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Europe is dotted with fascinating monuments and powerful memorials thoughtfully designed to bring sobering lessons home. [Read More]
Europe's youngest and northernmost capital city - feels like an outpost of Europe. While it lacks the cutesy cobbles of Copenhagen, the... [Read More]
Serene Sorrento, wedged on a ledge under the mountains and over the sea, is a great springboard for sightseeing along Italy's Amalfi Coast. Just an... [Read More]
Water taxis whisk travelers from the quaint little harbor to isolated beaches and tavernas. Behind each mule train toils a human pooper-scooper; I imagine... [Read More]
There are loads of offerings — Shakespeare, musicals, comedies, thrillers, sex farces, cutting-edge fringe, revivals starring movie celebs, and more. If you're on a... [Read More]
swaggering in its colorful peasant costumes - gives me a private concert. Glancing around, I pan up to see its source: a trumpet poking... [Read More]
[...] for me, there's no better detour in Europe than visiting a public bath or spa for a relaxing, good soak. Some Americans are... [Read More]
It may lack the Botticellis, Guccis and touristic icons of Venice, Florence or Rome, but Sicily still packs a punch. ... [Read More]
France is a cultural bouillabaisse that surprises travelers with its varied, complex flavors. To experience the tasty and fragrant wonders of its edible diversity, head... [Read More]
about 1500 B.C. It's considered the birthplace of Christianity in England, and the legendary burial site of King Arthur. [Read More]
and ear-popping descent... [Read More]
Romania is full of surprises and wonderful people. And as you leave the capital of Bucharest, it gets even better. In the Romanian countryside, the... [Read More]
and more travelers overall, now that so many more people around the world can afford to travel... [Read More]
Westminster Abbey, the Eiffel Tower, the Sistine Chapel - these are the reasons you came to Europe. They're also the reason millions of other tourists... [Read More]
British royalty has been calling Windsor Castle home since the days of William the Conqueror - almost a thousand years ago - and it's still... [Read More]
Siena is divided into 17 neighborhoods, or contrade, 10 of which vie for the coveted Palio banner - and all-important bragging rights. Each competing... [Read More]
While Dublin beckons with reminders of its stirring modern history on nearly every street corner, the best place to commune with the ancient soul of... [Read More]
I'm so glad borders and walls are out of fashion in Europe. The continent's many proud nations don't always get along, but they have learned... [Read More]
Stratford-Upon-Avon is an easy side-trip from London, but an overnight stay is best to take in a performance of the world's best Shakespeare ensemble. [Read More]
Mountainous Switzerland is well-known for its cows, chocolate, and stunning scenery -- but there's more to enjoy. Here are some lesser-known Swiss travel... [Read More]