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Luxembourg

Luxembourg

Luxembourg's modest 1000 square miles harbour an unlikely many treasures, from UNESCO-listed Medieval fortifications to prised wines of the Moselle, an animated arts scene, cutting-edge architectural creations, seats of prominent EU institutions and abundant natural pursuits, including skiing on the excellent slopes of northern Ardennes, hiking the Valley of Seven Castes or along the trails of Mullerthal that cut through peculiar sandstone rock formations, and soaking the hours away in the sparkling thermal pools of Mondorf-les-Bains.
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Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh

Situated at the crossroads of three great rivers - the Mekong, Tonle Sap and Bassac – Phnom Penh is the heart of a country steeped in tradition, overflowing with rice paddies, jungles and rural communities. Once a sleepy backwater, Phnom Penh now buzzes with commercial activity, as the country develops after years of isolation. It is dotted with monumental landmarks in a surreal environment. Old French colonial mansions stand alongside newly emerging designs, which make the city’s mixed architecture and communities fascinating to explore.
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Ghent

Ghent

Ghent is a compact, authentic city where the past and present co-exist in perfect balance. Walking through the city is like travelling through time: you turn the corner and just like that, you go from the fourteenth century to the twenty-first. In Ghent pounds the young heart of a cultural city filled with music, theatre, film and visual arts. Because of its central location in Flanders, Ghent is an ideal operating base to visit the Flemish Art Cities. Ghent is ready to welcome you with open arms!
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How to do Vienna | VIENNA/NOW

How to do Vienna | VIENNA/NOW

What is the best way to get from the airport to the city? Where do I get Wi-Fi? And why are there so many different types of coffee? Tips, Tricks, Do's and Don'ts: In this episode of VIENNA/NOW Adia shows you some basic facts on how to make your arrival and stay in Vienna even easier.
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VIENNA/NOW Top Picks: 6 best cafés to get a taste of Vienna’s traditional coffee culture

VIENNA/NOW Top Picks: 6 best cafés to get a taste of Vienna’s traditional coffee culture

Should I stay or should I go? Definitely stay! This episode of VIENNA/NOW Top Picks features some of Vienna’s most beautiful, traditional coffee houses.
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Mechelen

Mechelen

‘Mechelaars’ talk about their city with great pride and warmth. Visitors are struck by the genial atmosphere as they stroll past monuments redolent with age and pause in courtyards and historic churches. The Mechelaar is proud of Gouden Carolus, the award-winning beer brewed here for centuries. He is proud of Margaret, who put 16th-century Mechelen on the world map. And he has a soft spot for craftsmanship and authentic local products. Come to Mechelen and experience its charms for yourself!
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#ViennaFunFacts 2 - and what do YOU know about Vienna?

#ViennaFunFacts 2 - and what do YOU know about Vienna?

In the second video of the #ViennaFunFacts campaign we follow Pippilotta on her special journey of discovery through Vienna again - this time along the Ringstrasse boulevard. She wants to pique our curiosity for seemingly useless knowledge, for fun facts and Viennese myths. Our winner fact is also included: Did you know that until 1956, visitors of the Stadtpark had to pay a fee to use the chairs provided? Find more info at http://funfacts.vienna.info
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Brussels

Brussels

Brussels, a city that continues to surprise and move you. This city-region-capital of 500 million Europeans is waiting to share its treasures with you. It’s a fair bet that its stormy history is the reason for its open-mindedness, warmth and friendliness. You’ll feel right at home in Brussels! As well as its historic monuments, Brussels has so much to share with you: its comic strip speech bubbles, its Art Nouveau façades, the talent of its stylists and designers, its delicacies and its surrealism, which can be found on every street corner.
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VIENNA / NOW - Meet your host Chris Cummins

VIENNA / NOW - Meet your host Chris Cummins

Become a part of Vienna's way of life. In each episode of this series we focus on one special aspect of life in Austria's capital - and your host Chris Cummins is right on the spot. He will explore Vienna's vibrant art and design scene, listen to beautiful classical music and get a taste of Vienna's rich cuisine. This and a lot more - in the upcoming episodes. To be sure not to miss anything subscribe to our channel http://www.youtube.com/Vienna Find all info about Vienna at http://www.vienna.info Music: Radical Chique | Im Abendrot Radical Chique | Tag aus, Nacht ein http://www.radicalchique.net/ Credits: Idea & Concept: SLASH http://www.slash.co.at Director & Script: Stefan Schlager Camera: Matthias Smycka Editing, 2nd Unit, Animation: Thomas Scharf Audio: Overdub, Gregor Rašek Produced by SLASH
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Matsuyama

Matsuyama

The largest city on the island of Shikoku in Japan, Matsuyama is a vibrant city of living traditions, set against a backdrop of historical buildings, where haiku poetry is still enjoyed as a part of daily life. A full calendar of seasonal festivals means that there's always something eye-catching going on. The city is served by a network of vintage trams and steam trains, so getting about is easy. Matsuyama also has miles of sandy beaches framing the beautiful island-studded Seto Inland Sea.
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Pilsen

Pilsen

Mention of Pilsen most often evokes beer and the famous legend that gave name to all its types more than 170 years ago. However, the city has more to offer, as the historical city centre features plenty of gems reminding of its rich history: the Gothic St Bartholomew‘s Cathedral with the highest church tower in the Czech Republic, Renaissance City Hall, the labyrinth of corridors of the Pilsen Historical Underground, Franciscan Monastery, and the unique Great Synagogue, which is the fourth largest synagogue in the whole wide world.
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Bratislava

Bratislava

Bratislava - the little big city. With fewer than half a million people, Bratislava ranks among Europe's most relaxed capitals, because everything is in close vicinity, reachable within a few minutes walking distance. It even has two capital cities nearby - Vienna (80km) and Budapest (200km) - reachable also by a boat on the river Danube. The city itself has its old-town charm, sophisticated restaurants, traditional pubs, good music ranging from jazz to opera, stylish people, and a human scale which means that as a visitor you will not spend half your day trekking in and out of underground stations or getting from the airport into town. All this with Central Europe's greatest river as a backdrop.
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