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Pastel de nata in Portuguese bakery window
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10 local Portuguese dishes you need to try

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Possibly one of the most overlooked European cuisines on the continent, Portuguese food is sumptuously rich and diverse. Whether you’re in the market for the freshest fish, smoothest port, smokiest sausages or sweetest pastries – you’ll find it all in this corner of the Iberian Peninsula. They’re not ones to be wasteful either and fully […]

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The top 10 things to do in Seville

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Think of Seville and oranges, flamenco and opera all spring to mind, but there’s a lot more to be seen and done in Spain’s fourth largest city. Around 700,000 people call this place home and the locals love it so much that many of them will stay here their whole lives. Given that its brimming […]

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The whitewashed casbah of Tangier, Morocco
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What you can expect from a local tour of Tangier, Morocco

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Often referred to as Europe’s ‘Gateway to Africa’, Tangier fuses together many different cultures and religions. Although a heavy Spanish influence remains the most prominent after many fled here to escape General Franco during the civil war. As a result, Jews, Muslims and Christians, Europeans, Arabs and Berbers all live together in harmony. Unlike other […]

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Views of the Alhambra and Sierra Nevada range
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10 things to eat, see and do in Granada, Spain

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Set to the dramatic backdrop of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Granada is a charming melting pot of Spanish and Moorish cultural influences. And given its closeness to Morocco and the fact it was the last Moorish kingdom to fall into the clutches of Ferdinand and Isabella, it’s easy to see why. More than two […]

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What to pack for your Adventure Cruise

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Your flights are booked, your visas are sorted, and your cabin’s been secured – all that’s left to do before you embark is pack! Unlike conventional cruises, our Adventure Cruises don’t have a strict dress code. We’d rather you felt at home while on board and so suggest opting for casual attire (although you might like […]

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