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All You Need to Know about Visiting Berlin’s Reichstag

Back when I used to live in Berlin, you could come to the Parliament anytime and the only challenge would be the long lines. I was lucky and visited it a couple of times, especially when friends would come over. But times have changed and it’s not so easy today to get into the building. …

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Walk Florence Like a Local Gourmet

Florence, or Firenze as the Italians say, is where beautiful ancient architecture meets fine dining. Next to the charming trattorias, there’s also a ton of restaurants where locals would never even peek into, and often it’s hard to tell which is which! Fortunately, you’ve got TravelGeekery to guide you to the best local spots :) …

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Year-Round Skiing: Hintertux (And Other Glaciers)

I just came back from my first snowboarding trip of the season. November is the earliest in the year I’ve ever started. But there are actually places where you can ski/snowboard all year round! Even though you might not be in the mood to strap on your winter gear in August, it’s still good to …

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Top 3 Things to See in Transylvania

Romania has a rich and colorful cultural history. Having been invaded by Turks, been part of the Roman empire, and having its borders switched so many times – you are going to see various influences in this romantic country. If you start from the East of Romania things are fast paced, exciting, and very matter …

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6 Reasons Why Valencia is the Berlin of the South

On my first trip to Valencia as a teenager I rushed around with my schoolteachers to see all the major sights and all that (rather boring) stuff. However, I returned to the city a year ago and was just struck by its coolness and resemblance of Berlin. I love Berlin so it’s a huge compliment! …

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Shopping in London Made Simple

The summer sale season is in full swing and you may be checking some destinations to do a little end-of-summer-shopping. London should definitely be under your radar, especially if you’re currently in Europe. Finding where to shop in London can be daunting. There’s just way too much, this city was made for shopping! We’re here …

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Volosko: Charming Seaside Destination in Croatia

Searching for Volosko on a map/in your GPS will often give you no returns. It’s because Volosko is part of Opatija. While Opatija is nice, it definitely lacks the charm of Volosko, as it has been developed into more of a holiday resort. Why Volosko is special So what makes Volosko so special and why …

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Following the Perfume Murderer to Grasse

Have you seen the movie Perfume: The Story of a Murderer? The young Jean-Baptiste Grenouille starts to discover the beauty of scents and perfumes in Paris and later comes to learn the full craft of enfleurage in Grasse, the world’s perfume capital. The story is based on a 1985 novel by a German writer Patrick …

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9 Reasons Why Milan Is a Great Stopover City

Are you about to book a flight and the flight search keeps returning a stopover in Milan, Italy? Book it! Here are 9 reasons why you won’t regret: 1. It’s a low-cost airlines’ hub All major European low-cost airlines go through Milan’s Malpensa airport: Easyjet, Ryanair, Germanwings, Vueling etc. That makes it a cheap destination …

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Searching for Gas in Germany? Get off the Highway

You come to Europe for a roadtrip. You rent a car, happily hop in it and at some point you’ll go through Germany. Being used to gas stations on every mile/few kilometers, you don’t expect this could be different in this modern country with no high-speed limit on the highway. But that’s outright wrong! Although …

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May 1st Vappu Celebration in Finland (It Gets Wild)

Vappu. What is Vappu? The strange sounding name makes Labor Day lose its spark in comparison! That’s right, it is the Finnish version of May 1st celebration. But as you’ll see, this is not just an ordinary May Day celebration. I spent two Vappus in Turku, Finland. One as an Erasmus student and another on a reunion …

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