Discover Figeac and the Midi-Pyrénées

Let me start by giving credit where credit is due. Figeac is a rather unheard of small town in the Midi-Pyrénées (recently renamed the Occitanie region). You probably won’t find it highlighted in popular travel guidebooks like Lonely Planet or Fodor’s Travel. Instead, my parents stumbled across the town by reading about it in a…

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7 Tips for Making the Most of Crowded Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is one of the most visited cities in all of Croatia— and for good reason. The Old City is encircled by ancient city walls and when you walk through the gates, you’re instantly transported through time. Inside is a maze of narrow stone streets, medieval palaces and cathedrals, and restaurants around every corner. Not…

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