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Karosta Prison – the world’s most unusual hotel?

There are not many hotels where you have to sign a disclaimer before your stay, but Karosta Prison located near Leipaja, Latvia is no ordinary hotel. Once a working prison for Tsarist, Lithuanian and Soviet regimes for most of the 20th century, it now serves as a museum, attraction and hotel for people looking for an unusual and extreme adventure…

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Spending Christmas in Paris

Christmas always seems to be a big problem when you have a partner. Normally two months before Christmas the inevitable question is asked, “Where are we going for Christmas, yours or mine?” It’s always a hard call, my now wife and I often find ourselves in a tricky situation as I’m English and she’s Irish so we can’t please everyone…