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    Switzerland

    The scariest bar in the World – with “Alien” movie decorations

    We are not sure, that after visiting this bar, in a medieval town of Gruyères in Switzerland – you will sleep calmly. Fantasy is a tricky thing and spending evening in a company of aliens can be one of the reasons for a sleepless night. On the other hand, if you love stories about other galaxies or just extreme things – that’s a perfect place. Interior of the bar is based on the epic movie “Alien” (1979). Gruyères – sweet little mountain village has one unexpected attraction. Swiss artist’s H.R. Giger museum and bar. In 1980 he won the Oscar for Best Visual Effects for his participation in the film…

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    Latvia

    Ala in Riga: good basement for good beers

    Even though we believe that Vilnius is a true Baltic diamond, majority of travellers choose to fully wring their holidays out and visit three sister-counties at once. If you are one of those and Riga is on your to-do list, make sure to add folk club Ala as one of the ‘must’ places as well. Situated in Riga’s Old Town, it is the place to try national Latvian cuisine and even more importantly – local beers. Ala, meaning ‘cave’ in Latvian, is a shrine to local cultural heritage, filled with ancient symbols (the chandelier in the main hall depicts sun and has nothing to do with nazis), massive wooden furniture…