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5 of the Best Language Learning Apps for Your Travels Abroad

Whether you’re vacationing to France or learning Chinese for fun, there are so many language-learning tools available it can be overwhelming. Nothing …

This Just Might Be the Only Travel Makeup Kit You Need

My typical makeup routine consists of moisturizer and chapstick, but this sweet little Stowaway kit ($75) just happened to arrive in the mail on the …

Guest: A bipartisan approach to climate action

THE political divide about climate change has begun to resemble the trench warfare of World War I: pointless and interminable.<p>On one side are …

My Favorite Restaurant in Florence, Italy

There are many excellent restaurants in Florence, but this one was recommended to me by a local, and I'm so glad it was. Alessandro, the chef, …

Heaven in Tuscany

There is a reason why renting a villa in Tuscany is so popular - rustic farmhouses, rolling hills filled with olive and plum trees, golden sunsets, …

Prague itineraries: one day and two days in the city

Prague is the new Prague. While other born-again Central and Eastern European cities claim to be the hot new destination, the Czech capital never went out of fashion. Immersing yourself in its fairy-tale architecture remains essential, and now the emerging energy of exciting inner neighbourhoods is …

The Best Places To Eat And Drink In Prague

<b>On your first day here, seeing this is a must:</b> On your first day in Prague, get high — in elevation, that is. Put on your hiking shoes and walk up to the top of one of the city's hills to take in a macro view of the skyline. Petrin Hill (Prague 5) or Letna Park (Prague 7) is best. I often hear …

European Travel

8 Things Not to Miss in Prague

The heart and soul of the Czech Republic, as well as traditional Bohemia, are inseparably wrapped up in the amazing cultural confluence that is Prague. There has been a settlement on the site of the city for over 1,200 years.<p><b>Be Enchanted by Old Town Square</b><p>It's like stepping inside a fairy-tale …

European Travel

Critically Endangered Amur Leopards Born at Prague Zoo

Prague Zoo has shared with us some great news: for the first time in 13 years, the zoo is celebrating the birth of Amur Leopards, a Critically …

You Haven't Seen Prague Until You've Seen These Sculptures

The creative and controversial sculptures of David Cerny, scattered across Prague, offer a fascinating view into the Czech capital.<p>Lobkowicz Palace is nice, but you haven't truly seen Prague until you've seen it through the eyes of artist David Cerny. The controversial Czech sculptor's infamous, …

Snapshots from Prague: 10 Must-Eat Foods

GallerySnapshots from Prague: 10 Must-Eat Foods<p>Prague tends to inspire wistful remembrances—of its beauty, its incredible history, its famous beer, its majestic spires, and its graceful bridges. But what many people don't often talk about is how great Czech cuisine is. Drawing heavily from nearby …

Essential Prague: Prague for First Timers

Very few European cities retain their original charm after WWII abolished much of the history in Europe. The medieval old town in Prague remains in …

European Travel

How to Spend 2 Fun Days in Prague

Start your discovery of Prague with a visit to Prague Castle. The Prague Castle grounds, including its gardens, are free to explore, along with a …