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Several years ago when we visited Colombia for the first time, Medellin was not part of the itinerary. But contrary to what you might think, this had nothing to do with its '90s reputation for violence, but more because our trip was focused on adventure, not urban...read more
Search for Hotel du Parc, Medellin, online and you might become a little confused, as it will likely come up under several variations: Hotel du Parc, Hotel Le Parc, Hotel du Parc Royal. But even though its name has evolved over the years, one thing that has remained...read more
Portugal’s Algarve coast is arguably one of the most breathtaking stretches of coastline in Europe – so Henk and I absolutely had to see it on our first visit to the country. But ‘seeing the Algarve’ is like saying you want to ‘see the Grand Canyon’ while visiting the...read more