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Get to Know Wind & Wine Croatia

New adventure travel company combines luxury yachting and wine in Croatia.

European Travel

The 9 most touristy places in Iceland – and where to go instead

To say that Iceland has become a popular destination is an understatement. The country of less than 350,000 inhabitants got 1.8 million foreign …

Stroll Through This Quaint Parisian Passage While You Can

There’s not a lot of time left to enjoy its charm with picturesque photo ops at every turn because now that summer is coming to an end, this …

France

9 Signs You Are Genuinely Confident, Without Seeming Cocky at All | Inc.com

Like most people's, my confidence level ebbs and flows. I'm what I call situationally confident. Depending on the setting, sometimes I'm extremely assured. Other times I'm shy and insecure.<p>Since confidence is something we all need -- when you feel more confident, your performance almost always …

Where to Find the Best Brunch in Paris: Our Top Picks for Brunching in the City

<i>La Fontaine de Belleville</i>As a member of the opening team at Holybelly, I know my way around eggs, pancakes and bacon. At Holybelly we always focused …

France

If there's one thing you must do in each Paris arrondissement it's this

How well do you know Paris?<p>American tour guide Corey Frye was put on the spot to give his top tip for each of the 20 arrondissements in Paris.<p>Here's …

The 13 Most Stunning Greek Isles to Visit

Greece is the most beautiful country in the world, says every Greek person ever. That famous pride aside, if you’ve ever been to the Greek islands, …

European Travel

How to Spend a Week in Bordeaux France

Sometimes it’s nice to get a little off the beaten path and try something different, go somewhere different. Bordeaux, France, is a well-known and …

9 top tips for seeing a different side of Barcelona

Barcelona. Everyone thinks they know everything about you, but you have so much more to offer, besides all the typical attractions. Here you can see …

Lucca, Italy: Beautifully Preserved

13 reasons why Brittany is better than Cornwall

Picture a Friday night when you pack the kids in the car and drive to Cornwall. It would take you a similar amount of time and effort to head across the Channel to Brittany, the north-western corner of France that juts out into the wild Atlantic just as its West Country cousin does.<p>Brittany’s …

France

Close to Padua and less than an hour’s train ride from Venice, Castello del Catajo is an enormous newly-restored medieval fantasy with, so far, few foreign visitors<p>It’s amazing, given the millions who flock into Venice, that hardly any tourists venture beyond the lagoon. Just 50km from la …

Italy

13 Day Trips to Take on Your Next European Vacation

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15 Reasons to Visit the Greek Islands

Greece has more than 6,000 islands and islets, so it's no surprise, then, that there's a little something for everyone. Whether you're looking for culture and nightlife, fresh seafood, or some of the best beaches in the world, you'll be able to find it in one idyllic trip. Need more convincing? …

Amsterdam Nightlife: 5 of The Best Bars in Amsterdam

It goes without saying that Amsterdam is famous for its nightlife and party culture. But with bars on every street, finding the best bars in …

Italy’s go-to critic confirms why America’s embracing his country’s vino

Searching for value, variety and excitement in wine? Look to Italy — or so says Daniele Cernilli.<p>He is the author of “The Ultimate Guide to Italian Wine 2017,” and a longtime champion of the wines of his native country. The Roman was one of the founding editors of Gambero Rosso, the leading Italian …

The Best Places to Take Amazing Photos in Amsterdam

<b>Authored by Phoenix Hutton</b><p>The capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is a beautiful city with an amazing variety of things to see and do. And if you …

25 secret European villages everyone should visit in their lifetime

A few winters ago, my family and I checked into a restored 17th-century estate in the tiny town of Lower Monferrato, in Piedmont, Italy. Our bay window looked out onto rolling hills covered in grapevines and, far, far in the landscape, the snow-topped Alps. No cars passed the cypress-dotted …

Do As The Locals Do: Amsterdam

So you're taking a trip to Amsterdam. Instead of heading to the tourist-filled Van Gogh museum and Rembrandtplein square, or giggling as you make …

9 of the Most Charming Towns in the Netherlands

You’d be hard-pressed to find a destination in the Netherlands that isn’t picturesque. (It’s no surprise that the Dutch produced so many excellent …

20 Things My Dad Wishes Someone Had Told Him in His 20s

Your 20s is a constant battle between thinking you have it all figured out and life giving you a harsh reality check. It's a period of trial and error, but it can also be one of the most fun decades. Much of my life knowledge is from my dad, who's filled with never-ending lessons. Though he's …

Motivation

Dutch sculpture becomes Russian meme star

Meet "Zhdun," the seal-headed meme taking Russia by storm. Nicholas Connolly reports on how a statue in the Netherlands has become the country's new …

Amsterdam’s hidden gems: The inner courtyards

AMSTERDAM — Here, canals encircle the city’s historic center, reflecting the bustle of bikes and the storybook quality of the grachtenpanden, or …

Mustard-Roasted Fish

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.<p>Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. (You can also use an ovenproof baking dish.) Place the fish fillets skin side …

The Most Romantic Small Towns in Europe

We know you love Paris, Venice, and Florence. Problem is, so does every other couple in the world. This Valentine’s Day—or on a romantic weekend away—seek out the quiet romance of these secluded small towns across Europe instead. This article was originally published in February, 2017. It has been …

The recent opening of the stunning Elbphilharmonie concert hall put the port city in the spotlight, but there is a host of other attractions, plus great cocktails, design hotels and totally delicious fish sandwiches<p>Hamburg has a great choice of stylish design hotels and hip hostels. The immense …

European Travel

12 of the Best Bars in Amsterdam

Quench your thirst in the city that invented Heineken.<p>Hop on a bike in Amsterdam and pedal in any direction, and you’ll probably wind up at a bar. There are over a thousand of them, tucked into cozy streets, floating on canals, and overflowing into alleyways, each one serving your favorite adult …

European Travel

Six Items That Should Never Be On Your To-Do List

Classic to-do lists don’t provide context or give a timeline, and they’re easy to ignore. Here’s how to make a better list.<p>Writing a to-do list seems like a tidy little way to keep track of what you need to accomplish, but it can fall short or even derail your success. To-do lists don’t provide …

Opinion: These 85 stocks are now on a ‘buy’ list as Donald Trump takes office

Donald Trump’s critics like to claim he doesn’t stand for anything. But that’s just because they haven’t looked hard enough.<p>In speeches, online …