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September 3, 2020

SPEAKERS’ CORNER

HYDE PARK Spirited discourse that in some countries would push opponents to blows

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September 2, 2020

VENICE: ST. MARK’S, HEART OF THE “SERENE REPUBLIC”

RELIVE THE RENAISSANCE IN VENICE’S CENTRAL HUB. The best way to arrive in the

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September 2, 2020

THE TRIALS OF REMBRANDT

REMBRANDT HOUSE MUSEUM Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn is revered today as the

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September 1, 2020

GREEN VAULT GERMANY

ORNATE ARTWORK IN THE DRESDEN ROYAL PALACE The story of the Green Vault—two

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September 1, 2020

VERSAILLES: LOUIS XIV, KING OF FRENCH FASHION

HOW THE HEIGHT OF FRENCH STYLE LED TO HER DOWNFALL. There’s more than one way

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August 31, 2020

JEKYLL & HYDE IN EDINBURGH

DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE With the stark difference between the New and Old Towns, it

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August 31, 2020

CHANGING OF THE GUARD

BEGINNING IN THE LATE 1800’S Changing the Guard dates to Henry VII (reigned

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August 28, 2020

BARCELONA: THE SPIRIT OF GAUDÍ

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO START A 115-YEAR-LONG PROJECT. With his wildly

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August 28, 2020

GALILEO GALILEI

THE LEANING TOWER It was the most perfect experiment in the history of science.

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August 27, 2020

GERMAN CHRISTMAS MARKETS

CHRISTKINDLMARKTS Twas a month before Christmas and all through the land,the season

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August 27, 2020

THE MAN WHO STOLE THE MONA LISA

WHY WAS THE MONA LISA KIDNAPPED? RANSOM? REVENGE? TRY HOMESICKNESS. Today, a thick

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August 26, 2020

THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT & BIG BEN

WESTMINSTER PALACE With its famous clock tower and “Big Ben” bell, the

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