Heartland of Central Europe - 9 days

An ancient symbol of the Czech lands, Prague Castle is the most important monument and cultural icon in the country. Founded around 880, the castle is the...

Countries visited: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary
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Icons of France - 9 days

"You can't escape the past in Paris, and yet what's so wonderful about it is that the past and present intermingle so intangibly that it doesn...

Countries visited: France
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Secrets of Italy - 10 days

It has been said that the first Margherita pizza was created in Naples in 1889 and named after the visiting Queen Margherita of Savoy. Chef Raffaele...

Countries visited: Italy
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Splendours of Russia & Ukraine - 12 days

Boasting its own dramatic and tragic past, Russia is a treasure trove of cultural marvels. From the backstreets, bridges and cathedrals of St Petersburg to...

Countries visited: Ukraine, Russia
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Walking in the French & Swiss Alps - 8 days

As imposing on the landscape as an exclamation point at the end of a sentence, the Matterhorn is impossible to ignore. Some 4478 metres high, the first...

Countries visited: France, Switzerland
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Highlights of Greece - 8 days

To keep their gods happy, the ancient Greeks built elaborate temples to honour them.  Popular gods like Apollo had many temples built in their name. He...

Countries visited: Greece
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Greek Island Odyssey - 12 days

After a few days spent exploring the Greek Islands and its myriad ruins, coastlines and oceanscapes, nothing comes closer to perfection than watching the...

Countries visited: Greece
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Croatia's Dalmatian Coast - 8 days

At the turn of the fourth century, Roman Emperor Diocletian built a monumental palace in Croatia as a retirement gift to himself. After being abandoned in...

Countries visited: Croatia
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Jewels of the Adriatic - 15 days

Caves and waterfalls abound in Plitvice Lakes National Park, but it’s the 16 interlinked lakes flowing between Mala Kapela Mountain and Pljesevica...

Countries visited: Croatia, Italy, Slovenia
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Images of Portugal - 7 days

An absolute haven for UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the history of Portugal abounds at almost every turn. From the scenery of the Alto Douro wine...

Countries visited: Portugal
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