February 2014

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oranges, seville, spain

Swanning about in Seville

February’s #Take12Trips inspired jaunt was supposed to involve lots of snow, a few days’ snowboarding, plenty of sunshine and copious amounts of drinking at high altitude. Thick clouds, cold rain and decidedly unskiable conditions in Granada’s Sierra Nevada ski resort, however, ensured that was not to be. Arse. Emergency strategy needed. Enter Seville. I had been before – […]

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free walking tour

Free Walking Tours: Tips on Tipping

Gone are the days when we had to pay to be led around a city on foot. Now we have free walking tours, which – generally speaking – are a lot better, as the guides depend on the resultant tips at the end of each tour for an income, meaning that they are more engaged […]

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magic gardens, philadelphia, isaiah zagar, street art, graffiti

6 Amazing Urban Artists That Deserve Your Attention

‘Graffiti‘ is a term many would use to describe street art, yet, I’ve no doubt that there are hundreds of urban artists on this earth who would be horrified if they heard their work described as such. The sort of artists that – if you’ll excuse the pun – wouldn’t want to be tarred with the […]

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