Whole Earth Guide

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Whole Earth Guide

Let us be your tourist guide to the world. As we expand into new countries, we'll give you all the information that you need to know before you go and show you all the highlights of each country and region. Along the way we'll reveal places that you can stay with the service levels you thought had long since gone.

Whole Earth Guide from around the world

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The charming german-speaking city of Bern

Of all the Swiss cities Bern is perhaps the most charming. Crammed onto a steep-sided peninsula in a crook of the fast-flowing River Aare, its quiet, cobbled lanes, lined with sandstone arcaded buildings straddling the pavement, have changed barely at all in over five hundred years but for the adornment of modern shop signs and the odd car or tram rattling past. The hills all around, and the steep...

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Last updated 1 Nov 2007


Geneva is one of the cities in the world that just about everyone will have seen on TV at one time or another courtesy to the large numbers of international organisations there and the conferences that they hold, but relatively few will have visited it.

Unfortunately most of the organisations have what are essentially headquarters in the city and therefore visits to them can be quite dry affair...

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Last updated 1 Nov 2007

Santiago de Compostella

Santiago is world famous for its magificent cathedral and the thousands of pilgrims that it attracts throughout the year, but what is the town really like?

In fact the section of the town that is most famous is actually quite small. Itís very easy to walk right around the famous section in under an hour if you donít dawdle and in fact almost all of the tourists and pilgrims (itís often difficul...

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Last updated 1 Nov 2007

Barcelona - the Rambla area

The Rambla area is ďtheĒ place to go in Barcelona.

During the day there isnít a great deal to see in the Rambla itself as itís basically just a long wide street with an assortment of small kiosks selling newspapers and some souvenirs at one end and on-street restaurants at the other end. In amongst this youíll find a series of the street-theatre statues of varying degrees of interest. At the mo...

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Last updated 1 Nov 2007


Sitges is a very lively resort in the Summer months but is a good deal quieter once you get into Autumn.

Although the majority of the shops are still open, the town has a feeling of closing down for the Winter about it with a number of the more upmarket shops already close up and the much lower number of tourists limit the extent of the promenading pretty much exclusively to the central section...

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Last updated 1 Nov 2007

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