Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

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Munich a City Rich in Spectacular Scenery

As Germany’s third largest city, Munich serves as the capital of Bavaria and boasts a population of over 1,300,000. The city offers some of the most breathtaking scenery in Europe and serves as one of the most important economic centers of Germany. Munich is situated along the Isar River at the foot of the spectacular [...]

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Finding the Best Belfast Hotel With a Spa Resort

Heading out to the Northern Ireland for the trip of a lifetime can be the most relaxing experience of your life, as long as you choose the right hotel to meet all of your needs. And there’s nowhere better to plan your stay than in the capital. But booking the perfect Belfast hotel with a [...]

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Sarajevo – The Town in Which Wars Were Started

Emotions stirred up by this town are always positive, but the deplorable events from not so long ago seemed to dictate this title. Since the devastation of the town on the Miljacka River at the end of the 20th century is a matter of common knowledge, we will go back a hundred years, to 1914, [...]

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Vienna, Where Christmas is Special

If you are wondering about the best destination to visit at Advent time, your answer is: Vienna, capital of Austria, population two million. Its general atmosphere is one of peace and respite, with tasteful and elegant decorations infusing the streets with Christmas spirit without overdoing the tacky glitter. Food stands are offering everything from fast-foods [...]

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About Madrid

A bustling cosmopolitan insomniac, Spain’s capital lies at the very heart of the peninsula and is home to a revered trinity of art galleries, a long line of Hispanic Kings and the hallowed ground of Real Madrid soccer club. At its liveliest best when the midnight hour is past and the Madrilerios (Madrid natives) come [...]

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Munich The Beating Heart of Europe

Long regarded as Germany’s most beautiful city, Munich was voted the world’s most liveable city by Monocle Magazine in 2010. It’s easy to see why. It has an agreeable climate — warm from May to September, but never oppressively so. The hottest months are July and August with daytime temperatures in the mid twenties It’s [...]

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Six Reasons to Vacation in Crete

Greece has no shortage of beautiful islands, but the island of Crete is one of the nation’s most culturally rich. Crete is also Greece’s most populous and largest island. More than two million people each year visit the island; this makes it one of the country’s most popular destinations.  With prosperous cities and beautiful scenery, [...]

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Accommodations in Amsterdam – Hotels and Hostels

From modern luxury hotels to traditional, quaint bed and breakfasts, Amsterdam offers something for everyone, and for those who aren’t quite sure what exactly they’re after, this guide will provide some insight into making your accommodations optimize your experience. Even within the same city, the accommodations can vary widely. There are four basic types of [...]

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York celebrates 800 years

Very few cities can look forward to celebrating 800 years since given its freedom as the city of York. It has been slated as a year full of events that residents have been looking forward to for some time. The month of June was kicked off with a bang as visitors got to indulge in [...]

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Things to Do in East London

Most visitors to London never venture to the East End, but the preparations for the 2012 London Olympics have put this part of the city on the tourism map. Neighbourhoods around the future Olympic Village in East London are being redeveloped and renovated for Olympic tourists, and the East End offers vibrant street markets, free [...]