17x What to see in Australia

what to do in australia

Tasmania is the largest island in Australia. With a size similar to West-Virginia or Switzerland, you can be sure that there is plenty to discover. You’ll also immediately notice that it looks very different here compared to mainland Australia. Hobart (the ‘capital’ of Tasmania) is the perfect starting point for many interesting day trips and sights. A visit to one …

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9 places to see in Malaysia

  First of all, you should know that Malaysia consists of two parts, you have the peninsula of West Malaysia which is separated by the South China Sea from East Malaysia. This is the northernmost part of the island of Borneo. Although the western part is the smallest, 85% of the population lives here. The Perhentian Islands are an archipelago …

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11 Things to see in Tallinn, Estonia

Things to see in Tallinn

  If you want to learn more about the history of this Baltic state, this museum is exactly what you’re looking for. It consists out of 76 buildings, spread over 80 hectares of forest land, which tell the story of hundreds of years of history. It’s so big that there’s a church, inn, fire department and a few school buildings …

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A day trip from Dubrovnik to Mostar

dubrovnik to mostar

  Chances are that you’ve heard about Mostar before. Or at least you must’ve seen pictures of the Bridge of Mostar. This stone giant was built by the Ottomans in 1566 and lasted until the Bosnian war. Unfortunately, this useless war also reached Mostar and besides the many unnecessary casualties, the historic bridge also got destroyed. After the war, it …

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The best places to visit in Stockholm and around

Best places to visit in Stockholm

  During a weekend in Stockholm, a visit to the Gamla Stan can’t be missed. The Old Town is without a doubt one of Stockholm’s most beautiful sights. The oldest part dates from the thirteenth century. Striking is that the building style of the buildings is North German, but the colors that are used -orange and dark yellow- make you …

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The mysterious marl caves of Maastricht

maastricht caves

I read a lot of nice reviews about the Sint-Pietersfort (Fortress of Saint Peter) and the Maastricht caves on Tripadvisor. To avoid queues, I bought my tickets in advance. The marl caves and the Fort have little to do with each other, but throughout history their paths crossed quite a few times. The caves of Maastricht aren’t actually a natural …

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