Bergen

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Bergen – a city with a thousand year legacy Established almost 1000 years ago, Bergen is a beautiful city surrounded by open views of nature and looking into United Kingdom’s Brae Island. The city is located in southwest of the country and is surrounded by many national parks. Bergen once held the role of the capital city of Norway but later Oslo acquired the title and it has been like that since. Historically Bergen has always been a very important city for Norway and even Europe. During the 13th century…

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Ukraine

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Ukraine – the first Slavic stateUkraine is one of the biggest states in the Eastern Europe, lying on the border between Europe and Asia but being completely in the European side. Ukraine must also be reminded as the cradle of the first eastern Slavic state. Later this parts were occupied and attacked many times. Russia in the time of the empire state and later in the Soviet Union era made the greatest influence on the history of the state. Still today, all the victims of World War II or the…

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Borovets

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Welcome to Borovets Borovets ski resort was the best skiing resort in Bulgaria for a long time. It is lying just south of Varna and around 75 kilometers from the capital city of Sofia. Center was being enlarged each year for some time but later investments stopped, while other ski resort, especially Bansko, attracted more capital and therefore also more visitors. But new huge project brought a lot of fresh money to Borovets and new facilities, racing tracks and hotels are now being built each year. All this great improvements…

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Lyon

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Lyon in the spotlight Located in east France, Lyon is a city of enjoyment, culture and fine living. It is quite close to the Switzerland’s border and is only 110 kilometers away from Geneva. Most noteworthy, Lyon was founded by no other then Julius Caesar almost 2000 years ago. As a result, Lyon features unique buildings that decorate Lyon’s streets and farmlands. Lyon contains two Roman theaters located in the city, both very well preserved. Grand Theater is by far the oldest in whole of France and has the capacity to hold…

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Oslo

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Capital in a fjord Norway capital that is located in the fjord and goes by the name of Oslo. The city lies in the far south of the huge country and in its long and rich history has changed many names, but for a very long time it was called Christiania. The city was once called Oslo, but only in 1925 has regained its former name again. Despite the fact that Norway, just like Sweden is a very Scandinavian country and that Baltic Sea, which hugs the country on the…

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Amsterdam

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A city as beautiful as Venice Amsterdam is also called the northern Venice, with its countless canals which were in the past very important for commercial use. Even in these days the canals are a quite easy and fast way to get around Amsterdam. It seems that the views created by the magnificent architecture are there for enjoyment purposes only. Arriving in Amsterdam is easy. You can get there by plain in which case, you will land on the Schiphol airport which is located very near Amsterdam itself. The train…

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Bordeaux

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Bordeaux’s long history Sitting 200 kilometers north of the Spanish border is the city of Bordeaux. It has always been a very important port city, even before roman times. Today it is holding the 9th spot among the biggest cities in France besides Paris, Lyon, Marseilles and others. Prepare to hold your glass up high on many occasions in Bordeaux because this whole region is very well known for its fine vines. The whole city is made up of amazingly beautiful architecture and is a part of its old town…

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Killarney

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Full of natural beauty Found in the far south of Ireland is the city of Killarney. The city is well known for its national park called Killarney National Park and its Lakes of Killarney, a huge scenic attraction made up of 3 lakes. Killarney actually has been a tourist city since the 18th century and with good reason. The city enjoys a beautiful location next to the huge lakes of Lough Leane, Muckross Lake and others. There are many hotels situated around the lakes, overlooking them and you can go…

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Budapest

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Legendary Budapest Budapest is another great city on the Dunave river. Geographically it is positioned on an excellent place. After the unification of 3 different cities, Buda and Obuda on one side of the river and Pest on the other side, Budapest became a city in 1873 and is today a capital of Hungary. City is hosting almost 2 millions of inhabitants and is the economical hub of the region. Hungarian architecture to droll over Most of really fascinating architecture sites are in the center of the city and can…

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Glasgow

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One of the biggest Scottish cities Glasgow is the second largest city in Scotland and home to about 600.000 inhabitants. Most people came familiar with the city through its London based BBC radio network, the only network speaking Scottish language. Everybody can find something to like and enjoy in Glasgow. The city has many impressive buildings to show in Victorian architectural style, so its a wonder to explore. One of these marvels is the City Hall, about 150 years of age is one of the prime examples of Victorian era…

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Nice

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Monaco and Nice If you hear Monaco and think of Casinos then you have to imagine sandy beaches and the city Aristocrat when you hear the name Nice. These two cities are actually really close, a good 10 kilometers. In many ways they share many similarities, but on the other hand are also very different. Monaco is a city of sports while Nice is of culture. Nice came under the authority of France in 1860 as a reward for the French because their aid in the Italian liberation war. Austria…

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