Coffee Culture in Austria

Austria is widely known for its coffee culture and, more specifically, its Kaffeehäuser (coffee houses). Although Austria is not the pioneer of coffee house culture, the coffee house tradition they have sparked is like no other in the world. The country has truly elevated coffee to an art form.

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[Through the Lens] Poland: Pretty in Pastel

There’s something about pastel and washed-out colours that gets me. They’re soothing and soft, peaceful and calming. And God bless Poland, because it introduces some beautifully designed pastel buildings!

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Where to get the best breakfast in Warsaw

There is a saying that goes “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.” I, personally, like to eat all my meals like a king (and the scale can attest to that), but breakfast is definitely my favourite meal of the day. So when I go traveling, what better way to start the day than with a delicious treat?

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[Unfiltered; ep.6] Shelley (Travel-Stained)

Shelley from Travel-Stained shares her insights on what traveling has taught her, the most surreal places she has visited, advice for first-time travelers, and more!

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[Through the Lens] Finding the Peaceful Moments of Madrid

Sometimes, it’s finding those peaceful moments that can get you through the day. There are days where all you need is a breath of fresh air and room to think – and these moments in Madrid gave me just that.

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Exploring Madrid on Foot: what can I see and where can I go?

For those of you who may not know where to begin on your travels to Madrid, or might perhaps only have one day to explore, here’s a list of landmarks that you won’t want to miss!

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[Through the Lens] Finding the magic in Barcelona

Whether you’re on a trip or walking around your home town, keep your eyes peeled for the magic hidden in unexpected places.

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Why You Should Walk Around Barcelona’s City Center

I’m a big believer of the notion that walking around and exploring will always be more fulfilling than going on the Hop-on Hop-off bus tours to see specific locations to check off of a list. Sure, you may get to your destination faster (and if you’re low on time or have difficulty walking, this may be the best option for you), but you’ll miss out on the essence of the city.

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[Through the Lens] Barcelona’s street art

When walking down the streets of Barcelona, whether it be a street filled with tourists or one lined with trees, whether it’s behind cars and houses, on garage doors or abandoned buildings, or in the most unexpected places, you’ll always be certain to come across something constant: street art.

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