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Slovenia – A cornucopia of possibilities

Slovenia – A cornucopia of possibilities

We didn’t quite know what to expect when we in the summer of 2019 decided to visit one of Europe’s youngest countries, Slovenia. Luckily this only 28 years young nation turned out to be a paradise of unbelievable beautiful untouched nature, wonderfully varied architecture, charming culture, sophisticated gastronomy, and friendly welcoming people. Slovenia is a tiny country but it pampers its visitors with an unbelievable abundance of opportunities when it comes to outdoor activities. The country is nestled in between…

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Valencia – perfect city break

Valencia – perfect city break

When it comes to city break destinations, Europe is inexhaustible. There are so many unforgettable beautiful and exciting cities and it can be quite difficult to choose a destination out of the many possibilities. After a re-visit in Valencia in the winter of 2019 we must note that this Mediterranean metropolis qualifies as a bid for the almost perfect choice. Summer and winter Valencia pampers its visitors with ancient history, intriguing culture, vibrant neighbourhoods, beautiful city break welcoming people and…

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The green lungs of Aalborg

The green lungs of Aalborg

When in Aalborg you are never far away from the city’s green oases. From every corner of the city, there is only a short stroll to the next park. Some of the parks are groomed others are kept more natural and wild. Some attract lots of people, others are quieter. Some give you amazing views over the city, others give you the opportunity to sunbathe, play ball, join a concert or barbecue. Some have beautiful sculptures others have large ponds or…

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Spain – There is something about Valencia

Spain – There is something about Valencia

Years ago we had a short encounter with Valencia and we instantly knew that we had to go back some day. In the winter of 2019 we finally had the opportunity to dig deeper into this absolutely amazing city, the third largest in Spain. When traveling in southern Europe you are pampered with picturesque towns exuding medieval charm, imposing gothic buildings, magnificent churches and cathedrals, impressive squares and exciting ancient history and Valencia is no exception. But what really makes…

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Hvar – a LOVE affair

Hvar – a LOVE affair

We have been in love with Croatia for several years and revisiting this beautiful country in the Balkans in the summer of 2018 got the crush to flare up, BIG TIME. Preparing for our trip we just had to decide where to go. Croatia is a true cornucopia of ancient history, indescribably beautiful national parks, rugged coastlines, crystal clear sea water, a friendly and smiling population, old towns, many of which are on UNESCO’s heritage site, roaring rivers, wild mountains…

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Spain – El Caminito del Rey gives your adrenalin level a kick!

Spain – El Caminito del Rey gives your adrenalin level a kick!

When in the south of Spain you should definitely treat yourself to a hike along El Caminito del Rey. This incredibly beautiful hike is not for people who are afraid of heights but for everybody else there is a guarantee of a unique experience. The beautiful city of Malaga We think the easiest access to El Caminito del Rey is through Malaga. We visited the beautiful city of Malaga at the foot of the Andalucian mountains in early autumn and…

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Denmark – Roadtrip through National Park Thy

Denmark – Roadtrip through National Park Thy

In 2008 Denmark got it’s first National Park, National Park Thy. We adore this stretch of land and at least once a year we are road tripping through this outstanding, beautiful and kind of strange landscape. The national park stretches in a strip along the northwest coast of Jutland. Close to the coastline the park mostly consists of sand, sand and sand. In some places, the landscape looks like a desert. The majority of Denmark’s dune area is found here….

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Sweden – Incomparable Småland

Sweden – Incomparable Småland

PassportPlease loves Sweden and especially Småland has conquered our hearts. This beautiful part of the Swedish kingdom lies in the southern part of the country and covers a huge area of almost 30000 square kilometres. Here you will find everything you need to make your holiday one to remember. SmåLand might best be known for its famous glassware from Kosta Boda and Orrefors, IKEA or maybe world-renowned author Astrid Lindgren, mother of Pippi Longstocking. However, we think that Småland’s biggest attractions…

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Lisbon – crawls under your skin

Lisbon – crawls under your skin

When we, on a day in February,  left the plane in Lisbon and were kissed by a mild radiant sun on our pale winter cheeks, we could almost feel happiness hormones explode in our brains Usually the city gets its fair amount of rain during February but this year the weather gods were in a good mood and for 8 days we had nothing but 18-20 degrees, clear skies and bright sunshine. Lisbon has the warmest winters of any metropolis…

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Aalborg – the happiest place in Europe :-)

Aalborg – the happiest place in Europe :-)

Welcome to Aalborg our hometown. Home to the happiest people in Europe. In 2016 the people in Aalborg, called aalborgensere ( try not to break your tongue pronouncing that ) were elected “The happiest people in Europe” by the European Commission. And according to another election, by UN  we even live in “The happiest country” on the planet. Aalborg took the crown from cities like Stockholm, Vienna and even our beloved capital Copenhagen.  So why is that ?? Why is…

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Italy – Trapani pure Sicilian extravaganza

Italy – Trapani pure Sicilian extravaganza

If you are planning a trip to Sicily do consider visiting the northwestern region of this immensely exciting island in the Mediterranean. Here you will find breathtaking beaches, seafood so fresh that it still wriggling on the plate when it reaches your seat, sleepy medieval towns with small cobblestone winding alleys and streets, ancient hilltop villages and small beautiful islands just off the coast. We have visited Trapani more than once and even during high season we have never found…

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Malta – a breathtaking patchwork

Malta – a breathtaking patchwork

When visiting the small island state of Malta in the southern part of the Mediterranean be prepared for a fantastic journey into history The Maltese Islands have a more than 7000 years long and very colourful history. The islands have been conquered over and over again and nowadays you will find evidence of this incredible historical heritage wherever you go on these sun-drenched islands. Best Fare Finder    You will find ancient temples, castles and fortresses one larger, more beautiful…

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Aalborg – 48 hours citybreak

Aalborg – 48 hours citybreak

If you have a weekend to spare then come and visit us in Aalborg.   Aalborg is located almost at the top of Denmark but is easily accessible by train, bus and plane. There are direct flights from several of Europe’s major cities such as Amsterdam and London. From Copenhagen, there are more than 15 daily flights and the trip only takes about 30 minutes. If you travel by train from Copenhagen journey time is about 4 hours. With the…

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Italy – Ischia sweeps you out of your flip-flops

Italy – Ischia sweeps you out of your flip-flops

Ischia, Capris lesser known bigger sister awaits you with green hilltops, turquoise water, beautiful beaches, thermal parks, picturesque small towns and ancient history. Ischia offers you everything you could wish for during an Italian holiday. Even though more than 16.000 of the islanders live in Ischia Porto the town seems more village like. The pace of life is slow. We loved the charming little harbour, the narrow tree lined streets, the beautiful residential areas, the vistas from the hill tops,…

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Poland – Magical Gdansk

Poland – Magical Gdansk

During the short taxi ride from Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport into town, you wonder if this trip turns out to be a mistake. But don’t worry!     At first glance, Gdansk seems grey, worn out and tired. What meets you on this 12 km taxi ride is concrete residential areas, sad industrial constructions and fuming factory chimneys. But when you first get into town these images are swept away in an instant. Gdansk is a surprisingly nice acquaintance. A beautiful…

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