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The funicular railway on the way to the top of Petrin Hill

Top tips for alternative Prague

by rfield

Destination: Prague

Your first day in the Czech capital should be spent in and around the Old Town and castle. But when you've had enough culture, follow my off-the-beaten-track tips for an alternative Prague experience

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Memorial at the site of Checkpoint Charlie to the East Germans who died while attempting to cross the Berlin Wall during the Cold War

No escape from Berlin's free market

Destination: Berlin

You'll find the entrepreneurial spirit of Cold War-era Berlin alive and well on a visit to the near-mythical crossing point at Checkpoint Charlie

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Moscow: real Russia

by stokel

Destination: Moscow

It's the seventh largest city in the world, and it's uniquely, indescribably Russian. To visit Moscow is to experience another world - and you'll need help

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