Italy

Florence, Italy

A- Overview: Florence (Firenze in Italian) is the capital of the region of Tuscany, on Italy’s northwest coast. Florence is a small city, located in the Arno River valley, and surrounded by olive-planted hills on the north and south. It extends west and slightly east along the Arno valley with suburbs and light industry. The centro storico (historic center), where visitors spend most of their time, is a…


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Rome, Italy

A-Overview: Rome is more than a fascinating European capital city; it is a spectacular encyclopedia of living history. Rome is halfway down Italy’s western coast, about 12 miles inland. It has been said that every road in Rome leads to eternity. The city is vast, though the historic center is quite small. The whole experience of Rome is so powerful as to be almost overwhelming at times. The…

Ireland

Dublin, Ireland

A-Overview: Dublin is unique among the capital cities of Europe. It is on the sea with a bay of harbors and swimming areas; it lies nestled among hills and mountains; and it contains Phoenix Park, the largest park on the European continent. Dublin’s streets have been described as bustling and lively. They have also been called congested. As all of these descriptions are accurate, the excitement of the…

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Berlin, Germany

A- Overview: Berlin pulses with life; it is a city that never sleeps. The capital of Germany is paved with cobbled streets dating back 750 years. At the same time, it is gloriously modern. For nearly 30 years, Berlin was really two cities: East and West Berlin, with a wall in between that was meant to be impenetrable. In 1989 all that changed. The wall came down, and…

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Munich, Germany

A- Overview: From the elegance of its grand boulevards to the brass bands that perform at the beer halls, visitors can see immediately that Munich residents know how to enjoy life. Munich is compact and manageable, contains more theatres than any other city in Germany, has a wealth of fine museums, a number of restful and appealing gardens and an ample selection of beer halls. The central point…

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Budapest, Hungary

A- Overview:Budapest is a thriving city of over two million people. Budapest and Vienna were twin capitals of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, making it much easier to understand the stunning architecture that fills the city. The numerous sights can occupy travelers for weeks. The most prominent structure on the skyline is the castle, which easily provides a full day of exploration. A trip through the district of Watertown takes…

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Marseille Travel Guide – Deals

Quick Links: A – Overview B – City information C – Attractions & Things To Do D – Family Fun Attractions E – Events & Entertainments F – Marseille Travel Deals A – Overview Known as the heart of the Mediterranean, Marseille is the oldest city in France. This bustling metropolis with more than a million inhabitants, is France’s second-largest and its premier port. Marseille is a place…

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Nice Travel Guide – Deals

Quick Links: A – Overview B – City information C – Attractions & Things To Do D – Family Fun Attractions E – Events & Entertainments F – Nice Travel Deals A – Overview Nice (pronounces Nees) stretches over a coastal plain opening southward onto the Mediterranean, bounded from East to West by a succession of wooded hills. In the background, rise the first magnificent peaks of the…

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Paris Travel Guide – Deals

Quick Links: A – Overview B – City information C – Attractions & Things To Do D – Family Fun Attractions F – Paris Travel Deals A – Overview A city rich in treasures from it’s historic past, Paris boasts many modern attractions as well. Paris is known for its famous buildings and works of art, its chic fashion scene and its modern literary, artistic, and intellectual ideals,…

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Helsinki Travel Guide – Deals

Quick Links: A – Overview B – City information C – Attractions & Things To Do D – Family Fun Attractions E – Events & Entertainments F – Helsinki Travel Deals A – Overview Helsinki’s green parks and waterways, fresh sea winds, its busy market square, its exciting cultural events and many open-air cafés make the city a delightful place to visit. Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is…

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