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Budapest — Majestically straddling one of the world’s most famous rivers, Budapest easily earns its moniker “Pearl of the Danube.” Home to nearly a quarter of Hungary’s population, it’s the center of all things Magyar, and buzzes like no other capital in Eastern Europe.

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For strong coffee after a soothing Turkish bath and postcard-perfect views of the river Danube.

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5 Jewish Historic Sites in Eastern Europe You Didn't Know About

January 28, 2014 by Alex Schechter

Poland, Ukraine, and Belarus suddenly have a new reason to be at the top of travelers' bucket lists – especially those with an interest in Jewish historical ... Read More »

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El Al's New Low-Cost Carrier: A Cheaper Way To Get To Israel?

December 06, 2013 by Alex Schechter

East-bound Europeans will be happy about the launch of El Al's new low-cost carrier, UP. Based out of Tel Aviv, theoffshoot airline will directly compete with ... Read More »

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New Train Route: Budapest to...Tehran?

September 09, 2013 by Karen Gardiner Dion

Iran doesn't have the best reputation for welcoming foreign tourists, yet signs point to that changing –slowly. From 2004 to 2010 tourism to the country grew by ... Read More »

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Europe's 10 Most Beautiful Public Pools

July 15, 2013 by Alex Schechter

Is the summer heat getting to you yet? There's relief to be found at one of these public pools in Europe. Whether it's panoramic views of the Mediterranean, or a ... Read More »

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Two Vacations in One: How to Book a (Free, or Almost-Free) Stopover

July 11, 2013 by Alex Schechter

Like anyone else, we love the idea of a free trip. And that's just what major airlines are offering when they advertise a "free" stopover in one of their home ... Read More »

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