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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.

Bitola. Macedonia

Bitola, Macedonia: A City with a Beating Heart

Bitola, Macedonia is often overlooked by travelers going to Ohrid. But this rich city is full of contrasts, and shouldn't be missed by travelers.
Travel in the Canary Islands

Tenerife: Unsung Praises of the Canary Islands

This Spanish isle has a wild side that has nothing to do with cabaret and karaoke.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Best scenic cruises

World’s Top 7 Scenic Cruises

Sometimes, the best view is from the deck of a cruise ship. Here are our seven picks for the top scenic cruises
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

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