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Bioparc I A piece of Africa in Valencia

One of my favorite things in Valencia is the Bioparc. So with our recent visit in Valencia we couldn’t miss strolling among these amazing jewels of Africa. Normally I don’t visit zoos, because I don’t like the idea of animals to be kept in cages for our amusement, but this Bioparc in Valencia is different, so maybe this is the reason why I like it so much. It was opened in 2008 and the park is creating a very true and accurate reconstruction of Africa’s wild life. Located in the Valencian ‘Cabecera’ park this Zoo was created based on a new technique that tries to introduce people to the natural habits of the wild animals. The animals live here as they would live in the wild, in groups of the same species in the same natural habitat, which is separated by natural barriers of rocks, rivers and bridges. I love that Bioparc has respect for…

Zanzibar | My top 12 travel tips

A lot of people are asking for advice on traveling to Zanzibar, so I decided to put together this little tips and tricks article to help you plan your own trip. The news are always showing the most negative aspects of the African continent, so it is not uncommon to feel nervous about going there. Honestly, I was a little nervous too before my trip. What you need to remember is that Africa is a huge continent, made of 54 countries and of course there are dangerous zones, but with little knowledge, these places can be easily avoided or managed. Zanzibar is not a dangerous island, but you have to know some little things before you go there. 1.Plan you trip before you go For sure you won’t have access to much information about this island, but don’t despair. With a little patience you will find anything you need to…

Three days in Puglia, in the Italy’s heel – The ultimate travel guide

Rome, Venice or Tuscany are usually Italy’s highlights, but hiding down, in the heel of Italy, you find Puglia, one of the country’s unpolished gems. While other Italy destinations have tended to steal the highlights, over the last years Puglia has finally made a push for inclusion as one of the must-see areas of this beautiful country. Now after we visited Puglia region, I agree that it should rank very highly on Europe’s most desirable places to visit. Why? Well, because it has everything that Italy can offer: unique places, food, wine, culture and history… and it is much cheaper than other Italian destinations. Producing 80% of Europe’s pasta and a wide variety of food, especially fresh and delicious veggies, the region is a foodie heaven and everywhere you travel you find different dishes, specific to each town. We stayed for three days in the region and we couldn’t be…