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Browsing Category 'Europe'

Gothenburg: Riverside outing

The Göta Älv river runs through Gothenburg and provides some varied walks and a splendid, almost free, ferry ride along its banks.

Geneva, Switzerland: Public transportation exceeds expectations

For a weekend city trip in Europe, you can hardly find anything more scenic than Geneva. It’s so close to the French border you can feel it. Especially if you step over it.

Belgium by train: Flanders highlights and Wallonia lowlights

Belgium is a small country. Go see it by train! But if you don’t speak French, stick to Flanders, the northern half, for picturesque medieval cities, diamonds, and beach resots.

Czech Republic: Babies crawling on TV towers, none on castles

My first time kayaking. My first subway fine. And my first and probably only baby-decorated TV mast. All this and more on my first visit to the former East Bloc. And I was plenty impressed.