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Hidden gems in Prague

Capital of the Czech Republic and home to the largest ancient castle in the world, Prague boasts some of the quirkiest, off-beat locations in Europe. Between its medieval cobbled streets, away from the tourist traps you are more likely to stumble across some of Prague’s hidden gems: First floor terrace cafes Renowned for its large […]

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Things to see and do in Barcelona

Why Go? Why Not? Barcelona is one of the most vibrant and exciting holiday destinations in Europe, and the city attracted over 8.5 million visitors in 2016. Cradled on the north eastern coastline of Spain, Barcelona is the capital of Catalunya, which has its own unique culture, history and traditions. The city offers a diverse […]

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Top 6 spring city breaks in Europe

With the extended routes of budget airlines, European city breaks are now more popular than ever. If you are looking to beat the winter blues in the UK, or treat a loved one to a special weekend away, you can find some great bargains in early spring. Six of the top city breaks in Europe […]

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Win a Samsonite Case worth £349 in our flipMyroom competition

We are offering you the chance to #WIN a Samsonite Equinox cabin case (above), worth £349. All you have to do is like the flipMyroom Facebook page and tell us the name of the person you most like travelling with! Good Luck!   Competition Rules  To enter the competition to win a Samsonite Equinox cabin […]

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Cheap eats and bargain menus in London

Eating cheaply in London, one of the world’s most expensive cities, may be easier than you think with a little planning and imagination. London may be famous for its fine dining experiences, Michelin-starred restaurants and 5 star hotel fayre, but if you are travelling on a budget, you can also find some affordable and equally […]

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8 foods not to leave Amsterdam without trying!

Amsterdam may not be as well known for its cuisine as Paris or Rome, but you will find a range of Dutch delights throughout this vibrant city that must be tried at least once. Poffertjes Perfect for the sweet-toothed among us, poffertjes are fluffy pancakes, typically eaten in autumn and winter. The pancakes are made […]

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12 things you probably didn’t know about Amsterdam and the Netherlands

Famous for its cannabis cafes, tulips, windmills and its red light district, Amsterdam attracts millions of visitors each year from all over the world.

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How to do London cheaply by room swapping

Aahh London ….. a wealthy tourist’s dream and a budget traveller’s nightmare!

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5 Little known treasures in Barcelona

   One of the most visited cities in Europe, Barcelona is famous for its stunning architecture, award winning attractions and vibrant nightlife, but here we look at some of the city’s little known treasures.

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How to room swap in Barcelona, Spain

  Fancy a trip to Barcelona but struggling to find a reasonably priced hotel room? Why not room swap for just $10 a night with flipMyroom and use the money you save to explore this stunning city?

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