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Schnitzel, Mozart, and Plenty to Drink: The 4-Day Weekend in Vienna

Mozart

Forget Mykonos and Santorini. I found a little-known island in Greece that's twice as beautiful and half the price

Most vacationers heading to the islands in Greece usually end up at one of two destinations: Mykonos or Santorini.<p>While both islands have their charms, they've undoubtedly become tourist traps, with overbooked hotels, overpriced restaurants, and beaches and sights packed with cruise-shippers and …

European Travel

Want to work for Amazon? Now you can do it from home as company seeks 200 virtual workers

Want to work for Amazon without moving to Seattle – or its yet unnamed second U.S. headquarters? The online retailing giant is looking to fill more than 200 "virtual" jobs that let you work from home.<p>Amazon still hasn't officially chosen its second U.S. headquarters but that's not stopping the …

Health Savings Accounts

Guide to Central Portugal: The Heartland Between Lisbon and Porto

Central Portugal is rich in history, from the Roman era through modern-day. Between Porto and Lisbon, the main highway winds through rugged hills and …

European Travel

9 Reasons Why Madeira is Paradise on Earth for Hikers

The next time you’re in Madeira, Portugal, grab a pair of sneakers and hit the trails. The island is known for rolling terrain perfect for stretching …

21 Best Beaches in the World You Must Visit

The best beaches in the world, stretching from Kenya to Cornwall, with shimmering sands and turquoise waters.<p>Serenity and peace of mind may be found …

Dominican Republic

The best cities with beaches in Europe

City break or beach holiday? There’s no need to choose – here are the European hotspots that offer the best of both: buzzy urban life right next to …

European Travel

The Best Countries in the World for Vegetarians

You, too, can travel the world without eating anything that has a face.<p>When you become a vegetarian, you begin to grapple with a few immediate …

Food

You'll Never Believe How Inexpensive It Is To Stay on This Bucket List Island Oasis

1 of 24<p>Lakmsi Villa Blue: Kuta Selatan<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 24<p>3 of 24<p>Villa Pelangi: Seririt<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 24<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 24<p>Villa Antara: …

Decorations

Hilltop town in Sicily hopes to attract new blood by offering old stone houses for €1

With its terracotta-tiled stone houses perched on a rocky crag overlooking rugged countryside, it might seem like the perfect Italian hill town.<p>But San Piero Patti has been losing inhabitants to ageing and migration for decades and has now decided to offer its empty houses for sale at €1 (90p) each …

Italy

This Page-Turning Memoir Is ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Meets the White House

Beck Dorey-Stein, President Obama’s White House stenographer, answered an ad on Craigslist for her position… only to ditch the interview before finding out what the gig actually was. In the end, she rallied and got the job, plus the experience of a lifetime and a total page-turner of a memoir, <i>From</i> …

The White House

16 of the world's best coastlines

<b>(CNN) —</b> Coastlines are one of the most alluring of our planet's geographical features.<p>The clash of land and water is often mesmerizing, as are the plants, animals and human activities that flourish along a shore.<p>In classic novella "Heart of Darkness," seafaring author Joseph Conrad wrote that all …

National Parks

A Guide to Porto, Portugal and Douro Valley: The Port Wine Region

Porto is Portugal’s second city, located in the northern half of the country. Home to the port industry that that put Portugal on the map, Porto is a …

European Travel

10 Most Romantic Italian Coastal Towns for Couples

<b>We are excited to have Michael and Alexandra back to share</b> <b>their favourite</b> <b>Italian coastal towns for couples to visit. Not only is it filled with</b> …

Italy

The best places to surf, stay and eat on Portugal's coast

Veerle Helsen spent six months touring the coasts of north-west Spain and Portugal in her campervan and with a surfboard. Her book Surf & Stay documents the trip in photos: the places to stay, eat at and visit, as well as the beaches. In this extract we’ve focused on the Portuguese coast, picking …

European Travel

Off the beaten track: 14 best kept travel secrets in Spain

Spain can boast a great deal of Unesco World Heritage sites, and several of them have recently made it onto Lonely Planet’s top 500 things to see in …

Urbanization

The 10 Worst Countries in the World for Vegetarians

If you're a vegetarian traveling abroad, you might have a rough go of it in these countries.<p>The last time I tried vegetarianism, I was living in a …

Vegetarian Food

Europe Made Billions from Tourists. Now It’s Turning Them Away

In Giovanni Bonazzon’s paintings, Venice is a vision of serenity. Bridges arch gracefully over rippling canals, sunlight bounces off flower-filled …

Tourism

Northern Spain road trip: pull over for pintxos

The road from San Sebastián to A Coruña is one of big cities, pretty fishing towns, high cliffs and raging sea. It skirts the rugged Basque coast, runs through lush Cantabria and Asturias, and ends up in Galicia, on the wildly beautiful Costa de la Muerte.<p><b>San Sebastián</b> is all about food, and there …

European Travel

This photographer captured what lurks beneath Europe's biggest tourist attractions — and the photos are incredible

Every year, millions of people visit the same places in Europe.<p>London, Paris, Naples — as a tourist, you may think you've seen it all.<p>Yet so few see what lurks beneath the surface of these great cities.<p>That's why London-based photographer Tomas Sentpetery went down, instead of up, to capture new …

England

Porto’s narrow spaces

<b>Posted:</b> July 15, 2018 | <b>Author:</b> Shari Blaukopf | <b>Filed under:</b> Uncategorized |Leave a comment<p>After a much needed few days rest in Strasbourg, I’ve …

European Travel

The Top 10 Things to See and Do in Córdoba, Spain

Boasting a fascinating and multi-faceted history, Córdoba is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain. From its iconic Mosque-Cathedral …

DNA test 'accidentally unlocks family mystery' for ABC News correspondent

I took a DNA test and unlocked a family bombshell, completely by accident.<p>I wasn't looking for anything in particular, and didn't really know what I …

The Most Romantic Cities in Spain

Let’s face it, Spain has be one of the most romantic countries in the world, filled with amazing architecture, quaint picture-perfect towns and …

This Country Has Just Been Voted as the Best European Travel Destination

Voices in global travel have officially declared what Portugal’s Tourism Office, the Turismo de Portugal, has been communicating for over a year now: …

The Spanish region that time forgot

Flying from London to Madrid, you have a sense of being bracketed by Richard Rogers. Heathrow’s Terminal 5 is not, perhaps, his masterpiece, but works well enough. Meanwhile, Madrid’s Barajas... well, let’s just say the Spanish did better in this particular bargain with this particular architect. …

Learn How to Grow and Care for Your Gardenia

Beloved for their <b>intoxicating fragrance</b> and attractive, waxy, creamy-white flowers contrasting beautifully with their shiny, leathery, dark green …

Why There's So Much More to Portugal Than the Beaches

How to make the most of a trip to this picturesque country that's buzzier than ever right now.<p>A slice of a country with just over 10 million people, …

The Best Islands in Europe to Visit this Summer

Going on a summer vacation doesn’t require traveling across the world. Give the old continent a chance and explore one (or all) of these beautiful …

The best things to do in Split, Croatia's lesser-known coastal city

Croatia’s second largest city is an alluring place. Facing the twinkling Adriatic, and with a dramatic mountain backdrop, its setting is stunning. …

European Travel