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Cam Hassard

Cam Hassard is an international penman, editor and musician. A Melbournian at heart, he has spent extended stints in Dublin, Ireland; the UK; Duluth, Minneapolis and New York City, USA, and currently calls Berlin home. You can follow him at www.camhassard.com
or www.sharehousekitchen.com

Six Great Places for Spring Travel in Europe

It’s always a stunning time in Europe when the sleet and snow of winter make way for the glowing renewal of spring. Parks and gardens blossom and bloom, cities return life again. Ahead of the summer throngs, it’s also a fabulous time to bulk the European crowds, while keeping the back pocket in tact with …

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Northern Sweden: Out and Around the ‘Riverina of Norrland’

Does it get much more spectacular than Northern Sweden? Boasting a wilderness of vast natural wonder, ultra clean air and a year-round bounty of outdoor-driven delights, Northern Sweden can’t be beat. Here, the Aurora Borealis dances over night skies like emerald lava, and the 24-7 Midnight Sun takes center stage in the summertime. As the third largest country in …

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Where to Find Scandinavia’s Unique Hotels

Let’s take a look at a few of Scandinavia’s unique hotels. Accommodation across the world has come a long way in recent decades: with the rise of posh-tels, flashpackers, and Air B’nBs; the diversity of accommodations for travelers has never been greater. Sure, the commonplace hotel continues to provide, but others have embraced the shifting industry by …

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Visiting Stockholm for the First Time: an Unexpected Adventure

Visiting Stockholm for the First Time Scandinavia: that little bit further up, that little bit more mysterious, that road slightly less travelled. For those who summon the gumption to venture north to more intemperate climes, Sweden is a must. Its rewards lay out in abundance: one of its chief selling points, its capital. There is …

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Cycling through Charlottenburg : The Leafy Side of Berlin

You’ve probably heard the common line about Berlin: a poor but sexy concrete Neverland, simmering with smoky bars and clubs that rage to the break of the next week’s dawn. While the racy capital’s hedonistic reputation definitely checks out, there’s a lot more to it than that. On a gloriously sunny, summer day we took a …

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Things to do in Beyoğlu Istanbul

Things to Do in Beyoğlu Istanbul, Turkey For the first timer, or even the consummate return visitor, Istanbul’s endless sprawl and depth can be an overwhelming experience to take in (this “Like a Local Guide to Istanbul” can help though). The history alone of this one-time Roman, Byzantinian, Latin and Ottoman capital is a colossal …

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10 Exciting and Innovative Berlin Restaurants

Unlike France and the relatively proximate nations of the Mediterranean, Germany is not traditionally known for its cutting-edge cuisine. Meat in tube form, pork knuckle and vast quantities of bier remain some of the more enduring gastronomic icons that the Germans have spared upon the world (not necessarily a bad thing either). However, in 2015, all …

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