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Photos of Earth – Because it’s Damn Pretty (Asia)

Adam don’t often talk about the natural beauties of the world on this blog. Adam focus a lot on the cities, but, in fact,...

5 places not to miss in Estonia, Europe

If you are planning a trip to Europe, and are looking for something a little off the beaten track, yet still interesting to see,...

Funen

The third largest Danish island, lying between Jutland and Zealand, Funen has 1,125 km (700 mi) of varied coast – broad, sandy beaches interspersed...

Amsterdam

Amsterdam started out in the 13th century as a small fishing village. According to legend, it was founded by two Frisian fishermen, who landed...

Oslo

Once called Christiania, then Kristiana, Oslo is Norway’s capital and largest city. It lies at the head of the Oslofjord, spreading down either side...

Stavanger

In typical Norwegian fashion this is a city of contrasts, with the old and picturesque rubbing shoulders with the new and striking. Stavanger has...

Ålesund

This small but perfectly formed fishing ports sits on islands connected by bridges in the northern part of Norway’s fjord area, and is an...

Tromsø

Anyone with ambitions to see the spectacular Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) before they die should head for Tromsø. They periodically shimmer above Norway’s arctic...

Vaasa

This is the main west-coast centre for sea and air travel from Finland across Gulf of Bothnia to Sweden. Ties between Vaasa and its...

Helsinki

Until the early 19th century, Helsinki (known by the Swedish name of Helsingfors was an insignificant market town near the mouth of the River...