2). Brno, Czech Republic
If Prague seems “over-done,” that’s because it is. Not so for the second largest city in the Czech Republic. Brno has that slower moving, small town feel and is full of history and cultural quirks of its own. It’s the only town we know of proud to be built on the backs of “four idiots.” You’ll have no trouble finding cafes where you can savor local delicacies, or order an “authentic” New York style pizza from a guy who lived there for ten years and even knows to offer Americans a glass of ice with their soda.