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Marriott Launches Brand to Target Younger Travelers

If you haven’t heard of Marriott’s newest hotel brand—AC Hotels— you’re not alone. Since it launched in 2011 it’s only been featured in Europe: in 79 …


The Beginner’s Guide to Glamping

Glamping is pretty much exactly what it sounds like. A portmanteau of "glamorous" and "camping," glamping brings the comfort of a hotel into the …

4 Reasons to Go to Belgium

Bordered by France, Germany, and the Netherlands, little Belgium is often overlooked. Yet it manages to squeeze an amazing amount into a landmass …


Where to Go This Summer

Where should you go this summer? Why not skip the same-old summertime destinations in favor of something new this year. We’ve drummed up seven …


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 …

European Travel

Book a window seat if you're flying into these airports!

Aisle or window? That’s a question I’m sure many of us are familiar with. I’m a big fan of window seats – you’ll know why if you’ve seen any of my …

5 Things to do in Lyon France

France’s third city is a bustle of boutiques, bistros, hidden passageways, riverside walks and historic architectural masterpieces. There is a lot to …

Florence – Italian Perfection and Charm

5 Must Do Things in Brussels

Brussels is the capital of Belgium and the headquarters of both the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). What began as a …

Turin - Italy's Forgotten Food Capital


The Best Capital City Beaches In Europe


Astounding Everest Time-Lapse Video - Vagabondish

The reality is that few of us will ever visit Mt. Everest, however thanks to this incredible time-lapse video by Elia Saikaly, we can feel as though …

Time-lapse Photography

6 Reasons to Go to Switzerland this Summer

Switzerland’s frosty summits, glittering glaciers, and photogenic ski resorts have launched 1,000 postcards, solidifying the country’s image as a …


Italian Summer Travel: Six Off-The-Beaten-Path Getaways

For a summer getaway, there are few places better than the Italian seaside. Great food, prime weather and small, picturesque towns welcome visitors from around the world.<p>Everyone knows about the Amalfi Coast, Sicily and Venice. But to beat the crowds, summer like a true Italian and head to one of …

A caffeinated return to Florence

In an effort to relive his days as a university student in Italy, the Thirsty Explorer finds that the land of espresso is not as familiar as it once was.<p>I never really understood the saying “you can’t go home again”. I go home all the time and not much has changed: I lay on my father’s couch, watch …


New gear to smooth summer travel

Lost luggage, questionable travel pillows, dodgy wheelie bags and countless other hassles can trip up even the smartest traveller. These five innovative products are here to help.