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Europe Archives - Page 4 of 10 - The Cultureur | For the Modern Global Citizen

Sunday Snapshot: Berlin, Germany

May 26, 2013
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The historical Brandenburg Gate in Berlin serves as a symbol of both Germany’s tumultuous past and European unity and peace.
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Sunday Snapshot: Moscow, Russia

May 19, 2013
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 St. Basil’s Cathedral, built between 1555 and 1561 by Ivan the Terrible is an architectural gem in Moscow, Russia that is rumored to have cost the architect his eyes to avoid the creation of a rival masterpiece.
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Sunday Snapshot: Lisbon, Portugal

May 12, 2013
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The quaint labyrinthine alleyways of Lisbon, Portugal, lined with cafes, shops, and residences.
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Deconstructed! A Guide to the 1st Arrondissement in Paris

April 22, 2013
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Deconstructed! is a new series of posts that breaks down select urban centers by their individual areas and offers recommendations for hotels, restaurants, bars, landmarks, insider’s tips, and hidden gems for each. Stemming from the kinds of questions I often receive, I wanted to create […]

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Sunday Snapshot: Paris, France

April 14, 2013
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An illuminated Eiffel Tower pressed against a snowy sky in Paris, France.
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Travel Tip #15: If you’re a Louvre Museum aficionado, admission is free on Friday evenings, the first Sunday of each month, and July 14th.

March 27, 2013
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For all you Louvre Museum aficionados, whether it’s your 1st time or 30th time, it pays to know there are certain times and dates that admission is gratis. Every Friday evening, from 6p to 9:45p, admission to permanent collections is free for people aged 26 and […]

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5 DOs and DON’Ts in Paris

February 19, 2013
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Paris is always a good idea.

My dearest Audrey Hepburn, how right you are. Paris is fabulous in any season, but spring shows it in its best light, in my humble opinion. Even Frank Sinatra dedicated a whole song to the charm and […]

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[Infographic] How to Travel through Europe and Not Break the Bank

January 11, 2013
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Time to put the perennial excuse that travel is too expensive to rest! Our dear friends over at Travel and Leisure and Eurail are here to tell you that travel through Europe CAN be done without breaking the bank with a few pointers…

If you have any other […]

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Fireworks Exploding, Street Dancing, Party Crashing, Glühwein Drinking, and Snowball Fighting: Silvester (NYE) in Berlin

December 26, 2012
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One of my most memorable New Year’s Eve celebrations? Berlin, most definitely. Depending on the day, it wavers between #1 and #2, fiercely competing with London.

During my year in Berlin, I had received a few invitations for private NYE parties, and while they all seemed appealing […]

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December 13, 2012 :: Saint Lucia’s Day in Sweden

December 12, 2012
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What: Though not an official holiday, Saint Lucia’s Day is both a religious celebration and a cultural festivity throughout Scandinavia, particularly Sweden.

A traditional kind of bun, Lussekatt (“St. Lucia Bun”), made with saffron, is normally eaten on this day.
In modern practice, most cities […]

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