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The Ten Least Visited Countries in Europe

Record numbers of travelers are hitting the skies each year, as global tourism continues to boom, and no destination is hotter than Europe. Cities like Paris, London and Barcelona each receive tens of millions of visitors each year and are near the top on the list of world’s most visited cities. But what about Europe’s […]

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Comparing the sizes of Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

How Big is Switzerland in Comparison to the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, China and Japan?

Travelers can use the following maps and figures to put the size of Switzerland into context. For instance, we see that Switzerland is only a little bit larger than the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and that Switzerland is only about as big as the greater Shanghai area in China. It is worth noting, however, that Switzerland […]

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Comparing the sizes of Germany and the United Kingdom.

How Big is Germany in Comparison to the United States, United Kingdom and Japan?

It helps when planning a trip to Germany to know just how large the country is. More than just the number of square miles, the following maps and figures will help travelers put the size of Germany into context, as it’s compared directly to the size of California, Texas, Japan and the United Kingdom. For […]

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Comparing the sizes of the United Kingdom and California.

How Big is the United Kingdom in Comparison to the United States, Germany and Japan?

Is that road trip from Glasgow to London feasible? Anyone planning a trip to the United Kingdom should know how big their destination is and we don’t just mean square mileage. These maps should give travelers a good idea of how large the United Kingdom is in comparison to certain US states, Germany and Japan, […]

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A young blonde woman suntanning topless on the sand.

The Ten Best Nude Beaches in Europe

Bikini season is nigh, but this summer, ditch the expensive swimwear and show off those hard-won abs on a nude beach. For maximum seen-and-be-seen appeal, make sure it’s one of Europe’s top nude beaches, where the relaxed and tolerant attitude is as welcoming as the sparkling sunshine and warm waters. From Brigette Bardot’s former playground […]

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The World’s Ten Best Places to Watch the Sunset

Watching the sun set seems like a rare treat with all the day-to-day nonsense, but it’s possible to make it a real luxury by seeing the sun melt into the horizon from a spectacular location. Whether from a mountaintop, next to the ocean, on a glacier or at the top of a skyscraper, looking to […]

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Luxury yachts and a mountain backdrop make for a pretty Andalucian scene. Photo by Tomás Fano/Flickr.

The Top Four Things to Do during Your Holiday in Marbella

Marbella is one of the most popular resorts in the Spanish Costa del Sol region, and offers a range of things to see and do for those looking for an enjoyable, relaxing holiday. Over the years it has developed a reputation for being somewhere for the more discerning tourist to travel to, due to the […]

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Visit Five of the World’s Most Beautiful Libraries

If you’re a book lover, you probably tend to gravitate to public libraries and bookshops when you travel. Whether it’s the scent of old books, the allure of knowledge or the history of grand buildings, there is something tantalizing about seeing how each city chooses to showcase literature. From centuries-old establishments that ooze history to […]

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Paris: A Romantic European Experience like No Other

It’s the subject of countless romantic movies, and the French capital is showing no signs of giving up its title as the City of Love. There’s no place like Paris for a romance, so whisk that special someone away for the weekend and enjoy our pick of some of the city’s most romantic attractions. It’s […]

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Travel Guide to Stockholm and its Top Attractions

A unique landscape – 14 islands connected by bridges – and a blessed proximity to a breathtaking archipelago gives the Swedish capital its charmed, almost mystical aesthetic. Yet, despite this classic, natural beauty, Stockholm has in the last decade evolved into a vibrant city with contemporary offerings on par with Europe’s most exciting destinations. Exploring […]

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