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The Capital City - Zagreb

The best feeling lies in discovering places which you have heard or read about and thought that you will see for yourself some time. I was amazed to experience one such city. 629 more words



Every so often something catches your eye and snowballs into a idea that you can’t ignore. After signing up to the spate of voucher websites that sprung up in the mid-2000’s as a penniless post-Graduate I have yet to yield greater results from any than Groupon in December 2011. 823 more words


In Donald Trump’s America, Both Consumers and Manufacturers Are Losers

If Donald Trump were to defy the polls and snatch a victory in the U.S. presidential election next month, plenty of campaign promises would be tricky to keep, such as building a border wall on Mexico’s dime or putting a blanket ban on Muslim immigrants. 986 more words


La Vie Lyonnaise #3 | Passe l’Automne Vienne l’Hiver

Forget idyllic snapshots of the Mer Méditerranéenne, for over the past month I’ve been drowning in the Mer de Bureaucratie – my apologies for the horrendous pun, but the analogy is just indescribably accurate. 916 more words


Why Wallonia’s Blocking of CETA is a Concern for the UK

Commentary by Gabriella AKTINS

Whilst the negotiation of an EU-Canada trade deal may seem of little significance to the UK in the light of Theresa May’s first EU summit as Prime Minister, the difficulties the EU is facing should be a grave warning for the UK.  606 more words




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Depth: 2 km

Distances: 186 km SW of Bern, Switzerland / pop: 122,000 / local time: 01:55:01.9 2016-10-26
81 km S of Genève, Switzerland / pop: 184,000 / local time: 01:55:01.9 2016-10-26… 22 more words

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Walking Medieval Rhodes Old Town Moat

During my holiday in Rhodes I woke up at sunrise every morning to do my morning run/walk along the coastal paths. One morning I headed towards Rhodes Old Town and by the commercial harbour I accidentally found an entrance to the gigantic Rhodes Old Town moat surrounding the walls of medieval… 336 more words