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Jul 10

Unusual Things to do in Graz, Austria

Austria

Unusual Things to Do in Graz Graz. It’s not the most inspiring of names, now is it? Short, squat, and sounding more than a little like the French word for fat, it lacks the flourish that sweeps Barcelona and Vienna into the linguistic catwalk of European city names. But names can be deceiving. For Austria’s second largest city […]

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Jun 19

How to Plan a Galicia Road Trip – A Salty Itinerary Through Northern Spain

Spain

Every coast is salty. But northwest Spain’s Galician coastline seems the saltiest of all: its landscape licked into shape by the churning, whirling waves, its cuisine at one with the sea and its architecture, history and general attitude shaped by the way that surf reaches the shore.

This is a place to experience the real side of Spain, away from tower blocks, fake paella and concrete-edged, crowded hotel pools.

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