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January 18, 2008

A Day Trip to Bruges: Belgium’s Medieval Canal City

by Roy Stevenson

Plan on spending a long day in Europe’s other canal city, Bruges. Some say it’s prettier than Amsterdam. Start early on the train from Brussels; they leave every hour or so from Brussels Central Station. Walk from the Bruges Train Station across the river onto the narrow cobblestoned streets, and you’ll soon get a strong impression of what it was like in a medieval town hundreds of years ago. Preserved perfectly in the best Disney fashion, Bruges is the real thing, not a fantasy wonderland.

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Hold the Dubbing, Please: Finding the Perfect Cinema in Spain

by Teba Orueta

Spain’s dubbing industry has long been regarded as one of the best in the world. No doubt, if you’ve spent some time in the country, you have experienced the pleasure (or pain) of listening to some of your favorite actors and actresses dubbed into Spanish.

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Mystic, Connecticut

by Deborah Burst

The faint sound of a harbor bell tolls in the distance as an early kayaker glides his oars through a shimmering river embraced by towering trees. Down the road, an ancient stone fence curls its way through a 19th century whaling village. A town of proud people eager to share their storied history, Mystic, Connecticut welcomes guests with open arms and a generous dose of New England hospitality.

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Pickle Barrel: Authentic, Popular, and Filling

by Laura Lopuch

Flowers jump out of the wooden box on the window. The squat brown building is barely tall enough for the wooden screen door. The door’s handle is worn smooth from years of hands. Looking from the outside, you would never guess this small walk-in hoagie shop is one of Bozeman, Montana’s most popular restaurants.

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