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Want a local’s angle? Hear what our colleagues at the Delegation of the European Union in Washington have to tell you about their home countries, including some of their favorite activities, restaurants, and entertainment.
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Ingelheim and Bingen: A Local’s Tour of German Wine Country
By Anna Rebekka Raiss
Located just 30 minutes outside of the vibrant European financial center of Frankfurt (where I was born) is Rhenish Hesse. In the…
Les Landes: A Southwestern France Getaway
By Clémentine André
Commonly known for its long narrow roads, the never ending forests and the flat terrain, “Les Landes” in the southwest of France will take your breath…
Spa – The Water City
By Manon Simioni
Everyone knows the word “Spa” and immediately thinks about relaxing in extraordinary, pure waters or getting a massage. However, very few of you know the origin of the word….
Three Reasons to Give Bad Hersfeld a Try
By Sebastian Ehlert
Far away from the buzz of large metropolises like Frankfurt or Berlin, lies a quaint town called Bad Hersfeld. Located between rolling hills covered in trees…
The Amalfi Coast town of Positano
By: Tim Rivera | Programs Officer
John Steinbeck once wrote of the Amalfi Coast town of Positano that it is a place that, “bites deep.” After spending the better part of a…
The French Southwest
By Benjamin Dillard
It’s the end of June. Students put down their pens for the last time for the next two months, wait for the end of their last exam, and get ready to…
Brussels – Art Nouveau Architecture
By Romain Keppenne
When you visit Brussels, your path will undoubtedly lead you to the Merode metro station, right in front of the famous and impressive monument built by Belgian…
Rome is definitely the city not to miss if you travel to Italy–it is a must see for every tourist.
If you are planning a trip to Italy, you probably already have a travel guide that…
The Historical City of Veliko Turnovo: A Story with No End
Away from the elegant city of Sofia and the alluring Black Sea beaches, Bulgaria hides one of its most precious secrets….
Things to do in Poland
The mountains in the South are great for skiing in the winter and hiking in the summer. Fantastic views and great food are provided in the lodges on the way…
Coffee in Budapest
As a child, the grand cafes of Budapest made me feel like an aristocrat from a bygone era. I could almost imagine the café filled with women in their dresses and bonnets…