Postcards from Puglia

This region at the southern heel of Italy has sheer natural beauty, authenticity, charm and substance. Whether it's visiting the whitewashed trullo houses in Alberobello, visiting olive groves and orchards or swimming in seas with the deepest shade of blue, this Italian region has something special. It borders the Adriatic Sea to the east, the Ionian Sea ...Puglia's coastline is one of the longest in Italy, making it a hit destination for Italians. 

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ItalyCharleen Parkes
The Lust Series - Shop Nordico, Spain

You may have noticed that Nordic or Scandinavian design just seems to be everywhere these days. The purist approach commonly associated with natural elements and pared down sophisticated design features, is something that is not only applied to shops, restaurants and hotels but homes too. Shop Nordico is an online store 100% dedicated to selling Nordic brands to those in Spain.

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The Three Cities in Malta

The Three Cities is a unified narrative of the fortified cities of Vittoriosa (Birgu), Cospicua and Senglea (Isla). To get an idea of where the three cities are located in Malta, it is imperative to have a bird's eye view from the Upper Barrakka Gardens in the capital city Valletta. From there you can spot Birgu in an inverted 'U' shape, with Senglea on the exact opposite side in the shape of a lower-case 'L' and the 'U' shaped Copiscua just behind both cities. 

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MaltaJeremy J.
Brighton & Hove - London-by-the-sea

Rarely does a seaside town receive such a great amount of scrutiny for its comparison to the country's capital. Brighton in its zen-like calmness and sheer natural beauty has an abundance of worldly ethical restaurants, fashionable outlets and dozens of independent shops that can put your favorite market to shame. 

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UKJeremy J.Brighton
Frieze Sculpture 2017 - London

For the first time, London's Regent's Park has been the elegant backdrop for contemporary sculptures, as part of the outdoor art display Frieze Sculpture 2017. Visitors can view marvels by artists such as Magdalena Abakanowicz, Rasheed Araeen and Urs Fischer at the pop up showcase for free.

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Exhibitions, UKJeremy J.London
REJ deli at Nolinski

Paris's luxury hotel Nolinski, introduces REJ delicatessen and takeaway - a foodie spot for both locals and those travelling. Whether you want to grab a bite for lunch, need to top up on bits for home or want to get items for a picnic, there are traditional and vegan sandwiches, homemade lasagne, chilled gazpacho, classic and creative salads. Expect authentic flavours and to stop by more than once.

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FranceCharleen Parkes
Top Rooftops in Barcelona

Barcelona is famed for its decorative modernism, night scene, Catalan cuisine and that fine balance it has between the city and beach. These are just a few of the reasons as to why visitors flock to this melting pot of happenings. The hotel game has stepped up dramatically, with Barcelona now hosting a fair share of boutique hotels throughout the city - where many are topped off with... a rooftop.

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72hrs in Nice

Nice often gets overlooked in the French Riviera, having to compete with the likes of Cannes and Monaco. This fun city has lots to offer and is strategically located - perfect for visiting others charming seaside towns such as Villefranche-su-Mer. One key spot that must be visited is the picturesque Baie des Anges which is cuddled by the Promenade de Anglais.

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3 Reasons to Visit Chianti

Tuscany is spoilt with an abundance of luscious green and scenic places to visit. Many don't know where to start and often take advantage by visiting several places in the region. Chianti is a wine village just 25 minutes from Florence by car and boasts arts and crafts, impressive history, olive groves and of course...wine. 

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ItalyCharleen Parkes
Postcards from Villefranche-sur-Mer

Villefranche-sur-Mer is an enchanting seaside town in a busy part of the Côte d'Azur just east of Nice. The golden sandy beaches draw crowds and you can also find an selection of charming terrace cafés and restaurants. The Bay of Villefranche is simply breathtaking, noted as one of the five most beautiful bays in the world, you can see Cap of Nice on the right and Cap Ferrat on the left. 

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Neu Now Festival

A grassroots art festival is making a come back this year for its ninth edition in Amsterdam's Westergasfabriek from the 14 to17 of September. This year's edition of the NEU NOW is going to be action packed with everything we have been waiting for. Emerging artists have been hand-picked by an international jury selecting only the freshest batch of exceptional artists graduating from art academies across Europe and beyond.

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Greece: Love, Culture, Pamper

‘Eat’ is an integral part of the allurement of Greece. Greek cuisine is a paragon of Mediterranean gastronomy known throughout the world for its nutritious value and great flavour, so each and every corner has its own regional takes on classic Greek recipes - and they are all delicious. ‘Pray’ is personal journey most of the Christian Orthodox faithfuls externalise by regularly attending mass. 

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2nd Edition of the Independent Barcelona Coffee Festival

The Independent Barcelona Coffee Festival (IBCF) is back in the city on the 5th and 6th of May, 2017. This initiative was created last year by All Those, Nømad Coffee, Right Side Coffee, Satan’s Coffee Corner and Skye Coffee Co, and has come back this year with even more workshops and participants. Expect to find coffee shops and roasters in the specialty coffee scene to participate from all over Spain, mainly Barcelona city, in addition to an important handful of guests from Europe. 

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Sitges - jewel of the Mediterranean

Sitges is a world known town merely 35 minutes away from buzzing vibrant Barcelona. This seaside town is an utopia for those seeking fun in the sun, great tapas and a serene Mediterranean feel. Known for holiday goers from all parts of Europe, mainly from France, the UK and Germany, this town packs a long list of things to do.

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SpainJeremy J.Sitges
San Juan Gastronomic Market in Palma de Mallorca

Mallorca has a way to spawn and nurture distinctive foodies, due in large part to the diversity of its food scene and Michelin-starred cuisine. Despite your price range, there is always the jewel in the crown of Spanish cuisine, and it is the tapas (appetisers) culture. Tapas are one of the identifying features of Spanish gastronomy, which over time has evolved into an entire sophisticated cuisine. The crème de la crème of tapas in the city of Palma de Mallorca goes to the San Juan Market.

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Annual Festivals in Andalusia

Spring season brings warmer temperatures and renewals after winter's intermission. The season brings an extraordinary ambience to the city of Seville, serenaded with the scent of orange blossom and jasmine. The new season begins with the Passion of Jesus Christ in Easter Holy Week and two weeks after begins the Feria de Abril de Sevilla (Seville April Fair), and other locations that follow. Every day of the festive occurrence, carriages and riders parade carrying Seville's leading citizens to make their way to the bullring, La Real Maestranza, where the bullfighters and breeders meet.

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SpainJeremy J.Andalusia