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Mozart Week Salzburg: Mozart and Mexican Mariachis!

A breath of fresh air has been blowing through Salzburg since Mozart Week 2019 – and a visit is also recommended for those who have always shied away from classical music! I spent a whole weekend in Salzburg, retracing Mozart’s footsteps – and it was everything but boring!

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A port wine tasting made me me drunk in Porto.

It’s called Vinho do Porto in Portuguese. And if you are already in Porto, what could be closer than a port wine tasting? Port wine is one of the oldest export hits of Porto and THE product of the city. Porto is located at the Douro and further east at the Douro there is the Douro valley.

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Acqua Alta: The crazy bookstore in Venice, Italy.

“And there are really cats living here?” the American tourist asked, after squeezing his way through the narrow piles of books to the cash register. The employee affirmed calmly. Cats in a bookstore, as if it was the most normal thing in the world. But what’s normal in the Libreria Acqua Alta in Venice after all?

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