Smarchant Abroad

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February 2, 2020

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Standing at an impressive 828 metres the Burj Khalifa is the (current) World’s tallest building but what is it like inside? And more importantly, is it worth the hype?



Located adjacent to the Dubai Mall (which also happens to be the worlds second largest shopping ce...

December 22, 2019

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Christmastime is a wonderful time of year to visit Europe; especially Germany, the home of the Christmas Market. This took our winter travels to Frankfurt am Main, the largest city in the state of Hesse.

Situated on the banks of the river Main, Frankfurt has become the...

November 10, 2019

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The warm summer of 2019 in England was perfect for a mini "staycation" so we decided to hit the motorway and head down to the Devonshire Coast.

We visited Wembury, a small village just South East of Plymouth famed for its walking trails and large expanse of rockpools. T...

October 13, 2019

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I carried on my route along the riverside in downtown Minsk towards the Island of Tears. This man-made island acts as a memorial to the Belarusian soldiers who fought and died in the ten year conflict in Afghanistan. 


 

The centrepiece of the Island is the chapel which c...

May 20, 2019

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In mid-October of last year, I found myself in the unlikeliest of European travel destinations; Minsk. The largest and capital city of Belarus, Minsk has a rich history that should be explored more by the travel enthusiast. Unfortunately many people confuse Belarus as...

March 3, 2019

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Apologies for the long gap between posts but I have been rather busy.

This post is the second part of our trip to Italy from summer 2018.

We boarded the train from Rome to the Umbrian city of Perugia, having to make a change half way through the journey. From our initial...

September 7, 2018

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The month of August took us to Italy for a brief trip around Rome and a big family wedding further up the country. Part 1 of this multi-staged blog will focus on Rome and what we got up to there.

After narrowly making our flight from London Gatwick (this is becoming a b...

April 15, 2018

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Just 18 miles outside of Boston city centre is the town of Danvers. Formally known as Salem village, this town has a lot of history, but we had visited for something in particular.

Atop a steep hill you can find a former mental institution. This was the site of Danvers...

April 1, 2018

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On the First of November 1755, everything changed for Lisbon.

The city was hit by a very powerful earthquake, destroying most of the Lisbon. Houses were burnt to the ground and the city centre ruined by tsunami water from the Tagus. The timing for the earthquake was int...

March 18, 2018

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As the sun reached its peak in the sky, we found ourselves walking down from the Chain Bridge, following the Danube into Gellért, a part of Budapest that is famed for its famous Hotel and Spa Baths. We were here to see something else though, something that had been for...

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