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How to say FAIRY in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!

Found in almost all folklores and mythologies across Europe, there are many differing stories and beliefs about fairies. Indeed, depending on who you ask these tiny magical creatures shaped like humans with wings can be benevolent, mischievous or even outright vicious! Some claim they are earth-bound angels, while others state they're spirits of the natural… Continue reading How to say FAIRY in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!

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Day trip to BELARUS – Minsk | Europe in a Day

Сардэчна запрашаем у Беларусь – The golden domes of All Saints Church - Source: James Scanlan Frequently found near the top of lists naming ‘the least visited countries in Europe’, Belarus spent centuries under different empires before finally declaring independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Admittedly, I’d never planned to write about my time… Continue reading Day trip to BELARUS – Minsk | Europe in a Day

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Myths and Monsters

Mythology and folklore always offer an fascinating insight into different cultures! DRAGONFAIRY GHOSTMONSTERMERMAIDPHOENIXSKELETONUNICORNWEREWOLFVAMPIREWITCHZOMBIE Want to hear more about the ghostly goings-on in Europe? For more bizarre stories of the unexplained, vicious monsters and haunting ghouls, check out: Here Be Monsters - A Hallow Tour around the Continent