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November 2015

Traditional stores and bars: The secret heart of Barcelona

Some of the gastronomic landmarks of the city – places where the locals have been shopping, eating and drinking for generations – are still going strong. Say farewell to the big chains and embrace the soul of Barcelona. Vermut-fuelled discussions Since the 19th century, locals…
Kyle Coleman
November 23, 2015

How Vancouver lives up to its “Greenest City” status

Motivated by its reputation as the "Greenest City", Vancouver created an extensive 2020 action plan to turn its adopted nickname into a measurable reality. While the city's population has increased 27 percent, Vancouver has actually lowered greenhouse gas emissions by five percent. Numerous projects are…
Kyle Coleman
November 17, 2015

Discover Newcastle without spending money

For a relatively small city, Newcastle is packed with things to see and do. Many of them are free, so you can have fun and save money. Newcastle's museums and galleries Baltic contemporary art space gives you stunning rooftop views over the River Tyne. First…
Kyle Coleman
November 11, 2015

What to wear when visiting Istanbul mosques

Istanbul’s Ottoman-era mosques draw millions of visitors every year. From Süleymaniye Mosque’s grandeur to Rüstem Pasha Mosque’s colourful tiles, the mosques are a splendid part of the city and everyone – Muslim or not – is permitted to enter. It’s understandable to feel anxiety about…
Kyle Coleman
November 2, 2015

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