Best Things to do in Gdansk

10 Best Things to do in Gdansk, Poland

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Gdansk is a beautiful city located on the Baltic Sea. It is often overlooked by many travelers to Poland, in favor of the more popular spots like Warsaw, Krakow, and Wroclaw. However, this city is well worth the journey north. In fact, it’s our favorite Polish city. On the fastest of itineraries, Gdansk can be zipped through in one day. …

Auschwitz Birkenau Poland

Auschwitz-Birkenau: How to Have the Best Experience

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Auschwitz-Birkenau, also simply called Auschwitz concentration camp, is the largest of the Nazi concentration and death camps. Located in southern Poland near Krakow, this museum attracts over 2 million visitors per year. A visit here is somber, emotional, and thought provoking, and it is a must-do on a visit to Poland. There are numerous options for getting to and touring …

Budapest Parliament

Two Days in Budapest: The Perfect Budapest Itinerary

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Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Visit the exquisite Parliament building, walk across the Szechenyi Chain Bridge, dine in the opulent New York Café, and admire the Art Noveau grandeur of Gresham Palace. This is a city with a tumultuous history but an optimistic view of the future. With two days in Budapest, you have plenty …

East Side Gallery

5 Day Berlin Itinerary

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If you are planning a trip to Berlin, you should know that there is a lot more to see here than just the Berlin Wall and the Brandenburg Gate. Berlin is the largest city in Germany and one of the largest cities in the European Union. It’s a diverse city filled with world-class museums, beautiful squares to wander through, and …

Berlin Things to do

The Big List of Things to do in Berlin

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Before traveling to Berlin, a fellow traveler told us that Berlin was the “least German city” in Germany. That had us scratching our heads, wondering what he meant. Until we got to Berlin. Berlin is not like the cities of Munich, Nuremberg, or Hamburg. Berlin is grittier, edgier, and has more of the urban vibe you get in cities like …

How to Visit Teufelsberg

Teufelsberg: Is This the Weirdest Spot to Visit in Berlin?

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If you are traveling to Berlin and want to see something weird, put Teufelsberg on your list. Teufelsberg is an abandoned listening station used during the Cold War that is now covered with graffiti. A visit here is eerie, historical, at times unnerving, and even beautiful. What is Teufelsberg? Teufelsberg is German for Devil’s Mountain. Nowadays, Teufelsberg refers not only …

Bavaria Itinerary

10 Day Bavaria Itinerary

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Bavaria is the southeast region of Germany, the land of fairytale castles, Oktoberfest, and lederhosen. With the Alps to the south and idyllic towns dotting its hillsides, Bavaria is a beautiful and romantic destination. View the Alps from Germany’s highest peak at Zugspitze, tour crazy King Ludwig II’s storybook castle Neuschwanstein, learn about WWII history in Munich and Berchtesgaden, and …