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.'
If you have the will (and the way), you can travel just about anywhere, but some trips beg for solo exploration.
These six ultra-trendy and budget-friendly finds in some of the most exciting cities in Europe will make your next vacation one for the scrapbook.
River cruising has quickly become one of the fastest growing trends in the cruise industry. With smaller ships that are able to navigate through inland waterways, river cruises often dock in the heart of cities and villages, allowing for seamless exploration of places that large ocean carriers could never reach.
When they decided to deliver a new album on a bottle of beer, Telegraph Brewing Company and the indie group, Buellton, gave new meaning to one-stop shopping. The world of beer and music is the better for it.
You can save $193 a night on your next vacation to Miami Beach by simply traveling in September instead of March. It's that easy!
A New Record Debuts as a Bottle of Beer It's an alt-beer. It's an indie rock album. It's a daring pairing. When they decided to deliver a new album...
The most impressive of these hilltop towns is San Gimignano, best approached on foot so you can take it in gradually and understand why some people call it the "New York of the Middle Ages."
Everyone thought I was either brave or crazy, maybe both, when I decided to travel through Europe this summer with a 25 L backpack weighing only 6 kg, but it was one of the best decisions I made and here's why.
We took our kids out of school every May for many years, and I always considered it good parenting, great education, and a bonus for the adult tour ...
Paris holds a dear place in our hearts. Our first trip to the City of Lights held sentimental value with a proposal four years ago. We didn't feel like waiting another year to celebrate a five year milestone.
For beer-lovers across the world, true north is Germany, the global home of beer and brewing greatness. And within Germany, Munich is widely regarded as Beer Central.
Germany has an immense variety of exceptional beers. Even many of the country's everyday brews are amazingly good. But not every beer can be excellent, even in the land where beer is legend.
As a cultural institution, they have enabled generations of travelers to travel affordably, freely and comfortably all around the world. They're becoming safer, more common and even more affordable.
In my mind, having a little space cake in Amsterdam was like having a glass of sangria in Madrid. I might feel a bit tipsy, but my 16-year-old probably wouldn't even notice.
We've gone through the tips and photos from the minube travel community to find these 21 drops of pure, unadulterated freshwater goodness. From the islands of the Philippines to the mountains of Canada, the 21 Most Spectacular Lakes on Earth!