Historical architecture, breathtaking landscapes and grand hill top castles, the rich history and varied climate of Europe makes it a fascinating continent to explore. 

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The Catherine Palace, Pushkin

Exploring Catherine The Great’s Palaces in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Exploring Catherine The Great’s Palaces in Saint Petersburg is a feast for the eyes – grand rooms of amber, marble and gold, fit for an Empress who’s reign is referred […]

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Sopot - the 'Polish Riviera' and pier

Visiting Sopot, the ‘Polish Riviera’ from Gdynia, Poland

Visiting Sopot, nicknamed the ‘Polish Riviera‘ from the port of Gdynia is a lovely day trip for cruise ship passengers and travellers to Poland. Situated halfway between Gdynia and Gdansk (around […]

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Beautiful gardens of Alameda Apodaca in Cadiz, Spain

Parks and Gardens Walking Tour in Cadiz, Spain

Walking through the beautiful parks and gardens of Cadiz is one of my favourite things to do in Spain’s historic port city. Cadiz is believed to be the oldest city […]

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Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius tour

Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii shore excursion from Naples

If you’re cruising or staying in Naples, a shore excursion to Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii will probably be top of your list of things to do. Dominating the skyline, the […]

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The Sound of Music tour in Salzburg, Austria

The Panorama Original Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg, Austria

“The hills are alive…”, yes, like it or loathe it you know the words and so (a needle pulling thread) would feel compelled to whistle or hum along to Rodgers […]

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A long weekend in Palma de Mallorca, staying in Casa Delmonte Hotel and exploring the history of Mallorca Cathedral, Bellver Castle and the Arab Baths.

Planning to visit? I've compiled a list of beautiful places to enjoy in the city and tips for travelling around.