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12 Interesting Facts about Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa

Get the facts about the Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci's most famous painting. From its history, how it ended up at the Louvre Museum, and more.... read more

Posted on 3 October 2022 | 10:06 am

Snippets of Paris

3 reasons to visit Viking House in Stavanger

If you have visited Stavanger, you probably have seen the Three Swords in a rock monument. What you may not know is the symbol behind it.... read more

Posted on 2 October 2022 | 7:49 am

Making Norway My Home

6 Facts about our contribution in 2022 to the responsible tours in Madrid

Discover the Spanish capital city in a completely alterantive way. Join our responsible tours in Madrid … Read More The post 6 Facts about our contribution in 2022 to the responsible tours in M... read more

Posted on 30 September 2022 | 10:09 am

Street art tours in Madrid by Cooltourspain

Driving to the UK from Switzerland

The traditional ways to travel between the UK and Switzerland are plane, train and car. 2022 turned out to be the year we used the channel tunnel to make the trip for the first time. We drove from Ber... read more

Posted on 29 September 2022 | 5:00 am

Swiss and Chips

Minding your Manners

Unspoken Portuguese rules of etiquette... read more

Posted on 29 September 2022 | 3:19 am

Our Portugal Journey

Visiting an exhibition at the local garden centre

Earlier this year a new garden centre opened up near me. It is located out on the road towards Piriberbuy. It has recently been the scene of a gardening exhibition. The garden centre itself is called ... read more

Posted on 28 September 2022 | 6:10 pm

Simons Paraguay

Is Cuenca Safe?

Among the largest cities in Ecuador, Cuenca is considered the safest. Petty theft and vandalism do exist, though. Unfortunately, crime is up from last year. This may be due to the conditions left by C... read more

Posted on 28 September 2022 | 9:02 am

Travel Sketches

Portugal in December: What’s Portugal Like In December?

December really isn’t a month you usually associate with travelling to Portugal. It’s firmly in the off season and the weather has taken a strong turn to the worse. That said, for adventur... read more

Posted on 25 September 2022 | 3:38 pm

Portugal in December: What’s Portugal Like In December?

11 Best Tax Return Software Germany in 2022 – Suitable for Anyone

Do you want to file a tax return in Germany but you don’t know the German language? No problem! In this article, you will find the 10 best tax return software in Germany for expats. Many of them... read more

Posted on 16 September 2022 | 12:08 pm

My Life in Germany

Best VPN for China (and Why You Need One) in October 2022

Every visitor needs a VPN for China, but it’s not always easy to know what is the best option. It doesn’t matter whether you’re coming as a tourist, a student, an English teacher or ... read more

Posted on 31 August 2022 | 5:30 am

China Mike

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