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From Norway to Italy, Europe is filled with many rich and exciting destinations. Here are our favorite travel articles and videos on travel in Europe.

Cafe Gebreaud in Budapest is known for their scrumptious pastries. Flickr/Miroslav Petrasko

Budapest’s Coffeehouse Culture

Several historic coffeehouses and confectioneries in Budapest have been restored to their former glory. Here are three of our favorites.
Walking through the Romantic Christmas Market at Thurn und Taxis Palace. Photo by Benjamin Rader

Germany: Christmas Along the Danube

German Christmas markets are unique. Experience Christmas in six German towns along the Danube and visit some of the best Christmas markets in Germany.
Designed by Marjolein Vonk and Maurizio Perron, this treehouse suite comments on the shift in society towards a new perspective on luxury where status is no longer defined by expensive designer goods, but by having the resources to afford a sustainable, slow lifestyle. Photo by Asaf Kliger, icehotel.com

A Visit to Sweden’s ICEHOTEL

Sweden's famous ICEHOTEL is now in its 27th season, and has a unique design each winter. Here's why it's so popular.
Prague's Old Town Christmas Market in the early stages of being set up. Flickr/Jennie Douglas

Christmas Market at Prague’s Old Town Square

Visiting Staroměstské Náměstí, Prague's Old Town Square? Read one traveler's tips for which stalls have the best food, drinks, and shopping.
Reindeer-drawn sleigh in Lapland. Flickr/Timo Newton-Syms

White Christmas: An Australian in Lapland

Christmas takes on new meaning when it’s spent behind a reindeer-drawn sleigh in Finnish Lapland.
The Silent Night Chapel in Oberndorf. Photo by Austrian Tourist Office.

The Story of Silent Night: Christmas in Austria

In the land that inspired "Silent Night," Christmas is still a time of magic and wonder. From the villages of Lake Wolfgangsee to Salzburg and Oberndorf, here's how to celebrate Christmas in Austria.
Auschwitz: The execution wall. Photo by Flickr/Antony Stanley

Poland: An Agoraphobic in Europe

A traveler overcomes her own paralyzing fears when confronted with the bravery of those who survived Auschwitz in Poland.
Riding through the old town in a traditional horse-drawn carriage. ©WienTourismus / Peter Rigaud

10 Reasons to Love Vienna

From its imperial past to its coffeehouse culture and love of music, Vienna, Austria has its own unique take on life. Here are our top 10 favorite things to do in Vienna.
Sunset near Geysir, Iceland. Flickr/Andrés Nieto Porras

Fire and Ice: Driving Iceland’s Golden Circle

If you’re looking to experience the best of Iceland, or only have a short amount of time to see the country, the Golden Circle is the perfect road trip.
Enjoying some Czech beer.

Silver, Beer and Bones in Kutna Hora, Czech Republic

From the Cathedral of St. Barbara to the famous bones of the Sedlec Ossuary (the bone church), Kutna Hora, Czech Republic is a unique place to visit.
The snow-covered Alps near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Photo by Janna Graber

Road Trip through Bavaria

Get off the beaten path to explore some of Bavaria’s mountain villages and rural small towns
A smoke sauna along the shore of Lake Saimaa. Photo by Janna Graber

Lake Saimaa: Finland’s Nature Playground

Lake Saimaa is the largest lake in Finland -- and it's a huge draw for travelers. With 14,000 islands, Lake Saimaa is a huge natural playground.
View of Krakow Cathedral and Royal Palace from the Sandomierz Watch Tower

Krakow from Above: Tower Views of the Medieval City

A traveler to Krakow finds a different view of this Medieval Polish City from the heights of its towers and the subterranean spaces below the city.
Kingdom of the Cats Duncansbay stacks. Photo by Andrea Wotherspoon

Scotland: The Unspoiled Kingdom of the Cats

A local shares what she loves about the unspoiled Kingdom of the Cats in Scotland – and why you might want to visit Caithness too.

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