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The Things You Should Be Doing In Brussels, Belgium (And They're Free)

AP | By RAF CASERT | Posted 12.11.2014 | Travel

BRUSSELS (AP) — The city of Brussels, which the famous Belgian cartoon character Tintin roamed as an intrepid reporter, has plenty on offer for any ...

Walking Alfred Wainwright's Coast to Coast

Alison Chino | Posted 11.24.2014 | Travel
Alison Chino

On a crisp September morning, I stood with my dear friend on the West Coast of England staring out into the Irish Sea. We were about to embark on a walk to the other side of the country, Alfred Wainwright's Coast to Coast Trail.

Grand Architecture, Epic History, Lush Accommodations and Fine Antiques Await in Budapest

Bob Richter | Posted 11.20.2014 | Travel
Bob Richter

The way I see it, a place that creates beauty, must also have a lot of beauty to behold. That theory prompted me to add Budapest to my travel plans, and within minutes of arriving, I knew that I would not be disappointed.

What Every European Country Is The Worst At

Thrillist | Posted 11.13.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Kate Peregrina The European Union has 28 member countries. And kinda like Captain Planet, when their powers combine, they make for a pretty gre...

How To Get Money Back For Delayed Flights In Europe

Fodor's | Posted 11.05.2014 | Travel
Fodor's

If you've ever had your travel plans disrupted by a flight delayed by three hours or more, you know just how much of a headache it causes. It's possib...

What To Do In Switzerland

Alison Chino | Posted 12.22.2014 | Travel
Alison Chino

The hotels, shops and restaurants looked as though they had been decorated with cupcake frosting. And behind the buildings, the scene was made complete by the dramatic rise of the mountains, the Swiss Alps.

The Cheapest City For A Cultural Adventure Is...

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.30.2014 | Travel

London and Paris are great, but if you're on a budget, a trip to those sparkling cities might make you feel a bit, well, broke. Thankfully, afford...

Best Old World Day Trip From Vienna: Bratislava

Gail Nakada | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Bratislava is fast (just one hour) and cheap ($20 dollars) to get to from Vienna. It's easy to navigate, full of old world charm, colorful buildings, and great inexpensive restaurants and cafes serving regional specialities at half the cost of Vienna.

Ultimate Guide to European Rail Passes

Fodor's | Posted 10.20.2014 | Travel
Fodor's

Whether you're a twenty-something backpacker or retirees who've finally made the time to see the world, traveling across Europe by rail is a right of ...

Europe's 'Leading Destination' Isn't What You Think It Is

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.19.2014 | Travel

While London and Paris are still bickering about who gets to be "Europe's best city", another contender is silently swooping in. The World Travel ...

Top European Tours 2015: Where To Go Now

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 09.27.2014 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

With so many exciting places to visit, it can be hard to pinpoint the next destination. Our advice? Find a tour that gives you the opportunity to cover a lot of ground in a short amount of time -- then make sure it stops at one of these up-and-coming destinations.

20 European Cities To Visit In Your 20s

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel

From major metropolises to charming, overlooked locales, Europe is brimming with cities everyone should visit. But where does a penny-pinching, adven...

How to Make the Most of a Rainy Day on Vacation

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 08.23.2014 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

Don't let a rainy day stop you from enjoying your vacation -- here are six ways to make the most of your adventure when the weather gets rough.

The Unbearable Lightness of Prague

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.20.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

If Prague were a planet, circling and spinning past the sun, it would be one that sends back light to those who take the time to look. A Mercury or Mars, let's say. Rich and purple and alert for steps upon its soil.

Serendipity at the Musee d'Orsay

Susan Kraus | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
Susan Kraus

I see Le Lit as an expression of desire -- for the security of a partner, snug under the covers, who would gaze at him with affection, would look deeply, unflinchingly, with love and acceptance, into his eyes. "I want this," I remember saying to myself.

The Bold and the Cautious: A Debate on Moving Abroad

Rachel Kapelke-Dale | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Rachel Kapelke-Dale

Jess went to Beijing without knowing a word of Mandarin, winging it all the way, while Rachel planned and plotted for months before hopping on her carefully-chosen Air France flight to Paris. We're both adamant that our own methods are the best way to approach life and moving abroad.

Proof That Prague Is Europe's Prettiest City

The Huffington Post | Jenna Rak | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel

Prague typically isn't at the top of travelers' bucket lists but we're here today to tell you that it should be. Seriously, the place is stunning. Not...

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 05.15.2014 | Travel
Fodor's

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.