Visiting Versailles: tips for a fun day trip from Paris

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The most glittering jewel of France’s royal past is undoubtedly the Palace of Versailles (Château de Versailles in French). Once home to kings and queens of France, the palace is perhaps the most extravagant and beautiful in Europe. At Versailles, you can walk the corridors and gardens where Queen Marie Antoinette enjoyed an incredible life […]

The best beaches in Calabria

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Surrounded by water on three sides, Calabria boasts 800 kilometers (500 miles) of stunning coastline. This lesser-known region in the toe of the Italian boot is a Mecca for beachgoers seeking spectacular natural scenery, great food and an off-the-beaten-path experience. The Tyrrhenian Sea laps the rugged shore of the west and the Ionian bathes Calabria’s […]

Italian Riviera towns: the prettiest spots on Italy’s Ligurian coast

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Have you heard of all of the Italian Riviera towns? The magnificent stretch of coastline in Liguria and its gorgeous towns warrant a lifetime of exploring. It’s one of our favourite places in Italy. Famous for movie stars, super yachts and of course the magnificent Cinque Terre, the Italian Riviera has more well known hotspots […]