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Most Amazing Facts about Monuments In Europe

View of Athens and the Erechtheum (porch of the Caryatids) from the Acropolis.

1. Eiffel Tower, Paris, France • The Eiffel tower was once repurposed as a giant radio antenna to save it from being demolished in 1909. • Temperature changes cause the height of the Eiffel tower to change by nearly 16 inches. • The French were smart: to keep Hitler from reaching the top of the […]

New Year’s Eve in Vienna

New Year’s Eve in Vienna, Austria

New Year’s Eve is special in every city, but in Vienna, the end of the year is a musical affair.  From world famous orchestras to waltz parties, elegant dance balls to crowded and joyful beer houses, every one celebrates New Year’s Eve in Vienna with a song in their heart and a dance in their […]

Interview with Barbara Grull-Cacao of Vienna Coffee House Conversations and Vienna Unwrapped


Vienna expert Barbara Grull-Cacao who runs the Austrian travel guide Vienna Unwrapped, had a trial run last spring of Vienna Coffeehouse Conversations, an event series aiming to bring a revival of coffee house conversations with debates and socializing between local Viennese and those who travel to the capital city of Austria. The success of the event […]

Top 3 European Ski Resorts for Winter Skiing

Europe Ski Resorts

If you’re planning a winter ski trip in Europe, here is a look at some of the best destinations. Salzburg, Austria   Salzburg is one of the best-preserved cities north of the Alps, and the fourth largest city in Austria. The nation offers many ski resorts, second only to Switzerland, with a cozier and less […]

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