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Basel

Basel

Discover Basel! The “pocket-sized metropolis” has a great deal to offer, combining a lively city centre with narrow streets in the romantic old town, world-class museums, historical buildings and highlights of modern architecture. All of which can be explored on foot and in a single day thanks to the short distances, with a surprise around every corner. Discover Basel’s most picturesque streets to stroll along, culinary hot spots and locations with a history spanning over 2000 years.
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Islamabad

Islamabad

The majestic Faisal Mosque stands against the backdrop of the lush Margalla Hills as a symbol of a Pakistan placed firmly in the modern day, while holding on to its history and traditions. The capital city of Islamabad is a forward-thinking metropolis nestled among the green base of the Himalayas, and though it has traditionally been thought of mainly as a diplomatic city, it has recently grown to become an important business and financial centre for the region, as well as an emerging travel destination, one which, together with its neighbouring sister city of Rawalpindi, gives travelers in-the-know a taste of all sides of contemporary Pakistan.
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Kaunas sharing love

Kaunas sharing love

Kaunas sharing love
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Pafos Region

Pafos Region

Beautiful countryside, a cosmopolitan resort, historic sights as well as sporting activities, the Pafos Region has something for everyone at any time of the year. Whether you are a sunseeker, an explorer or someone looking for relaxing holiday with great scenery, there are so many reasons to visit this beautiful part of Cyprus.
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Mechelen

Mechelen

‘Mechelaars’ talk about their city with great pride and warmth. Visitors are struck by the genial atmosphere as they stroll past monuments redolent with age and pause in courtyards and historic churches. The Mechelaar is proud of Gouden Carolus, the award-winning beer brewed here for centuries. He is proud of Margaret, who put 16th-century Mechelen on the world map. And he has a soft spot for craftsmanship and authentic local products. Come to Mechelen and experience its charms for yourself!
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Eger Hungary

Eger Hungary

Eger is a lovely baroque town, 1.5h from Budapest by car. Beautiful wines, cultural event and family programs.
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Stockton - Stocked Full of Flavor

Stockton - Stocked Full of Flavor

Discover why Stockton, California is "Stocked Full of Flavor"
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Ghent

Ghent

Ghent is a compact, authentic city where the past and present co-exist in perfect balance. Walking through the city is like travelling through time: you turn the corner and just like that, you go from the fourteenth century to the twenty-first. In Ghent pounds the young heart of a cultural city filled with music, theatre, film and visual arts. Because of its central location in Flanders, Ghent is an ideal operating base to visit the Flemish Art Cities. Ghent is ready to welcome you with open arms!
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Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina

With its celebrated restaurant scene, architectural treasures, historic wonders and serene coastal landscapes, it’s no surprise that lovely Charleston is a popular vacation destination. Explore the area’s culture through local food and music festivals, dine on Lowcountry cuisine and browse for Sea Island crafts. Wander through Charleston’s historic district and peer past wrought-iron gates into mysterious courtyards and fragrant gardens. Take one of many tours exploring the city’s culinary hot spots, antebellum mansions, historic churches, breweries and more. Stay at a charming inn, a historic hotel or a beach resort. Discover the people, flavours, traditions, sights and sounds found only in Charleston. Learn more at: www.visittheusa.com/destination/charleston
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Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh

Situated at the crossroads of three great rivers - the Mekong, Tonle Sap and Bassac – Phnom Penh is the heart of a country steeped in tradition, overflowing with rice paddies, jungles and rural communities. Once a sleepy backwater, Phnom Penh now buzzes with commercial activity, as the country develops after years of isolation. It is dotted with monumental landmarks in a surreal environment. Old French colonial mansions stand alongside newly emerging designs, which make the city’s mixed architecture and communities fascinating to explore.
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Luxembourg

Luxembourg

Luxembourg's modest 1000 square miles harbour an unlikely many treasures, from UNESCO-listed Medieval fortifications to prised wines of the Moselle, an animated arts scene, cutting-edge architectural creations, seats of prominent EU institutions and abundant natural pursuits, including skiing on the excellent slopes of northern Ardennes, hiking the Valley of Seven Castes or along the trails of Mullerthal that cut through peculiar sandstone rock formations, and soaking the hours away in the sparkling thermal pools of Mondorf-les-Bains.
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