Jun 14

French Souvenirs: What to Bring Home From France

By Abi King | Western Europe

My tastebuds tingle when I think of the wealth of French souvenirs and gifts you can bring home from France. Cheese, wine, sweet treats and more.

I mean, the country even invented the word souvenir!

But away form plastic Eiffel Towers and dubious berets, here’s a guide to authentic French souvenirs that your friends and family will actually want to receive.

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Jan 29

Things to do in Amman Jordan: The Oldest City in the World

By Abi King | Jordan , Middle East

Things to do in Amman Jordan Oldest City on earthGreat Things to do in Amman, JordanVisit The CitadelThe citadel is to Amman what the Statue of Liberty is to New York: a city-defining icon (although that is where the similarities end.) Instead of a tall green fire-bearing maiden, Amman’s citadel involves crumbling stones and walkways through […]

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Nov 12

Ggantija Temples Gozo: Older than the Pyramids and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Europe

By Abi King | South Europe , Western Europe

  The Ggantija Temples in Gozo: UNESCO World Heritage Site in Malta A visit to the Ggantija Temples Gozo reveals a culture older than the ancient Egyptians with some fantastic names to boot.  One of the best things about the characters in the Maltese language is that the words make every glance at the map feel […]

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Oct 27

The Candle Festival Malta – What visiting Birgufest is like

By Abi King | South Europe , Western Europe

  Birgufest: The Candle Festival of Malta The Candle Festival of Malta has an official name: Birgufest but it’s the light of thousands of flickering candles that people remember the most. Here’s what it’s like to walk through the streets of Birgu, Vittoria, during the candle festival. And how you can do it yourself.  I […]

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