Europe

6 of the Best Beaches in Italy

In Italy, beaches come with historic towns, tasty seafood, and fascinating backstories. While many locals flock to the sea in July and August, the …

Beaches

Never ask this question in Portugal

A guide for Porto Walkers by day and theatre director and actor by night, Daniel brings a dramatic flair to his tours but says he also feels …

Spain

This Is Where the Virat-Anushka Wedding Will Take Place

The Virat Kohli - Anushka Sharma wedding is a hush-hush affair that’s so far taking place at an “undisclosed venue” in Tuscany, Italy. While India …

Virat Kohli

Does this look like something out of a fairytale

Visiting Munich for the 5th time one would think that we would be out of Munich attractions to visit. On our last trip to Munich Bavaria, we …

Germany

Top 16 Reasons You Should Take a European Viking River Cruise

When it comes to cruises, ocean liners usually get all the attention. But cruises aren’t limited to just the Caribbean, or even to the summer months. …

Cruise Ships

Europe's strange border anomaly

The Dutch municipality of Baarle-Nassau is home to more than 20 Belgian enclaves, some of which contain Dutch enclaves.<p>In a quiet corner of northern Europe there exists a geopolitical anomaly, where many buildings have an international border running right through them. It’s a place where a person …

How the Populist Right Is Redrawing the Map of Europe

By Andre TartarAndre Tartar<p>If 2017 looked like the year when moderate politicians took back Europe, look again. The election of centrist French …

Democracy

15 great-value ski hotels in Europe you will love

Niedermairhof, South Tyrol, Italy<p>A clever mix of old and new in Italy<p>The centuries collide at this intriguing B&B. From one side it looks like a …

Skiing

Royal Mail attacked by Government for refusing to print stamps to mark Britain leaving the European Union

Royal Mail has been attacked by the Government for its “premature” decision not to print stamps to Britain’s historic exit from the European Union in 15 months' time.<p>One Cabinet minister last night urged a rethink while senior Tory MPs said it was “absolutely outrageous” that the national postal …

Brexit

7 Best Places to Hike in Tuscany

People flock to Tuscany’s “year-round coast” in the summer months for wine and food tourism, but you’ll also find solitude here in nature.<p>Abetone<p>The …

Adventure Travel

Helsinki – The Northern Princess

-This post is written by Kevin from Kevin’s Travel Diary –<p>Many people do not know or simply forget about one amazing country in Northern Europe. …

Baltic Sea

Catalonia braced for violence as judge orders seizure of disputed religious artefacts

For more than two decades, the Medieval treasures of Spain’s Sijena convent have been at the centre of an ownership battle between the autonomous communities of Catalonia and Aragon.<p>Now, the 44 artifacts kept in Catalonia’s Museum of Lleida have become a flashpoint in the independence crisis, as …

News

The Netherlands has lowest rate of teenage mothers in the EU

The Netherlands has the lowest rate of teenage motherhood in the entire EU, the national statistics office CBS said on Monday.<p>In total, 1,492 girls …

Netherlands

Things to do in Graz for culture lovers

Admire the view over a red-roofed Medieval town, climb up to the historic clocktower on the hill and explore inside the curvaceous modern art museum …

Van Morrison

Going my way?

<i>First published in AMS business magazine. Author: Lauren Comiteau</i><p>Logistics: not the most glamorous sounding of industries. But everything – from …

Amsterdam

Kevin Maguire: Labour need to set their own red lines on Brexit

Paying up to £39billion to quit a hugely successful free trade area on our doorstep and reduce Britain’s influence confirms Brexit as the worst deal …

Brexit

WIN: One Of 24 Trips to Denmark In Just One Easy Step

As you know, we’ve got a pretty big soft spot for Denmark (and anything Danish we can get our hands on). Our first, and subsequent, visits to …

Copenhagen

Romania wants EU signal on Schengen membership

The Romanian government says that it meets the technical criteria for the accession, and that the EU is holding back the decision for political …

European News

5 tips for exploring Venice with a camera

Photographer Clive Minnitt on how to get the most out of a photographic adventure to Venice<p>The word ‘unique’ is thrown around flippantly to describe …

Surrealism

Gold Prices Dip in Asia With Fed Language Seen Crucial For Direction

Investing.com - Gold prices dipped in Asia on Monday with the market prepared to listen closely to the Fed commentary this week after it reviews …

Economy

More Than 10,000 People March In Italy’s Como Town To Protest Against Rising Fascism In The Country

On Saturday, thousands of people gathered in Italy’s Como town to protest against increasing incidents of fascism in the country. The rally was …

Italy

'We lit the fuse': the town where the Catalan push for independence began

Arenys de Munt, where simmerings of discontent first came to the boil eight years ago, prepares to vote again next week<p>Arenys de Munt, a two-taxi town of a little under 9,000 people that lies an hour north-west of Barcelona, hides neither its colours nor its loyalties.<p>Its hues are the red and …

Referendums

The Jeseníky Mountains: Things to do in this Adventure Paradise

Table of Contents<p>Adventure and things to do in the Jeseníky Mountains<br>• More cool things to do in the Jeseníky Mountains<br>• Where to stay in the Jeseníky …

Adventure Travel

The Wonderful Comic Strip Walls of Antwerp

<i>Jommeke</i> by Jef Nys<p>The 11-year old boy with the straw-colored hair and crazy posse of friends has cornered a spot at the Frans Halsplein. Jommeke has …

Art

8 Incredible Outdoor Adventures in Tuscany

We all know Tuscany, Italy, has great food and wine. But did you know there’s great outdoor adventure there, too? Here’s just a taste of what you’ll …

Napoleon Bonaparte

Britain offered 'statement of intent' on Irish border to unlock talks - Davis

LONDON - Britain’s Brexit minister David Davis described the government’s pledge to prevent any return to a hard border with Ireland after Britain …

Northern Ireland

Watch James Blake play three new songs live

The London musician last released an album in 2016's 'The Colour In Anything'<p>James Blake has been playing three new songs in his setlist at gigs on …

Kendrick Lamar

The Netherlands woos Indian start-ups

The Netherlands is looking for Indian start-ups in the fields of ports, logistics, clean tech and medical science to scale up and contribute to its …

India

EU vows allocation of 3 billion euros to Syrian refugees in Turkey to be completed ‘before 2018’

Serkan Demirtaş - BRUSSELS<p>The European Commission is committed to completing the contracting of all three billion euros in assistance to Syrian …

European Parliament

NLXL - possibly the biggest book about the Netherlands you have ever seen

The Netherlands might like to consider itself a small country – a kleine kikkerlandje, as the Dutch are so fond of saying – but this is one mighty …

Netherlands