Rovinj, Croatia: 7 Memorable Things You Need to See and Do

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After Dubrovnik, Pula, and Rijeka, I thought I had Croatian coastal cities and towns somewhat figured out.   When stepping into a new waterfront city or town, I’d expect to find beige stone homes, red-tiled roofs, and a medieval landmark or two (or ten) commanding the steep cliffs of the…

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Exploring Tallinn, Estonia: One Epic Medieval Experience

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People travel for a whole variety of reasons: to explore one-of-a-kind landscapes, experience different cultures, indulge on unique delicacies, and more. But have you ever gone on a trip in order to experience a whole other era?   Huh? What? Time Travel?! Sounds like a load of nonsense. Not exactly.  Of course,…

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Neuschwanstein Castle: How to Make the Most of Your Visit

When exploring Bavaria, Germany’s southeastern state, paying a visit to Neuschwanstein Castle is a must.   The hilltop castle was designed in the 19th century by a stage painter under the orders of a “questionably” mad king. This king, Ludwig II, had a great love for his friend’s epic operas,…

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