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Planning your summer holidays can be very tricky, especially if you just have under a week to spend. One of the rare occasions I took such a  quickie of a holiday brought me to a wonderful island in Croatia: Dugi Otok.
Croatia as a holiday destination increases in popularity from season to season (check out Katja’s post on Dubrovnik). Within the last decade it has become a true alternative to Greece, …

[ Written by Kathi | 10 Mar 2013 | One Comment | ]

Deep in the belly of New York’s subway system, a beautiful untouched station resides that has been forgotten for years with only a limited few knowing of its existence. Stunning decoration with tall tiled arches, brass fixtures and skylights run across the entire curve of the station, almost a miniature imitation of Grand Central Station… But it sounds like something straight out of Harry Potter, right?

It was opened in 1904, …

[ Written by Sophie | 24 Feb 2012 | 190 Comments | ]