Features - Europe

24 Hours in Sofia

A historical gem at the junction of Asia and Europe, Sofia has the creative energy of an up-and-coming destination city. Signs of ancient Rome and Thrace are on display alongside influences from the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian empires, as well as the 50-year period of communist rule.

Great Suffolk Street, Bankside, London

Great Suffolk Street in London’s fast-changing arts quarter Bankside is a street of dreams, past and future. It travels a journey through time and place.

Articles - Europe

Switzerland - The Watch Story

The label ‘Swiss Made’ stands for quality. When it comes to Swiss watches, however, it may be a misnomer because that particular industry is concentrated in the country’s French-speaking regions.

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Spain - Barça

Barcelona Football Blog writer Levon Schuller, from Holland, and one of many global FC Barcelona fans, takes a break from his globetrotting ways to offer us a glimpse of what the capital of Catalonia means to a life-long fan.

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George IV Bridge, Edinburgh

It’s easy to see how Edinburgh became the first UNESCO City of Literature: just walk along one of its streets.

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fine food - Berlin

Berliners love to dine out, so both locals and visitors are spoilt for choice. When it comes to restaurants, Berlin is rich and classy.

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The timeless sounds of Zagreb

A tram rattles down Ilica Street, a cannon fires from Gri Fortress at noon, and the hubbub of hundreds of people talking over coffee echoes in the city squares. These are the sounds of Zagreb. As a journalist for Croatian Radio’s The Voice of Croatia, I’ve learnt to love the sights and sounds of Zagreb, one of Europe’s most overlooked capital cities.

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Vienna - Glory past and present

Resident Diane Naar-Elphee reveals parts of a seriously sophisticated city that successfully bridges the gap between modernity and the imperial traditions of yesteryear. Experience Vienna’s laid-back – but by no means lethargic – spirit.

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Scandinavia - So simple. So exquisite. So Scandinavian.

Clean mountain air, the love of life, clear flowing rivers, and an appreciation for nature are just a few things that contribute to the principles and philosophies that so many Scandinavians share.

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The Amazing Race - Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

Top thoroughbreds, serious prize money, international glamour, and the best of French fashion combine to create one of the world’s most prestigious horse races: the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.

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