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The 17th century Nyhavn Waterfront in Copenhagen, Denmark was once a busy commercial port. Today it is popular for dining and entertainment.

The Nyhavn Waterfront in Copenhagen, Denmark was once a busy commercial port. It was ordered dug by King Christian V in the 17th century to facilitate the shipping of goods and...

More than 20 miles of casements were dug into the 230-foot high bluff that surrounds the Grund Quarter of Luxembourg City

There is a saying in the real estate trade: “The three most important factors in real estate are location, location, and location!” During a recent visit to Luxembourg City, I realized...

Place des Cordeliers in Dijon, France

Private mansions such as the Hôtel Gauthier (left) and the Hôtel Rigoley de Chevigny surround the rectangular Place des Cordeliers square in Dijon, France. The place is named for the former convent...

Half-timbered houses in Dijon, France

The city of Dijon, France may be best known for mustard and gingerbread, but architecture buffs also find it an intriguing destination. Fortunately, Dijon was spared from major destruction during the...

Ancient masonry facades and colorful wooden shutters adorn the medieval houses of Beaune, France

Walking through the old stone fortifications that once surrounded Beaune, France, is like riding a time machine back to the Middle Ages. Ancient masonry facades, stone lintels, and colorful wooden shutters...

The 15th century Hotel-Dieu in Beaune, France, once a hospital and charitable almshouse, is now a museum

I stepped into the inner courtyard of the Hotel Dieu in Beaune, France, and stopped in my tracks. Across the brick-paved courtyard, half-timbered butter yellow walls soared to gable roofs covered...