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Day trips from Santiago de Chile – the Apoquindo 

  This is the fourth post in a throwback series about day trips you can take from Santiago de Chile. I lived in this fantastic city for a year 2010-2011, and I just love to talk about it and remember it, and I hope this information will be useful and interesting to anyone planning to Read More

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Day trips from Santiago de Chile – Isla Negra

This is the third post in a throwback series about day trips you can take from Santiago de Chile. I lived in this fantastic city for a year 2010-2011, and I just love to talk about it and remember it, and I hope this information will be useful and interesting to anyone planning to spend Read More

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Day trips from Santiago de Chile – Valparaíso 

  This is the second post in a throwback series about day trips you can take from Santiago de Chile. I lived in this fantastic city for a year 2010/11, and I just love to talk about it and remember it, and I hope this information will be useful and interesting to anyone planning to Read More

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Hamlet’s Castle – A day trip from Copenhagen

Fangirling about Elsinore I’m a bit of a literary nerd (yes, as well as being a history nerd …), and so I love to visit places that feature in famous novels (and plays). Fortunately for me, Europe is stuffed full of these wonderful places to see, and fortunately for you I plan to make it Read More

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Blenheim Palace – Days out in the UK

Blenheim Palace is a big old country house in Oxfordshire, England, where the Dukes of Marlborough historically live. It is UNESCO World Heritage listed. It has some really nice cafes and restaurants you can visit, as well as lovely “Capability Brown” landscaped gardens to explore. There is a miniature train you can ride and a Read More

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Days out in the UK – Sudeley Castle

Sudeley Castle was my first time visiting the beautiful Cotswolds region in the UK. I was lucky enough to be there on a lovely summer’s day, and the whole experience stands out in my memory as one of the best day trips I’ve taken since moving over here. What is Sudeley Castle? Sudeley Castle is Read More