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My Amsterdam Bucket List – #CityLove

I’ve been thinking a lot of about how much I love traveling in Europe recently. Aside from a quick visit to the European parts of Russia and Turkey in August 2012, I haven’t been to Europe since the summer of 2006. ...
by Jim Cheney
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The Colosseum in Rome, Italy is one of the world's most impressive buildings.

5 Must-Visit Ancient Sites in Rome, Italy – #CityLove

Of all the cities I’ve visited in the world, Rome, Italy, stands out as one of my favorites. It’s the type of city that I’m sure I could visit again and again without ever feeling like I was tired of the city ...
by Jim Cheney
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Looking out along the beautiful Black Sea beaches of Sochi, Russia.

5 Great Things to Do in Sochi, Russia

The 2014 Winter Olympics have come and gone from Sochi, Russia, but that doesn’t mean that the city should leave your radar. While the hash tag “#SochiProblems” might have been popular before and during the Ol...
by Jim Cheney
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A mural inside Komsomolskaya Station showing the hard work of the proletariat.

The Most Beautiful Subway System in the World: Moscow, Russia

Having grown up in America at the tail end of the Cold War, I always assumed that Moscow was a dark and dirty city. But, when I visited Moscow last August, I was really blown away with the beauty of the city’s architectur...
by Jim Cheney
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Train connecting Athens, Greece to Sofia, Bulgaria

5 Ways to Get the Most From Your Eurail Pass

Backpackers to Europe know that the only way to travelĀ is on the continent’s endless train tracks. While flying might be faster, and in some cases cheaper, nothing can beat the joy of rail travel in Europe. Not only does...
by Jim Cheney
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Prague's Historic Center is a UNESCO World Heritage site meaning that it has been overrun by tourists.

A $30 Day in Prague, Czech Republic

Prague, once the center of communist Czechoslovakia, is now a vibrant city and one of Eastern Europe’s top tourist draws. A beautiful and pleasant city, Prague managed to escape the abomination of Soviet-era architecture ...
by Jim Cheney
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