Close-up, Prague – a magical city of bridges, churches and fantastic food

Prague is one of the few cities in Europe that escaped major damage during World War II.  This means that the Medieval centre is still intact, and the incredible buildings of centuries past are still there, in all their glory. When I first visited Prague in 2006, I had no idea this was in store...
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Getaway vacations – a week on the Croatian island of Krk

Sometimes after a particularly stressful week, month, or even year, we just need to get away from it all and relax both physically and mentally. When you look at the vacation options advertised by your local travel agent, you are presented with the usual array of crowded popular destinations and party islands. This can be...
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