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a state of mind experienced whilst cycling. don’t think, just do. peak performance without thought. a Zen moment not explainable, but highly addictive.

Best Places for Fado Music in Lisbon Portugal

Lisbon’s Secret Night Life - Fado Live Music & the Best Places in Lisbon to hear it. When visiting Lisbon,...

How to cook a Spanish Paella and the story behind it

Eating Spanish paella is one of Spain's favourite activities for a reason.Every traveller must try Spain’s most...

Exploring London England’s East End

Discover London, England's East End, infamous due to Jack the Ripper but today a vibrant cultural place to visit....

Spain’s Strangest Foods

Avoid the obvious and Eat Spain's Strangest Foods on your next visit to Southern Europe Love the thought of...
Top 10 Secret Things to see in Lisbon

Top 10 Secret Things to see in Lisbon

Enjoy these hidden secret places only Locals know about on your next trip to Lisbon, Portugal's capital.From the modern Azulejo Tile Museum to the historic Sao Domingos Church, this list of the top 10 secret things to see in Lisbon are a must go to on any trip to...

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A Complete Guide to Olive Oil in Spain

A Complete Guide to Olive Oil in Spain

A complete guide to olive oil in Spain explaining the history, harvest and enjoyment of Spain's favourite tree fruit.When many people are thinking of putting up a Christmas tree right now, there is one tree, seeing much more action in Southern Spain, the olive.It's...

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Canada’s Best Books and Movies

Canada’s Best Books and Movies

Read our pick of great books and movies based in or about Eastern Canada. Get a better idea of this wild and wonderful area of the Maritimes. Traveling to Canada's Eastern Provinces? Read our list of some of Canada's best books and movies to see before you go and...

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The Powerful benefits in Eating Almonds

The Powerful benefits in Eating Almonds

Spain's favourite nosh, the almond, serves up advantages to your fitness.Improve your cycling Performance & Endurance by eating Spain’s favourite tapas, the almond. This humble Spanish nut of the autumn harvest has some powerful and positive health advantages to...

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Road Bike or Hybrid Bike?

Road Bike or Hybrid Bike?

Which bike should I ride and what are the differences between a Road bike and a Hybrid bicycle? What is the best bike for me to ride? This is a question we get a lot. The short answer is a mix of personal taste and cycling purpose. To decide between a road bike or a...

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