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Capri, Italy – Tourist Attractions

Capri, nestled in the Campania region of the country Italy, has been serving as a majestic coastal resort since time immemorial. Sitting in Naples Province, Capri is the island’s main center where two prominent harbors, Marina Piccola and Marina Grande, are found. Capri is the “isle of the sirens” in Greek Mythology, a favored resort of the Roman Emperors and is world-famous due to breath-taking destinations that endlessly attract visitors all over the globe. The mild climate of Capri makes ... Read More »

Mykonos, Greece – Travelers Guide

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Mykonos is an island in Greece and assuredly the most famous amongst the Cyclades islands. Tourism is a major contributor to the city’s economy as Mykonos attracts millions of people annually. Its cosmopolitan appeal calls for endless parties and an upbeat nightlife, something that impresses people around the globe. But more than fun and excitement, Mykonos has an unspoilt natural beauty comprising of sun and sea that makes this island an easily accessed paradise to all. Mykonos is destined to ... Read More »

St. Petersburg, Russia – Travel Guide

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St. Petersburg is Russia’s second largest city, nestled on the Neva River at the top of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea. The city has staged historical significance since it was founded by Peter the Great on May 27, 1703 as it witnessed the rise and fall of Imperial Russia, civil war and three revolutions. St. Petersburg is the ‘’Window to the West,’’ serving as Russia’s cultural soul of Russia, home to composers, poets and musicians and sanctuary ... Read More »

Budapest, Hungary – Travel Guide

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Budapest is the capital and the largest city of Hungary and one of the biggest cities in the European Union. Being Hungary’s prime city, it serves as commercial and political hub of the country. Budapest is hailed ‘’Paris of the East’’ courtesy of its scenery and the city’s architectural magnificence. The iconic structures of Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue made Budapest a part of the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage. With so much to see, ... Read More »

Ancient City Walls, Dubrovnik, Croatia

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Certainly, the most prominent among the attractions in Dubrovnik is its defensive stone walls, known around the world as Ancient City Walls. Dubrovnik, situated in the southern area of Croatia, is a place rich in history and the city is adorned with what the past has left it: forts, casemates, bastions, and towers—the very structures that make up the Ancient City Walls. Dubrovnik is tagged as the Pearl of the Adriatic mainly because of the white stone beauty of Ancient ... Read More »

Lisbon, Portugal – Travel Guide

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Lisbon, or Lisboa to locals, is the capital and largest city of Portugal. It is the country’s global hub for finance, commerce, education, media, entertainment and tourism. Lisbon is the oldest city in Western Europe and one of oldest cities in the world. Sitting on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, the entire capital has the stunning views of the water which makes its nickname, Rainha do Mar or Queen of the Sea, very fitting. The locals enjoy subtropical-Mediterranean climate ... Read More »

Kitzbuhel, Austria – Travel Guide

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The medieval city of Kitzbuhel is among the most significant centers in Austria for winter sports and other activities. Even though the local population is quite small, this doesn’t deter tourists from visiting the place. Its history of being a mining center for copper and silver has made it a very popular destination among most travelers. If you are coming from Germany, you can simply drive to Kitzbuhel and the journey is quite enjoyable with so many things to see ... Read More »

Bansko, Bulgaria – Travel Guide

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Bansko is located in the southwestern parts of Bulgaria and it is famously known as the birthplace for the well known Bulgarian revival movement. The town is relatively small and getting around is quite easy and walking around to the various destinations is nice. Taxi services are also quite cheap and readily available but you should reach an agreement for the price well in advance with the taxi driver. During the winter season, Bansko is always a hub of tourist ... Read More »

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