Euromaxx: Lifestyle Europe

Europe at its best: from culture news to entertainment and glamor! Euromaxx – Lifestyle Europe is broadcast six times a week, bringing engaging insights into European culture and lifestyles to a global audience.

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      Slovenian Strudel


      Slovenia is proud of its 1000 national dishes and especially of its scrumptious desserts. One of them is a layered strudel called Prekmurska Gibanica.


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      Mermaids in the Mediterranean


      There have been mermaiding courses in swimming pools for years, but they’re relatively new in the open seas. The Greek island of Corfu is a particularly popular destination for learning how to swim like a mermaid.


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      Ouzo: Greece's national drink


      Greece would not be Greece without ouzo. Every year, the town of Plomari on the island of Lesbos celebrates the country's most popular anise liquor. It has a particularly long tradition here.


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      Bringing old and new together: Lithuania


      Lithuania first gained its independence from Russia in 1918. Today, the small Baltic republic keeps its folklore alive, while forging ahead with digital innovations and a young arts scene.


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      Copenhagen's Tivoli amusement park


      Copenhagen's Tivoli amusement park is one of the oldest of its kind. For 175 years, revelers from across the globe have come here to enjoy the rides and restaurants.


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      Island hopping in Stockholm


      Stockholm has been described as a floating city because of all the surrounding islands. Water defines daily life in Sweden. So hop onboard a boat to explore the city.


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      Inside the WaterWorld Theme Park on Cyprus


      Huge slides, several pools -- and all of it close to the sea: the WaterWorld Theme Park in Cyprus. The park's main theme is Greek mythology. It's fun in the sun for everyone.


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      8ste dag: An artistic chain reaction


      Leeuwarden-Friesland in the Netherlands is one of this year's European Capitals of Culture. Over the weekend, it hosted a chain reaction that saw hundreds of objects toppled in an event marrying music, technology and entertainment.


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      Modern Scottish cuisine: Charred cauliflower


      Scotsman Paul Wedgwood experiments with unusual ingredients. At his restaurant in Edinburgh, he prepares his best-selling dish: charred cauliflower with curried purée, cashews and pesto.


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      Sneakers made from chewing gum


      What can be done with the 1.5 million kilos of chewing gum that end up on Dutch streets every year? One clothing company had the idea of making sneakers from the sticky waste product. Aptly enough, they called it the Gumshoe.


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