Tessa Vermeire

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Best Tours in Europe 2014

Travel<p>From Traveler Magazine's 2014 Tours of a Lifetime<p><b>Iceland: Winter Wonderland</b><p>Forget hibernation; Icelanders enthusiastically embrace winter. Here’s your chance to see why: Hike the rugged coast of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, snowshoe over the Blue Mountain lava fields, watch for orcas, and scan …

European Travel

How to move your music and photo libraries from one iOS device to another

There are three things that can eat up all of the free space on your iOS devices, and those are music, photos and videos. These are also the three …

Ten amazing off-the-radar experiences in France

No Francophile worth their salt would skip the Eiffel Tower or the lavender fields of Provence. But while France’s tourist trail is well trodden for a reason, there are plenty of wonders that might have escaped your radar. Here’s an alternative bucket list for your trip to France.<p>See flocking …

France

First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect – rolling green fields, chatty locals and a pint for each hand – but there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and …

Ireland

The horror, the horror: frightful travel destinations from scary movies

Do you love scary movies? Ever experience a subtle yearning to summon <i>Tubular Bells</i> from the iPod as you descend the steps down which Father Damien Karras somersaults to his doom at the end of <i>The Exorcist</i>? Well, you’ll find them linking Prospect and M Street in Georgetown, one of Washington’s more …

Horror

Having a case of the Mondays? Just picture yourself here, in the Dolomite Mountains of Italy. http://on.natgeo.com/1paEKqN Photograph by Dick Pitini

Summer Travel Tips

• <b>Start out with a checklist.</b> Even a person with a great memory has multiple things to remember when planning for a trip. It's always best to be safe and refer to a list rather than running the risk of leaving something important behind. Here's a travel checklist I use each time I take a</b> …

How-to Criss-Cross France by Foot -- in Half a Day

France is not a large country. Its hexagonal shape (six sides) is a pretty perfect shape, in a world of odd and irregular places. From Dunkerque to Perpigan, the longest distance north-south and from Brest to Strasbourg, east to west the widest part of the country, the span is almost the same, at …

Your Adventure Bucket List

Trips to Take Before You Die<p>A bucket list without a destination is like a bucket without a handle—it just goes nowhere. Well, we've got a plan for you, and it culminates with these 30 perfect escapes.<p>Shred the Night Lights<p>We've searched the globe, and it's impossible to top Niseko, Japan, on the …

Cathedrals, Palaces, Towers: A Full Day in Paris

Joe--as he's done well over a hundred times before with our groups--drove masterfully from Amsterdam to Rome and up to Paris and was adored by all. After getting us to Paris, Joe had a five-hour drive back to his home in Belgium, where he enjoys a few days off before meeting his next Rick Steves …

Ten of the world's best destinations for drinkers

Instead of cracking a can at home, why not search out one of these boozy hotspots? Whether you fancy guzzling a pint, sipping a cocktail or knocking back a dram or two, we can help you quench your thirst in style.<p>Pivni Lazne Bernard, Prague, Czech Republic<p>Sure, a pint of pilsner wouldn’t go amiss - …

East Village

Best Summer Trips 2014

Travel Photography

America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places for 2014

<i>By Virgil McDill, Associate Director, Public Affairs</i><p><i>One of this year's listings: Music Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio</i><p>Today, the National Trust for Historic Preservation issued our 27th annual list of the 11 Most Endangered Historic Places across the country. As it has been for over a quarter century, …

What Not to Do in New York City

<i>(Photo: Thinkstock/Creatasx)</i><p>New Yorkers aren't exactly famous for being polite to tourists, but that's just because most tourists don't know how to act in the Big Apple. The good news: It's not so hard. Just follow these simple rules of conduct -- from how to behave on the subway to when it's …