not just a pretty place

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Tag: Europe

Albania: poor but plenty of Mercedes

Communists ruled Albania from the mid-1940s to the early 1990s. At first, they were friends with Yugoslavia, then with the…

How Malta is both Catholic and LGBT-friendly

Catholicism is Malta’s state religion with 84 percent of the population being Catholic. Though atheism spreads exponentially, religion is a…

A short introduction to Czechoslovakia

Before the First World War, the Austro-Hungarian dual monarchy was a big multinational state and stretched from modern-day Italy to…

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