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With beautiful lakes, impressive mountain peaks, quaint towns, and numerous opportunities for hiking and skiing, Switzerland is a European destination that is hard to pass up. The charms of Switzerland are apparent as soon as you arrive. There is a plethora of things to do in most Swiss cities. Here are some tips to help choose what to do in Switzerland during your stay. Lucerne By far, the most magical sight in Lucerne is Mount Pilatus. This attraction should be first on your list when you visit this town. The views of the snow-capped mountain peaks are unbelievable, and you…

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Europe is one of the best continents of Earth for that most anticipated send-off of that ‘unfortunate guy’ you know, the stag party. Jokes aside, Europe has plenty of great destinations to take the party too. The beer is flowing, English is generally good and there’s a heap of attractions to keep you occupied during the day. Here we take a look at some of the best cities on the continent where you can say goodbye to the singledom of one of your closest pals. Riga Latvia’s capital city offers one of the cheapest destinations out of all those recommended…

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If you are planning a trip to Paris there are some sites you have to add to your list of must see destinations. Whether you want shopping, cultural experiences, dining opportunities, or a romantic getaway, here are the ten places you need to look at when you plan a trip and stay at one of the great apartments or other lodgings offered on HouseTrip: The Eiffel Tower-is known the world over and has become the symbol of France. It is made of wrought iron lattice beams and it located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. Named for the…

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If you’re taking a trip to Amsterdam, you’re probably so excited about the trip that you aren’t thinking about the minute details of clothing and what to wear. Maybe you want to stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. But, what, specifically, should you bring? Spring If you’re using Hipmunk to find a great deal on flights into and out of Amsterdam, you’re going to save some money but you shouldn’t be so focused on that that you forget to pack for the weather in the city and not just for the plane. Amsterdam is the largest…

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Between the London Eye, the National Gallery and Westminster Abbey, it’s easy to spend more than you should while exploring the streets of London. But what if you didn’t have to break the bank to enjoy the sights? Here are just 10 ways to experience London on a budget… 1. Avoid the Summer Months Everyone wants to visit London when the weather’s nice and the marathoners are coming out, but prices also skyrocket during these times. Schedule your trip a little sooner or a little later than the rest of the crowds. Winter time is especially affordable. 2. Find Deals…