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Ethical and thoughtful gifts for travellers – Couples Travel Article

Ethical and thoughtful gifts for travellers Easily find thoughtful gifts for travellers with this handy list of beautiful items they will love, whether they have limited baggage space or absolutely everything already. No matter what time of the year it is, February 14th, Christmas, a special anniversary, birthday or wedding is always just around the corner. So, from the ethically sourced to the practically obvious, check out the best thoughtful gifts for travellers and holiday-lovers… A Shore Thing Jewelry creates stunning…

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Gothenburg around Christmas time – A TV documentary – Sweden Travel Article

Gothenburg around Christmas time – A TV documentary This film was produced by German television channel ZDF in 2010. It was shot during one weekend in December and shows Gothenburg preparing for Christmas. People are relaxed, there is no sign of hectic Christmas bustle, the atmosphere is laid-back. Although the film is seven years old, the cosy Haga quarter (Old Town) looks exactly the same today. This is also true for the Café Kringlan with its enormous cinnamon buns. Even…

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5 ways to warm up in Budapest in winter – Budapest Travel Article

5 ways to warm up in Budapest in winter Dec21 When the temperature dips in Budapest, that’s when the city comes alive with warmth! That’s because the cold months of winter are one of the best times of year to explore the Hungarian capital, with plenty of sites to see and flavours to taste that will warm your heart no matter the windchill. From Christmas markets to thermal spas, here’s how to embrace winter in Budapest. Browse the Christmas markets As winter…

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Gingerbread houses at ArkDes Museum in Stockholm – Scandinavian Travel Article

Gingerbread houses at ArkDes Museum in Stockholm On November 30, 2017 the annual exhibition of gingerbread houses will open at ArkDes, the architecture and design centre in Stockholm. ArkDes is located on the “museum island” of Skeppsholmen, next to the Moderna Museet. This year’s exhibition is the 27th. It will run until January 7, 2018. Free entry. More info www.arkdes.se ArkDes is the new name for what used to be the Architecture Museum.   Hotels in Stockholm Book now: Hotels, hostels,…

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Hotels near the Christmas markets in Budapest – Budapest Travel Article

Hotels near the Christmas markets in Budapest Are you looking for a hotel near the Christmas markets in Budapest? Which hotel should you pick? Here you have some suggestions for centrally located hotels in Budapest near the most important Christmas markets! As you might know already, Budapest is a fantastic city. And even though the city is fantastic all year round, it is especially beautiful before Christmas. That is when the Christmas lights are turned on, and the Christmas markets…

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The Feast of St. Lucia, December 13 – Scandinavian Travel Article

The Feast of St. Lucia, December 13 The Feast of St. Lucia, December 13, is perhaps the most cherished of all Swedish traditions. A celebration of the “bearer of light in the darkness,” it is marked by stunning candlelit processions of girls in white gowns wearing wreaths of candles in their hair. These days the candles are battery-powered, but the atmosphere is the same – filled with an uplifting spirit of fellowship and joy. Lucia in a Swedish school St.…

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