Len Hamilton

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9 hidden places in Budapest worth discovering

<b>(CNN) —</b> Millions of travelers head to Budapest each year ready to be amazed by its stunning skylines, brilliant architecture and the rich flavors of cuisine of Hungary .<p>Strolling around the narrow streets of the Buda district, taking in superb views of the Parliament and going on scenic walks along …

European Travel

A Guide to 7 Breathtaking Castles in the Netherlands

Castles in the Netherlands, you know you want to visit these!<p><b>There are some pretty breathtaking castles in the Netherlands that you shouldn’t miss</b> …

European Travel

10 great Greek islands: readers’ travel tips

Winning tip: Hiking in Amorgos, Cyclades<p>As well as the azure bays and its role in Luc Besson’s The Big Blue, Amorgos is also renowned for its hiking trails, which not only connect the island’s villages but also provide access to ecclesiastical and natural landmarks. Start at Hora, the capital of …

European Travel

The Best Way to Tour the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, and Switzerland Is by Boat

The newest small ship from Crystal River Cruises has rainfall showers, market-fresh cuisine, and even a swimming pool.<p>I touched down in in Amsterdam …

Swimming Pools

18 European Travel Experiences to Add to Your Bucket List

For a Europhile with vacation days, it can be hard to remember that there are actually <i>seven</i> continents. Our rally cry is “Europe or bust!” …

European Travel

The 7 Most Adorable Towns in France

Not to knock Paris -- a city everyone agrees is the prototype for pretty capitals -- but these small towns are the ultimate when it comes to French …

European Travel

Amazon's Best-Selling Travel Items Are Total Lifesavers

Think you've got your airport arsenal on lock? Well, Amazon might make you think twice. As <i>Travel + Leisure</i> points out, the retailer has some amazing …

Shopping

Top 10 guide to the best beaches in Spain you need to visit at least once in your lifetime

It's not surprising that Spain has been a go-to destination for British holidaymakers for decades. Not only is it a short flight away - and it's easy …

Barcelona

From Venice to Capri: When is the quietest time to visit the world's most overrun tourist spots?

It’s becoming a familiar news story. Year-on-year visitor numbers at [insert popular destination] go up, locals bemoan the Disneyfication of their home town, the mayor moots a dramatic measure to curb the impact of mass tourism.<p>Oh, and then the inevitable epilogue: tourists continue to stream …

Italy

Lisbon Travel Guide

Situated on the banks of the Rio Tejo, the country's capital offers a number of museums and galleries, an unpretentious atmosphere and a pleasant …

17 Most Beautiful Architecture Cities in Europe

Here is a list of ten best architecture cities in Europe where architecture is synonymous with life, of history and with an indomitable human</b> …

Top 10 Small Towns to Visit in Europe

Introduction<p>Europe is a continent full of diverse cultures, languages, food, and architecture all compacted in a relatively small area. Within a five …

European Travel

5 Free iOS Travel Apps Airlines Don’t Want You to Know About

<b>Here’s five neat little apps that will help you score the cheapest plane tickets possible so that you can book your trip and not drain your bank</b> …

Pietrasanta, Italy Travel Guide

Pietrasanta is a historic medieval town in northern Tuscany. It's sometimes called the <i>City of the Artists</i> or <i>Small Athens</i> for its marble studios and …

Italy

Netherlands Itinerary for One Week - Top Places to Visit

Are you planning to visit Europe this summer and not sure which country to spend most of your time in? We highly recommend the Netherlands. It is the …

8 underrated U.S. cities perfect for a passport-free vacation

Are those sky-high rents, $10 beers, overhyped restaurants, and so-packed-you-can't-move museums of America's great cities starting to bring you down? It might be time to consider a trip (or even a move) to one of these eight overlooked gems, where you'll find equally excellent food scenes, …

Great Depression

Best Places to Visit on the East Coast of Spain

Culture, Beaches and History on the Mediterranean<p>Many visitors to the Spanish east coast on the Mediterranean go no further than Barcelona. A few …

Barcelona

The most underrated coastal towns in Europe to go to before they become touristy

The vertiginous houses of Positano, the white settlements of Santorini and the poetic villages of Cinque Terre might still be some of the most …

Italy

There's a 24-hour rule that lets you cancel a flight for free — here's how to use it

Purchasing flights can be stressful. Unless you're confident you've found an unbeatable fare deal (or you're traveling on a corporate card at your employer's expense), making the decision to click "buy" can be one wrought with doubt and insecurity.<p>Unless, of course, you knew you could cancel your …

Iceland's Greatest Natural Wonders That Tourists Overlook

Iceland is Mother Nature’s favorite plaything. This little island nation dangling from the Arctic Circle, with its ethereal geothermal terrain, is …

Top of the lago: a saunter around the Italian lakes

Close to the summit of Monte Mottarone, we sit in silence soaking up the 360-degree views. To the east, far below, sparkles Lake Maggiore. A handful of other lakes shimmer in the late-afternoon sunlight, while layer upon layer of rolling hills and the jagged snow-capped Alps melt into the horizon. …

Italy

48 Hours in Reykjavik: Best Things to Do

<i>Whether you’re in transit to another country, or getting ready to head out and explore Iceland’s natural beauty, it’s worth spending 48 hours in</i> …

This Is the Most Affordable City in Europe (Per a 2018 Financial Analysis)

The cost of travel is a major factor in planning any trip, especially when it comes to navigating the varied cities of Europe. Luckily, if you know …

A local’s guide to Lisbon: 10 top tips

Before I moved to Lisbon, almost a quarter of a century ago, someone told me: “From afar, it looks like a queen. But from closer you see that the old empress’s make-up is smudged and flaking, and that the ornaments fluttering in the wind are not lace, but someone’s laundry drying at the windows. …

European Travel

RANKED: The 19 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe

Eastern Europe offers some of the cheapest holiday destinations on the continent, according to the 10th annual City Costs Barometer from Post Office Travel Money— and they're also pretty stunning.<p>Using price estimates from National and Regional Tourist Offices and average accommodation costs from …

The Best Cities to Visit in Spain This April

April is an ideal time of year to visit Spain because the weather is warm and sunny but not too hot to enjoy the many outdoor activities that cities …

Norway Fjords: Road trip along Scandinavia's most dramatic coastline

I drive south out of Molde on a narrow, man-made rock trail surrounded by the icy waters of Fannefjorden. The sun is shining and a salty breeze pours …

A Lonely Planet Editor's Guide to Portugal's Medieval Capital, Coimbra

There are countless reasons to visit Portugal. Between the creative capital of Lisbon, the wine country in Porto, and pink-sand beaches in the south, …

100+ Things to Do and See in Portugal

A complete guide to one of the most laid-back and friendly destinations in Western Europe.<p><i>BAZAAR.com has partnered with it's beautiful here to share a collection of local travel guides motivated and inspired by the heartwarming, unique, and beautiful people, places and experiences founder and</i> …

7 Italian Towns (That Aren’t Rome or Florence) You Have to Visit

Look, we would never complain about a trip to <i>Roma</i> or <i>Firenze</i>. But when there’s nary a single nook or cranny of the entire country that’s not …