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How to Create a Hygge Dining Room – My Best Hygge Dining Room Ideas

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Crafting the ideal hygge dining room transcends mere functionality; it’s about curating a space where every meal becomes a moment, where conversations flow effortlessly, and where comfort reigns supreme. I’ve been incorporating the Danish concept of ‘hygge’ (pronounced hoo-guh) into my living space for years, and in this guide, I’ll share my best tips on …

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Santa Pauli – The Hamburg Christmas Market with a Naughty Twist

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Smack bang in the centre of Hamburg’s infamous red light district lies St Pauli, the Christmas Market with a difference. Situated on the Reeperbahn, also known as Hamburg’s ‘mile of sin,’ the Santa Pauli ‘XXXmas’ Market is a Christmas Market dedicated to all things sensual, and in 2023, after talking about it for years, I …

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A Guide to Ruzafa, Valencia’s Hipster Neighbourhood (Russafa Valencia)

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After living in Valencia for a year, it’s safe to say that I’m rather acquainted with the city and its various neighbourhoods. Most people visiting Valencia spend their time exclusively in the Old Town, which is comprised of six neighbourhoods (El Mercat, El Pilar, La Seu, La Xerea, and Sant Francesc, and El Carmen). However, those …

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Best Christmas Markets in Portugal

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Christmas Markets in Portugal?! The two aren’t normally seen as the usual combination – sun, sea and beaches are what most travellers think of when heading to southern Europe! However, if you’re planning to visit Portugal during the festive season, you’ll be pleasantly surprised of what’s on offer during this joyful period. From ice rinks …

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