Brno, the second-largest city in the Czech Republic, has a bunker left over from World War II that you can visit and learn history or even sleep in!
Elizabeth Minchilli’s new book Eating My Way Through Italy delves deep into all aspects of Italian cuisine. Includes excerpt from book on Umbrian truffles.
In the Jura mountains next to Switzerland, the town of Gex and the surrounding Pays de Gex are places that most travelers have never heard of in France.
London England is famously expensive. Maddie Lynch gives tips on using Groupon, Oyster Cards, Google Maps and other tools to get away cheap during your visit.
Kronborg Castle in Helsingor is the most famous castle in Denmark, and was immortalized by Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Touring the castle and the surrounding town, and taking a coffee break in the fine restaurant at the castle.
An Indian visits Bucharest, Romania and enjoys meeting Roma, many of whom were originally from India. A tour of the city’s top sites including the Parliament Palace, the Impaled Potato, the many churches, and some cool outdoor cafes and restaurants in Bucharest.
Sarah Eddy found a lot of benefits to not carrying and using your smartphone during a trip, between asking for directions and meeting people, to interacting on the subway and remembering things better without taking pictures of everything.
Costa Brava offseason: A visit to the deserted beaches and castles like Tossa de Mar, Castle of Begur, the Waterfront at Platja d’Aro and local restaurant choices in this beautiful part of Spain’s coast.
With the Swiss Travel Pass, make a trip to Switzerland more accessible than ever before. Enjoy the perks of mountain excursions, luggage transfer, museums passes and more.
Southwest Germany is blessed with dozens of monasteries, castles, and lush gardens. Take a tour of four of the best–Alpirsbach, Wiblingen, Maulbronn and Salem Palace.
In Julie Statham’s Walking in the Algarve: 34 Coastal and Mountain Walks, tourists are guided through the volcanic hills to dramatic limestone escarpments.
The experience of chartering your own sailboat and enjoying the beautiful Istria peninsula and other parts of the Dalmatian coast is shared.
Paris, France. Michelle Baun discovers three intriguing hidden bars in Paris, one accessible from inside a laundromat, another with a secret door, each offering delicious cocktails and a feeling of intrigue while imbibing on fine cocktails.
Walking in Portugal provides many routes and information for hikers across the different areas of Portugal, including the Algarve, Peneda-Gerês National Park, the Serra da Estrela, and other beautiful parts of Portugal.
In Bavaria, despite a successful high-tech economy, farmers still do as they have since ancient times. William Krakow describes the annual Viehscheid, a ritual of bringing the cows back down from the mountains to town.
Niel Thomas and his Volkswagen beetle “Lazy Louie” took the road trip of a lifetime through Europe, hitting 41 countries along the way.
Super traveler Max Johnson visits the West Balkans (once called Yugoslavia), with stops in Durres, Albania, Belgrade, Serbia, and Podgorica Montenegro by bus, train and cruise ship, discovering the changes that have taken place over the past twenty years.
Spain’s Extremadura region is famous for Iberico pork and its peppers. These peppers are slowly smoked to create another delightful Spanish spice: paprika. There’s even a museum devoted to the spice. The author, Jackie Sheckler Finch, shares a recipe for the Spanish dish migas.