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THREE DAYS IN SLOVENIA

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Castles, Knights and White Horses, and World-Class Wines Extend the Crystal River Experience

Slovenia’s capital and largest city, Ljubljana, might surprise you. It is the epicenter of the country’s economic, administrative, educational and cultural operations. And yet, what will strike you at first sight upon setting foot into the city center is the color green. Ljubljana is a bustling city whose most valuable infrastructure is leafy and green, with towering treetops surrounding the streets along the equally emerald-hued Ljubljanica River. The city center allows no car traffic, which means that pedestrians, cyclists and students can enjoy the jewel box of architectural gems and …

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IN PICTURES: BARCELONA’S MUST-SEE UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

Barcelona's UNESCO Site of Sagrada Familia

One City, Nine Treasures of Culture and Creativity You Simply Cannot Miss

Barcelona’s seaside beauty, sprawling beaches, world-class shopping, eclectic architecture, incredible tapas and Tempranillo and all-around zest for living one’s best life is no secret. The city famously presides over global travelers’ lists of “must see” destinations, inevitably enticing them with days filled with as much energy and discovery as the pulsating nightlife. Barcelona’s treasures are many and diverse, and have drawn attention beyond that of culture-seeking travelers. In fact, nine important sites in the city have earned the esteemed acclaim of UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

Since …

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