Galway

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A true Irish cityLocated in the western part of central Ireland, Galway is one of those small romantic cities with a true Irish atmosphere. The city is also known as The City Of Tribes because of its early history when it was ruled by a collection of families. The city has its own port that by itself is an attraction. Peaceful settings and beautiful open panoramic views make it all that much attractive. Although Galway has some beaches that can be enjoyed, but they tend to be a bit crowds…

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Edinburgh

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Edinburgh is adored by all Sitting amidst three volcanic hills, Edinburgh is one of the most adored European cities. The city is only about 70 kilometers from Glasgow which is another city worth checking out if you are in Scotland. Edinburgh is made up from Old and New part, both very attractive because of different architectural styles. There are many history secrets you can learn in both parts of the town. These are ancient narrow walkways and old buildings that create a medieval atmosphere in the Old Town, on the…

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Denmark

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Denmark as a place of commercePeninsula in northwest part of Europe featuring many islands which most of them are on the eastern side just about 15 kilometers from Sweden’s coast. Denmark has an important geographical position that connects important routes from its south neighbor Germany over the bridges towards Sweden and Finland. Old kingdom in modern times The country is home to almost 5.5 million inhabitants. Denmark is the oldest kingdom in the world and relatively small, but it’s also the country with the highest living standard in the world.…

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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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Greece

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The start of Western civilization Greece is one of the oldest countries with evidence putting it back even before 1400 B.C. It is situated in southeast part of Europe, and landlocked in the north by Bulgaria, Macedonia and Albania. The country is found at the center-point where Europe, Asia and Africa meet. Since ancient times Greece has been known as Hellas and is today an extremely popular destination because of its rich history and beautiful nature. Because of the long history of the country, Greece is looked upon as a start of…

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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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