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Best Beer Trips in Europe

In these cities, beer is an integral part of culture and heritage.<p><i>From the September 2010 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler<p>With a declaration of <i>“O’zapft is!”</i> (It’s tapped!), Munich’s mayor kicks off Oktoberfest, first celebrated 200 years ago in honor of the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig. The …

Six secrets of Hungarian cuisine

Hungarians will tell you that there are just three essential styles of cooking: French, Chinese and their own. That might be Magyar boasting, but Hungarian food has long been the bright spot among the cuisines of Central and Eastern Europe. And Magyars do have one thing in common with the French …

10 travel destinations trending this summer

The results are based on the most-searched places, with major music events, art festivals, and sporting competitions driving demand.<p>From Reykjavik, Iceland, to Hyderabad, India, here's where everyone wants to travel this summer.

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Best Amsterdam Discount Cards 2018 >>> The Pros and Cons!

Amsterdam Discount Cards<br>& City Passes 2018<p>Visiting Amsterdam in 2018 can be an expensive occasion. During high season, prices for a hostel bed or …

50 Reasons why you should visit Amsterdam

Facebook239<p>Twitter0<p>LinkedIn7<p>Google+2<p>Pinterest4<p>“Whatever you are looking for in a city you’ll find it in Amsterdam”<p>50 Good Reasons Why You Should …

Dutch Food - 15 Delicious & Famous Dishes in Amsterdam

Traditional, Typical & Famous Dutch Food<p>The Netherlands is not known for its cuisine, but you should try at least some of the <b>traditional Dutch food</b> …

50 Free Things To Do in Amsterdam

Facebook109<p>Twitter0<p>LinkedIn17<p>Google+3<p>Pinterest97<p><i>I amsterdam sign @ Museumplein</i><p>Free Things To Do in Amsterdam:<br>50 Activities, Experiences and …

NEW: Tulip Island Amsterdam

Facebook3<p>Twitter0<p>LinkedIn0<p>Google+0<p>Pinterest0<p>Tulip Island Amsterdam Vondelpark<p>The Vondelpark in Amsterdam will be enriched with a new tourist …

Travel Hack: How to Save Hundreds On Your Flights to Europe by Buying Two Separate Tickets

<b>Stop! Don't book that $1,000 flight to Lisbon before you hear about this travel hack that can save you hundreds on your flights to Europe!</b><p>OK, so you want to go to Europe, but you don't want to spend a lot of money getting there. What can you do? There are a few tips to get good deals on flights: …

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National Geographic Travel

Quick Guide To Amsterdam visitors never Run Out of Things

Amsterdam visitors never run out of things to do – this lovely old city has a city center that’s quiet and perfect for walking and biking – with over …

7 Trips To Take If You Want To Enjoy Traveling Slowly

Yes, high-tech hotel rooms can be fun but they can also be distracting from the real reason we often travel: To connect with our new surroundings and the local culture and to take time to savor the moment.<p>There are numerous ways to slow down while you travel -- leave the phone behind or visit some …

Beautiful Dinant

For a wonderful, relaxing weekend try Dinant. It has great architecture, great views from the fortress on top of the mountain and great food. Sit a …

How to Spend Four Days in Prague

Prague is a destination that always seems to be in vogue. It’s been on the tourist map for a long time, and the crowds show no signs of …

Prague Has Some of the Best Beer Anywhere—Here's a Pub Crawl to Prove It

Prague might just have the best pubs anywhere. The beer is so artisanal and so precisely curated in even the most ordinary pubs that you practically cannot stop drinking it. Here's a pub crawl to try for yourself.<p>Among the global beer capitals, Prague wins the hat trick: best pubs, best beers, and …

How to pack light: tips from a master packer

Packing small is essential for any globetrotter committed to embracing the chaos of travel. With a small pack, you can chase down your Japanese train as it unapologetically departs on time. You can squeeze in to (or on top of) the only bus to the next village in India.<p>Or, as we learned, when your …

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Top 10: Menu Items to Enjoy in Ireland

The Emerald Isle has long had the raw ingredients for world-class cuisine and top-notch drinks.<p>Good food starts with good ingredients, so it was only natural for an artisan food movement to launch in Ireland. The island has always been home to excellent raw ingredients and communities with …

Six Surprises About German Life (Including the Baths)

Last week, the New York Times published a story about Stuart Emmrich's experience at the famous baths of Baden Baden -- an experience that my fellow Frankfurt ex-pats and I hilariously related to.<p>On a personal level, it reminded me of the first time I visited the naked baths of Bad Homburg, a …

50 Things to Do in Munich

Munich was one of the cities that most surprised me in Europe– in a good way.<p>From the moment we arrived, entering the city by bus, I was taken aback …

Top 10 London for first-timers

London is huge, fast-paced and packed with things you’ve been told not to miss. It's a great city, but it can be hard for a first-time visitor to know where to start. Here are our recommendations for the top ten places to make a priority.<p>1. Tower of London<p>A world of English eccentricity strikingly …

Know Before You Go: Paris

If Paris is a croissant, crafted with immeasurable pride, kneaded by the hands of many, some visitors only get a taste of the flaky exterior. Whether you’re traveling for a long weekend or coming back for more, here’s a quick primer on getting to, from, and around this iconic city with ease.<p><b>Know</b> …

Don't Miss This - King's Day in Amsterdam 2015

King’s day in Amsterdam 2016<p><b>Find out all you need to know about King’s Day in Amsterdam: the history and traditions, the best street parties,</b> …

What Nobody Tells You About Your Favorite Tourist Attractions

We've all felt the blow of a travel letdown and ridden the high when a place far exceeds our expectations.<p>Before your next visit to a major tourist attraction, brace yourself -- for better or for worse -- by learning what you're <i>really</i> in for.<p><b>The Great Wall of China is STEEP.</b><p>One trekker recalls …

Beer Tour Alert: 9 Craft Beer Hotspots in Munich to Visit on Your Beer Trip to Germany

<b>The best beer in Munich is not at the Hofbräuhaus. Beer awesomeness awaits you, but not necessarily at the places you've heard about.</b><p>Mormons gravitate to Salt Lake City, Muslims to Mecca and Catholics to the Vatican. For beer-lovers across the world, true north is Germany, the global home of beer …

Fodor’s Week in Travel: Off the Beaten Path

Nothing ruins a vacation like being stuck in the middle of a crowd, and with so many great things to see away from the throngs, there's no reason …

Summer 2014 Guide to Paris

Summertime in Paris has an allure all its own. At <i>le grand départ</i>, around Bastille Day (July 14), Parisians flock en masse to other shores, leaving …

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