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How to Travel In Dubai on a Budget

Dubai is an expensive city and no doubt about it. Whether it’s accommodation, food, alcohol or activity, you’ll end up paying heftily. But that’s beside the point. If you want to travel in Dubai on a budget, you can, just as you can budget-travel in other expensive cities such as London or New York. There’s always a way to find a cheaper alternative to most things, and we’re here to tell you exactly how to travel in Dubai on a budget.

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3 Reasons why you should celebrate Christmas in Madrid

December has begun, and Christmas is just around the corner: so, if you’ve ever dreamed of saying Feliz Navidad in a caliente tone of voice, now’s your time to do it. In fact, there are hardly any cities that go deep into the Christmas spirit as Madrid does. If that sounds like you, this is definitely your destination for your winter holidays or, even better, for Christmas itself. There are so many things you can do and see: markets, festive lights, nativity scenes, parades, and the list goes on.

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Mathieu’s Adventures: The Beautiful Hike to Bastei Bridge, in Saxony

I ended up going on a hike to Bastei because I had to work from Germany (Saxony) for a few days in April.

Close to the end of the week, a German colleague shot the obvious question during lunch:
What did you plan for this weekend?

My colleagues and I didn’t have anything planned, so we asked for advice:
You should go to Bastei, it’s not too far. Perfect for a walk. Beautiful. You will love it!

It seemed nice enough, so that’s what we did. I actually didn’t pay much attention to the rest, because I like surprises, so I left my colleagues to take care of the details.

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