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    A Few More things to do in Salzburg

      Salzburg is a hidden gem in Europe. Not as popular as some of the larger cities in Western Europe such as Paris, Rome, London and even its fellow Austrian city Vienna, Salzburg is definitely worth a visit. In a reasonably small area the city squeezes an astonishing amount of architectural beauty, amazing views over the surrounding hills, and culture. The birthplace of Mozart classical music always rains down over the city. A few more things to do in Salzburg include. Hohensalzburg Fortress Originally constructed in 1077 as a defensive base for an impending conflict with Pope Gregor VII and Emperor Henry IV Hohensalzburg Fortress is nearly impenetrable and has…

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    Things to do in Salzburg

      Nestled away in the mountains Salzburg more than the town immortalized in the film The Sound of Music, it is a hub of cultural activity. Picturesque scenery mixed with high class culture and architecture is what visitors to Salzburg can appropriately expect. While in the city there are a variety of different things that you can do between visiting palaces, walking the streets of the old town, and touring Mozart’s residence. A few of things that you can do in Salzburg include. Wander the Old Town The bustling, tourist friendly Old Town of Salzburg not only houses many of the attractions of the city – Mozart’s Birthplace and Salzburg…

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    The Negatives of Visiting Amsterdam

    While there are a lot of hugely positive reasons to visit Amsterdam there are a few stumbling blocks to the city as well that could lead you to choose another city if you have only limited time in Europe. All cities have negatives and Amsterdam the city of liberality is no exception. With everything there is a positive and negative wrapped together depending on how you look at. A few of the negatives of Amsterdam are. Not really that Big  Well Amsterdam is a great walking city because the truth is that it is really not particularly big. A city of around 800,000 in a really compact city core means…

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    How to make a Canadian Annoyed

      Originally this article was going to be called how to make a Canadian pissed off, but as a Canadian never gets pissed off just annoyed the name was changed. There are ways to make a Canadian angry however especially when we are abroad. Being mistook for an American Canadians, like else where have a deep seated sense of pride and nationalism, and even though the US is a lot bigger and its a valid guess for people to hear a North American accent and guess American it still stings a Canadian’s pride. As Canadians so badly, to the extent of being part of our national consciousness, want to be…

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    How to know that you are not ready to Travel

      Setting up a travel experience is not something that happens over night. Basically it requires a commitment to that goal for it to happen. Travel happens for a variety of reasons, probably the biggest being that the person, wants to transcend who they are and perhaps grow into something more. At other times though the reasons, or the realities, of a person trying to travel actually throw up a red flag. The red flag should tell the person that now isn’t the time for traveling, but sometimes it doesn’t. Signs that perhaps traveling isn’t the best idea, at least at that moment are. A person trying to escape themselves…