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Kiev

Kiev

Golden domes and shimmering spires peek out from the wooded hills rising above the wide Dnipro River. Leafy-green Kiev, with its traffic-packed boulevards, shopping malls, countless churches, brilliant music and lively nightlife, has embraced capitalism, yet held firmly to its heritage. The Caves Monastery is the spiritual heart of Ukraine, and nearby, a gigantic Brezhnev-era Motherland statue bearing sword and shield casts her all-encompassing eye over the city, the river, and its island beaches.
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Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way - Sliabh Liag (Slieve League) Co. Donegal

Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way - Sliabh Liag (Slieve League) Co. Donegal

Discover south west Donegal and the beauty of the Sliabh Liag (Slieve League) cliffs and surrounding area.
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Nantes : Take the Journey

Nantes : Take the Journey

Nantes A destination truly creative and attractive. Take the journey ! Situated 30 minutes away from the Atlantic Ocean, on the Loire estuary, Nantes is a perfect gateway to the Brittany and the Loire Valley. Take the journey and follow the green line to drift through this 10-mile trail, with its thirty stops, from le lieu unique to the Ile de Nantes. Along the way, let yourself be guided from a public work of art in a random side street to a remarkable element of our architectural heritage, from classic sites to little-known treasures, from an historical back alley to contemporary architecture, and from a surprising view of the city to an incredible sunset on the Loire estuary. This year, Nantes is celebrating the Thea Awards 2014 (world’s most original attraction) for the Marine Worlds Carousel and you are invited !
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Matsuyama

Matsuyama

The largest city on the island of Shikoku in Japan, Matsuyama is a vibrant city of living traditions, set against a backdrop of historical buildings, where haiku poetry is still enjoyed as a part of daily life. A full calendar of seasonal festivals means that there's always something eye-catching going on. The city is served by a network of vintage trams and steam trains, so getting about is easy. Matsuyama also has miles of sandy beaches framing the beautiful island-studded Seto Inland Sea.
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Lynden, Washington

Lynden, Washington

Step into Lynden, Washington and consider yourself stepping into a Little Netherlands! Dutch heritage is present in the town’s dairy farms, blueberry and strawberry fields, parks, museums, and its architecture. What makes Lynden such an attractive destination is also the alluring proximity to other points of interest, including Canada five miles north, county seat Bellingham 15 miles away, and half-an-hour’s drive from the Pacific Ocean. Skiers may be happy to know that the popular Mount Baker is only an hour away as well.
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Lübeck Old Town - a UNESCO World Heritage

Lübeck Old Town - a UNESCO World Heritage

Narrow alleyways, historic buildings, and salty air, proud sailing vessels,|marzipan and maritime stories – these are the characteristics of Lubeck! Through|the winding alleys which have been declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Further through hidden courtyards to the historic beauties anchored|along the quayside of the museum harbour. Step inside the Buddenbrook-House,|the Gunter Grass-House and the Willy-Brandt-House to discover literature, art and|contemporary history from a new point of view. And naturally you shouldn’t miss|the delicious marzipan from Lubeck.
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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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Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way – Old Head of Kinsale, Co. Cork

Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way – Old Head of Kinsale, Co. Cork

Discover the beauty of Kinsale in Co. Cork and the magnificent Old Head.
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Krakow

Krakow

This medieval city looks like it was taken straight out of a fairy tale, with its bustling market square, spiralling Gothic towers, castles and legends about dragons. Explore the city's narrow backstreets, hidden courtyards and the network of underground cellars and tunnels. Krakow is known as the cultural capital of Poland through its love of music, poetry and theatre. After years of occupation and struggle, Krakow has emerged a proud city with a strong sense of identity, yet has still maintained its artistic and fun-loving soul.
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Key West, Florida

Key West, Florida

The spectacular city of Key West, is part of the Monroe County, FL, United States, and also the southernmost city in the Continental US. It is located 129 miles and approximately two hours away form the cosmopolitan city of Miami. With its impeccable weather, Key West enjoys the distinction of being a major seaport destination for many passenger cruise ships. This spectacular city will offer you scenic beaches, an abundance of exciting venues to explore, multi-ethnic restaurants, and luxurious hotels with breathtaking views.
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Mechelen

Mechelen

‘Mechelaars’ talk about their city with pride. Sometimes with a touch of humour, but always with underlying warmth. Visitors are struck by the genial atmosphere as they stroll past monuments redolent with age and pause in colourful courtyards and historic churches. The Mechelaar is proud of Gouden Carolus, the award-winning beer brewed here for centuries. He is proud of Margaret, Charles V’s aunt, who put sixteenth-century Mechelen on the world map. And he has a soft spot for traditional craftsmanship and authentic local products. Come to Mechelen and experience its urban charms for yourself!
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