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The Ultimate Travel Guide To Experiencing Most Of Europe In Under 5 Weeks

Europe doesn't seem all that big when you know what you're doing. In just five weeks, you can go from running into Platform 9 ¾ at King's Cross …

European Travel

Prague Is a Real-life Fairy Tale, and These Photos Prove It

With some of the biggest and oldest monuments in the world, Prague fosters make-believe wonder like few other cities.<p>When was the last time you felt …

European Travel

Are these the 10 greatest city breaks on Earth?

Opposites attract, especially when it comes to holidays. If you live a stressful city life, a week or two in the countryside probably seems like an ideal antidote to the pressures of everyday life – the best way to slow down, unwind and refresh the soul. If you are retired and living a rural idyll, …

Diving between tectonic plates in Iceland

The Earth is broken into several gigantic landmasses, or “tectonic plates”. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge separates the Eurasian tectonic plates from North …

The Unbelievably Gorgeous Italian Wine Region You Haven’t Heard of Yet

A little more than an hour outside of Venice, Italy harbors a secret gem of a culinary melting pot. Bordered by Slovenia and Austria, Friuli-Venezia Giulia is nestled in the northeastern corner of Italy and boasts some of the country’s finest gastronomic artisans.<p>Lush landscapes, quaint villages, …

The Mystery of Love-Science: Why Do You Fall in Love?

Relationship<p>We call it love. It feels like love. But the most exhilarating of all human emotions is probably nature’s beautiful way of keeping the …

A perfect weekend in Helsinki

If Helsinki has so far escaped the short-break spotlight, this is its moment to shine. Shaped by the Baltic, swinging between extremes of dark winters and midsummer sun, and defined by its east-meets-west geography – the Finnish capital is a one-off.<p>Its amiable residents are remarkably in tune with …

European Travel

Hot Summer Travel Tips for Visiting Europe in 2016

By Adam GroffmanI walked out of the train station in Barcelona with a heavy backpack on my shoulders and no clue what I was doing. I remember …

European Travel

Locals' guide to food, drink and hotels in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo and Reykjavik

Copenhagen<p><b>At a glance</b> The revolution launched by the restaurant Noma over a decade ago forged a distinctly Nordic cuisine and, in the process, turned Copenhagen into a foodie destination. Now that revolution is entering a second phase. No longer confined to the kind of high-end places that do …

European Travel

Visit These Bucket-List Destinations Before They Vanish

Like drafting a budget or organizing your 401(k), there are some things in life we automatically file into a “later” folder. While your accountant …

Looking to travel? You're going to want to visit these destinations in 2016

Airbnb: Where to go in 2016<p>You're not imagining it — flights really are cheaper this year than they have been in a long time.<p>According to estimates from Hopper, an airfare site that helps travelers find good deals on flights, air travel prices are down 12 percent from last year, and more than 20 …

Air Travel

13 more European cities you never thought to visit (but really should)

66 Things to Do and See in Paris

From the classic landmarks to the lesser-known gems, we've rounded up some of the most entertaining, most exquisite, and most quintessentially Parisian attractions and activities the city has to offer.<p>From the classic landmarks to the lesser-known gems, we've rounded up some of the most …

France

City Guide: Budapest

Most first-time visitors are surprised to find that Budapest is actually two cites: colorful Buda and hard-working Pest. They are separated by the …

Eat to cheat dementia

On the other hand, foods like oily fish, nuts, seeds, legumes, avocado and a broad mix of vegetables and fruit deliver a range of anti-inflammatory …

Holistic Medicine

Beyond the G&T: 9 Fantastic Drinks to Make with Tonic Water

Tonic water goes with more than just gin.<p>When you think tonic, you probably think gin. And why not? It's tied for the most important ingredient in a …

Cocktails

5 hard truths your realtor wishes you knew

Just ask your local real estate agent. You can bet that the agents selling homes in your community have seen plenty of mistakes from both first-time buyers and sellers, and those who have bought and sold homes several times.<p>What does your real estate agent wish you knew before starting your home …

Real Estate

Here’s the Paris Day Trip You Absolutely Must Take: Fountainebleau — Gay Travel

FountainebleauDue to popular demand we’ve added one more Paris-related article to our recent series on the City of Light. This one is a day trip to …

Top 10: European city breaks for 2016

Our experts offer a guide to the top 10 destinations for a city break in 2016, including what to do and where to stay in Venice, Paris, Amsterdam, Florence, London and Barcelona<p>Planning a short break? Here are 10 great suggestions for the top destinations in Europe for a city break.<p>Venice<p>Venice …

Budapest Travel for Couples: Music, Romance, Restaurants and Wine

A dinner party. When arriving in a new country, who wouldn't love to be invited to a dinner party with locals?<p>Suzie Goldbach and her parents serve the only home-cooked meals that actually beat out the fancy restaurants to rank in Budapest's Top 10 eateries on Trip Advisor. In their homey little …

European Travel

Top 6 Must-See Sky Events for 2016

Get a sneak peek at the best skywatching sights of the new year.<p>Among other celestial delights, the upcoming year may be best remembered for a planetary disappearing act and a Martian close-up.<p>Mars will be at its biggest and brightest in May, and then in the fall will appear to pass close to a …

Work out at home: easy exercises to try in 2016

Are you keen to add some healthy habits to your routine in 2016? Exercise can help to ease the stresses of work, boost your endorphins and keep you energised.<p>If you work from home, next time you need a break instead of staring out of the window or getting agitated, why not try a few office-based …

Workouts

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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TED Talks

Germany for first-timers

Germany is a combination of cutting-edge cool and timeless tradition, wrapped up in a package of spectacular landscapes, vibrant metropolises and idyllic half-timbered villages, architectural masterpieces and fairy-tale palaces.<p>The world’s fourth-largest economy is also a powerhouse when it comes …

European Travel

25 Museums You Need to Visit in Your Lifetime

The breathtaking art collections (and striking architecture) are certainly worth the trip.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, a comprehensive ranking includes places from all corners of the world.

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

European Travel

Star Chefs' Favorite Holiday Cocktails

Star chefs share their favorite holiday cocktails like Marcus Samuelsson's tart cranberry caipirinha and Kevin Sbraga's Puerto Rican eggnog.

Eggnog

12 Cider Cocktails to Will Warm Up Those Cold Nights

Who needs a Pumpkin Spice Latte when you can mix up these?<p>Who needs a Pumpkin Spice Latte when you can mix up these?

Cocktails

City Guide: New York City

The capital of the United States for a very short time, New York City would become the cultural capital of the world by the 20th century. Like Paris, it established that position by harboring artists of all stripes: writers, painters, dancers and musicians who carved out “scenes” that would change …