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Rest Day Reflections: How Italians *Really* Get Their Coffee

Since there isn’t a lot to say about Simon Yates at the moment, besides wow...<p>Last year I got into the idea that the perfect espresso was a …

Coffee

Palermo: Sicily’s multicultural capital

Palermo is a beguiling city, set like a jewel in the fan-shaped Conca d’Oro plain between two rocky promontories. For almost three millennia, empire after empire has colonised the place, depositing fragments of language, art, architecture, cuisine and customs that make it a fascinating mirror of …

First time Dublin: discover the best of Ireland's Fair City

It’s easy to know what to expect on a first visit to Dublin, right? Cram in as many pubs as you can and somehow find your way back to the airport, tired and dazed but knowing you just had the best craic of your life...if you could only remember it all.<p>While that sounds like a great weekend, you’d …

Ireland

US road trips inspired by TV and movies

Who says watching a ton of TV and movies makes you a couch potato? Sure, it can – but your viewing habits can also be a source of inspiration for exploring the world. With a little research and a dash of creativity, you can turn your obsessions into reality – and not reality TV.<p>You don’t even have …

Travel

Glasgow guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Scotland’s vibrant second city

Friendly lively, dynamic and increasingly sophisticated, Glasgow is Scotland’s largest and arguably most vibrant city.<p>In recent years, this former …

European Travel

Walk along ancient paths in self-guided tour of northern Portugal

Take in the sights, sounds, scents and scenery on a walking tour of Portugal, a country that should be on everyone's must-visit list.<p>A weeklong On Foot Holidays tour takes walkers far from the crowds on a self-guided route through the gentle hills of northern Portugal.<p>Highlights include walking …

European Travel

36 Hours in Gothenburg, Sweden

Swedes didn’t always adore Gothenburg. The resurgent second city, equidistant between Copenhagen and Oslo on Sweden’s western coast, was long viewed as a grungy port in slow decline. But locals saw the potential. Languishing neighborhoods became incubators for improvisational creative projects — in …

European Travel

What to Pack for a Trip to Gothenburg, Sweden

The lively jazz and art scene, public parks, pools and local breweries make Gothenburg a worthwhile destination for anyone visiting Sweden. We have tips to explore the city in our local guide. But what, beyond the basics, should you pack for a trip?<p>We’ve shared packing essentials for any 36-hour …

Gothenburg

7 of the world’s fastest trains and where they can take you

Since the first commercial steam locomotive left the station in Leeds in 1812, train travel has become a staple of public transportation. Train …

Trains

The Sights and Smells of Sicily’s Second City

We stood on the deck of the hulking cargo ship, through the bluster and drizzle in the Strait of Messina, both of us feeling something like sailors docking at an unfamiliar port of call. My new acquaintance, a Genovese Ph.D. student in anthropology named Giacomo, explained to me that he’d rarely …

Italy

How to Take Your Best-Ever Road Trip, According to Long-Haul Truckers

Road trips are mana for travelers who don’t have a plan and don’t need one. It seems so easy: pick a destination (or don’t), gas up, cue up a …

RVs

A Guide to the Largest Cities in France

Here is a list of the largest French cities, which range from most-visited Paris to Mediterranean Nice and German-influenced Strasbourg. Learn about …

France

An Indian railway adventure: the pilgrim train from Hyderabad to Tamil Nadu

‘Don’t worry, she’s lighter than a feather,” said the man as he tried to pass his aged mother to me – in the train – up from the tracks. She eyed me suspiciously, decided I wasn’t a safe pair of hands and vaulted up the last couple of steps, pushed past me and hobbled down the carriage.<p>The son …

Tamil Nadu

How to Buy and Use the Verona Card in Italy

As the setting for several of Shakespeare's plays (most famously, <i>Romeo and Juliet</i>), Verona is a beautiful and historic Italian city, with many …

Italy

10 travel tips for Lisbon

Traditional singing, old town alleys, trams and cream cakes: Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is not only beautiful, but also varied - so let's check …

European Travel

Train Travel in Germany

One of the best ways to discover Germany is by train. The German railway system is very well developed and reliable, and you can reach almost every …

Trains

All Aboard the "Most Scenic Train Ride in the World"

Rolling rice fields, terraced tea plantations, sprawling mountains blanketed in vegetation, buffalo-peppered farms, indigenous villages... I’d read …

What to Pack for a Trip to Budapest

Resting along the Danube, with the Hungarian Parliament Building on one bank and the Fisherman’s Bastion standing watch over the other, Budapest is a city of art, architecture, history, and of course, luxurious thermal baths. If you want to visit, you’ll need to prepare. Here’s what to bring.<p>We’ve …

European Travel

12 Things to Do in Budapest That Will Inspire a Trip to Hungary

A magical city with historic architecture, ornate landmarks, and a serious food and drink scene, Budapest deserves a spot on your bucket list. Buda …

The 19 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe

Eastern Europe offers some of the cheapest holiday destinations on the continent, according to the 10th annual City Costs Barometer from Post Office …

Vogue's Insider Guide To Berlin

The Shop: Voo Store<p>The Restaurant: Pauly Saal<p>The Hotel: Hotel Zoo Berlin<p>The Healthy Spot: Daluma<p>The Spa: Wheadon Berlin<p>The Art Gallery: Helmut Newton …

Art Galleries

Why I fell in love with Slovenia

Love was in the air the moment US writer Noah Charney set foot in Ljubljana. And after he met his future wife, there was a whole country to get passionate about, with dramatic landscapes, curious traditions and great food<p>Back in 2000, as an American student studying in London, I embarked on a …

European Travel

6 things you need to know before you go to Hungary

<b>Landlocked Hungary is a brilliant destination for a quick weekend away or as part of a backpacking trip around Europe.</b><p>Easily accessed from any of its …

A Rainy Day in Berlin

Bad weather happens to good travelers– so what's there to do if the rain pours, the winds howl, and the city of Berlin disappears in a shade of gray? …

How to Enjoy the Drive from Banff to Kootenay National Park?

The Canadian Rockies is blessed to have a spectacular array of national parks worth exploring. Inevitably, visitors will head to this part of Canada …

A local’s guide to Lisbon: 10 top tips

The Serbian-born writer picks the best places in his ‘beautiful, luminous’ adopted city for eating, shopping, walking or just hanging out and soaking up the views<p>Before I moved to Lisbon, almost a quarter of a century ago, someone told me: “From afar, it looks like a queen. But from closer you see …

European Travel

This Is the Most Affordable City in Europe (Per a 2018 Financial Analysis)

The cost of travel is a major factor in planning any trip, especially when it comes to navigating the varied cities of Europe. Luckily, if you know …

Copenhagen Travel Guide

Best Time To Go<p>Summer—June, July, and August—when the days are long and relatively warm and outdoor cafes are crowded, is, not surprisingly, the high …