Sochi

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Amazing climate One of the few places in Russia that can thank itself for having subtropical climate, Sochi is truly a special place. It is located in the east coast of the black sea, and the city is exactly what it sounds like; a sort of a summer capital of Russia. Sochi holds a little over 400.000 inhabitants and has over 4 millions visits each year. Many famous celebrities like Bono have visited visited this place and its easy to understand why it is so loved among foreigners and locals. Hot summer…

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Yekaterinburg

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Between Asia and Europe One of the cities of Russia that can compare itself (by size) to Moscow, Saint Petersburg and other major cities. The city is found in a midway point between Asia and Europe, a feat that Yekaterinburg is very well known for. Even a monument has been built on the very spot. There you can walk between the Asian and European border by foot. Yekaterinburg isn’t just another big city, it is a huge educational, cultural and financial pillar of Russia. It features several dozen museums with…

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Moscow

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One of the Biggest A city with a history that spans almost 900 years ago to this day, Moscow is a Russian icon and one of the most important cities in the world. The city sits in the far west of Russia about 400 kilometers from the Baltic countries Lithuania, Estonia, Belarus and others. The city with its 11 million people is one of the top 20 biggest in the world such as Bangkok or Mexico City. It is not secret that Moscow is the hub of politics, education and…

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Gothenburg

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Friendly and open Gothenburg Gothenburg or Göteborg is one of the biggest cities in Sweden besides its capital Stockholm. It goes side by side as member of the largest cities in northern Europe like Copenhagen, Helsinki and Oslo. The city can be found in the far Southern part of Sweden, on its west coast looking into Denmark. The city features its own hustling port in the North Sea sharing the same waters as United Kingdom, Nederlands, Belgium and other countries. Life in Gothenburg runs at a more relaxed pace which…

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Malmö

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Big Malmö Located at the far south of Sweden is the city of Malmo, a city of culture and long tradition. It is located at the base of Sweden’s coast looking towards Denmark. Malmö is a city that is quite old, established in the 13th century it was one of the biggest in the area. This also means it attracts people who love architecture modern and ancient alike. One of these fine example is surely the Oresund Bridge, linking Malmo and Copenhagen. Atmosphere of Europe It is one of those…

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Zagreb

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Capital of Balkan Peninsula Zagreb is one of the most important capital cities on the Balkan Peninsula. It’s the capital city of Croatia and also its economical, political and cultural center. It’s split up on its Upper part, where most government buildings stand together with administration and its Lower part with museums, parks and markets. Zagreb loves sports For surely it is also a city of sports. Here, top-notch football, basketball and handball players have their own clubs, but in the last years there is also a fast growing hockey…

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Split

Aerial photo of Split, Croatia

Sunny capital A pearl of Dalmatia region in southeastern Croatia, Split is an extremely popular resort city. Split was build around the Diocletian Palace, a UNESCO world heritage location, for a Roman emperor that went by the name of Diocletian. Split is known to be very sunny because it has over 220 days of sun each year. This has earned it the nickname “The Mediterranean Flower” and many people come here for the ultimate beach experience. Bring your family and your friends Split is a great place to experience Croatia’s…

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Luxembourg

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International capital Luxembourg capital has the same name as they country, which is not very common but not so rare neither, especially in smaller countries. The capital is the seat of government, sport, tourism and business. You can find international most known banks here on every corner, on every street, on every square. Even if you didn’t arrive to put in or get out some money, you have still arrived to a location, which will stay in your memory for a long time. Small but rich in cultre The city…

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Helsinki

Brief history of Helsinki Also known as Helsingfors in Sweden, Helsinki is a relatively new city established in 1550. The city has a very varied landscape. Here you have many rivers and islands among which the city stands. It was actually captured by the Russians in early 19th century but soon Finland was proclaimed a self-governing country and the previous capital named Turku lost its position to Helsinki because of its close proximity to St Petersburg. Not many cities on earth can say that ferry’s leave from its center to…

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Florence

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The birthplace of Renaissance Being the capital of the beautiful Tuscany region, Florence is known as being home to Renaissance art. The Tuscany region of Italy is known as being the largest focal point of art in the world. Legendary paintings, sculptures, frescoes and legendary architecture is located here. Gourmands will feel right at home here due to large collection of fine wines and Italian cuisine that the region is known for. Since medieval times, Florence has been known as the center of trade in Europe. This has allowed Florence to flourish and become one…

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Aberdeen

One of the biggest three cities in Scotland next to Edinburgh and Glasgow, Aberdeen offers a wide variety of things to do and see. First of all the city is located on the east coast of Scotland and is about 170 kilometers north of the border with United Kingdom. Aberdeen is also know by some of its nicknames like “Silver City” and “Grey City” because of its large granite mining industry. However more recently it also goes by the name of “Oil Capital of Europe” due to the large oil…

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