A delightful travel series exploring the great cities of Europe... places of fascinating history, rich culture and fabulous sights. Amsterdam The city is the financial and cultural capital of the Netherlands. Amsterdam's main attractions, including its historic canals, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, Hermitage Amsterdam, Anne Frank House, its red-light district, and cannabis coffee shops draw more than 3.66 million international visitors annually. Barcelona Located on the Mediterranean coast, Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain. Recognized as a global city because of its importance in finance, commerce, media, entertainment, arts and international trade. Barcelona is today an important cultural centre, a major tourist destination and home to a rich Catalonian cultural heritage. Berlin The capital of Germany and its largest city. First documented in the thirteenth century, Berlin was successively the capital of the Kingdom of Prussia (1701-1918), the German Empire (1871-1918), the Weimar Republic (1919-1933) and the Third Reich (1933-1945). This historical legacy has made it a popular setting for international film productions. The city is recognized for its festivals, diverse architecture, nightlife, contemporary arts, extensive public transportation networks and a high quality of living. Berlin has evolved into a global focal point for young individuals and artists attracted by a liberal lifestyle and modern zeitgeist.