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Hi! Welcome to Complete City Guides!

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My name is Patrick, I'm originally from Sydney (Australia) but grew up in England (my second home) - and I love exploring cities (and writing about it!)

I work online in marketing, which gives me the opportunity to travel around the world full time.

So while I am away, I keep this blog updated with full travel info. I tend to stay in a city for a few months at a time, to really get to know it - then I write guides on it.

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Żywiec: City Guide for Tourists visiting Żywiec and the nearby area
Żywiec: City Guide for Tourists visiting Żywiec and the nearby area

A complete mini city guide for Zywiec

Posted: Wed 10th October, 2018

Krakow

Best Things To Do In Rome
Best Things To Do In Rome

Rome is one of the most popular tourist destination in Europe. So what are the best things to see and do while there? Take a look!

Posted: Tue 4th September, 2018

Rome

Best Things To Do in Zadar
Best Things To Do in Zadar

Zadar is one Croatia's highlights. It is a fantastic, small city that is definitely worth visiting if you are travelling up or down the coast line of Croatia. Here I go over the sights and things to see!

Posted: Tue 4th September, 2018

Zadar

Top Things to Do in Cyprus
Top Things to Do in Cyprus

Cyprus is known for its friendly people and hot, sunny weather. It has many things to offer, which is why over 3 million tourists visit it a year. Here are some of the best things that you can see and do in Cyprus.

Posted: Sun 21st January, 2018

Top 7 Things To Do in Minsk
Top 7 Things To Do in Minsk

Minsk is probably the only European capital city that is largely untouched by masses of tourists. It isn't a city full of attractions, but there are certainly enough things to see and do to keep you entertained for a few days. Here are the top 7 attractions and things to see and do in Minsk, Belarus.

Posted: Mon 15th January, 2018

Minsk

How Long Should You Stay In Each European City?
How Long Should You Stay In Each European City?

When planning a multi city trip across Europe it can be hard to know how long to stay in each city. You don't want to make it too short and miss out on things, but you also don't want to spend too much time in a city that doesn't have much to offer. Here is an overview of how long to stay in all the main tourist cities in Europe.

Posted: Thu 14th December, 2017

Top Facts About Minsk You Didn't Know
Top Facts About Minsk You Didn't Know

Minsk is a bit of a mystery to a lot of people. Some might struggle to place it on a map. But here are some interesting facts that you probably didn't know about this great city.

Posted: Thu 9th November, 2017

Minsk

Travelling In Europe Myths: Busted
Travelling In Europe Myths: Busted

Although Europe has a population of over 700 million people, there are still many people who are not from there. When they visit Europe, sometimes they have some ideas about how it will be - however some of these are big false myths. Here are some of the most common myths when it comes to travelling in Europe.

Posted: Thu 26th October, 2017

Budapest in 48 Hours
Budapest in 48 Hours

Budapest is an amazing city with lots of things to see and do. Here is what we got up to when spending 48 hours in Budapest, checking out all the major sights and things to do!

Posted: Tue 24th October, 2017

Budapest

A Weekend Break in Berlin
A Weekend Break in Berlin

We recently spent a weekend in the German capital of Berlin, checking out the sights, attractions and food. Find out what we got up to in the blog post!

Posted: Fri 5th May, 2017

Berlin

Top 44 Of The Most Beautiful Popular Europe Destinations
Top 44 Of The Most Beautiful Popular Europe Destinations

Europe is a big place, with many cities worth visiting. Here is a list of the best and most beautiful ones (in our opinion!), and why you should visit them this year!

Posted: Tue 25th April, 2017

Top 10 European Cities With Really Close Airports
Top 10 European Cities With Really Close Airports

Sometimes you can fly to a destination and then have to spend an hour (or longer!) and buy expensive travel tickets to actually get to the city center. Here is a list of the best European cities to visit if you DON'T want that! These airports are so close to to the city center that you will be checked into your accommodation maybe just 30 minutes after landing!

Posted: Fri 21st April, 2017

KrakowRiga

A Weekend in Warsaw (Photo Guide)
A Weekend in Warsaw (Photo Guide)

We spent a short weekend in the Polish capital of Warsaw. See what the city looks like and what we got up to. It is definitely a city you can visit many times, with lots of things to see and do there!

Posted: Wed 12th April, 2017

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Best Things To Do in Zadar
Best Things To Do in Zadar

Zadar is one Croatia's highlights. It is a fantastic, small city that is definitely worth visiting if you are travelling up or down the coast line of Croatia. H...

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A Weekend Break in Berlin
A Weekend Break in Berlin

We recently spent a weekend in the German capital of Berlin, checking out the sights, attractions and food. Find out what we got up to in the blog post!

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Exploring The Thailand Monkey City of Lopburi (and how to get there from Bangkok)
Exploring The Thailand Monkey City of Lopburi (and how to get there from Bangkok)

Lopburi is Thailand's famous 'Monkey City'. The city is around 150km (93 miles) northeast of Bangkok, and is home to hundreds of macaque monkeys. It is a popula...

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The Top Cat Cafes in The World 2018
The Top Cat Cafes in The World 2018

Cat cafes are a somewhat new phenomenon. They are normal cafes, that have cats that wander around and can be played with. Every year more and more cat cafes are...

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About Me

I'm an Australian who has lived in Europe for most of my life. I work online, travelling with my laptop, working online and exploring cities for months at a time.

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