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It’s a Wrap!: Soccer Wives rule World Cup

June 30, 2006


  Another great shot from the urban europe photo pool. Thanks to Schaetzlein for posting.………………………………………………………………………….  The (Shortcut) week in review. Prepared in manageable one sentence bites to spare those burnt out eyeballs: Spanish Wine and the tale of a Polish King in Travel Don’t go to Paris for a massage  Beware, Zurich is hot  Reykjavik […]

Weekend Wrap: Everything not Football

June 23, 2006


  A perfect weekend photo courtesy of Didier Didier, who took some fabulous snapshots of this year’s ART Basel. Check out more photos in Shortcut’s Urban Europe Flickr pool. The week on Shortcut:  Looking to escape the World Cup? Pick an event from this week’s list Danes think they’re fat and highly intelligent What to […]

Weekend Wrap: Marie Antoinette is the new Lady Di

June 2, 2006


The week on Shortcut: Egyptian treasures and around the clock partying: check the weekly events calendar Paris starts to be a summer tourist swamp And London drowns in record precipitation While Stockholm showcases extreme climates It’s vacation planning in Athens The Wall Street Journal thinks we’re great Berlin’s new Hauptbahnhof opens and horror ensues New […]

Weekend Wrap: From Hot Dogs to Hegel

May 13, 2006


It’s le weekend and the wrap is a little late, but it’s sunny and warm here at the Copenhagen HQ and the "wild" outdoors beckons.  For those residing in less temperate climates (!), here’s something to read while basking in the warm glow of your screen:  Athens police wants to get rid of women  Hair […]

Le Weekend Wrap: Bending the Rules in Madrid

May 6, 2006


  The week on Shortcut: Creepy Easter Bunny in Berlin  Copenhagen: Designer on the Loose Jared’s Top Ten: Reykjavik Swimming Pools  Homeless in Amsterdam Bending the rules in Madrid Zurich Snowman kidnapped   Abba chased by taxman in Stockholm Undressing, the Paris way Balkan Fever grips Vienna  ………………………………… Photo via Chico Bonsai   

Weekend Wrap: Boys and Toys in Athens

April 28, 2006



Ready to relax, sit back, sip a coffee/tea/drink and dive into our weekly wrap of what's happened in cities across Europe?

Before you dive, here's the tip of the week: if you live in Vienna, indulge your palate this weekend and take thee to the Stadtwirt. Recommended by Vienna contributor and connoisseur Florian Brody.

Not in Vienna? Read on:

Summer reaches Reykjavik 

Amsterdam puts its best flowers forward 

The Guardia Civil is up in arms in Madrid

A new fashion blog in Copenhagen 

Berlin Wall threat in the US 

Copenhagen + Vikings + Drinks

Weekend Wrap: Zurich bar has wings

April 21, 2006



Taking flight this weekend? Browse our city guides (drop down menu on the right) for the practical stuff - hotel? maps? food? - and check the weekly recap below for a whiff of European lifestyle:

Paris: Ceci n'est pas un metro 

Vikings to storm movie theaters in Copenhagen

In Athens, misery loves company 

How to spend your Sundays in Reykjavik 

Investigating Paella in Madrid