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The Best Things to Do in Munich in Winter munich cathedral in winter at night Learn about visiting Munich in winter – From ice skating to museums and beer, here are the best things to do in Munich w...

A Guide to Hallstatt in Winter Hallstatt in winter Discover Hallstatt Austria in winter: best things to do, where to eat and stay, photo spots, and more. Read more

11 Traditional Viennese Coffee Houses photo of the al fresco dinning at cafe Frauenhuber Vienna’s coffee culture is legendary. Discover the best coffee houses in Vienna Austria and learn what to order with thi...

Café Central, Herrengasse, Vienna, Austria

5 Unique Weekend Getaways in Europe Holyrood castle, Edinburgh, Scotland Weekends are a great time to get into relaxation and recreation. We think that a truly great weekend offers a chance to...

Seville, Spain

5 Best Things to Do in Europe Temple bar in dublin Europe is probably one of the most sought-after destinations in the world. It might be for a quick city break, couples g...

Dublin, Ireland

6 Fun City Breaks Vacation Destinations Are you thinking of taking a few days away, unwinding from work? Perhaps a city break could be the perfect getaway for y...

Prague, Czechia

6 Alternative Family Vacation Destinations Rope suspension obridge The world is not in your books and maps; it's out there. Gandalf You may have gotten a glimpse of the culture and practi...

My Big, Fat Greek Salad: A Recipe from Greece Learn to make an authentic traditional Greek Salad the way they do in Greece with this fresh and easy recipe. Read more

Athens, Kentrikos Tomeas Athinon, Greece

One Day in Zurich, Switzerland If you have a day in Zurich Switzerland, plan your itinerary with our travel guide to the best things to do and see. Rea...

Zürich, Switzerland

16 Unique Day Trips from Paris vineyards in foreground and small French town in valley behind it. Ideas for some of the best day trips from Paris. Famous and not-so-well-known sights including castles and palaces, mili...

Champagne, France

10 Reasons to Visit Porto, Portugal Why visit Porto in northern Portugal? Thie European Cultural Capital has tiled buildings, port houses, Douro wine region...

Oporto, Portugal

Best Day Trips from Vienna it’s easy to lose yourself in all that Vienna has to offer. So many incredible museums, beautiful music, centuries-old b...

Graz, Austria

Day Trip to Lucerne and Mount Pilatus Swiss alps as seen from Mt. Pilatus A day trip from Zurich to Lucerne and Mount Pilatus reveals icons like Swiss cheese, snow capped mountains and gorgeous...

Lucerne, Switzerland

One Day in Vienna: A River Cruise Stop Tourists in a square in Vienna, Austria A Viking Cruise stop in Vienna includes a City Tour, free time for sightseeing, plus two unique local experiences. Read...

Paniglgasse 18-20, 1040 Wien, Austria

One Day in Wertheim am Main, Germany Table-lined pedestrian street in Wertheim Germany What to see in Wertheim am Main, Germany, a picturesque river cruise port - castle, pointed tower, medieval center, shop...

Wertheim am Main, Germany

One Day in Cologne, Germany Lower facade of Kolner Dom, aka Cologne cathedral See the highlights of Cologne, Germany, including a UNESCO world heritage cathedral, a chocolate museum, and more. Read...

Cologne Cathedral, Cologne, Germany

Visit Marksburg: Best of Germany’s Rhine Valley Castles Marksburg Castle is the only castle on the Rhine that has never been destroyed. Read why you should visit. Read more

Marksburg, Braubach, Germany

Viking Grand European Tour River Cruise Itinerary Tourists on a street in Wertheim, Germany From Budapest to Amsterdam, here's what happens on Viking's Grand European Tour. Get the itinerary, read day-by-day revi...

Budapest, Széchenyi Chain Bridge, Chain Bridge, Hungary

One Day in Budapest on a Viking River Cruise What happens on a Viking River Cruise tour of Budapest, what to expect on board, how to see the Hungarian Horsemen, food...

Gödöllő, Hungary

How to Spend 2 Days in Florence, Italy An easy itinerary that fits the best things to do in Florence Italy in 2 days. Ponte Vecchio, David, food, travel tips,...

Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy

21 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Scotland night on the colorful streets of Edinburgh 21 essential things you need to know before visiting Scotland: culture, food, travel tips and more. Get the most from yo...

Scotland, UK

What to See in Bohemian Switzerland National Park Edmund's Gorge with reflections of the shear cliffs Bohemian Switzerland is a Czech national park that offers hiking, ruins, a canyon, boats, and more. See all of it in a d...

Jetřichovice, Czechia

One Day in Brno, Czechia: Best Things to See Night time on Zenly trh in Brno as the buildings display colorful lights This one day Brno itinerary has it all: an underground labyrinth, crypts, beer, castle, Czech UNESCO site, travel guide,...

Brno, Czechia

One Day in Barcelona Itinerary: What to See and Do Sagrada Familia Steeples Itinerary and tips for spending one day in Barcelona, including must-see sights, architecture, delicious food, and more....

Sagrada Familia, Carrer de Mallorca, Barcelona, Spain

10 Best Places to Visit in the Cotswolds row of thatched houses in a cotswolds village 10 best places to visit in the Cotswolds by a local, best Cotswold villages, things to do, travel tips, and suggested it...

Cotswolds, UK

10 Fun Things to Do in Newcastle, England Newcastle quayside at twilight. View down the walkway and River Tyne toward bridge in background. Discover the best top things to do and see in Newcastle-upon-Tyne including Victoria Tunnel, Quayside, Jesmond Dene, pub...

newcastle uk

10 Best Reasons You Should Visit the South of Spain River and bridge in Plaza de Expana with brick building in background. Spain's flag is flying from the roof Andalusia offers culture, amazing food, stunning beaches, and more. Here are 10 reasons why you should visit southern Sp...

Málaga, Spain

Why You Need to See Waterford’s Granville Hotel Take a peek inside Waterford's Granville Hotel, a boutique, manor-style hotel that has played a prominent role in Irish...

Granville Hotel, Meagher's Quay, Waterford, Ireland

Tinto De Verano: You Need To Try This Easy Recipe From Spain Make tinto de verano for a taste of Spain without leaving home. This popular Spanish drink makes a refreshing alternativ...

Barajas, Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD), Madrid, Spain

See the Rock of Cashel, Ireland’s Most-Visited Historic Site The spectacular Rock of Cashel is one of Ireland's most popular tourist sites. Here's why you need to take this easy day...

Rock of Cashel, Cashel, Ireland

World’s Best Scenic Drive: the Causeway Coastal Route Northern Ireland cliffs seen from Rope Bridge The Causeway Coastal Route is one of the best scenic drives in the world. This epic road trip from Belfast to Derry take...

Causeway Road, Bushmills, UK

One Day in Amsterdam: Best Things to Do and See TOP ARTICLE Our essential itinerary for the best of Amsterdam in one day - canals, museums, restaurants and more. Read m...

Anne Frank House, Prinsengracht, Amsterdam, Netherlands

5 Best Authentic Souvenirs from Budapest people walking on a pedestrian street and souvenir shop in Budapest Advice on shopping for authentic Hungarian souvenirs: paprika, wine, palinka, embroidery, handmade porcelain. Where to b...

Budapest, Central Market Hall, Vámház körút, Hungary

Best Things to Do in One Day in Kotor, Montenegro Things to see when you have one day in Kotor Montenegro We've listed the best things to do in Kotor Montenegro, from inside the walls to Kotor Bay, and more. Read more

Kotor, Montenegro

How to Make Jameson Irish Coffee A first-hand lesson in how to make a Jameson Irish Coffee - using coffee, sugar, Jameson® Irish whiskey and heavy cream....

Jameson Distillery, Ireland

Guide to the Best Things to See in Vatican City Practical information for the first time Vatican visitor including the top "must do" activities and details on how to se...

Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

Lessons From a First Trip to Paris Map of Paris from first trip Save money, time and stress with these simple and easy tips learned from a first trip to Paris. Read more

Louvre Museum, Rue de Rivoli, Paris, France

Around the Czech Republic in 22 Photos You're invited to take a photo tour around the Czech Republic with these 22 images, all captured during our 3-week road...

Czechia

5 Interesting Facts About Switzerland Switzerland landscape Food, language, travel and politics ... Here's a fun list of 5 interesting facts to know about Switzerland. Read more

Bern, Switzerland

8 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Vatican City Do you know everything you need to know about visiting Vatican City? An insider shares tips on making the most of your H...

Vatican City

How to Travel for (Almost) Zero Money Town of Le Puy en Velay, France, where author did his WWOOF volunteer work. Can you travel almost anywhere without paying for food or lodging? You can, with a few hours of labor. Read more

Le Puy-en-Velay, France

A Local’s Guide to Lisbon Get to know Portugal's capital and better plan your next visit to the city through this Ultimate Guide to Lisbon, prepar...

Lisbon, Portugal

Enjoy True Czech Beauty with a Perfect Day in Kromeriz Beautiful Kromeriz is one of the most visited Czech cities due to its architecture, culture, UNESCO site, and flower-fil...

Kroměříž, Czechia

10 Things to Do in Kilkenny, Ireland in One Day Interior wall of Kilkenny Castle in Ireland From sports to history to food, the Kilkenny Tourist Bureau shows the top sights to see with a day in Kilkenny. Itinerar...

Kilkenny, Ireland

Why You Should Spend a Day in Guimaraes, Portugal Top things to see in Guimaraes No visit to Portugal is complete without a visit to UNESCO site Guimarães, The birthplace of the Portuguese nation is ju...

Guimaraes, Portugal

You Need to Go Hiking in Bohemian Switzerland National Park, Czechia Setting sun illuminates Pravcice Arch in Bohemian Switzerland. Bohemian Switzerland National Park is the best place to hike in Czechia. Here's what to see, travel tips and is a day tr...

Bohemian Switzerland National Park, Děčín District, Czechia

What It’s Like to Stay at a Portuguese Pousada Stay at a Portuguese Pousada Luxurious and historic, learn why staying in a Portuguese pousada costs only slightly more than your average chain hotel...

Pousada de Viana do Castelo, Viana do Castelo, Portugal

Best Things to Do in Olomouc, Czech Republic What to do in Olomouc Czech Republic Less crowded than Prague, Moravian Olomouc offers visitors plenty of things to do without the tourist throngs. Read more

Olomouc, Czechia

Why You Should Put Litomysl on Your Czech List Litomysl Castle cover image Litomysl is a pretty town in East Bohemia with an almost untouched historical center. The Czech UNESCO town is only 2 ho...

Litomysl, Czechia

How to Spend One Day in Kutna Hora, Czech Republic Dressed properly to explore the catacombs in Kutna Hora, Czech Republic Perfect day trip from Prague: the ancient silver mining town of Kutna Hora. It is a UNESCO site and one of Czech Republi...

Kutna Hora, Czechia

Sedlec Ossuary: Macabre Bone Church of Kutna Hora Sedlec Ossuary, in the Czech Republic near Kutna Hora, is home to the bones of 40,000 souls. Sedlec Ossuary, the famous bone church near Kutna Hora, is a macabre chapel ornately decorated with 40,000 human skeleto...

Sedlec Ossuary, Zámecká, Kutna Hora, Czechia

Waterford, Ireland 1 Day Itinerary One day Itinerary for Waterford Irealnd See the top highlights of Waterford, Ireland with this one day itinerary. Best things to see and do, plus where to eat a...

Reginald's Tower, Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland

Eating at Restaurant L’Hort de Casa, Andorra Where to eat well in Andorra Enjoy Aragonese cuisine at L'Hort de Casa, a rustic mountain restaurant in northwest Andorra that one woman runs on her...

RESTAURANT L´HORT DE CASA, Erts, Andorra

La Birreria in Andorra: A Beer Lover’s Heaven La Birreria - a unique microbrew shop in Andorra La Vella La Birreria in Andorra la Vella's medieval center is the spot for beer lovers. Buy and try over 600 varieties, including...

LA BIRRERIA, Carrer de la Vall, Andorra la Vella, Andorra

Is It Worth Visiting Andorra la Vella? Is it worth visiting Andorra la Vella? Andorra la Vella is Gatlinburg on steroids, but less touristy: rustic stone and wood buildings in a picturesque mountain...

CG-1, 50, AD500 Andorra la Vella, Andorra

One Day in Burano, Lace Island of Venice What to do in one day in Burano island, known for Venetian lace and rainbow-hued houses. Real life day trip itinerary wi...

Burano, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

One Day in Dubrovnik: How Much Can You Really See? Orange cable car rises to top of Mount Srd. View of Dubrovnik and Adriatic sea in background. If you have only one day in Dubrovnik, you can see more than just the walled city. Here are a few ideas for your next tr...

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Visit Tuscania to See Ancient Etruscan History Near Rome Not to be confused with Tuscany, Tuscania is an Etruscan town of some importance near Rome, loaded with reminders of its...

Tuscania, VT, Italy

Things to Do in Civitavecchia: Cruise Port Guide What to see in Civitavecchia, Rome's port Cruisers and travelers will find that Rome's port has attractions of its own. Discover what to see in Civitavecchia. Rea...

Civitavecchia, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

Sacre-Coeur, Sunsets, and Other Montmartre Experiences Sacre-Coeur, Sunset and Other Montmartre Experiences Montmartre is an exciting neighborhood that offers incredible experiences. Here's a starter list of some that you should...

Basilique du Sacre Coeur, Rue du Chevalier de la Barre, Paris, France

Fountains and Squares in Madrid: A Photo Essay Fountains and Squares in Madrid - Ap Photo Essay A bus tour of Madrid reveals a few of the many beautiful fountains and squares to be found in Spain's capital city. Read...

Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain

Venice is Where I Found my New Travel Partner Venice is Where I Found My New Travel Partner Dear Luke and Leia, I know this will be strange for you two grandchildren to read, but Venice is where I found my new tr...

Rialto Bridge, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

Am I Really in Rome for Two Days? Am I Really in Rome for Two Days? Where to start when way too many sites are unfairly distributed to just one glorious city? Am I really in Rome for two d...

Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

Why I Have To Go To Paris Why do I have to go to Paris? Part 2 I don’t speak the language. I don’t really like France. The saga of wine(ing) continues as I seek to find out why do I h...

Paris, France

Why Do I Have to Go to Paris? Why Do I Have To Go To Paris So I ask; why do I have to go to Paris? I don’t speak the language. I don’t really like France. The only good thing abou...

Paris, France

Buying an Irish Claddagh Ring in Galway, Ireland Irish promise friendship ring claddagh If you're in Ireland, think about buying a Claddagh ring in Galway and walking around the city, if only for a day. Read...

Thomas Dillon's Claddagh Gold, Quay Street, Galway, Ireland

Postcard from Clifden – Tracing Roots, Meeting Family Clifden Ireland as seen in the 1800s Clifden, Co Galway, and found Dan's family roots. The best part of visiting Ireland was meeting family--it was as if he'...

Clifden, Ireland

Investigating Our Family Roots: Kinsale, Cobh and Blarney Kinsale, Irish family roots On our 2-week road trip through Ireland, we explore Kinsale, Cobh and Blarney while Dan tracks his Irish family roots. R...

Cobh, Ireland

First Time in Dublin Night view of Ha'penny Bridge Driving around Dingle Peninsula to see its beautiful scenery, beehive huts, and a pub, also reveals the Gaelic side of I...

Merrion Square, Dublin, Ireland

How to Make French People Love You Make French people love you To make French people love you (even in Paris), follow these tips and you'll be one of their favorite tourists EVER. Rea...

Paris, France

Visit Loop Head Peninsula and Skip the Cliffs of Moher The Irish cliffs at Loop Head Pointing into the Atlantic, Loop Head Peninsula in County Clare is a less-touristed, cost-friendly alternative to the Cl...

Loop Head lighthouse, Clare, Ireland

One Day in Split, Croatia One day in Split Croatia Don’t let its inhospitable name fool you: It’s worth spending at least one day in Split, one of Croatia's most popular t...

Split, Croatia

Get Lost in Venice, Italy Get lost in Venice back streets and canals Escape the tourist crowds of Venice: Seek to get lost and lose yourself among its winding back streets and narrow canals...

Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

10 Budapest Sights You Don’t Want to Miss Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, so don't miss the city's top 10 most iconic sights. Read more

Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest, Szentháromság tér, Hungary

Is a DIY Rome Tour Realistic on a Cruise Stop? You can see the Colosseum: and the Vatican on the same day in Rome With only one day in Rome, a reader asks if it is realistic to skip the cruise excursion and see the most popular sights...

Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

See Dutch Windmills and Cheese Making in Kinderdijk Last itinerary stop on our 15-day river cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam: Kinderdijk windmills and cheese farm tour. Re...

Kinderdijk, Netherlands

One Day in the Rhine Valley: Cruising, Castles and Wine Of the best things to do in the Moselle valley, castles and wine tasting top the list. Read about a river cruise excursi...

Richard Richter Weingut, Marktstraße, Winningen, Germany

Our Romantic Road Tour to Rothenburg ob der Tauber Romantic road excursion on a river cruise goes to Rothenburg & Wurzburg Grand European River Cruise journal, Day 10: A Romantic Road excursion to Wurzberg and Rothenburg ob der Tauber Read mor...

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

How to Prepare to Photograph Rothenburg How to Prepare to Photograph Rothenburg A photographer shares his tips on how to photograph Rothenburg, Germany (or any other town) while traveling. Read more

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

What to Do in Bamberg, Germany, in One Day Viking River Cruise Bamberg Stop River cruise journal, Day 9: Exploring the medieval center of Bamberg, Germany and sampling the town’s unique smoky beer...

Bamberg, Germany

One Day in Nuremberg on a Viking River Cruise What to see in Nuremberg Germany in one day: Our river cruise tour through the medieval center of Nuremberg to explore i...

Nuremberg, Germany

What to See in Regensburg Old Town River Cruise Journal Day 7: Regensburg, a well preserved medieval city full of medieval architecture, narrow lanes, and...

Regensburg, Germany

What to Do With One Day in Passau, Germany Three rivers converge in Passau, Germany. Find out all you can do in this unique town. Passau Germany, the"City of Three Rivers," was shaped by the three rivers that converge there. Discover what you can see...

Passau, Germany

Layover in London: The Tower of London The Tower of London - Layover in London Day Three Visit the Tower of London on a layover, a Royal Castle dating back to late 1066. The castle was key to controlling all o...

Tower of London, London, United Kingdom

Melk Abbey, the Danube Jewel of Austria River cruise journal, Day 5: Cruising the Wachau Valley and a visit to Melk, home of Austria’s finest Italian baroque ar...

Melk Abbey, Abt-Berthold-Dietmayr-Straße, Melk, Austria

Layover in London: Cruise on the Thames River cruise on the Thames What to do with free time during a layover in London? Why not take a river cruise on the Thames from Westminster to Gree...

Greenwich, England, United Kingdom

Layover in London: A Quick Sightseeing Tour A layover in London includes a quick sightseeing tour and a view of the city from above on the London Eye. Read more

Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom

Viking Cruise Journal: Visiting a Slovak Home visit to Kamil Kukumberg home A river cruise excursion turns out to be more than your average home-hosted visit: this Slovakian family has an award-wi...

Šenkvice, Slovakia

One Day in Bratislava on a Viking Cruise Famous Bratislava statue of man emerging from manhole If you're spendingi a day in Bratislava on a river cruise, here are some of the best things you can see and do. Read mor...

Bratislava, Slovakia

Beginning a Viking River Cruise in Budapest First entry of a personal diary journaling a 15-day Budapest to Amsterdam river cruise, sailing on the Danube, Main and...

Széchenyi Chain Bridge, Budapest, Chain Bridge, Hungary

One Day in Nafplio, Greece Enjoy this one day Nafplion itinerary and see the town on your own terms to avoid a cruise excursion to see a nearby sit...

Nafplion, Argolis, Greece

One Day in Corfu Greece: What to Do in Kerkyra How to see Kerkyra in one day To see many of its highlights with one day in port, here's a do-it-yourself itinerary for one day in Corfu, also known a...

Corfu, Greece

Ravenna and Her Mosaics gold-leafed mosaic of Jesus surrounded by angels Known as the finest outside of Istanbul, the exquisite mosaics in Ravenna are worth a day trip from Florence or Venice....

Ravenna, Province of Ravenna, Italy

10 Adriatic Cruise Ports You Need to Visit Planning a Mediterranean cruise? Here are 10 top Adriatic cruise ports you will want to visit, along the coastline betwe...

Katakolo, Elis, Greece

Off the Tourist Track: Paris’ 17th Arrondissement A well-kept locals' secret, Paris' 17th Arrondissement offers fascinating glimpses of history as well as a real feel for...

17th arrondissement, Paris, France

Amsterdam Canal Cruise Tour: See It From the Water Get a unique perspective of a unique city by taking an Amsterdam canal cruise. It's #1 of the best things to do. Read mo...

Amsterdam Canal Cruises, Stadhouderskade, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Understanding Tapas Culture in Spain Tapas make a good dinner when you don't want to wait for Spanish dinner hour The tapas culture in Spain is an important part of the Spanish food scene. Spain's legendary bar food came from Andalusi...

Madrid, Spain

Colmar: The Prettiest Town in Alsace Colmar - Home of Beauty and the Beast With its cobblestone streets, flower-lined canals, sidewalk cafes, and half-timbered houses, this is the prettiest town...

Colmar, Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine, France

Photo Tips: What a Cat Playing Peek-a-Boo Can Teach You Cat in Corfu A cat playing peek-a-boo in Corfu, Greece proves that travel photography is more than just architecture and landscapes....

Corfu, Greece

When Koblenz Hosted the Germany National Flower Show Koblenz Flower Show Photos and article about Germany's biannual national flower show, held in Koblenz in 2011. Read more

Koblenz, Germany

Cavtat, Croatia: A Refreshing Dubrovnik Alternative Cavtat, Croatia Although Cavtat is not as well known as the nearby walled city, it is a quiet alternative to busy Dubrovnik and a popula...

Cavtat, Croatia

Day 2 in Dublin – Everyday Life Ways to experience everyday life in Dublin by walking around the city. Enjoy pubs, street performers, pedestrian streets...

O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland

Best Things to Do on Murano Island, Venice, Italy view of Saint Stephen Square as seen from bridge What to do when visiting Murano Italy, where Venetian glass is created. This island is the most popular day trip from Ve...

Murano, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

One Day in Howth and North Dublin North Coast Photography Tour For beautiful shots of the city, take a photography tour of Dublin. First-hand story of a tour with Dawn2Dusk, a photogr...

Howth, Dublin, Ireland

Visit Dunbrody House, Kevin Dunston’s Wexford Hotel Dunbrody Country House Hotel Dunbrody Country House Hotel is an exclusive Irish Georgian manor-turned-restaurant owned by Irish celebrity chef Kevin...

Dunbrody Country House Hotel, Wexford, Ireland

Treasures of the Waterford Viking Triangle Waterford, Ireland If you're planning a trip around Ireland, resist the temptation to hurry down to Cork. If you bypass Ireland's “su...

Bishop's Palace - Treasures of Georgian Waterford, The Mall, Waterford, Ireland

9 Things to Do in County Wexford 9 Things to do in Wexford County Planning to visit Ireland's sunny southeast? Here are 9 fun things to do in County Wexford, from history to food to natu...

Wexford, County Wexford, Ireland

Lyrath Estate: Luxury in Kilkenny Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny, Ireland Though it's just outside of Kilkenny, Ireland, the luxury 5-star Lyrath Estate Hotel is a spa retreat that feels miles a...

Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny, Ireland

Try the Waterford Blaa – An Irish Specialty Waterford Blaa In southeast Ireland, it's good to hear someone say "blaa" at the table. They're talking about a local specialty: the Wa...

Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland

Video: Romantic and Colorful Sintra, Portugal Lisbon is a beautiful capital, famous for its tiled buildings and sidewalks. However, one of its suburbs is just as beau...

Cruising the Middle Rhine Valley The Rhine Gorge, middle rhine valley castles Cruise the Middle Rhine Valley, a UNESCO site, to see imposing castles, historic towns, verdant vineyards and legendary...

Lorelei, Sankt Goarshausen, Germany

Rhine Cruise Stop: Dinner in Rudesheim am Rhein Visit Rüdesheim am Rhein, a typical riverside winemaking town in the Upper Middle Rhine Valley that is a UNESCO World He...

Rüdesheim am Rhein, Germany

One Day in Alsace France Alsace Region of France See the best of Alsace in one day, from Strasbourg to Alsatian wine and more. Read more

Alsace, France

What Is on a Rhine River Cruise Itinerary? Cruise ship on the Rhine River Considering a European river cruise? Here's what to expect on board and ashore, plus our Rhine River cruise itinerary fr...

rhine river

Visit Marimurtra Botanical Garden in Blanes, Spain Marimurtra Botanical Garden Marimurtra Botanical Garden overlooks the town of Blanes, Spain. Blanes is a cute seaside town with a beautiful harbor a...

Jardí Botànic Marimurtra, Passeig de Carles Faust, Blanes, Spain

One Day in Strasbourg, France A photo tour of scenic Strasbourg-Grand île, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the official seat of the European Parliame...

Strasbourg, France

A Quick Tour of Heidelberg Castle A river cruise excursion to Heidelberg Germany, with a quick Heidelberg Castle tour and a walk through the town. Include...

Heidelberg Castle, Heidelberg, Germany

A Day in the Black Forest + Cake Recipe Touring the Black Forest means cuckoo clocks, glass blowing, and (of course) tasting the world famous Black Forest Cake....

Sankt Peter, Germany

An Evening Stroll Through Breisach, Germany Situated on the Rhine River, the town of Breisach am Rhein is often called the gateway to the Black Forest. It's a popul...

Breisach, Germany

Bom Jesus do Monte: Braga Portugal’s Catholic Shrine Braga Catholic Shrine Catholic shrine Bom Jesús do Monte (Good Jesus of the Mountain), with its dramatic staircase, is outside Braga, in north...

Bom Jesus do Monte, Braga, Portugal

Peek Inside CS Vintage House Hotel in Pinhao Portugal The Vintage House Hotel, Douro Valley, Portugal Take a look inside the luxury Vintage House Hotel, overlooking the Douro River in northern Portugal's Alto Douro wine re...

The Vintage House Hotel, Douro, Rua António Manuel Saraiva, Pinhão, Portugal

Rhine Getaway: First Day on a Viking River Cruise Viking River Cruises Rhine River What is it like to set sail on the one-week-long Viking Rhine River cruise, sailing between Basel and Amsterdam? Read mo...

Basel, Switzerland

What to See in Basel, Switzerland in One Day One day in Basel, an unusual tourist destination and surprising cultural hub, in the corner where Switzerland, France an...

Basel, Switzerland

Slea Head Drive Ireland: Dingle Peninsula’s Scenic Road Scenic view Dingle Peninsula Slea Head Drive Ireland Experience the scenic Slea Head Drive around Dingle Peninsula, one of the best and most spectacular driving routes in Ir...

Slea Head Drive, Kerry, Ireland

One Day in Dublin, 5 Things to Do Things to do in dublin Churches, museums, history, pleasant views and delicious cuisine show there is much more to Dublin than just drinking in...

Dublin, Ireland

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Europe is probably one of the most sought-after destinations in the world. It might be for a quick city break, couples getaway, gastronomic trip with your friends, or cultural sightseeing by yourself, Europe has everything you could want in a vacation. Why visit Europe? Here are some reasons why Europe is still the dream destination …

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16 Unique Day Trips from Paris

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Ideas for some of the best day trips from Paris. Famous and not-so-well-known sights including castles and palaces, military history, gardens, food, and wine.

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Best Day Trips from Vienna

it’s easy to lose yourself in all that Vienna has to offer. So many incredible museums, beautiful music, centuries-old buildings, and its unrivaled café culture can easily keep you busy for the whole time you’re in Austria. But that would be a mistake. Consider taking one or two day trips from Vienna to expand your …

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