The long-awaited Elbphilharmonie has quickly become an iconic symbol of Hamburg, a world-class Hanseatic city that many have yet to discover.
River cruising is popular in France, but when your mode of transportation is a raft, it's a different way to see the French countryside.
Easter is celebrated for an entire week in Spain, and it's filled with pagentry, ritual and meaning.
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.
This Spanish isle has a wild side that has nothing to do with cabaret and karaoke.
Several historic coffeehouses and confectioneries in Budapest have been restored to their former glory. Here are three of our favorites.
German Christmas markets are unique. Experience Christmas in six German towns along the Danube and visit some of the best Christmas markets in Germany.
Visiting Staroměstské Náměstí, Prague's Old Town Square? Read one traveler's tips for which stalls have the best food, drinks, and shopping.
Christmas takes on new meaning when it’s spent behind a reindeer-drawn sleigh in Finnish Lapland.
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.
A traveler overcomes her own paralyzing fears when confronted with the bravery of those who survived Auschwitz in Poland.
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.
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.
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.