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10 European destinations that aren't in Europe

By: Josh Lew on Oct. 23, 2013, 3:12 p.m.
Bora Bora, Azores, Greenland

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So continental

Tourists love Europe, and for good reason. The food, the drink, the sights ... did we mention the food? But you don't have to go there to experience it.

Several European nations still have territories in the South Pacific, Caribbean, and some of the most far-flung corners of the globe. That means you can get great baguettes in Bora Bora or enjoy traditional high tea in Bermuda. These overseas European territories are not photocopies of their motherlands, however; they have their own unique identities and cultural attractions.

Here are 10 European destinations that are far from Europe, but are just as attractive and interesting as any place on the continent. (Text: Josh Lew)