Benjamin Hill

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Mini guide to Sicily, Italy

At first glance, this Mediterranean haven looks like a scoop of old Italy, but Arabian influences linger in the architecture and culinary traditions of the island.<p>Rumbling volcanoes, crumbling ruins, indulgent ice creams – at first glance, Sicily looks like a scoop of old Italy, but there are …

Mini guide to architecture in Turin

With tree-lined boulevards, stately Art Nouveau cafes and grand piazzas, the Italian city is packed with eye-catching designs.<p>From its elegant tree-lined boulevards, stately Art Nouveau cafés and grand piazzas to the 2006 Winter Olympics fuelled building boom, Turin’s architecture provides plenty …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

Everything You Need To Know About Traveling To Croatia, The Newest Member Of The EU

<i>What's the attraction?</i><p>The Croatian coastline stretches for more than 1,000 miles covering some 1,100 islands and islets which with their pine-tree scents, striking backdrops, beautifully-framed beaches (albeit mainly pebbly) and the swirling deep blue waters of the Adriatic (among the cleanest in …

European Travel

Europe's Most Spectacular National Parks

For most people, the word Europe evokes thoughts of world-famous museums, delectable cuisine, and historic cities studded with iconic monuments and vibrant cafᅢᄅs. However, Europe is also home to some truly stunning stretches of wilderness<p>For most people, the word Europe evokes thoughts of …

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Berlin itinerary

Hit the highlights of Berlin with this three-day itinerary in the German capital.<p>DAY ONE<p>Start your Berlin exploration by seeing the city from above, preferably by booking ahead for an early lift ride up to the dome of the Reichstag. From here, stroll south past the Roma & Sinti Memorial to snap a …

Ultimate Europe Road Trip: France, Italy, Switzerland

The sun-splashed coasts of the French Riviera attract tourists like flies to honey. The Cote d’Azur’s picturesque seaside and azure waters draw …

Germany's Summer Festivals

August in Germany -- Frankfurt, Bad Nauheim and Kassel to be precise -- is a propitious, tourist-perfect time. I was lucky to be there last year in August and experienced engaging events in each of these cities. In Frankfurt, the city plays host to its annual arts and culture happening -- the …

Forget the Med: five stunning stretches of coast in northern Europe

Travellers flock to the Mediterranean shores of Italy, France and Spain, but for deliciously different places to dip your toes, look a little further north on your map of Europe. You’ll need a sweater if you visit outside the summer, but the views, dunes and magical history are worth a slightly …

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

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Italy Travel: Seven Places Off The Tourist Map

The beauty of Italy is that every town -- even the tiniest village -- has its own individual identity; its own specialty products, dialects and customs, which makes roaming off the Italian tourist map even more addicting.<p>Rome, Florence, Venice, and Naples -- these are the destinations where a …

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