February 4, 2014

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HotelsClick Travel Trends in Europe 2013

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Hotelsclick.com, a Venice-based online booking, prepared an interesting report on the main trends of European tourists during 2013 with regard to their favourite holiday destinations. The end of a year is often considered as a period when companies, no matter which sector they belong to, take some time to assess their activity during the passing […]

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January 20, 2014

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A Weekend In Bern – Deceleration Guaranteed!

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The charm of slowness rules in Bern. Berners not only speak much slower than other Swiss citizens, they are also much more easygoing. You will not meet hurry and chaos in the Swiss capital. Berners enjoy and maintain their well-being and take their time for the important things in life. Where else could Einstein have […]

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November 5, 2013

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The Best Cafés In Heidelberg

Even if the world refers to Germany as a beer country due to all the beer gardens, the breweries and beer festivals throughout the country, the Germans are a nation of coffee drinkers. At an average, each German drinks 190 liters of coffee per year compared to only 150 liters of beer. It’s the Czechs […]

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October 16, 2013

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Abbaye De La Brussière – Luxury In Harmony With Nature

Abbaye de la Bussiere

Idyllically situated in a seven-hectare park in the vineyards of the Côte-d’Or between Dijon und Beaune, and surrounded by a lake, old trees and a botanical garden, lies the hotel Abbaye de la Brussière, a former Cistercian monastery. Just like since-departed monks who once lived there, guests experience the power of silence in the midst […]

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October 16, 2013

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I Am Italian And Up To Three Months Ago I Had Never Been To Rome

GUEST POST BY RENATA ESPOSITO Up to three months ago I knew that something was missing in my travel experience. I had been to many countries all over the world, even far away, for example Japan and South America, but I never happened to visit Rome, the capital of my nation. There was be something wrong. […]

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September 28, 2013

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Heidelberg Is More Than Just Old Town And Castle

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Tourists come to Heidelberg to see its famous castle and the Old Town and miss some of Germany’s most beautiful sites: Philosopher’s Walk, where Goethe, Hölderlin and Brentano used to walk and admire the triad consisting of the Old Town, the river and the mountains of Heidelberg; Holy Mountain “Heiligenberg”, the remains of an ancient […]

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September 19, 2013

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The Venice Lido Is About More Than Just The Film Festival

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Guest post by Renata Esposito One may think that the main reason why the Venice Lido is famous worldwide is the Venice Film Festival. Every year, dating back to 1932, the Lido has been hosting one of the most prestigious European gatherings in the movie-making industry, also it is the oldest film festival in the world. This […]

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September 15, 2013

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Burano: The Most Colorful Island in the Venetian Lagoon

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What is glass for its neighboring island of Murano is lace for Burano. For centuries, Europe’s finest lace was hand-made here by a complex needle technique, the geometric “Reticella.” Lace is still being hand-stitched on the island, but its production has become too expensive for most buyers. Today tourists, painters and photographers visit Burano for […]

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September 2, 2013

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Cruising The Tigre Delta

Tigre Delta

“Going to Tigre on the weekend is not a good idea”, recommends the concierge. “Half the city travels there on summer weekends; trains will be crammed to the gills.  Better to visit Tigre on a weekday!”  Tigre, which is located 30 kilometers outside of Buenos Aires, is the local recreation area of city dwellers. In […]

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August 27, 2013

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Cult Restaurant, Café And Hot Spot – The Oldest Vegetarian Restaurant In The World Celebrates Its 115th Birthday

Hiltl Restaurant

Caustically referred to as a root bunker in the late 19th century, today the Hiltl is a landmark in Zürich. In the city’s most innovative, cosmopolitan and child-friendly restaurant, people from all over the world come and go, among them many celebrities. It wasn’t always like this. The selections from the buffet overwhelm the senses. […]

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