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Barcelona, Spain City Breaks

Barcelona, too, makes a strong statement for itself. Served by the Barcelona Airport, it is one of the most enigmatic cities to visit and is known for its high standard museums, theatres, art galleries and nightlife. Besides, the city is an architectural extravaganza in its own right. Here is where the Catalan genius Antoni Gaudi [&hellip

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Berlin, Germany City Breaks

For much of the 20th century, Berlin was arguably the most divided city in the world – split between the East and West to separate the socialists from the democrats. After the toppling of the Berlin Wall in 1990, the city learned that two very different societies were made so with strict divisions from a [&hellip

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Amsterdam, Netherlands City Breaks

Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, was carefully picked out for our list for reasons you are (or should be!) well aware of. Europe’s pride, and one of the world’s most colorful cities, Amsterdam is served by the Amsterdam Schipol Airport. The city started off as a fishing village in the twelfth century, and ironically [&hellip

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom City Breaks

Edinburgh, capital of Scotland, is an architectural wonder – a melodic cacophony of Georgian and Victorian architecture with medieval style streets. On top of an old volcano, it is capped by the Edinburgh Castle which sits right in the center of the city on the volcano’s head. Contrary to popular belief, Edinburgh is not a [&hellip

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Tallinn, Estonia City Breaks

Tallinn, Estonia may very well rank as one of the most underrated cities in Eastern Europe. A quaint medieval town dotted with fortresses, churches, and palaces, it is the capital of Estonia. It sits right on the Gulf of Finland with the Baltic Sea in its periphery. It is serviced by Tallinn Airport which is [&hellip

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Copenhagen, Denmark City Breaks

Copenhagen, capital of Denmark, is a dazzling waterfront city that shares two worlds: Prague-level fairy tale charm and today’s technological masterpieces doubling as fine architectural pieces. It sits right on the Baltic east coast of Zealand, the country’s biggest island. The streets are beautiful and decorated with a cobblestone touch. Christianshavn has beautiful canals in [&hellip

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Oslo, Norway City Breaks

Located in southern Norway, Oslo is the country’s capital. Known as a city with stark contrasts, it shows with wilderness areas surrounding the city along with endless rows of museums, parks, and shops. Oslo has a bustling shopping scene, and the sight of watching cruise shops dock along the city’s quays where merchandize is shipped [&hellip

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Venice, Italy City Breaks

Venice is arguably one of Europe’s best preserved cities. A majestic, fairy tale city in every sense of the word, it is held together by hundreds of bridges and alleys with international tourism in its blood. With a population of 65,000 people and 500,000 in the greater Venice area, it is surprising to know that Venice [&hellip

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Paris, France City Breaks

The beautiful city of Paris is France’s capital. Sights you can’t miss: The Louvre L’Arc de Triomphe Cathédrale Notre-Dame Eiffel Tower Things to Do: Buy the Paris Museum card at a metro station – it will save you from standing in lines and wasting time. At the Louvre – take the 90 minute English Language [&hellip

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Madrid, Spain City Breaks

The illustrious city of Madrid is Spain’s capital. It rests at an altitude 650 meters over sea level and can be considered a cosmopolitan version of New York, with a population of 6 million people. It is the financial and industrial hub of the country and the site where many of the world’s most prestigious [&hellip

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