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How to Discover Nazi Munich

How to Discover Nazi Munich

With its banks, factories and business centers, Munich may at first appear staid and stable. But the city has a volatile past, especially during the years when Hitler and his Nazi Party began their first violent grabs for power. From the beer halls where he gathered his supporters to the Town Hall where Goebbels inaugurated

The Ancient Beauty of Butrint

The Ancient Beauty of Butrint

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From beautiful beaches to incredible historical sites and delicious food, there is more than enough to Albania to pack a holiday full of fun surprises. Let’s take a closer look at one of the country’s architectural and historical marvels: Butrint, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1992.

Croatia’s Jewish Heritage Sites

Croatia’s Jewish Heritage Sites

Croatia’s religious landscape is overwhelmingly dominated by Roman Catholicism but the territory of Croatia has long been home to adherents of Judaism. While the Jewish population of Croatia was much smaller, at just 25,000, than countries like Germany with half a million or Czechoslovakia with around 350,000, Jewish communities had been established in various places

Cultural Rainy Day ideas for Prague

Cultural Rainy Day ideas for Prague

It’s usually dry during daytime through spring and summer but it’s always good to have a backup plan if it rains on your Prague vacation. Here are some ideas for some culturally enriching diversions. Get artsy There’s a wide range of galleries in Prague, many of them part of the National Gallery, from the massive