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UNITED KINGDOM / 31.01.2012

I arrived in Brighton under a gloomy sky, the rain lashing against the bus' window. Not the most favorable conditions for the first visit to a new place, even less a seaside resort, and in winter. Notwithstanding, as soon as the bus driving me from Gatwick Airport entered the city, my first thought was: ‘How...

UNITED KINGDOM / 17.12.2011

I am mostly an independent solo traveler, hence usually not a big fan of organized tours. However, there are occasions in which a guided tour is an excellent option, as in big cities. Wonder why? Here are 5 reasons why I suggest experiencing a city walking tour.1. Getting the big picture I can't imagine anyone not feeling...

UNITED KINGDOM / 05.09.2011

During the last 2 years, I’ve been to London quite a few times but never adventured beyond a long walk along the Thames.[caption id="attachment_5289" align="aligncenter" width="597"] The Wild Cliffs at Beachy Head[/caption] Then, some time ago I got enticed by an article written by my friend Michael on an easy hike close to London, on the coastline...