Where elegance meets culture: Vienna, Austria 

So what crosses your mind when I speak of Vienna? Quality coffee and gorgeous cafés, Mozart and music, Weiner sausages and schnitzels, apple strudels, countless museums, larger-than-life palaces, the list can go on and on. The city, that oozes out culture and elegance on every corner, can easily be called the melting pot of western…

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A hidden gem: Cascais, Portugal 

Tucked in the west of Lisbon, out on the Atlantic coastline, is a quaint and charming seaside town called Cascais. With small yet scenic beaches, posh seaside villas, cozy inner streets, tiny bakeries and cafés, Cascais is nothing less than an extremely relaxing retreat, away from the busy Portuguese capital, Lisbon. Since I had been…

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The understated capital: Lisbon, Portugal 

Up until a few years ago, Lisbon struggled to make a mark in the European tourism sphere. This place was hardly covered by typical euro trips. However, now the situation is changing. Many travel mags and bloggers alike have started to give Lisbon, it’s long standing due. Despite the newly found spotlight, Lisbon remains, what…

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An eclectic mix: Barcelona, Spain

Sunny skies, mesmerizing shoreline, astounding Gaudi architecture, shopper’s paradise, historical treat, soccer mecca (yeah Barca!), cosmopolitan melting pot – it’s hard to believe that all these phrases describe a single city. Yep, that’s Barcelona: my favorite city in Europe so far. Barcelona, the capital of the region of Catalunya, is located on the Mediterranean coast…

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