Travel

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JAPAN | Fukushima. It’s a beautiful part of Japan with stunning natural beauty, amazing food, and a rich history. Japan is one of my favourite countries and I’ve been lucky enough to visit twice in recent years. Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto are all cities I’ve visited more than once, and

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TRAVEL | Here at The City Lane we travel a lot, and for me personally, 2016 was the year I spent more time on airplanes than any other. A question that’s often asked of me is “do you get sick of flying”? and my response to that is a resounding

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ANGELES CITY | Ford Australia recently invited The City Lane to travel through the Pampanga region of the Philippines recently and discover what this beautiful location has to offer. We took their Ecosport for a drive, maneuvering the sporty “urban” SUV through narrow backstreets, weaving through highway traffic; including jeepneys

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LISBON | Lisbon is a beautiful city. Whether you’re taken by its charms at first sight or not, one thing we can assure you is that the city grows on you. Lisbon is full of grace, with white-bleached limestone buildings, tiled walls, and red roofs creating an appealing look that

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ANGELES CITY | The City Lane was recently invited by Ford Australia to tackle some of the most beautiful yet varied terrain in the Philippines, including Mount Pinatubo. One of the most interesting regions in this part of the world is Pampanga province, located approximately 80km north of Manila. Driving

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SPAIN | We recently did a road trip through Northern Spain, driving from Madrid to Bilbao, through Castille and Leon and Basque Country. We’ve split this guide into several posts which you can use to guide you when planning your own Spanish road trip. The City Lane hit the camino (“road”) in Madrid,

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MADRID | Madrid is a city that we’ve been to many times, with our most recent visiting forming part of a road trip through Spain. We started our road trip in Madrid, landing at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas early in the afternoon. Whether you use a taxi, the Airport Express bus or the

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BILBAO | Bilbao, an industrial city in Spain, has experienced significant regeneration since the Frank Gehry designed Bilbao Guggenheim opened in 1997. Bilbao may not have the physical beauty of may of Spain’s other other cities, but we can imagine it is probably an excellent place to live with excellent public transportation and

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SAN SEBASTIAN | From beautiful beaches and stunning vistas, to pintxos and other exciting gastronomic delights, San Sebastian has a lot to offer. Donastia, as San Sebastian is known in Basque, has a rich gastronomic tradition which attracts visitors from all over the world. San Sebastian has also been designated

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LA RIOJA | At The City Lane we’ve always been big fans of Spanish wines. In particular, we have long enjoyed wine from Spain’s largest demarcated wine region, La Rioja. We decided we had to go straight to the source to experience this impressive wine first hand. The origin of