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What to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, has emerged in recent years as a new travel hub for Asia supported by the increasing number of flight connections. Kuala Lumpur offers a unique perspective over a mix of Asian cultures joining the western lifestyle.

With many impressive brand new skyline buildings, a multitude of luxury hotels at low prices, KLC (Kuala Lumpur City) is awaiting visitors from all over the world at some great rates.

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What to visit in Budapest

If you travel to Budapest, Hungary, there are a few things that should be on your “to visit” list. Budapest, the capital of Hungary, counts only about 1 million inhabitants. Nevertheless, Budapest does not lack the cosmopolitan life.

Split in two by the Danube river (just like the whole country of Hungary), Budapest is easy to get around and check the well kept 1800-1900 buildings, old streets and monuments.

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What to visit in Vienna

The city of Vienna (Wien) is the capital of Austria, and one of the old European cultural cities. When I say cultural, I refer to the fact that Vienna was one of the European cultural centers 200 years ago, as schooling in this city was for elites of that time.

With a rich history in royalty and aristocracy, Vienna has many things to show. There are a lot of well preserved buildings dating the golden ages, many of them imposing through their architectural stature even now, after such a long period of time.

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What to visit in Venice

Venice, Italy, is a world recognized touristic attraction, and no matter in what period of the year you will go there, there are always a lot of tourists around. Venice is split in two sides: one on the sea (the touristic area that we will refer to in this article) and a continental area, where a regular city has emerged.

Built upon sea, all islands are separated by the Venice canals, populated by motor boats and gondolas. Best time to visit is February when the Venice Carnival takes place. No worry if you can’t make it during that period as Venice keeps its carnival spirit all year long and beautiful masks are for sale at every souvenir shop.

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Did you know: World’s largest urban forest is in Rio de Janeiro

An urban forest is a forest that grows within a city, town or suburb. Urban forests play an important role in human habitats and ecology: they filter air, water, sunlight, provide shelter to animals and recreational area for people.We are sure you are familiar with the idea of urban forests (or in a narrower sense – city forest park), but what you probably didn’t know is that the world’s largest urban forest is in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Tijuca Forest, or the Tijuca National Park, is a mountainous hand-planted rainforest in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Its area is some 32 square km. As a comparison, one of the most well known city parks, Central Park in New York City, is only 3.4 square km.

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Travel by car around Europe

Europe, the old continent as some refer to, is maybe the best place to travel by car for visiting many exciting places. The cultural and historical diversity makes Europe an entertaining journey for any visitor, local or from another part of the world.

If you plan to visit only one city, then traveling by car might not be the best choice for you, but instead we recommend flying to the destination as it is cheaper and faster. However, if you really want to enjoy the beauties and diversity of Europe, traveling by car is a recommendation.

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What to visit in Verona

Verona, the city of love, where Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet originated. And it is on good word that Verona is a city of love, as once you get there you will understand that life has more meaning.

Verona is a picturesque place that you will love right away, with green hills and Roman vestiges, aligned poplar that simply transcends you in a passed time.

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What to visit in Milan

Milan is one of the most developed Italian cities, but this doesn’t mean it is an industrialized city that lost its spirit. The heart of Milano is still preserved in the old central area of the city, where most of the sights to visit are located.

Built in circles, Milan’s center hosts many medieval buildings that are worth visiting. First time visitors may use a Hop-on Hop-off bus tour to check all the great sights. If the time allows you, a walking tour is what we recommend to allow you to fully enjoy the best of what Milan has to offer.

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What to visit in Barcelona

Barcelona is a city located East Spain, on the Mediterranean coast and is the capital of Catalonia region, Spain. The urban area of Barcelona exceeds 4 million people, making it the largest city at the Mediterranean and one of the largest in Europe.

Barcelona is today one of the main touristic cities in Europe, host of many trade fairs and exhibitions. Founded as a Roman city, Barcelona has a lot of ancient and modern history to show through its rich cultural heritage. Renown architectural works of Gaudi enrich the sites to visit in the city of Barcelona.

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Moscow, capital and main political, economical, cultural and financial center of Russia, is the largest megacity northernmost. Moscow has a large cultural and economical diversity supported by over 11 million in city population.

The city is named after the river that crosses it, Moskva, with a first reference to the name dating only 1147. Moscow’s architecture is world renowned with the Saint Basil’s Cathedral in Red Square standing out.

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What to visit in London

London, the Capital of United Kingdom, is one of Europe’s main financial, economic, fashion, cultural and touristic centers. With over 7 million in population, London has attracted people from all over the world, making it a multi-cultural city.

London city has managed to preserve its 19th century look, with massive stone and brick building that are still visible in the central area (Zone 1 for tube travelers). For first time visitors there are many objectives that are worth visiting, and there are quite a few options at your hand: bus tours, tube traveling (fastest and cheapest way of traveling) or on foot. Make sure you also get on a double-decker bus for a ride – one of London’s marks.

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