The Nordland Railway: Norway’s Polar Express

30-01-2020

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Christmas may be over, but winter still has its grip on Europe. There is plenty of time to hop aboard a train and head to The North. In Norway, the Nordland Railway is the real-lif...

Where the locals go in Turin

23-01-2020

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Did you know that Turin was the Kingdom of Italy’s first capital? Torino, the capital of Piedmont, or Piemonte, is in the mountains in the foot of the Alps, and is traditionally on...

7 National Holidays in Europe to Experience

16-01-2020

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A good party or celebration is never very far away in Europe. Most countries embrace large international holidays, and then fill the gaps with their own local traditions and nation...

Where the locals go in Bucharest

09-01-2020

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Romania initiated its transition from communism almost exactly 30 years ago with the execution of Nicolae Ceaușescu on Christmas Day 1989. Since then, Bucharest has opened up to th...

Where the locals go in Warsaw

12-12-2019

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Warsaw is figuratively and literally the connector between Europe’s East (Vilnius, Minsk) and West (Berlin). The obvious Cold War associations are still there, but the Polish capit...

Where the locals go in Brussels

28-11-2019

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Ah, Brussels. The capital of Belgium and… Europe? Well, it is of the European Union at least, and many Europeans closely identify it with all the fun and joy of bureaucracy, politi...