The Diary of a Young Girl was the first coming-of-age story I'd ever read. Thankfully, I got my hands on it years prior to a mandatory school assigned reading (as a young voracious reader, I ate those up too - but for some reason those assigned books always lacked shine). Anne's diary hit me hard.
With nearly 200 countries in the world, choosing your next destination is no small task. Luckily, some cities and countries are setting themselves apart in 2015 with brand-new service and developments, big birthdays, yearlong festivities and global events.
They don't receive fifty or a hundred emails and text messages a day. They don't have to deal with bumper-to-bumper traffic, bosses, or wonder how they will pay the mortgage. How do they survive?
With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.ne...
For many folks, a winter holiday simply isn't complete without a trip to the slopes. But waking up at dawn to catch the first lift, frozen hands and numb toes aren't everyone's cup of tea.
All things considered, Paris is everything you recollect from seeing the city's most iconic architecture flash across your television screen or from thumbing through your favorite glossy travel magazine.
Tourists flock to Florence, Italy for good reason. It is a magnificent city! Filled with world class art, architecture, fabulous food and wine, millions stop by the city each year. Given that time and money are the precious commodities of traveling, knowing what to avoid in Florence can be as important as knowing what to see and do.
Hercules monument on the Fairy Tale Route (Photo Credit: MalteRuhnke via WikiMedia) Travel through time and explo...
The Euro at its lowest value against the US Dollar since July 2012 - currently exchanging at $1.26 - and hotel rates in many of Europe's most popular cities are lower in winter, which means that it's time to seriously consider taking a trip across the Atlantic.
While traveling troubles can happen to anyone, here are five steps for better preparation, and five steps to keep in mind if the worst does happen to you when going overseas.
It was easy to see the spot had once been grand. I envisioned the well-heeled patrons sipping tea on its wide sweeping deck facing the sea, and a host of fashionably dressed ladies leaning over the balustrade to listen in on the conversations below.
With the help of a few travel hacking tips, it's easy to book a trip to Europe for less.
Perhaps you're looking to discover somewhere quieter, less touristy or simply a different side of one you favorite countries. One of the best things about Europe is the sheer variety of cities just a few hours away by air.
A tour can be a great way for first-time visitors to get an idea of what Italy is all about, while more experienced travelers have the opportunity to dive deeper into the local culture they've learned to love.
I've always been drawn to art-dominated cities, and by that I mean young art. Cities dominated by creative types, a place where you see graffiti on a ...
When we announced that we would spend June through August in Paris this year I could see dismay in our friends' eyes. Even though most were too polite to say anything, I knew they were thinking, 'Oh, my God, August in Paris? Really? It's going to be jungle hot with no air conditioning, it will be jammed with unwashed tourists, and you won't have anything to eat because EVERYONE knows Parisians evacuate in August.'