Ice skating: most popular activity in Bucharest

Even if winter is not here 100%, the ice skating rings are looking great and are waiting for locals and tourists to try them. As, Bucharest is pretty flat and we don’t have any slopes around, ice skating is one of the funniest and healthy activities that you can do during the cold season. Everywhere […]

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The 666 Pub Crawl in Berlin

After living in Berlin for over a year, I can say with complete certainty that my “Berlin maturity level” has exponentially increased–switching Kaiser’s for cheap produce at the Turkish Market, bike riding, [moderate] language improvement etc. But for all of my urban savvy, one area in which I feel I have actually regressed is the […]

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Budapest, the city in transition

Communist regimes in the Eastern block had their own buildings, statues, reliefs and other accessories to keep citizens reminded and updated about its ideology, philosophy and system they were living in. Communist buildings were huge, statues were gigantic and symbols were bilingual both Russian and Hungarian languages. There were plenty statues of happy workers, masculine […]

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Czechs are self-critical people. So am I

Czechs are much alike the hobbits. They like to keep for themselves in their little dwellings and cherish the small joys of life, yet some of them have achieved greater deeds than many of the big folk. We celebrate the proclamation of the republic on October 28 and restoration of the the republic on November […]

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A new video of Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia completed

Antoni Gaudí was commissioned to finish a church in Barcelona 130 years ago. The result is La Sagrada Familia, a project that he dedicated most of his life. Although it is not due to be completed until 2026, a new video has been released to show the world Gaudí’s dream realised. We hope you will […]

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Lisbon’s best kept secret

Hi all, My name is José I’m a tour guide for the Lisbon free walking tours. Have you visited Lisbon yet? Maybe now is the time. Today I’ll tell you about one of the most well-kept historical secrets of Lisbon. It can only be visited by the general public once a year and only for […]

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The best of Slovenia

So, as it is our first time writing a blog for United Europe’s website .. what better way is there than writing an introduction to our “beloved” country Slovenia. FACT: Slovenia is the only country in the world in which the letters “L-O-V-E” appear in its name. FACT: The name of our capital city and […]

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Slovakia’s Ski Resorts: Fresh Powder, Friendly Locals & Tatra Tea

The Be Free Tours Team of the Bratislava Free Tour & Bratislava Pub Crawl  ask the big questions in Slovakian tourism. What’s not to love about Eurotrip?  Why on earth didn’t Chuck Norris get his bridge?  And when will the 102% Tatra Tea be released?  Since the fall of communism more than two decades ago Slovakia has lurked in the shadows […]

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House signs of Prague

Hey guys, I´m Zdeněk and I´m part time guide for Prague Extravaganza Free Tour. Doing free walking tours is kind of a hobby to me. We´d like to do blog for you – simply because there is so much to say about Prague and the Czech Republic! This is a piece of work that I´ve […]

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Garbage in Bratislava

Fans of U.S. Rockers Garbage will be excited to learn the iconic group is heading to Bratislava this November for the first time ever. Garbage, led by rebellious singer Shirley Manson, were one of the most successful & famous acts of the 90s selling over 17 million albums around the globe. For over a decade […]

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