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October 27, 2020

TRIALS OF “THE GIANT”

AS IL GIGANTE The world’s most famous statue after Lady Liberty,

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October 26, 2020

THOMAS À BECKET

“WHO WILL RID ME OF THIS MEDDLESOME PRIEST?” Without Thomas à Becket

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October 26, 2020

BEER IN GERMANY

GERMANY BY BEER “Beer isn’t just a beverage,” Germans say with a

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October 23, 2020

MICHELANGELO’S DAVID: A TALE OF TWO NOSES

WHY YOU WILL NEVER LOOK AT DAVID’S NOSE THE SAME WAY. Everyone was a critic in

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October 22, 2020

LAND’S END

“LAND’S END TO JOHN O’GROATS” It’s easy to imagine

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October 22, 2020

WARTBURG CASTLE

LUTHER’S ERFURT & WARTBURG CASTLE In Erfurt, Martin Luther was an

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October 21, 2020

PARTYING WITH THE POPES

THE POPES OF AVIGNON KNEW HOW TO PARTY The Popes of Avignon certainly knew how to

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October 20, 2020

LA PIAZZA DELLA SIGNORIA

THE MOST ILLUSTRIOUS TOWN SQUARE IN FLORENCE What’s the best vantage point to

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October 20, 2020

THE GOLEM OF PRAGUE

OLD-NEW SYNAGOGUE Prague boasts one of the world’s more peculiar city mascots:

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October 19, 2020

COLOGNE CATHEDRAL

THE “DOM” AGAINST THE SKY When a resident of Cologne returns after even

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October 19, 2020

CELLULOID ROME

TREVI FOUNTAIN Rome is one of the most filmed cities on earth—and its signature

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October 16, 2020

I NEVER KNEW THAT ABOUT BRITAIN

BRITAIN IS PROBABLY THE MOST WRITTEN ABOUT COUNTRY IN THE WORLD AND YET DOWN EVERY

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