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Overlooked European Cities You Must Visit In Your Lifetime

Posted 03.18.2014 | Travel

Everybody loves a European adventure. But when we are going abroad we tend to overlook smaller cities for enduring favorites like Paris, London, Venic...

Where To Go In Europe This Spring

Fodor's | Posted 03.16.2014 | Travel

Spring in Europe is guaranteed to dazzle and delight your senses, whether you're looking to take off to an exclusive enclave, the newest hot spot, or a trendy metropolis for shopping and time on the beach. Here are Europe's best city escapes for spring.

5 Easy Tips for American Parents Traveling to Italy with Kids

Lisa Lori | Posted 03.08.2014 | Travel
Lisa Lori

f you are planning a trip to Italy or Europe with the kids, it is a wonderful opportunity to expose your family to many new and exciting traditions, foods and people.

Deck the Halls: Celebrating the Holidays Throughout Europe

Andy Steves | Posted 02.03.2014 | Travel
Andy Steves

Whenever I am able to spend a bit of time in a European city over the holidays, I make a point to learn more about the traditions unique to the area.

10 Must-See Destinations Near Edinburgh, Scotland

Holiday Lettings | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
Holiday Lettings

Here are ten must-see places that are easily accessible by car or public transport and range from the birthplace of the Scottish saltire and the scene of notorious 16th century witch trials to the home of Rugby Sevens.

Rick Steves: The Original Hipster

Rick Steves | Posted 12.15.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Last month, the New York Times ran an article about hipster fashion trends that claimed sarcastically that "the Rick Steves look is next." While I'm h...

Europe's Most Beautiful Villages

Travel + Leisure | Posted 12.03.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The notion of postcard-perfect villages steeped in old-world charm has inspired centuries of travelers to fan out across Europe, seeking its secluded hamlets.

Cooking Off the Cuff. Or Rather, Not Cooking at All

Edward Schneider | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

One of the benefits of eating in restaurants is that you can pick up ideas about what to cook for dinner once you get home.

9 Mouthwatering Meat Meccas Around the World

minube | Posted 08.23.2013 | Travel

From Japan, where you'll find the most delicate cuts of, to the Mediterranean, home of the hearty roasts, these destinations and their smoky specialties are sure to make meat-lovers' mouths water.

Where Is Everybody?

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.16.2013 | Travel

We've long been jealous of the fact that many European employees get at least 30 days of paid vacation per year. This August, while we wallow in o...

The New Stars of European Travel

minube | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel

Could it be that American travelers are passing over Western Europe's traditional tourist trail in favor of newer, less-traveled destinations in southern and eastern Europe?

The Top European Destinations For 2013

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel

If you're the kind of traveler that is constantly looking for the next big thing, that searches for undiscovered territory and wants to explore Europe...

6 Weeks in the English Lakes: Photos and Literary Quotes

Meg Waite Clayton | Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel
Meg Waite Clayton

Mac and I spent several weeks in the English Lake District -- home of poet William Wordsworth and Peter Rabbit author Beatrix Potter, among others -- as an escape from the empty nest left when our youngest set off for college.

Bruges is Beyond Beautiful

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel
Lev Raphael

I'm not a rushed traveler. I don't need to check things off a list to say that I've "done" them or "done" a city. I'm more what the French call a fl...

When to Visit Amsterdam: 5 Springtime Activities You Can't Miss This Year (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel

Just strolling along the cobblestone streets of Amsterdam is a wonderful way to spend a day, but we've got five activities you can't miss during your springtime trip this year. And of course, where to stay nearby.

Check in to Classic Nightlife: Paris's Best Hotel Bars

The Purple Passport | Posted 04.16.2013 | Travel
The Purple Passport

Picture this: Crisp French bartenders pouring velvety wines and classic cocktails, a jazz trio tinkling in the corner, a chic crowd engaged in scintillating conversation, and couples curled into softly lit nooks for romantic tête-à-têtes.

Is This Europe's Hot New Gay Destination?

Reuters | Posted 05.29.2013 | Gay Voices

* LGBT market seen rising 10 pct to $181 bln in 2013 * Market less affected by global crisis * Vienna promotes music, cu...

The Modern Backpacker

Andy Steves | Posted 04.27.2013 | Travel
Andy Steves

Technology has transformed the backpacking culture such that friends are kept updated to the minute of what their traveling buddies are doing half way around the world.

13 of the Best Luxury Hotels in Europe

Oyster | Posted 02.22.2013 | Travel

There are plenty of different ways to travel in Europe -- from shoestring-budget trips to over-the-top getaways worthy of the British royals. Keep reading and discover our favorite luxury hotels in Europe!

How To Spend Election Night Abroad

EuroCheapo | Posted 12.26.2012 | Travel

If you're traveling or living abroad and excited about the election, how do you plan to watch it? Will it be an all-nighter, a middle-of-the-night wake-up or a wait-and-see?

PHOTOS: 8 Great Sleeps In Central London

EuroCheapo | Posted 12.12.2012 | Travel

Fortunately, there are still some cheapo-friendly small hotels, B&Bs and hostels in central London that offer nice rooms and friendly management.

Where Did The Real (Smoking) Europe Go?

Patricia Rust | Posted 11.21.2012 | Travel
Patricia Rust

Country by country, Western Europe has gone green and tossed out the cigarettes from restaurants and bars. They have been replaced by fishbowl rooms in airports where the politically incorrect can be seen going puff, puff, puff on their outdated coffin nails now that Europe is politically correct and so green that they make the United States look like Agent Orange.

How Family Vacation Has Changed

Grown And Flown | Posted 11.20.2012 | Fifty
Grown And Flown

When my boys were little, my idea of vacation was any place where the sun shone and my children could not break anything. In their middle years I wanted to show them things, add culture and breadth to their world. Now that they live away from home, I just want to have meals with them.

PHOTOS: 8 Affordable Hotels In Rome

EuroCheapo | Posted 11.13.2012 | Travel

Visiting Rome on a budget poses some real challenges to travelers.

Europe's Memorable Signage

Rick Steves | Posted 10.25.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

A fun bit of urban art in Antwerp might have made our work much easier. But talk about negative!