Spaniards teach us how to enjoy life

It is often said that the life of all Spaniards is one huge fiesta. When they get tired they have an afternoon nap – siesta, and then keep on with the party. Spaniards themselves do not understand how foreigners can sum up their entire life philosophy into two simple words.…

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Concentration camp Sachsenhausen: the dark past of Oranienburg

Oranienburg is a small town, founded some 800 years ago in the picturesque German countryside. It is known for its wonderful forest area, a multitude of lakes and the most magnificent Baroque castle in the area. Nowadays, Oranienburg is non the less idyllic. Less than a century ago, however, this…

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3 vegan dips to compliment any meal

First and foremost, let me warn you these vegan dips are addictive. They go well with anything – your vegan burger, your morning toast, your plain old salad, your baked potatoes, your crunchy nachos. You name it! These dips are a great thing to keep in your fridge. They are…

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Black peak: A story about five honeymoons

Legend has it that Vitosha and Lyulin mountains were named after two shepherds, female and male, who were deeply in love. Vita was singing from the top of the “Big ridge” and Lyulin was accompanying her song with his fiddle from the “Long ridge”. They had never met before, still…

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Granada, a town of four cultures

Granada is an impressive town which has preserved traces of a few diverse cultures – Moorish, Christian, European and gypsy. It was occupied by Arabs for 400 years and at that time it transformed into a cultural and political centre. The palaces of the Nasrid dynasty in Alhambra are definitely the…

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