Look around. Many people seem to be feeling as if they are in a profound transition, both professionally and personally. For many us, it may feel as if we have been placed on a cosmic see-saw, especially this summer.
Small countries often have no choice but to align themselves with larger economic entities, as for instance the Baltic countries have done inside the European Union. But Poland is not a small country. It is the sixth largest EU country by population, and the largest country in East-Central Europe (twice the size of its nearest competitor, Romania).
Last night, we decided to escape the heat of the city by leaving Paris for the evening, and it worked -- the temperature was actually a bit lower in the countryside, a relief after a hard day's heat wave.
Some ordinary people view the deal and Iran-West improving their ties as a sign that their living standards will improve. They hope for the possibility of reform and the advance of human rights, such as, freedom of speech, press, assembly, social justice, rule of law and democracy.
Deliverance or calamity, recession-oriented or development-oriented, the "best possible agreement," or the "worst of them all," the new agreement between Athens and its creditors still has an uncertain fate and even more uncertain consequences.
The Edinburgh Castle is a gorgeous location to watch the sun set in Scotland because you are at one of the highest points in the city. Overlooking the castle walls is one of the most unique spots to get an unobstructed view of the sun setting over the horizon.
Portsmouth -- the historic home of Britain's muscular naval fleet -- is adapting to a future with a smaller navy presence and more pleasure craft and tourists.
Whether it's your first family vacation or your seventeenth trip with the tribe in tow, an escape to each of these beautiful beach cities of Europe promises to be especially sweet this summer.
London has a nightlife experience for everyone. Whether it's a rustic pub, an off-the-wall nightclub or a warehouse you prefer, one of the boroughs has it. You will always find something new to try, or a place you'll never get tired of returning to.
Whilst most of Europe has a reputation for being well-dressed, Parisians are especially chic. They effortlessly look like they've stepped off a fashion runway with their neutral and classy wardrobes, so dress to impress while you're there!
Proof that you can experience the true nature of a city by visiting it's tourist traps.
Whether you have a semester, week, or quick weekend in Sevilla, I've mapped out some of the "must-dos" for experiencing the Spirit of this beautiful city.
I've worked long and hard and spent piles of money on a pet project of mine: our free Rick Steves Audio Europe™ app. I'm most enthusiastic about the...
World-class chefs should visit Paros to learn a few things from grandma and her daughter. As for everyone else, they'll leave Paros feeling as if they have family awaiting them in the Cyclades.
Oftentimes, we need a break from the crowds. And we're guessing during your visit, you may too. Read on for a few of our tried and tested tips.
As the nuclear talks progressed, the European Union moved beyond mediation to demonstrate to the world that it can be an assertive actor capable of formulating its own policies.