European Travel

6 awesome places to hike in the Alps

SEEING THE PEAKS of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland while strolling along cobblestone streets in an Alpine city is one thing. But when you hike in …

Adventure Travel

Portugal is a foodie's dream - both in the city and the countryside

It’s gridlock – but not as you know it. The car is brought to a stand-still in the northern mountains of Portugal, surrounded by goats. Hundreds of …

Travel

All of Helsinki's Saunas — Public and Private —Will Open to Visitors for One Day

Sure, it may only be October, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start thinking about exciting spring break destinations.<p>Next year, instead of …

Travel

Watch As Emmanuel Macron’s Dog Interrupts a Meeting By Peeing on a Fireplace

If you’ve ever wondered how you can command attention during a meeting like a French president’s dog, then look no further than a new tutorial from …

Fashion

Everyday Life of Wales From the Early 1960s Through a Traveler's Lens

Here is a collection of fascinating color photos from SurreyWanderer that shows everyday life of Wales in the early 1960s.<br>Wisemans Bridge, …

Ireland

Air Berlin seeks damages from Etihad - report

German airline Air Berlin is demanding damages from its part-owner Etihad Airways for letting it become insolvent and it hopes for payment of at …

News (Ireland)

The Mediterranean island of Menorca feeds body and soul

A vacation requiring long treks leading to lots of people was not what we had planned.<p>Hidden beaches backed by limestone cliffs, temperate waters and an under-the-radar status (at least for now) were the lures of Menorca, asmall island in the Mediterranean off the coast of Spain.<p>Not that we have …

Beaches

The Most Luxurious (But Sneakily Affordable) Vacation Spots Across the Globe

<strong>Average Daily Cost: </strong>$235</p><p>Between the marble streets, old stone buildings and glistening Adriatic Sea, Dubrovnik is truly …

Diets

Discover the Beauty of One of Vienna's Oldest Neighborhoods

Retro Dining and Futuristic Attire<p>When exploring one of the hippest haunts of Vienna, you need to be dressed the part. Burggasse 24 is a retro …

Culture

How much you can save if you book your festive rail travel now

Birmingham rail travellers will pay almost double the money for a pre-Christmas trip to London if they wait until December to book their ticket.<p>Fares …

Birmingham, UK

Lisbon on a Budget: A Travel Guide to Portugal’s Capital

Lisbon has exploded in popularity over the past few years, and it’s not surprising why: the weather is excellent, the food is great, and it’s …

This Tiny Italian Village Will Literally Pay You to Move There

Stop dreaming and get to Italy: There's world-class wine, even better mozzarella, and the mayor of this tiny Italian town <b>will pay you to move …

Europe

Oslo to Copenhagen - relaxation and beauty on the country roads of Scandinavia

Jo Moir/ Stuff<p>12 days in Southern Scandinavia<p>The comparison between New Zealand and Norway is often made, usually in the context that Norway has done …

Europe

4 thermal baths that will convince you to book a flight to Budapest ASAP

The end of summer always initially feels like a bummer, but once you’ve gotten over your summer scaries, it’s basically nothing but blue skies, …

Lifestyle

Tour One of Ireland’s Most Haunted Castles

It’s the season for spirits, and Kilkea Castle has plenty to share.<p>Kilkea Castle is hundreds of years old, and it has the ghosts to prove it. Built …

Ireland

A Beginner's Guide to Island Hopping in Finland

Where to go<p>There is a lot of choice for island hopping in Finland. The Turku Archipelago on the south west coast is one of the most obvious, as it is …

Culture

National Hospitality Awards: Ireland's best loved hotels, pubs and restaurants recognised

The 13th National Hospitality Awards took place on Monday night at Dublin’s InterContinental Hotel.

News (Ireland)

Kick Back and Relax at the Gorgeous Five Seas Hotel in Cannes

Just a few steps away from the sandy beaches of la Croisette and the iconic Palais des Festivals in Cannes, the spectacular<b> Five Seas Hotel</b> is one of …

Hotels

Extra tickets available for Ireland fans travelling to Denmark

445 extra tickets have been secured for the away leg of the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup play-off against Denmark, <i>writes Stephen Barry</i>.<p>The boosted …

News (Ireland)

This Train Trip Will Give You the Best Views of Ireland

Try a nostalgic train journey across Ireland, complete with formal dinners and luxurious carriages.<p>Beyond the windows of the gently swaying dining …

Travel

The Italian Town of Candela Will Pay You to Move There

Moving to Italy now comes with the gift of cash.<p>These days, vacation can sometimes come at no cost at all: Maine has launched programs that pay for people’s vacations, while Italy has given away castles for free. Now, the mayor of the medieval Italian town of Candela, Puglia is paying people to …

Travel

Interrailing in Europe: 10 of the Best Small Cities to Add to Your Trip

Since driving is so overrated, ditch the wheel and instead see Europe by train. Rather than worrying about getting lost or parking, you can …

Europe

10 Places to Visit in Sweden That Aren't Stockholm

Sweden is known for many things: interior design, edgy fashion, meatballs, and ABBA (obviously). And the best part? It can all be experienced in Stockholm, the country's dynamic capital. And while Stockholm should be a stop on every traveler's Swedish itinerary, there's so much more to this …

Europe

The Ring of Beara Is Ireland's Best Kept Secret

Tourists have yet to discover Ireland's other ring.<p>The tourist-heavy Ring of Kerry in southwest Ireland may be considered to be one of the world’s …

Ireland

Best family holidays: Why Italy is the place to go with the kids

Italy’s next, they say. Economic meltdown looms. Everything’s so expensive now. The politics is falling apart. What prospects are there for the …

Travel

Florence’s Basilica di Santa Croce Closes After Falling Stone Kills Tourist

The famous building will be closed today, and possibly longer.<p>Daniel Testor Schnell, a 52-year old tourist from Barcelona, tragically died Wednesday afternoon after being hit by a piece of masonry that fell from the ceiling of Florence’s Basilica di Santa Croce.<p>The famed church—one of Florence’s …

Travel

My addresses: chef Nuno Mendes on Lisbon

— Being a big foodie, I spend a lot of time in restaurants and bars. Lisbon is great because you can do this while sitting outside.<p>— It’s a bit crazy …

Travel

Photos: Potsdam, the Versailles of Germany

Germany

Autumn in Berlin

As Berlin waits for the first real autumn chill, with fiery leaves soon to be the only respite, the German capital turns its face to warm and golden …

Germany

Uncover the drama of a journey along Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coastal Route

Great golf, excellent restaurants and world-class accommodation ensure Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coast never disappoints

Ireland