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Brussels 101: Arriving & Getting Around

Brussels has its origin from a fortified tower built around 979 on the Saint-Géry Island, in the river Senne. Nowadays, it is the capital of the Kingdom of Belgium and of the European Union. It combines modern with historical…

Amsterdam 101: Arriving & Getting Around
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Amsterdam 101: Arriving & Getting Around

Amsterdam is the capital and cultural center of the Netherlands. Its name comes from Amstelredamme, since it developed around a dam in the river Amstel. The characteristic canals are a result of city planning in the 17th century. Today,…