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A tour through Europe: Guimarães 2012

A tour through Europe: Guimarães 2012

The city of Guimarães is located in norhtern Portugal within the district of Braga. 50 percent of Guimarães' 53 000 citizens are under the age of 30; as such, Guimarães has one of the youngest...

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A tour through Europe: Košice 2013

A tour through Europe: Košice 2013

Košice is the second largest city in Slovakia after Bratislava, and as such, it's also the hub of Eastern Slovakia. Košice has a long history; it was, for example, the first city in Europe to be...

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A tour through Europe: Riga 2014

A tour through Europe: Riga 2014

The over 800 years old city of Riga is the biggest city of the Baltic States with its 700 000 citizens. The city has a multicultural heritage; 46% of the citizens are ethnic Latvians, 40% are ethnic...

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A tour through Europe: Pilsen 2015

A tour through Europe: Pilsen 2015

With 165 000 citizens, Pilsen is the fourth largest city in the Czech Republic. Multiple buildings in the city centre were destroyed in 16th century in fires, and subsequently, Italian builders had...

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A tour through Europe: Wrocław 2016

A tour through Europe: Wrocław 2016

Wrocław (vrots-wahf) is a city of 636 000 people in South-Western Poland, near the Czech Republic. First mentions of the city are from about 1000 AD, and the city has had an eventful fistory after...

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A tour through Europe: Pafos 2017

A tour through Europe: Pafos 2017

The history of Pafos, located in western Cyprus, dates all the way back to Neolithic period. The city's culture is characterised by its proximity to Lebanon, Turkey, Syria, Egypt, Palestine and...

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A tour through Europe: Valletta 2018

A tour through Europe: Valletta 2018

Valletta is the capital of the Mediterranean island country of Malta. The city has 400 000 inhabitants; 90 percent of Malta's population. Given this, it wasn't exactly surprising that Valletta was...

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A tour through Europe: Mons 2015

A tour through Europe: Mons 2015

Mons, Belgium, is an old city; it grew around a castrum dating back to Roman times, and the growth only accelerated following the founding of an abbey by St Waltrude in about 650 AD. In 2015, Mons...

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