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Where the locals go in The Hague

19-09-2019

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Travelling to the Netherlands? You’re probably considering Amsterdam and/or Rotterdam as possible destinations already, but how about The Hague? The oft-overlooked Dutch city has a...

Where the Locals go in Cologne

05-09-2019

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The capital of the German state North Rhine-Westphalia and the largest city on the Rhine, Cologne seems to have it all, including a convenient location: Brussels, Amsterdam, Luxemb...

Where the Locals Go in Sofia

22-08-2019

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Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria in the beating heart of the southern Balkans (with connections to Romania, Greece, Serbia and North Macedonia), is another frequently misunderstood c...

Where the Locals Go in Malmö

08-08-2019

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If you’re travelling by rail to the Nordic countries from Northern Europe, chances are you’re going to be crossing the Öresund Bridge. On one side of the bridge is the Danish islan...

Where the locals go in Ljubljana

25-07-2019

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Just 2:15 hours from Zagreb, 2:40 hours from Trieste, 4 hours from Venice and 6:15 hours from Vienna by train, Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia (note: not Slovakia, that’s Bratis...

Where the locals go in Antwerp

13-12-2018

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Antwerp: the Flemish medieval wonder and one of northern Europe’s most habitually overlooked major cities. A commercial center of Belgium and the wider Benelux region historically,...

Where the locals go in Zagreb

25-10-2018

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Zagreb, capital of Croatia, might be the ex-Yugoslav city that is most reminiscent of capitals further north, like Vienna or Prague. Its aesthetic leaves little doubt that this is ...

Where the locals go in Belgrade

27-09-2018

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Putting together a history or synopsis of Belgrade in a few short sentences is no easy task. The “White City” has been at the epicenter of conflicts of great empires for millennia,...

Where the locals go in Sarajevo

23-08-2018

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They say that Europe has enjoyed more than 70 years of peace for the first time in its history. It might be true in certain respects, but only if one disregards the conflicts that ...

Where the locals go in Podgorica

26-07-2018

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Podgorica, capital of Montenegro, a small country on the Adriatic sea, part of ex-Yugoslavia. With a population of just over 180,000 and having joined the map of the continent’s in...