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Riga — The modest, urban inhabitants of the 800-year-old Latvian capital aren’t ones to boast, but the city has plenty of brag-worthy sites nonetheless, with everything from Gothic architecture and world-class opera to historic markets and heavenly spas.

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For a “new” European destination to discover, with remarkable architecture and an enviable café culture.

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Eastern Europe: Better Views, Cheaper Prices, and Fewer Crowds

July 22, 2014 by Tommy Burson

Paris, Rome, and London are all classic first-time Eurotrip destinations. But for savvy or returning travelers, Eastern European cities -- think: Prague, ... Read More »

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Riga: Highlights from this E.U. Capital of Culture

February 05, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

Cosmopolitan Riga, with its Art Nouveau architecture and dozens of art galleries, seems like a long-overdue choice for the European Capital of Culture – a title ... Read More »

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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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