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Best Old World Day Trip From Vienna: Bratislava

Gail Nakada | Posted 08.27.2014 | 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 08.20.2014 | 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 07.30.2014 | 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 08.04.2014 | 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.

9 Mouthwatering Meat Meccas Around the World

minube | Posted 08.23.2013 | Travel
minube

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
minube

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
Oyster

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.