Whether at risk for losing peace and quiet or artsy culture, neighborhoods and their residents embody a local flare to which they may not want to say goodbye. The question remains if the new culture will trump the past.
I really believe we're all meant to live our passion with peace, understanding, and wonder, and share our experiences in every way possible that touch another's heart and lights their eyes. And, these profound waves of technology run smoothly through our storms of life and impact us all to make it happen.
Whether it's catching an opera in Vienna, having afternoon tea in London, shopping for leather in Florence or sipping a cocktail by the Eiffel Tower -- we've rounded up 10 things you need to do, eat, see, shop for and experience in Europe.
As we have gotten older, and our lives more hectic, we are finding that using the bachelorette party as an opportunity to have a real girls getaway and spend some quality time together tends to be a lot more fun.
There's nothing better than a great American cross-country road trip: soaking in the nation's majestic beauty, eating in tiny roadside diners, driving 150 miles out of the way to take a selfie in front of... a giant ball of string!
Far from being murky, boggy areas, the world's swamps, deltas and wetlands are teeming with wildlife, fascinating landscapes and their own unique cultures.
After a long, hard winter where everything was colored in white (and then grey, and then black) snow, you deserve some color in your life. Escape to these seven spectacularly hued beaches, where you won't believe the color of the sand.
If you can't bear the thought of tiny portions, drinks without ice, and soccer -- or you're just a weirdo who hates Europe -- but you secretly dig the general Euro vibe, here's a list of the world's most European-feeling places... that aren't in Europe.
It's time to treat the planet like a patient and to vigorously support the many initiatives that better community life and protect wildlife and biodiversity where you are traveling.
You've heard it a lot in the last few months: Europe is cheaper than it's been in a long time. The time to go is now. But Europe is a big place. So where should you go to make the most of the strong dollar?
Save on getting there and staying there with these destinations and you'll have cash left over for essentials like the perfect bikini.
Playa Flamenco, or Flamenco Beach, is known widely as one of the world's most beautiful beaches, and for good reason. It stretches for a mile around a sheltered, horseshoe-shaped bay, and boasts the softest, whitest sand of all the beaches in Puerto Rico.
For New Yorkers in need of an instant escape from a cold, hard winter, we used Kayak's handy "Explore" tool to search for cheap flights out of the city this month to destinations where the temperature is in the 80s right now.
These earthly wonders are rich in minerals, warm to the touch and both legend and some recent visitors have said they heal ailments ranging from joint pain to skin issues. Set in wondrous places like Bali, Iceland and Turkey, these springs are well worth the travel.
The modern traveler is increasingly difficult to impress; classic luxury perks like high-thread-count linens, plush bathrobes, and even beautiful views have become a given.
What's the only continent without a single desert? According to the popular trivia factoid, the answer is "Europe." But that's not strictly true.