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In terms of pure convenience, no continent can touch Europe’s diversity. With so many countries, cultures, languages, and varieties of cuisine packed into such a comparatively tiny place, you can spend a week in Europe and experience something wildly different every day. All that variety can be overwhelming, but the secret to getting the most out of Europe is to take it slow. The Old World has stood for centuries, and it’ll all still be here when you’re ready to come back (which, of course, you’ll want to do immediately after getting home.)

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Oktoberfest Stein and Schwein

Oct. 6, 2014, 4:14 p.m.

Join us on the Looptail as we take a full (of beer and food) look at Oktoberfest in Germany. If you’ve never been to this iconic-est of iconic events, it’s the perfect time to start planning for next year’s event.

Your planet in 7 seconds: Smokin’ Iceland

Oct. 2, 2014, 3:57 p.m.

This week on "Who's Country Is It, Anyway?" we take seven seconds to show you how "steamy" Iceland really is at the Myvatn Fumarole

Pics of the Week: Iceland

Sept. 26, 2014, 1:46 p.m.

When you're in Iceland, you get to redefine your understanding of landscape. It's as though a highlighter marker has drawn a line through everything we know of nature. The greens are greener, the waterfalls even more powerful. Night is blacker for when the northern lights appear. Come and see what we mean as we feature this craggy island on Pics of the Week

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