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Underground Map Reveals Hidden Secrets Of Stonehenge And Nearby Monstrous 'Super Henge'

After spending four years scanning the ground surrounding the world’s most famous prehistoric monument, University of Birmingham archeologists have …

Archaeology

New Survey Reveals More Mysteries At Stonehenge

Stonehenge, perhaps the world's most famous neolithic monument, is like an iceberg, with unsuspected monuments now revealed beneath the surface. The …

Archaeology

The Cronut spawns in London

From the Townie (a brownie-slash-tart), to the Dosant (half doughnut, half croissant) and the Duffin (a doughnut and muffin fusion), these hybrid sweets are going down a treat.<p>The new trend for cross-breeding pastries has reached London. From the Townie (a brownie-slash-tart) to the Dosant (half …

Baking

You Might Find One Of These Hilarious Graffiti Messages Next Time You Check Into A Hotel

For the past seven years, British comedian and graffiti artist David Bussell has been surreptitiously leaving irreverent notes in hotel rooms around the world.<p>Bussell said that he started doodling because a hotel he was staying in didn't have a working TV, and it has since turned into somewhat of a …

Northern Ireland

Best Bars for Your European Buzz

Alcohol in Europe is not simply a means to an end (as it is for many college students in the United States). Whether beer, wine, vodka, or whisky it's about savoring the drink and the company you're with as much as it's about riding the buzz - even among young people. Grabbing a beer with a friend …

Charisma

Top tips for first-time family travel

The first time you contemplate hitting the road as a family can feel fraught with potential disaster – you envisage being stuck without vital wet wipes, or seeing your precious toddler getting sucked into the chaos of a Turkish bazaar. Relax. It will be okay. It’s actually very satisfying exploring …

Travel

Insider Secrets of Rome

<i>Photo Courtesy of Kaeli Conforti. Article by The Editors of Budget Travel.</i><p>Heaping plates of light-as-air pasta. Art by Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bernini. Some of the most entertaining people-watching on the planet. Rome is a city like no other. But as welcoming as it can be, to the first-time …

Italy

I Heart My City: Nicola’s Rome

<b>Nicola Ferlei-Brown</b> is a British travel writer based in Rome who’s passionate about getting the word out about where to eat, shop, and see all things divine in the city of Seven Hills. Here are a few of this art history aficionado’s favorite things about the place she’s proud to call home.<p><i>Follow</i> …

European Destinations Most Popular Among U.S. Visitors in 2013

Just as the tourism landscape of Europe changes, with the rise of Asian inbound visitors, and smaller Euro countries rising fast in the charts, the …

What You Need To Know About Vaccinations And Medication Before Traveling Abroad

Before traveling abroad, many people have questions about how to protect themselves from foreign bacterial or viral illnesses. The threat of infection can be scary for travelers, but supplied with all the right information, they can vastly improve their odds at staying safe.<p>The first step a …

8 travel tips I learned from I Love Lucy

I recently watched a classic American television special, “The Ricardos Go to Japan.” This was special to me for two reasons:<p>I wish I had watched …

London city guide - Lonely Planet travel video

Where to eat in Paris if you only have 48 hours

For traditional French croissants or other pâtisserie, try Boulangerie Eric Kayser, which produces their own yeast in-house. Breakfast in America, …

France

Where to eat when Rome shuts down

Thanks to the economic crisis, more Romans are staying in the city this August ― meaning there are more authentic dining options for travellers to gorge on.<p>For years, Rome has shut down in August. During Italy’s traditional summer holiday of <i>ferragosto</i>,it is normally near impossible to find an open …

Italy

The Coolest Places To Eat, Drink, And Play In Paris

No, we're not talking about Bognor Regis — we're talking about Paris, duh! And, now is the time to steal a weekend away from your social calendar, for we've planned your mini city break, and it's got youshopping, sipping, and dining like a local — with not a tourist in sight, we promise.First stop …

France

Eight In-Flight Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Trip

Prone to self-sabotage? Even the best-intentioned travelers sometimes undermine their chances of a great vacation. What you do (and don't do) on a plane can make or break the trip to come. Seemingly innocuous activities can set you up for exhaustion, illness, and jet lag -- all total vacation …

Jet Lag

Roman Mayor Blocks Traffic Near Colosseum

Less than two months in office, the mayor of Rome is promising a minor revolution in the Italian capital and risking the ire of local motorists by …

14 Totally Bizarre Amusement Parks Around The World

The roller coasters. The Ferris Wheels. The illegal border crossings.<p>Yes, there's a park based around that theme.<p>There's a huge assortment of bizarre amusement parks around the world.<p>From mermaid performances to a Soviet era-themed world, we rounded up the world's strangest amusement park …

Walt Disney Company

10 Insider Tips for Navigating TripAdvisor Reviews

To plan a vacation, people around the globe are increasingly seeking out insider tips and recommendations from online review sites. With travel sites in 21 languages and a collection of more than 500 million user-generated traveler reviews, it's not surprising that TripAdvisor leads the pack.<p>In …

Famous Sights Then And Now: The Colosseum (PHOTOS)

The ancient Colosseum of Rome, site of historic gladiator battles, has clearly had some structural issues: bits of rocks have fallen from it, causing many renovations and a 25 million dollar plan to build a barrier to protect tourists from falling rocks that should be finished in 2015.<p>But given …

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The Best European Cities To Visit This Summer

Planning a European getaway this summer?<p>These cities are some of our top picks for the summer months. Whether you'd rather chill on Barcelona's beaches or explore Rome's many outdoor ruins, warm weather makes all the difference in these spots.<p><b>Barcelona, Spain</b><p>Barcelona is one of Europe's most …

European Travel

People Are Paying More To Stay In Hotels — And They're Happy About It

But even though hotel prices keep rising, a new study by J.D. Powers shows that hotel guests are not only satisfied with their hotel stays, but they're actually the happiest they've been in seven years.<p>J.D. Powers surveyed over 68,700 guests who stayed in a North American hotel — including …

Hospitality

In Paris, a new spin on Bastille Day

Whether you choose traditional or alternative festivities to celebrate 14 July, there is something for everyone to make sure the day – and night – goes off with a bang.<p>Celebrated on 14 July each year, Bastille Day – France’s national holiday – is marked with a range of festivities, all of which …

France
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