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Is Strasbourg Worth Visiting? 21 Reasons to Visit Strasbourg

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Is Strasbourg worth visiting? As a French native, I would say that all the French cities are worth visiting.  However, Strasbourg is a charming town in the Alsace area which shouldn’t be missed.  The natural beauty of the city with its canals makes Strasbourg one of my favourite towns in France. Strasbourg is a paradise … Read more

Is Naples Worth Visiting? 21 Reasons to Visit Naples, Italy

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Naples is the place where pizzas were invented, so thank you Napolitano!  Naples is also the soul of Italy and is close to several important UNESCO World Heritage sites like Pompeii and Herculaneum. The city also has small streets with laundry hanging across your head and a beautiful coastline, so is Naples worth visiting? Read … Read more

Is Bologna Worth Visiting? 15 Reasons to Visit Bologna, Italy

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Yes, Bologna is worth visiting and here are some reasons why.  Firstly, Bologna is the gastronomic capital of Italy just as Lyon is in France. In fact, the city is often called The Fat because of its irresistible food specialities (see number 9)!  Bologna is also a city of unique historic architecture found in the … Read more

Is Milan Worth Visiting? 21 Reasons to Visit Milan, Italy

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Milan is the capital of fashion and design but not only that. Milan is also where Leonardo da Vinci started his craft.  Milanese food is also excellent, and the city offers plenty of things to see, do and experience. Where is Milan? Milan is in the north of Italy in the Lombardy region. Milan international … Read more

Is Miami Worth Visiting? 21 Reasons to Visit Miami, Florida

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Everybody knows Miami.  The city is the queen of TV series and movies. Miami has perfect weather, a pristine coastline and vibrant night life.  However, is Miami worth visiting? Yes, because it offers so much more than this.  There are many interesting and fun things to do and see in Miami. Where is Miami? Miami … Read more

Is Prague Worth Visiting? 21 Reasons to Visit Prague, Czech Republic

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For many years, people have recommended that I visit Prague.  When deciding where to go on a short city break, I’ve frequently asked myself ‘Is Prague Worth Visiting?’ but I never went to find out.  I don’t really know why.  When I worked at the BBC World Service back in the 1990s, I was lucky … Read more