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Neuschwanstein: The Secrets of the Fairy-Tale Bavarian Castles

Perhaps it’s best to visit Neuschwanstein knowing nothing of its history or the reason why it was built. The most famous of the Bavarian castles and one of Germany’s most popular day trip destinations is set in an impossibly perfect location – striking green hills rising to snow topped peaks to the south, descending into …

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Romping Through Rudesheim am Rhein

Rudesheim, Germany is known for two very special things: Wine and the Rhein (Rhine). It might not seem like much at first glance, but these two attractions have guaranteed a steady torrent of visitors to this quiet little town in the Rhein Valley. Rudesheim is located just a few train stops from Frankfurt am Main on the Rhine …

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Koblenz, Germany: Where the Rhine and Mosel Rivers Meet

Koblenz, Germany is perfectly situated to be the beginning or the end to a cruise on the Rhine River. You can easily spend three days or more checking out the great fortresses and castles in the area, the churches that defined the city for many a century, and the dozens of Weinstuben that serve the local …

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Recommended Amsterdam Hotels and Hostels

If you’re looking for a place to stay in Amsterdam, then you basically have to choose between being in the middle of the madness or being slightly removed from it. Ever since Holland decriminalized the sale and use of marijuana, this place has become a pilgrimage spot for any young rebel worth his/her weight in booze …

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Poland Tourist Information

Poland is an oft-neglected destination for travelers to Europe and this bodes well for those of you who do make the trip. Poland is still an inexpensive place to shop, eat (don’t forget to eat your way through these fantastic Polish dishes) and travel and there are great opportunities for lake-side vacations in the north, mountain retreats …

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Morocco Tourist Information

Morocco is not actually a part of Europe, but is located so close, that many travelers to Europe include Morocco in their itineraries. For hundreds of years Morocco has been a bridge between the Muslim and Christian worlds of North Africa and Europe. More recently, Morocco gained fame as the last stop for refugees escaping the …

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Iceland Tourist Information

With a population of just 325,000, Iceland is one of the most unique nations in the world, providing a diversity of attractions for the traveler. The geological wonders of this island nation are never ending, while the capital city, Reykjavik, is known for its carefree and intellectual nature as well as its first class infrastructure and …

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Hungary Tourist Information

Hungarians have contributed some of the world’s best musicians, world class cuisine and a glorious medieval legacy. Budapest is a cosmopolitan city of old lanes and flashy people and has a lot to offer to everyone. The surrounding countryside is dotted with castles, fortresses, monasteries and beautiful villages and towns that hark back to the …

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