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Explore Vienna: 5 Best Vienna City Center Hotspots

Vienna City Center Hotspots — Hofburg

Vienna is an amazing, beautiful city with history so rich that it will take some time for you to grasp it. If you’re in Vienna for a short work trip, or you just need an idea on how to start exploring this amazing historic city, here’s a short guide to 5 best Vienna city center hotspots.

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Vienna Story: Ultimate Guide to Vienna

Vienna Story: Ultimate Guide to Vienna

Are you considering your first trip to the lovely city of Vienna and are looking for many insights that will help you prepare properly? Vienna is full of amazing places to visit and amazing historic things to explore, it will take you some time to get to know it. In order to help you explore Vienna easily, we compiled all of the important information into one ultimate guide to Vienna. Read it, take notes, and enjoy!

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A Brief History of the Blue Mosque: One of Istanbul’s Most Iconic Landmarks

The Blue Mosque, Istanbul

Blue Mosque is one of the most iconic landmarks of Istanbul and one of its most beautiful historic sights. With its six magnificent minarets, it dominates the city skyline and the majority of tourists’ photos, and it’s a functioning religious building as well. But why was it designed like this and who did it? Let’s find out…

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Staycation Tips: 7 Ways to Be a Tourist in Your Hometown

Staycation Tips: 7 Ways to Be a Tourist in Your Hometown

When it comes to this year’s vacations, the crisis brought to us by the coronavirus put us all into the same position: we’re most likely to stay at home. But this doesn’t necessarily mean that we can’t have a good time and enjoy our vacation, or to be more precise: staycation. There are ways to enjoy your free time without traveling and if you’re interested in being a tourist in your hometown, keep reading because we prepared some staycation tips for you.

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5 Myths and Legends in Europe That You Need to Know

Myths and Legends in Europe: Lorelei

European culture has quite a few myths and legends tied to it. There’s almost no place in Europe that doesn’t have an interesting story to tell and don’t we all love reading about them? Here we bring you a few of the most interesting European myths and legends, so keep reading and enjoy.

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Explore Vienna: Best Digital Tour Guides & Insider Tips

Digital tours of Vienna: Explore Vienna on Wheels

Whether you’re lucky enough to be in the Austrian capital right now and are looking for a Vienna walking tour, or you’re at home, seeking digital ways to explore Vienna — we got you covered. There are so many Vienna tours all around the interwebs that you probably have no idea where to start. So, our Vienna-based content team took a serious number of walks around the city streets, gathered the most interesting information about the history of the beloved capital, and brought them to you in the form of awesome digital tours of Vienna that you can use at home or on the spot. Oh, be sure to stay tuned until the very end — we have some insider tips to share.

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9 Incredible Facts About the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Leaning Tower of Pisa

With more than 5 million visitors each year, the Leaning Tower of Pisa (Torre Pendente) is one of the best- known landmarks in Italy. It served as a backdrop on so many tourist pictures. If you’re wondering what makes it so special keep reading — you’re minutes away from learning about this unusual tower.

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Most Beautiful Viennese Buildings: Art Nouveau Architecture in Vienna

Ultimate Guide to Vienna: Architectural Styles

The Art Nouveau architecture gave us some pretty amazing landmarks. You just gotta love it! Vienna Secession, as the movement was known in Vienna, left a huge impact on the city’s architecture as we know it today, and it wouldn’t be possible without Joseph Maria Olbrich and Josef Hoffmann — the architects who were there to establish the movement, and Otto Wagner, who joined a bit later. In this blog post, we will show you some of the best-known and most popular Viennese Art Nouveau buildings from all around the city.

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10 Things You Need to Know About the Alhambra, Granada

10 Things You Need to Know About the Alhambra

If you’re looking for some great Medieval places around Spain, or even around the world — you landed on the right page. Perched upon a hilltop in Granada, Spain, the Alhambra (lit. “The Red One“, “The Red Fortress”) is known to be one of the most unique palaces in the world. With more than 12 centuries of history, this palace is an example of a perfect mixture of different architectural styles. Interested to learn what makes Granada’s Alhambra palace so special? Keep reading, here come the 10 things you need to know about the Alhambra.

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Exploring Europe: The 10 Top Countries for Culture Lovers

10 Most Culturally Rich Countries in Europe - Estonia

Europe, the Old Continent, has so many amazing culturally rich countries with tons of interesting cultural places around them. It is always difficult to say which countries are the best or the most beautiful ones, so we’ve been curious to know if there’s an official, real list of top cultures in Europe. Based on a range of factors, including creative exports and the impact of UNESCO sites on its economy, the Good Country Index listed 125 countries by their influence on the culture around the globe. Here we listed and reviewed the 10 most culturally rich countries in Europe, so keep reading and enjoy.

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