You've seen the sights and done the highlights (excuse the rhyming). But how about some lesser known sights that, according to Paris locals, are highlights too? Other things that Parisians maybe encounter daily on their commutes through the city?
Istanbul is a city of contrasts. It's a city that's both modern and historic, where great restaurants, hopping nightlife, and horrific traffic exist a...
With it's picturesque villages, laid-back lifestyle and world-famous cuisine, it's no wonder that the Mediterranean has been a go-to destination for summertime travelers for years. Here's a list of the top hidden beaches, tucked away in secluded corners and closely guarded by locals.
From tree-lined canals and museums by day, to an explosion of electronic music and illicit offerings at night, Amsterdam certainly lives up to its nam...
Copenhagen is one of those cities that just works. I'm not the only one who thinks so; it always rates highly on those coveted "Best in the World" lis...
As she arrives to the Palace, the Queen would look up at the sculpture of Atlas carrying the heavens on his shoulder for the last time and perhaps feel a sense of relief that all the weight of the Netherlands will be off her shoulders.
For the intrepid budget traveler, few frontiers offer as many challenges--and potential victories--as Europe. It may seem like sky-high prices, partic...
It's virtually impossible to truly experience Istanbul in just 72 hours, but you can get a taste of the city's magic -- if you're well prepared.
While Dubai and Doha may both have something to say about global domination through airport supremacy, the fact remains that Istanbul has, in the past couple of years, become an ideal place for a layover.
Plus, where you should stay to be near these spots.
Vacation personalities, travel styles, and interests vary among us homo touristicus. Travelers inevitably have different goals and expectations. Being patient, compassionate and showing empathy towards each other is critical.
With spring just around the corner, there isn't a better time of year to discover the wonder of Edinburgh and the mysteries of the beautiful country of Scotland.
The beauty of Italy is that every town -- even the tiniest village -- has its own individual identity; its own specialty products, dialects and customs, which makes roaming off the Italian tourist map even more addicting.
There are numerous spectacular bookstores throughout the world, and labeling one "the finest on earth" is subjective at best. But Boekhandel Selexyz Dominicanen, a 700-year-old former Catholic church in the Netherlands city of Maastricht, is certainly one of the grandest.
Despite all of the economic issues going on in Europe at the moment, at least in Italy and Slovenia people seem to be enjoying life and eating good food and drinking excellent wines.
By promoting tourism in the West Bank, I hope to play some small role in helping the struggling local economy, promoting peace at the same time.