imagination of romantic travellers the world over. France is a land of almost…

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A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO IBIZA

From hippie hangout to party paradise, wellness mecca and ostentatious arena of opulence, Ibiza is an island that has for a long time been in the world’s imaginations. Now it’s…

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A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO SAN SEBASTIAN

San Sebastian, or Donostia in the local tongue, is the jewel of the Basque Country, a beautiful, mountain fringed, double-beached resort town in the deep northwest corner of Spain. Famed…

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A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO VALENCIA

Valencia is Spain’s third largest city and the second on the Mediterranean, so can sometimes fall under the tourist radar, but it shouldn’t! It’s a city of good times, world-famous…

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A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO BARCELONA

All who visit Barcelona will fall in love with the city for life, and half of them were probably robbed while here. The Catalan capital, sparkling on the shores of…

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A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO ANDORRA

This little-known principality is tucked into the Pyrenees Mountains between Spain and France. It’s known for its mountains and valleys, skiing slopes and tax-free haven status — including cheap cigarettes…

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A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO SITGES

Located not far from Barcelona, along the road to Valencia, lies Sitges, a stunning seaside resort and the gay capital of Europe. Sitges is the perfect mix of country Catalunya,…

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A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO SPAIN

The first thing that strikes the first-time visitor to Spain is just how little it is like anything you expected. Sure, there are beaches and flamenco dancers and so, but…

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