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Italy

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Germany

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France

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Spain

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Netherlands

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Greece

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Portugal

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Belgium

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Ireland

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Switzerland

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Austria

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Sweden

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Poland

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Russia

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Norway

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Croatia

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Hungary

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Czech Republic

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Denmark

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Finland

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Romania

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Bulgaria

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Ukraine

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Malta

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Cyprus

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Slovenia

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Iceland

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FYR of Macedonia

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Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Estonia

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Lithuania

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Republic of Serbia

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Slovakia

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Albania

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Latvia

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Republic of Montenegro

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Luxembourg

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Gibraltar

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Belarus

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Monaco

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Moldova

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Andorra

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Vatican City

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Liechtenstein

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Svalbard

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San Marino

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Paris

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  • Eiffel Tower

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Paris Things to Do

    Loved the over all experience of visiting Eiffel Tower, but I failed to understand why is it often associated with Love, when it's history has got nothing to do with Love. (It was a structure made for an exhibition.) Anyways, the garden in front of the Tower is calm & you can spend hours just sitting there! We visiting there when it was raining,...

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  • Four Seasons George V Paris

    Paris Hotels

    The Four Seasons George V is truly one of the world's great hotels. I really, really love to stay...

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  • Angelina

    4 out of 5 stars

    Paris Restaurants

    Last visit April 2014 to the Rue de Rivoli location There are many menu items on Angelina's menu, indeed we saw several people eating sandwiches and salads but my focus for my birthday splurge was two of the menu items that Angelina is famous for, the hot chocolate l'Africain and the Mont Blanc. In the late afternoon we were able to walk in and...

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Amsterdam

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  • Red Light District - De Wallen

    4 out of 5 stars

    Amsterdam Things to Do

    I always found it droll travelers who are whisking their way across Europe and barely spend two days in Amsterdam. Sure there are a lot of strange smells but the Dutch are very pragmatic and welcoming to their masses of visitors. Take the VVV. I was benefited from this well run government outfit for lodging, maps, and information about the local...

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  • Banks Mansion Hotel

    Amsterdam Hotels

    “But New Amsterdam remained comparatively intact. The tongues of nearly every European nation were...

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  • FEBO

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Amsterdam Restaurants

    Automatic vending machines for burgers, chips (fries) and croquettes. It's pretty cheap and pretty terrible. But if you're hungry, everything else is closed and you don't fancy a night shop rip-off, then needs must when the devil vomits into your kettle (c) Blackadder. Not a huge range for vegetarians. Situated all over town. I've only ever had...

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London

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  • Tower of London

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    London Things to Do

    I found the Tower of London to be the most interesting of all the historical places in London.I recommend getting there first thing in the morning to avoid the crowd.The crowds and line to get in are unbearable so make sure you buy your tickets from the ticket office.You can not buy a ticket at the entrance...they are only receiving tickets.I saw...

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  • The Montague On The Gardens

    London Hotels

    The concierge was fabulous, the hotel very grand, and despite the rooms being small they were...

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  • Hard Rock Cafe

    4 out of 5 stars

    London Restaurants

    The first Hard Rock Cafe was opened in Old Park Lane in June 1971, with food normally on the menu at an American Diner with Rock and Roll music playing while you ate. Eric Clapton donated his Fender Guitar so he could reserve a seat at the bar and occasionally rock stars can be seen jamming here. The cafe has a very expensive collection of Rock...

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Rome

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  • Roman Forum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Rome Things to Do

    The Roman Forum stretches from the Colosseum to the imperial forum. This amazing collection of ruins truly was the political and business heart of Ancient Rome, and it included several monuments, temples, and meeting places. Our guided tour of the Colosseum included the option of a having a quick introduction to the Forum by an archeology student....

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  • Albergo Del Senato

    Rome Hotels

    The Pantheon is my favorite building in Rome and might be my favorite building in the world. The...

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  • L'Archetto

    4 out of 5 stars

    Rome Restaurants

    This was our first trip to Rome and while there Hubby and I would be celebrating our 28th wedding anniversary. So we wanted to a nice place to eat for our special day. We aren’t the types to dress up fancy (heels just don’t work on the streets of Rome!), but we wanted a place that we could be assured of a good meal, rather than take our chances....

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Barcelona

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  • Sagrada Familia

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Things to Do

    For me, visiting that place was a dream comes true. Since I first saw the pictures of this church I was amazed. For me, before my visit, Barcelona meant La Sagrada Familia. So it was out of question not to see this attraction from all corners. Outside, inside, towers, museum… didn’t want to miss anything and you make sure not to miss anything when...

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  • Hotel Majestic

    Barcelona Hotels

    I was there for business last month, the place is really amazing. Lovely staff, the art of the...

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  • Cerveseria Catalana

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Restaurants

    For about the last 10 years, we only have one favorite tapa bar/restaurant, we take our friends, relatives and specially for ourselves. It is called CERVESERIA CATALANA. THE COMPLETE ADDRESS IS: CALLE MALLORCA NUMBERO 235 CORNER RAMBLA CATALUNYA. If you were to take the metro. Take the GREEN LINE / or Linea 3 and get off on DIAGONAL. WALK 3...

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Budapest

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  • Buda Castle - Budavar

    Budapest Things to Do

    It was noon when we came across the changing of the Guards in front of the Hungarian Presidential Palace. The crowd watching wasn't that big, although I imagine the crowds would swell in high season. The palace is called Sandor Palota (Alexander Palace), and is located by the Funicular. The display was quite small compared to displays I had seen...

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  • Four Seasons Gresham Palace

    Budapest Hotels

    If you can afford it, the Gresham Palace, a 5 star luxury hotel owned by the Four Seasons group has...

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  • Gerbeaud House

    4 out of 5 stars

    Budapest Restaurants

    This place is gorgeous. Quite expensive. But for western european tourists...quite a steal. Just imagine this place in Paris or Vienna. Because of a lack of time...I went in and asked for takeaway. People recommend the Foie Gras pate here. And I have to second that. Simply sublime. Because I was taking it out...I was charged 2200ft for about...

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Copenhagen

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  • Nyhavn

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    I just strolled there on July around noon, shirtless, soaking up the intense sunshine! Very colorful, relaxed and copacetic. Got a beer at a café, very expensive like 13 USD! There was a team doing optical illusion. Rent a bike! that's the way to explore CPH best.

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  • Hilton Copenhagen Airport

    Copenhagen Hotels

    A found this a great Hilton property to use with early flights out of Copenhagen. It is an easy...

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  • Nyhavn

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen Restaurants

    As in every European city of this size everybody can easily find the suitable restaurant for his/her preferences and taste. And the genuine Danish food must not be missed!! What is less easy in Copenhagen to find the ones fitting to the wallets of a big part of its visitors - Copenhagen is an expensive place.

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Vienna

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  • Schonbrunn

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Vienna Things to Do

    Visit to Schonbrunn is main attraction in touristic program all touristic arrangements from Balkan area. That was for me too, because that was the way I visit Vienna for first time. That excursion cost 20 euros and including transport with touristic bus (in mine case from Bratislava), visit Schonbrunn palace and park with tour guide on native...

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  • Hotel Sacher Wien

    Vienna Hotels

    The buffet breakfast is spectacular. The two men at the concierge desk are two of the most handsome...

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  • Demel

    4 out of 5 stars

    Vienna Restaurants

    The last time we were in Vienna, we didn't get the opportunity to visit Demel. This time, we weren't going to pass up the opportunity. We met up with one of LJ's friends (from when she used to live here) and headed to Demel for lunch/dessert. A classic, historic and wonderful place to visit...just the desserts alone make this a "must-see"...

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Venice

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  • Palazzo Ducale - Doge's Palace

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Venice Things to Do

    The gothic-style Doge's Palace (Italian: Palazzo Ducale) is the main tourist attraction of Venice and the historic seat of Venetian government. The palace was the residence of the Doge of Venice, the supreme authority of the Republic of Venice, open to the public since 1923. The ducale palace has on average more than 1 million visitors per year....

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  • Al Ponte Antico Hotel Venice

    Venice Hotels

    My sisters and I stayed 2 nights at this hotel and our time there was priceless. Matteo and his...

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  • Cafe Florian

    4 out of 5 stars

    Venice Restaurants

    SAN MARCO My last night in Venice - the last night of my Holiday, and I was in Piazza San Marco. The crowds had left - pigeons paddling in the water from that afternoons Aqua Alta outnumbered the humans, music played by the cafe musicians drifted over the square. Bother the expense!, I wanted to sit in Piazza San Marco, at one of Venices most...

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Dublin

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  • Kilmainham Jail

    Dublin Things to Do

    Kilmainham Gaol today enjoys a certain "celebrity status" as its guest register since it opened in 1796 and closed in 1924 boasts most of the famous political heroes of the fight for Irish Independence. Names such as Eamon De Valera, Joseph Plunkett, Mrs Joseph Plunkett amongst many others can be found over cell doors throughout the prison. The...

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  • Westbury Hotel

    Dublin Hotels

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  • Leo Burdock Fish & Chips

    4 out of 5 stars

    Dublin Restaurants

    Fish & Chips... if you want to experience what Dubliners have been eating for years on end, check out Leo Burdocks in Werberg Street. This is a landmark where there is always a queue and well worth the wait. It's a take away which means basically no sitting down. However if you go towards Christ Church and on the left of that you will find a small...

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Brussels

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  • Manneken Pis

    3 out of 5 stars

    Brussels Things to Do

    Does it say something about Brussels that arguably its main attraction is the small statue of a boy peeing into a basin? He's certainly become an institution - even spawning imitations (the peeing girl is a poor substitute). Many legends and traditions have grown up since the statues installation in the 17th century. The legends are mostly...

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  • Rocco Forte Hotel Amigo

    Brussels Hotels

    The Rocco Forte hotel amigo is considered the best in Brussels and is part of the Leading Hotels of...

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  • Fish, Mussels & Seafood

    4 out of 5 stars

    Brussels Restaurants

    There are a whole lot of seafood restaurants on the Quai aux Briques and we chose this one because it has a nice 3 course lunch menu for 23 euro. The restaurant overlooks a lovely square flanked by the St. Catherine's church. The metro stop is about 50 metres away and the Grand Place perhaps 10 minute walk. On a sunny day, it is wonderful to enjoy...

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Berlin

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  • Reichstag

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Berlin Things to Do

    A Large impressive building which gives tours up into the impressive glass dome at its peak. Please note: These do however need to be booked in advance. It housed the main parliament in the run up to 1933 (before the 3rd Reich) of the Weimer republic.

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  • Circus - The Hostel

    Berlin Hotels

    Having previously stayed in the Central and Western Ku'Dam area I decided on my 3rd visit to stay in...

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  • Snacks - Döner - Currywurst - etc

    4 out of 5 stars

    Berlin Restaurants

    Konnopke’s Imbiss is a Berlin ‘institution’. It opened for business in 1930 serving fast food to night workers. It continued in business after WW2 and the arrival of the GDR. It claims to have invented currywurst by accident in 1960. For those who have never tried it, it consist of a special type of sausage, a spicy tomato ketchup sprinkled with a...

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Prague

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  • Charles Bridge

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Prague Things to Do

    I believe this is one of the "must see" tourist attractions in Prague, the Charles Bridge. Not quite like a circus but it is busy, crowded and touristy. Lots of souvenirs for sale and street performers trying their best to sell CD's and make their tips. The bridge tower is impressive. The views from the bridge are great! It crosses the Vltava...

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  • Aria Hotel

    Prague Hotels

    innovative musical theme, great location in Mala Strana, except that it is nextdoor to the American...

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  • U Fleku

    4 out of 5 stars

    Prague Restaurants

    This historic beer hall is featured in many tour guides as one of Prague's top attractions. Perhaps for that reason I was a bit afraid of walking into a tourist trap, but U Fleku is actually much more than that! Dating back to 1499, it is believed to be the city's oldest brewery. They brew only one type of beer, a flavourful dark lager, which...

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Stockholm

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  • Gamla Stan - The Old Town

    Stockholm Things to Do

    Most historical houses on Gamla Stan display wrought-iron anchor plates on their facades. First of all these fulfill a technical purpose, concerning structural reinforcement: withstanding the tractive forces of the beams and connecting them to the wall or gable. The visible part on the facade was often designed in a decorative shape. However, even...

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  • Grand Hotel Stockholm

    Stockholm Hotels

    The Grand Hotel is beautiful and centrally located. I'd have loved to give it a good review....

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  • Kungshallen

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Stockholm Restaurants

    I took my girlfriend there last night and the place looked very nice, but the chicken dish I ordered tasted like it was made 2 days ago!! I almost broke my plate when I was trying to cut it in eatable pieces. When the bill came and I mentioned the waiter about it, all he said was: ´I don´t make the food here´ and did not offer to compensate it in...

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Brugge

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  • Belfry Tower - Belfort

    Brugge Things to Do

    The Belfry of Bruges, or the Hall Tower, located on the Main Market of the Belgian city of Bruges. The Belfry of Bruges is included since December 4, 1999 in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The halls under the tower had a commercial function. They consisted of several rooms where every other craft products with host city were traded. On the second...

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  • Ter Duinen

    Brugge Hotels

    Welcomed by the hosts in this charming hotel along the Langerei canal I was pleased to see the hotel...

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  • Frites/Waffles /other food

    4 out of 5 stars

    Brugge Restaurants

    You just HAVE to try frites when in Belgium, there are a couple of theories as to how they got popularized as French fries but we should have renamed them Belgian fries a long time ago as the Belgians make them the best. When all the lunacy about Freedom Fries was going in the US, the Belgians should have snuck in and campaigned to rename them...

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