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9 Awesome Honeymoon Trips No One Takes

We have searched high and low for some out-of-the-box, unique honeymoon ideas for those of you who are looking to mix it up on their post-wedding romp. After all, the excitement and sense of adventure you'll feel after your dream wedding is the perfect time to try something new.<p>There isn't a more …

Cape Town

Britain's 20 best cities – according to you

20. Newcastle (=)<p>19. Cardiff (-3)<p>16. Chichester (-3)<p>13. Lincoln (-1)<p>12. Winchester (-1)<p>11. Liverpool (+3)<p>7. Cambridge (-1)<p>6. Wells (+1)<p>5. London (-3)<p>4. St Davids (+1)<p>1. Edinburgh (=)<p>20. Newcastle (=)

The Kick Astronomical Clock of Prague

Any trip to Prague would have to be deemed incomplete without a stop at the Astronomical Clock.<p>The Pražský orloj has been keeping Praguinians, …

European Travel

5 Small Cities in Europe Where You Can Live Large

<i>As the dollar edges closer to the Euro and holds strong against other European currencies, it seems like Europe is on every budget-conscious</i> …

European Travel

World Tour Euro-Update #1: Wandering Until Things Got Interesting in Amsterdam & Budapest

Posted at 01:21h in World Tour by Chelsea Dinsmore<p><b>Memorable Moments in Amsterdam:</b><p>Seven days before heading to Europe for five months, we realized …

21 things to know before you go to Edinburgh

Don’t be a numpty: our guide to Scotland’s capital from disco-playing chip shops to semi-secret shortcuts.<p>Edinburgh is the perfect city—almost. It …

Scotland

A Snow Mobile Safari in Finland

Zooming in the Snow<p><i>What it’s like to travel by snow mobile in the Arctic Circle – by Michael Took</i><p>Located in the far north of Finnish Lapland and …

Snowmobiling

Here's why everyone wants to go to Milan this year

Flights to Milan from the US are regularly cheaper than they are to other European cities.<p>And with the euro near an all-time low, US visitors can take advantage of the shopping, dining, and nightlife the city has to offer.<p>Bottom line — if you see a great deal on a flight to Milan, book it. There's …

Fashion Week

A Trip To London’s Least-Known Castle

<i>Among the hidden gems of south east London is the little-known Severndroog Castle, on Shooter’s Hill. Run by councils until funds dried up in 1988,</i> …

100 Best Places to Visit in Europe Before you Die: Part Three

Moving on to Part Three of the 100 Best Places to Visit in Europe, where I list 10 more of the most incredible places to see in Europe, that deserve …

Bucket Lists

Travel Guide: 48 hours in Bratislava, Slovakia

Slovakia’s quaint capital city offers an ambitious gastronomic movements, world-class wines and all the cobbled-fairytale beauty of your typical …

10 Underrated Travel Destinations in Europe.

If you want to branch out from the major European destinations while abroad, check out this list to add some great cities to your travel bucket list.<p>By College Tourist - Author, Alex Mathews, Davidson College.<p>If you want to branch out from the major European destinations while abroad, check out …

Notre Dame

Romania offers some truly dark dictator tours

Bucharest in spring is a delightful place to be ambling down tree-lined avenues, admiring belle epoque buildings, and, um…grim communist …

Visit These Less-known Towns in Belgium

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Top five Greek vistas

Greece beckons with its wide open skies and miles of aquamarine coastline, and then it draws you in with its ancient sights, slow-paced island life and vibrant, multicultural cities. Remarkable archaeological sights often take the limelight, but it’s just as easy to find traditional villages with …

European Travel

How to have a budget break in Iceland

‘Iceland is too expensive to visit if you’re on a budget’. Along with ‘don’t eat the street food – it will make you ill’<i>,</i> this is one of the great travel myths. And it could lead you to miss out on some amazing experiences.<p>True, Iceland can be eye-wateringly pricey, but with some planning it is …

Loneliness

Best Free Things To Do In Copenhagen

Surrounded by ultra-modern architecture, beautiful laid back Danes, and idyllic canals that start from the world-famous Nyhavn, it’s no wonder that …

Russia for first-timers: dos and don’ts

The world’s largest country beguiles and fascinates with its world-class art, epic landscapes and multifaceted society. You may also find that perseverance and a sense of humour will go a long way in enriching your first-time Russian travel experience. Here are some author tips for avoiding common …

St. Petersburg

Tuesday's Twitter Chat: Exploring Undiscovered Europe

There’s a lot more to Europe than Provence or Portofino.<p>Avoid the tourist-filled streets and explore hidden local spots as we discuss Europe’s …

10 of the best European islands … that you’ve probably never heard of

Photograph: Alamy<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/8/1431086441667/3a35c5df-06a7-41af-8084-89a6724a9a1d-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Lighthouses

9 culture shocks Americans will have in Hungary

I’ve visited Hungary several times and recently moved here with my Hungarian wife. It’s a completely different world compared to Southern California …

Taco Bell

You’re not a real Londoner until…

1. You have pre-packed lunches at Pret A Manger, Itsu, Wasabi, or Tesco at least three days a week.<p>Meals-to-go are your saviour when there’s no time …

10 Non-Touristy Things to do in Copenhagen

Copenhagen is full of colorful buildings, thousands of bikers, and a wild nightlife. If you’re visiting Copenhagen and want to experience the city as …

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

We mapped out eight under-the-radar alternatives to popular European destinations, based on the kind of activity you're looking for. Adventure sports, wine tastings, the beach?! These secondary spots are equally as awesome, just a whole lot cheaper.<p><i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French …

National Parks

10 Non-Touristy Things to do in Copenhagen (Part II)

This post is a sequel to my original post, 10 Non-Touristy Things to do in Copenhagen. Here are ten <i>more</i> non-touristy things to do. By the time you’re …

I Got Anxiety at the Most Relaxing Place in the World

Iceland's Blue Lagoon might be beautiful, but its crowds—and my natural tendency toward anxiety in relaxing places—made it hell.<p>As soon as I saw the white wisps of smoke pluming from the dormant volcanic fields outside the tour bus window, I started sweating. From my seat by the window, the vapor …

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