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Tallinn: An overview - Part 7
Travelling around Tallinn is fairly easy. The Old Town and surrounding areas can be explored on foot easily but you will need to use public transport or a taxi to reach some distant sights such as Kadriorg Park, Kumu Art Museum, or the Estonian Open-...
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Tallinn: An overview - Part 6
General Information to make a longer stay easier. Estonia uses the euro and you will find ATMs, which are sometimes marked Otto, at many locations around Tallinn. Estonia is one hour ahead of co...
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Tallinn: An overview - Part 5
ARRIVAL IN TALLINN Arriving by sea Tallinn has four terminals lettered A through D, a fifth one called Linnahall which is used only by the fast Linda Line boat, and a dedicated cr...
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Tallinn: An overview - Part 4
PLANNING YOUR TIME If you are on an extended tour of Scandinavia then Tallinn is certainly worth a day. Many people find it works best as a full day side trip from a visit to Helsinki. If you do ...
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Tallinn: An overview - Part 3
Exploring Tallinn The vast majority of sights in Tallinn are concentrated in and around Town Hall Square and Toompea, in medieval Old Town. This small footprint makes it relatively easy to explor...
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Tallinn: An overview - Part 2
The post-communist era has been a big achievement for the town, after independence in 1991, Tallinn has westernized at an astonishing rate. The Old Town has been polished into what could almost be taken for an Old World theme park. It is a fascinatin...
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Tallinn: An overview - Part 1
Tallinn has been a well-kept secret of the Baltic for many years. This has now changed because of the advent of the many cruise lines that are now using Tallinn as a stop off point for their Baltic cruises. Tallinn is a city that is r...
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Visiting Marrakech – What you should know before you go - Part 11
Choosing somewhere to stay Marrakech has a profusion of stylish accommodation, many of which are either riads or Maisons d’hôtes, a term that roughly translates to mean “boutique hotels”. Some of...
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Visiting Marrakech – What you should know before you go - Part 10
Shopping and Eating Haggling is essential in the souks. If you don’t haggle, you will pay vastly more than you should have. It all revolves around the considerable difference between the price of...
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Visiting Marrakech – What you should know before you go - Part 9
Security and Health No vaccinations are required for visitors entering Morocco, except for those coming from a country where yellow fever exists. However, vaccinations against hepatitis A and B a...
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Visiting Marrakech – What you should know before you go - Part 8
Things to be careful about Dehydration can easily creep up on you hear. Bottled water is easily available so be sure to drink lots of it. If you don’t take in enough liquids, you are liable to en...
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Visiting Marrakech – What you should know before you go - Part 7
General Information - continued Female travellers need not worry about visiting the area. Marrakech is safe for solo female travellers, although you should expect to attract more than your fair s...
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Visiting Marrakech – What you should know before you go - Part 6
General Information - continued The main post office is on the Place du 16 Novembre in Guéliz. It opens from 8am–4:15pm Monday– Friday and from 8:30am– noon on Saturday. There is also a post offi...
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Visiting Marrakech – What you should know before you go - Part 5
General Information Although it is a Muslim country for business and shopping hours much of Morocco follows a Monday to Friday working week. Business hours for banks are 8:15am–3:45pm Monday to ...
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Visiting Marrakech – What you should know before you go - Part 4
Moving Around the City The best way of getting around Marrakech is walking. This mainly because vehicles are not allowed in the narrows alleys of the medina. You should expect to get lost freque...
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Visiting Marrakech – What you should know before you go – Part 3
General information As far as clothing is concerned be sure to take good, solid footwear as the alleys of the medina are often uneven. Clothes should be light but not revealing. Take something w...
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Visiting Marrakech – What you should know before you go – Part 2
The modern train station receives daily services from Rabat, Casablanca and Tangier. If you have time and money to spare, you can take the Eurostar from London to Paris, and then the daily TGV service to Algeciras in Spain. From Algeciras it’s a ferr...
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Visiting Marrakech – What you should know before you go - Part 1
If you are planning a trip to Marrakech or Morocco then I suggest you read through this set of general information before you read the articles on Marrakech itself. I explain some of the terms and words in use here which are not covered in the city g...
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Qatar: At a glance - Part 3
Qatar’s Ministry of Foreign affairs strives to establish and develop close direct ties with all peace-loving countries and peoples of the world. It is keen to participate actively in efforts to deal with the concerns an challenges that the Gulf regio...
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Qatar: At a glance - Part 2
The Emir is the ruler of Qatar. Rule is hereditary, with power transferred from father to son. If no son is available, power is transferred to the person whom the Emir chooses within the Al Thani family. The Emir is the head of the constitutional aut...
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