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8 Unique Things to do in Bristol, UK

Bristol is known as the hipster city of Britain for a very good reason: its enormous and eccentric arts and culture scene. The Bristol bookshops are unique and varied; Bristol street art is famous across the UK (Banksy started here, after all). Then there’s the Bristol theatre scene and all the fantastic talks and lectures …

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Visit Hay-on-Wye: Britain’s Beautiful Booktown

Are you ready for Hay on Wye’s bookshops? It’s noon on a Saturday; the sun above is floating in an ocean of blue. You’re driving a little car down twisting, winding English country lanes lined with hedgerows. Birds outside sing you on your way to the happiest little town in Britain. You’re on your way …

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Travel Guide: Five Literary Cities to Visit in the UK

From Shakespeare to the Brontes to JK Rowling, no nation on Earth has so many great names that define the world of literature as the United Kingdom. In these literary cities, we live and breathe the work of these authors; their homes and settings draw tourists from around the world; their characters are alive in …

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21 Unique Things to Do in Tokyo (2020)

Tokyo, more than a city, is a metropolis; an overwhelming landscape that’s home to the world’s finest cuisine, quirkiest districts, kindest people and most ambitious art and architecture. It’s a city that inspires visitors to be adventurous and to discover its strangest secrets; it’s also a city that cannot be conquered, which makes it all …

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How to Spend a Perfect Day in Odense, Denmark

Visiting Odense – the home of fairytales Odense is one of the idyllic, fairytale towns that defines that sweet, charming, and friendly atmosphere of beloved Denmark. It’s only ninety minutes from Copenhagen on the train, and is most famous as the birthplace of literary genius Hans Christian Andersen. Odense is also the capital of Denmark’s …

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18 Unique Things to Do in Copenhagen (2020)

Copenhagen prides itself on bikes, park life, iconic architecture, and delicious smørrebrød, but did you know they also have rich and diverse arts and culture scene just waiting to be explored? In short, there are so many unique things to do in Copenhagen. There’s a purity, a cleanliness, and a natural beauty to Copenhagen. It …

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The Ultimate Bookish Guide to Copenhagen

Denmark is a proudly bookish nation. Perhaps the true source of happiness for this happiest country on Earth is that it’s bursting at the seams with literary charm. When you do visit the overwhelmingly bookish Copenhagen, you’ll find a slew of delightful indie bookstores, book cafes to lose an afternoon relaxing in, and fairytales come …

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A Culture Lover’s Guide to Visiting Miami

When planning a city break, Miami is probably not the first destination to spring to mind. Many people simply associate Miami with nightlife and palm trees, but away from the neon lights, Miami offers plenty to explore for culture lovers and is a wonderful long weekend destination. This vibrant city offers a mix of art, …

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Arts and Culture Guide to Oslo – 20 Unique Things to Do

20 Unique Things to do in Norway’s Capital, Oslo Oslo has a lot to be proud of! The city won the European Green Capital in 2019 and it made the National Geographic Traveller (UK)’s Cool List 2019. Oslo is one of those cities that you’re not entirely sure what you’re going to get up to …

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A Complete Bookish Guide to Ho Chi Minh City (Cafes, Shops, and more)

My name’s Rebecca from becular.com –  I’ve been living in Ho Chi Minh City as a digital nomad for the past few months and have struggled with only one thing: finding books. Getting a decent hairdresser despite the language barrier is surprisingly achievable. Tracking down cheap local eats, easy peasy. Navigating the busy roads as …

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