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17 MUST KNOW Facts about the History of Lyon!

While Paris may be France’s number one claim to fame, Lyon has more than a few tricks up her sleeve. Are you curious to get to know this French city better? We’ve got you covered with all the fun facts about Lyon, from history to gastronomy to puppets! You’re sure to come out the other […]

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10 BEST Day Trips from Budapest [July 2019]

Budapest, the beautiful capital of Hungary is one of the most aesthetic cities in Europe. This is a city that’s cut in two by the mighty Danube River, and on one side, the towering cliffs and Baroque palaces of Buda rise magnificently, while on the other side, elegant avenues connect green parks, while the architectural […]

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17 UNREAL Facts about the History of Split!

Split is located in southern Croatia and is the chief port city of Dalmatia. It sits along the beautiful Adriatic Sea, and is known for being a bustling commercial and transportation city. That’s not the only thing Split is known for… As its name implies, Split has been a city that has changed hands many […]

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17 AMAZING Facts about the History of Marseille!

Marseille, the beautiful seaside port city is France’s biggest city on the Mediterranean coast. It has always been a huge, thriving commercial port, all the way back to the beginning. We’re talking B.C. years beginning. There is a lot more to Marseille than meets the eye. So let’s sail back through the centuries and find […]

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17 UNREAL Facts about the History of St. Petersburg!

St. Petersburg is the stunning port city in Russia that’s positioned right on the Baltic Sea. It was the imperial capital for two centuries and still remains the cultural center of Russia. It is renowned for its world-class ballet and opera, along with its many bridges and enormous art museum. While Moscow is the most […]

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17 UNREAL Facts about the History of Helsinki!

The capital of Finland lies on a peninsula in the Gulf of Finland. Even though the city lies far in the south, it is the most northerly of continental European capitals! In Helsinki, there are roughly 620,982 people, 315 islands, and 1 sea fortress. If you wanted Helsinki by the numbers, there you have it. […]

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11 BEST Museums in Helsinki [July 2019]

The clean, modern city of Helsinki is a slice of paradise in the Nordics. Consisting of over 330 small islands, glistening lakes, and unparalleled natural beauty, Helsinki caters to outdoor adventure and enthusiast travelers. And although you might visit Helsinki to spend quality time outside, you’d be missing one of the best parts of the […]

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11 BEST Museums in Split [July 2019]

Surrounded by turquoise waters and white-sand beaches, Split is a beautiful gem on Croatia’s Dalmatian coast. But besides the sun-soaked beaches, Split is also known for its historic Roman heritage. It’s even home to the heavily fortified Diocletian’s Palace, built for the Roman Emperor Diocletian. Because of the city’s rich history and culture, Split is […]

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15 BEST Museums in St. Petersburg [July 2019]

St. Petersburg is a city that is often synonymous with opulence. As Russia’s cultural capital, it seems that there is something jaw-dropping and stunning around every corner. To put it simply, St. Petersburg lives by the motto, go big or go home. One of the most impressive things about St. Petersburg is the grandiose structures […]

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15 BEST Museums in Lyon [July 2019]

Nestled on the banks of the Rhône and Saône rivers, the vibrant city of Lyon is one of France’s hidden gems. And while it’s considered one of France’s largest cities, it remains a charming and atmospheric place teeming with life, arts, and culture. Besides being known for it’s historic UNESCO World Heritage Sites, top of […]

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