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2018 bucket list: what to do in Switzerland this year

Looking for a new challenge this year? Want to explore all Switzerland has to offer? Try these ideas for size...

The Most Scenic Train Routes in Switzerland

Your choices are many, but one thing they all have? Wondrous views.<p>Train travel may be the best way to absorb the magnificence and unparalleled …

8 Must-See Cities of Eastern Europe

Surprisingly modern, thrillingly packed with people, and budget-friendly as can be, Eastern Europe should be on your list this year. Not only will fall flights be cheaper, but the U.S. dollar is strong against many Eastern European currencies. Aside from all that, you can expect to see some …

Take a tour of the hottest new neighborhood in Berlin

Now it seems like Wedding's time is actually coming, as cool new bars, shops, and restaurants are sprouting up, and the neighborhood is rife with bearded and bunned locals.<p>Indeed, Wedding is gentrifying rapidly, but manages to retain its authentic, multicultural vibe. While there are still some …

10 of the Best European Train Trips

Our ten favorite European trains don’t necessarily offer the fastest journeys—just the most memorable. All aboard!<p>Much of European train travel is about efficiency and comfort—punctually leaving and arriving and having a cozy seat or sleeper compartment in which to devour the latest issue of the</i> …

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Bavaria, Germany: the 10 best things to see and do

World leaders attending the G7 summit in Bavaria have been getting a tantalising taste of what is on offer in what is one of the most picturesque regions of Europe. They have sampled the wheaty Weissbier popular in these parts and the Weisswurst (white sausages) consumed with pretzels and a …

What $100/Night Will Get You in 10 Cities Around the World

The costs of a budget motel and a five-pearl luxury resort may not be as drastically different as you think. Actually, they might not be different at all: It all depends on where you are. So, using sample dates August 18 through 21, we searched the globe for hotels that have rates at just …

25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

5 Ways to Save on a Trip to Paris

The City of Light is more affordable than you think<p>Piles of pastel <i>macaron</i> at Laduree. The steep steps of Montmartre. Masterworks at the Louvre. A …

The Best New Paris Bistros

After falling from favor, France’s classic comfort food is back on the menu at this new crop of fresh, first-rate spots<p>ALONG WITH SEEING the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower, the one thing almost everyone wants to do when they visit Paris is have a meal at a traditional French bistro, like the one you …

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