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Video: Unicycling Down A Mountain In Liechtenstein

"Elsbet Part III Mountainunicycling" from Lutz Eichholz on Vimeo. The concept of riding a unicycle down the street makes me nervous, so I am fully incapable of understanding how the three men in this video managed to live after unicycling down a mountain in...

Stunning Photos Of The Alps

Stunning Photos Of The Alps The Alps is a beautiful mountain range. Spanning through Austria and Slovenia all the way through Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, France and Monaco, the Alps are a go-to spot for mountain-loving folks living in or passing through these areas in Europe. Taken from...

The 10 smallest countries in the world

The 10 smallest countries in the world The world's ten smallest countries in terms of area fall into two general categories: European microstates (Liechtenstein, Malta, Monaco, San Marino, and the Vatican) and small island nations of the Indian Ocean, Pacific, and Caribbean (Maldives, Marshall Islands, Nauru,...

Schengen and the disappearance of European passport stamps

Schengen and the disappearance of European passport stamps Creative new use for border crossing posts at German/Austrian border. In the late 1980s, an American spending a summer traveling across Europe with a Eurailpass would see his or her passport stamped possibly dozens of times. With a few exceptions, every time a border...

Why Luxembourg matters

Why Luxembourg matters Europe has lots of tiny countries. The rest of the world reminds itself of this fact periodically, almost as a running joke. How Vatican City is the smallest "independent" state, but (come on people), is it really a country? Andorra sounds charming, too, until you go there...

Norway world's best place to live

Norway world's best place to live I'm not sure if everybody wants to live in Norway, but it's certainly at the top of the global list. The United Nations Development Program determined this based on data GDP, education and life expectancy – among other metrics – to find the best of the best, as...

Europe's Wee Nations

Europe's Wee Nations You know all the big ones by heart, the ones who loom in your remembrances of Western Civilization class and, well, perhaps many a vacation or period living abroad. The names are so familiar: France, Britain, Italy and so on. But what about the little ones? The wee nations...

Rent a Country For Your Next Company Event

Rent a Country For Your Next Company Event Sick of the boring company picnics at your local park? Try renting an entire country. Along with a hand full of small villages in Austria and Germany, Liechtenstein -- a small, landlocked country between Switzerland and Austria -- can be rented from RentaVillage.com....

The 5 Smallest Countries in the World

The 5 Smallest Countries in the World Traveling through Europe as a teenager, we made a stopover in Liechtenstein, a small, landlocked principality nestled between Switzerland and Austria. Crossing the border, I remember thinking to myself, "wow, this country has a lot of letters in its name. I'm hungry." And so...

Eurail Announces New Options for 2006

Eurail Announces New Options for 2006 For the first time ever, the company will introduce a single-country pass, the Eurail National Rail Pass. Travelers can choose to explore one country from three to 10 travel days (within one month or two) for these nine countries: Finland, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Norway,...

Milk and the Munchies

Milk and the Munchies Alas, now I understand the popularity of the famous Liechtensteinian milk shake. Farmers in Liechtenstein are being stopped from feeding cannabis to their cows, according to this AP news piece. Turns out the stuff the cows and other livestock been eating - hemp - contains...

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