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Smooth Sailing: Top Destinations for a European River Cruise

minube | Posted 08.11.2013 | Travel
minube

Trips along Europe's great waterways are in higher demand than ever; thanks to their relaxed pace, customizable activities, and itineraries which mix culture, history, cuisine, and nature.

PHOTOS: Day Trips Put Cities In Context

Global Yodel | Posted 03.24.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

All the books about the resiliency of a city's people pale compared to hiking the desolate mountains their ancestors crossed centuries before.

8 Reasons to Explore Eastern Europe

Global Yodel | Posted 02.18.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

It's affordable, steeped in history and, in parts, both bizarre and incredibly beautiful. Plus, in some countries, beer is cheaper than water. Yes, really, it is. But for some reason, Eastern Europe doesn't often feature on many travellers' bucket lists.

Winter Weekend in Budapest: Alone in Great Company

Vivian Norris | Posted 04.26.2012 | Travel
Vivian Norris

The snow and the Danube and the golden domes and the hot chocolate...the Gellert Baths, the sour cream pancakes, dumpling soups, peach nectar, river f...

Thawing Ice Wrecks Hundreds Of Boats

AP | DUSAN STOJANOVIC | Posted 04.21.2012 | World

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Giant chunks of melting ice broke free on the Danube River on Monday, crashing hundreds of boats into each other, sweeping a...

Balkans Hit By Devastating Drought

AP | MARKO DROBNJAKOVIC and AMER COHADZIC | Posted 02.01.2012 | World

BEZDAN, Serbia — The waters of the mighty Danube are so low that dozens of cargo ships are stuck, stranded in ghostly fog or wedged into sand ba...

Romania Witches Use Spells To Protest New Taxes

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOGOSOIA, Romania (AP) -- Solace for world leaders trying to enforce painful austerity measures: At least you're not running Romania. (Scroll down for...

Jason Linkins

Director Of Mining Company ARRESTED Over Danube Pollution In Hungary

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One of the things I learned this summer is that if I were to walk across the street and destroy the local Starbucks with sledgehammers and Molotov coc...

Greenpeace: 'Surprisingly High' Levels Of Arsenic, Mercury In Hungary Sludge

AP | PABLO GORONDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KOLONTAR, Hungary — The concentration of toxic heavy metals where Hungary's massive red sludge spill entered the Danube has dropped to the level...

Hungary's Red Sludge Reaches Danube

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KOLONTAR, Hungary — Red sludge flowed into the Danube River on Thursday, threatening a half-dozen nations along one of Europe's key waterways. M...

Notes of a Temporary Ex-pat #5: In Praise of Ex-Pats

W. Hunter Roberts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
W. Hunter Roberts

Ex-pats have the guts to try something new. They create a life out of nothing. They're experimental. They've seen life from enough different perspectives that they know there's more than one way to skin a cat.

Wild Dogs in Romania: An Unexpected Travel Challenge

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lea Lane

We run back to town, and as we hurry back to the safety of our riverboat I realize I am shaking. And I still remember those fearful few minutes whenever I hear an unseen dog bark.