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Top U.S. Diplomat Says FU To EU

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In a leaked phone call, the top U.S. Diplomat to Europe allegedly can be heard saying “Fuck the EU”.

Victoria Nuland is the Assistant Secretary for European Affairs. In the leaked call, (according to CNN) voices closely resembling those of Assistant Secretary Nuland and U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt discuss a plan to broker a deal between the Ukrainian government and the opposition.

At one point the woman, who sounds like Nuland, can be heard saying “f**k the EU.”

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T+L: Europe’s Most Visited Tourist Attractions

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I came across a list of Most Visited Tourist Attractions in Europe from Travel + Leisure which was written in July 2012. I’d guess that some of the sites have changed in popularity over the past year but I still found it pretty interesting to read about.

T+L listed the Top 25 in a slide show. From the 25, I’ve been to 18 of them. I was a bit surprised at which site came in as the most visited for all of Europe. It’s a site that Kim and I weren’t even big fans of.

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Park Plaza Bed & Breakfast Deals In Europe- Book By 12/6

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Club Carlson’s Park Plaza has some good prices for stays in select locations around Europe.

Rooms can be had for as little as £69 (around $93) per night in the UK, the Netherlands & Germany for winter travel. Stays can be booked at these rates until February 28, 2014.

Rooms must be booked by December 6 and these rates include bed & breakfast for up to two people.

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