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Inka Piegsa-Quischotte

My name is Inka Piegsa-Quischotte is a freelance travel writer and photographer. She wants to encourage female baby boomers who, in theory, love to travel but do not yet really dare to go out and actually DO it.

Things to Do in Algarve: 3 Day Itinerary from Faro to Lagos

Things to Do in Algarve, Portugal: 3 Day Itinerary from Faro to Lagos If you are heading for Portugal’s Algarve, you are in for a treat. From the westernmost point of  Cabo de Sao Vicente to Cacela Velha in the east at the border with Spain, you find a cornucopia of sites. Beaches, mountains, thermal …

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Discover Western Algarve: Monchique

Many people who consider Portugal’s Algarve as their holiday destination, will think about the dramatic coastline, with breathtaking rock formations, alternating with fine, sandy beaches. But that is not all that Western Algarve has to offer. Discover Monchique in Western Algarve What’s not so well known are the treasures of the Algarve Hinterland, with the …

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Experience Lausanne like a Local

I’m still nursing a few blisters, but that’s before I learned how to explore Lausanne like a local. What I didn’t consider was that Lausanne is built on three rather steep hills, connected by bridges, narrow streets, vertigo inducing staircases and, if you are lucky enough to find them, the odd elevator. But Lausanne locals, …

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Easter in Spain: Tips for Tourists

Make the most of Easter in Spain Tips for Easter in Spain Easter, or Semana Santa in Spanish, is the most important religious holiday of the country. More important than Christmas and it also lasts a lot longer. Although the word ‘semana’ (week) indicates a week, the entire festivities cover more like two weeks, during …

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