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marrakech souks

25 photos that will inspire you to visit Marrakech

This time last week I’d just spent my first full day in a city I’d been dying to see for years: Marrakech. The Moroccan capital has enticed me ever since I moved to and began to discover the captivating history of Granada, Spain, and was a must-see on my travel hit list for my 30th year […]

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grosse freiheit, reeperbahn, hamburg, germany

New Year’s Eve and The Beatles Tour on Hamburg’s Reeperbahn

There was no particular reason why we ended up in Hamburg for our New Year’s Eve knees-up abroad, but the lure of cheap flights, flowing German weissbeir and, by no means least of all, a street filled with scurvy and contemptible enterprises (for ogling only) probably had something to do with it. Some pre-trip research revealed the infamy of the city’s sleepless […]

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budapest, ruin bar, ruin pub

Budapesht? Budapisht. How to Party in Budapest!

Sometimes, it is a man’s duty to fly to another country and consume copious amounts of its alcohol– particularly if that country sells cheaper and better alcohol than his own. I don’t make a habit of travelling for the sake of getting fuddled on foreign liquor, but as an expat with very few opportunities to […]

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