Category Archives for "Western Europe"

Sep 27

Napoleon’s Last Stand: the tiny Ile d’Aix near La Rochelle

By Abi King | Western Europe

Napoleon is remembered for a great many things. Conquering most of Europe, for example. Overthrowing the king and proclaiming himself Emperor of France. Losing in spectacular historical fashion at the Battle of Waterloo and centuries later providing ample material for a hit song from a band of four from Sweden. He’s also the owner of […]

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Jan 06

Unusual Things To Do in Ljubljana, Slovenia

By Abi King | Western Europe

Swirling with dragons and medieval beauty, Slovenia’s capital also hits hard with punchy art and challenging history. Cosiness returns through heart-warming food, striking Art Deco and the common courtesy of arranging pretty much everything within walking distance. Here’s our inside guide to finding the best and most unusual things to do in Ljubljana. Updated 2019.

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