A Week-End City Break in Hamburg

A Week-End City Break in Hamburg

Hamburg, the second largest city in Germany and one of the busiest seaport in Europe, has been a powerhouse of international trade since the early days of the medieval Hanseatic League. Today this dynamic city steeped in tradition is at the forefront of modernity.

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Bordeaux –  La Cité du Vin

Bordeaux – La Cité du Vin

In Bordeaux, the city at very heart of one of the oldest and most revered winemaking regions in the world, the recently opened Cité du Vin takes visitors on a journey of discovery of the varied vineyards and wine cultures on the planet.

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Risen from the Ashes – the Vineyards of Lanzarote

Risen from the Ashes – the Vineyards of Lanzarote

Ravaged three centuries ago by a major volcanic eruption, the arid, windswept Spanish island of Lanzarote, off the coast of western Africa, didn’t seem conducive to wine-growing. Yet its inhabitants have managed to create thriving vineyards by shaping a unique landscape of tiny craters of black volcanic ash, each planted with a vine.

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In the Land of Gaudi – Barcelona, Spain

In the Land of Gaudi – Barcelona, Spain

Antoni Gaudi, the leading architect of Catalan Modernism, is all but synonymous with Barcelona. Admired worldwide, his buildings are the most visited tourist attractions in the city.

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I was barely in my teens when travel became a driving force in my life. Now as a travel writer and photographer, I have visited over 45 countries in some of the most photogenic corners of the planet, taking tens of thousands of pictures along the way. With my work, I thrive to capture the natural… and cultural uniqueness of each area I visit. Get to know me better…

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