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Written by JC, Germany, November 2011
Coming to Berlin for the first time, most visitors naturally want to see where the Berlin Wall ran and, if possible, see a bit of what’s left. When friends visit Berlin, I always recommend an ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
This year’s Open Monuments Weekend in Italy takes place on the 24th and 25th of March. If you’re in Italy at this time circle the dates in red in your diary. This is the one weekend in the year ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, July 2011
When packing to visit Edinburgh, put on some sturdy walking shoes. Firstly, the center of town is hilly – Edinburgh is built on seven major hills. Edinburgh Castle sits on top of a dark crag of ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2011
The third largest city in the Netherlands, Den Haag or The Hague is not like other Dutch cities. For starters it is much greener and more open, with wider streets and fewer canals. A lot of the city ...
In 1872 a young Irish athlete called Henry Wallace Doveton Dunlop realized his dream: to build Dublin a proper, dedicated sports venue. Landsdowne Road Stadium, only about a mile from St Stephen’s ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, February 2013
With over 30 museums, there’s a museum for anything and everyone in Dublin, with some of Europe’s best history, art and literature exhibitions, as well as some more unusual offerings (yes, there’s ...
Written by JC, Germany, May 2012
In central Berlin, next to busy Friedrichstrasse station and overlooking the River Spree, is a single-story Modernist building. Its sloping roof, wide doorways and soaring windows seem to suggest ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2011
Sir Walter Scott may have been the world’s best marketer. What was he selling? Scotland. Editor's Note: This is an excerpt from our Scotland Things To Do blog. Visit the original post to ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, December 2011
The Budapest Holocaust Memorial Center was erected to shine a light on this disgraceful and horrifying historical period, honor the victims, examine the changes that the Jewish community underwent ...
Cordoba once had 300 public baths, and they were at the center of community life. People came herd to bathe, to gossip and to arrange marriages. But once the Catholic Spaniards took control of the ...
Written by World Traveler, USA, October 2010
Prague is a city that you could keep walking and never stop discovering a hidden square or beautiful over look. Old Town Square is a central meeting point filled with restaurants, bars, a shops. It ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2012
You know when you’re in the former East German parts of Berlin: the Walk and Don’t Walk signs look different. Ampelmann was created in 1961 in response to increasing numbers of pedestrian and ...
It’s the largest single site university in the UK, home to 39,000 students; commonly rated as one of the UK’s top Universities behind the world famous Oxford and Cambridge and ranks as one of the ...
Written by London Expert: Gavin, United Kingdom, February 2012
“I know I have lounged about the streets, insufficiently and unsatisfactorily fed. I know that, but for the mercy of God, I might easily have been, for any care that was taken of me, a little ...
With exchange rates plummeting, Istanbul isn’t quite the bargain destination it used to be, but those on budget will still find plenty of opportunities to stretch out their dollars. From marveling ...
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