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What It’s Like to Stay at a Portuguese Pousada

Bare and basic. Bed with sheets, pillow and blanket, maybe a place to hang clothes. Bare light bulbs in the ceiling. You will usually be living out of suitcase on the floor. That’s how one unfortunate man begins his description of a Brazilian pousada.

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What to See in Olomouc

When we began planning our “grand tour around the Czech Republic,” Olomouc (oh-la-MOOTZ) almost didn’t make the list. Okay, its Holy Trinity Column is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but why drive into the middle of a city just to see it and leave? That sounded like a huge waste of time. Shows you what …

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Why You Should Put Litomysl on Your Czech List

Litomyšl (lee-ta-MEE-shul) is a small, quiet town with an almost untouched historical center that few people have heard of. What’s worse, even fewer visit it, even though it’s only a couple of hours away from Prague.

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How to Spend One Day in Kutna Hora, Czech Republic

The ancient silver mining town of Kutna Hora is one of the Czech Republic’s most popular destinations. Only an hour from Prague, it makes a great day trip and an even better destination in its own right.

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Sedlec Ossuary: Macabre Bone Church of Kutna Hora

While it may appear to be a rather unassuming town, Kutná Hora is a popular tourist destination, and its most sensational attraction is Sedlec Ossuary, the famous “bone church.” To be honest, we’re not fans of the ghoulish or macabre and usually avoid sensational spooky stuff, but in our opinion it would have been hard …

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17 Essentials to Prepare for Overseas Travel

As you prepare to travel abroad, you may begin to feel overwhelmed by all the things to remember. Worry not, we’re here to help. Here is a list of the essential things you’ll need to do before heading to the airport.

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Preparing to Sell: Update a 1970s House Inexpensively

With all the HGTV examples available, it’s easy to get ideas on how to update a house inexpensively. But they never seem to answer one question: Why is it that home improvement never becomes a priority until it’s time to move?

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Singapore River Cruise: See the City from the Water

There is a fast and easy way to get a basic overview of a city and where the major highlights are located: With a bird’s-eye view from the top of a touristy double-decker bus. I’m talking about those open-top hop-on/hop-off ones that allow you to get on and off whenever you want, all day, with …

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How to Spend One Day in Waterford Ireland

Less than a 2-hour drive from Dublin, Waterford is best known for its namesake crystal, but that’s not all the city has going for it. If you’re planning a trip through Ireland, spending a day in Waterford will be time well spent.

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Eating at Restaurant L’Hort de Casa, Andorra

Instead of planning how we’ll spend each travel day, Dan and I prefer to head out with a general idea of where we want to go and stop when something catches our eye. It might be a world-class museum one day, other times it could be a fabulous view along the side of the road …

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