European Travel

The 25 cheapest cities in Europe for a weekend break

The latest City Costs Barometer from Post Office Travel Money has been released, revealing the cost of a weekend break in 36 different cities throughout Europe.<p>The study looked at the total amount of 12 holiday items, such as a three-course meal with a bottle of wine for two, two nights' …

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In 2017, Germany reigns supreme: The most powerful passports in the world

From tuition-free college education to excellent healthcare, there are many superlative benefits to being German. But arguably, the most precious benefit of German citizenship is a document that lets them get out of the country.<p>For the fourth year in a row, the German passport has been crowned …

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Revealed - the 10 cheapest cities in Europe for a weekend getaway in 2017

Take the path to Paphos this year for the cheapest city break prices in Europe.<p>The destination in sun-drenched southwest Cyprus has emerged as the …

Europe

Travels with my parents: Vienna

When you’re older, family holidays take on an interesting dynamic. My parents and I live on opposite sides of the world, so we tend to plan trips …

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The hidden jewel of the Emerald Isle

GALWAY, Ireland — As Bostonians, you could say we are all a little bit Irish, particularly in March when it becomes apparent just how deeply Irish …

Ireland

Electronics Ban and 13 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Throughout the week we post dozens of original stories, connecting the dots across the travel industry, and every weekend we sum it all up. This …

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How to visit 15 European capitals for less than £300

What better way to celebrate Britain’s imminent ceding from the European Union then taking a bumper trip around the Continent’s most beautiful cities?<p>According to new data, it is currently possible to visit 15 European capital cities for less than £300. The research comes from travel search …

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Why You Can't Miss Fado Music in Lisbon, Portugal - Condé Nast Traveler

To get to the heart of the city, listen to its achingly beautiful folk music.<p>Lisbon is having a moment. Once a sleepy secret with its back to Europe, Portugal’s sun-drenched capital has emerged from the global recession to become one of the world’s hottest destinations. In fact, the city’s recent …

Spain

Top 10 Charming “Old Towns” in Europe

Old Town, Historic Center, Altstadt, Vanhakaupunki, Gammelstaden, Citta Vecchia, Centro Storico, Casco Antiguo, or whatever you may call it, is the …

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Is This Scandinavian City the Next Capital of Cool?

Finland celebrates the 100th anniversary of its independence this year (from Russia, after being part of Sweden for about 500 years before that, in case you skipped that history lesson). The country—ever more on travel and social science radars thanks to its crazy-good education system, …

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The World's Best Lamb Comes from Dingle, Ireland

Just imagine how your lamb would taste if the sea salted it for you<p>When you're in Dingle, Ireland, you have to try the lamb. It has something that …

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What the US and UK electronics bans mean for international business travelers

The sudden US and UK bans on electronics larger than a smartphone on flights from airports in the Middle East and North Africa are no laughing matter for business travelers.<p>Under the new rules unveiled this week, which the US government says was prompted by worries that these devices could be used …

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The NYLON Guide To Helsinki

Confession: Before I started regularly visiting Finland, the only thing I knew about its capital was that it was the namesake for the band Architecture in Helsinki and, I dunno, it snows there? But it turns out AiH are actually Australian, and Finnish summers are equally as dazzling as their …

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Which is your favorite European boulevard?

They’re the lifelines of Europe’s big cities: the grand boulevards of Paris, Berlin and Barcelona. Each year, millions of visitors stroll along them. We want to know which one is your favorite.<p>Europe’s boulevards are not just tourist magnets. The locals also like to stroll along them. Nowhere else …

Europe

Surf the Greek Isles With Caroline Marks

When you think of your dream surf trip, chances are your mind jumps to aquamarine waters and reef passes peeling perfectly offshore from white sand …

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These are the 7 foods you need to bring back with you from your next European vacation

American ketchup is great and all, but sometimes it’s just time for a change. One of the best ways to do that? Germany’s curry ketchup. It’ll give …

Europe

10 gorgeous small towns in France

There’s more to the country than Paris<p>While we love Paris in the summer when it sizzles or the winter when it drizzles, there’s plenty more to see in …

France

The Surprising Reason Spain Does Big, Long Lunches

If you’ve spent at least one hungry afternoon roaming around most cities in Spain, you’ve probably passed by dozens of chalkboard signs lining the …

Spain

Recent snowfall boost for Scottish snowsports festival

<b>Scotland's annual snowsports festival is to be held on Saturday with enough snow in some places for skiing and snowboarding.</b><p>Glencoe Mountain, Nevis Range, CairnGorm Mountain and Glenshee are preparing to hold events for Ski-Scotland's Snow Fest.<p>Glenshee does not have enough snow for snowsports, but …

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Deal Alert: 10 Nights in Greece for $1,329

<i>PHOTO: Sunset in Santorini, Greece (Photo via Flickr/Maggie Meng)</i><p>Beat the crowds and travel to Greece this spring for less.<p><b>DEAL:</b> Head to Greece this …

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Step aside Denmark. Norway takes world’s happiest nation crown

Knocking their Scandi neighbours off the top of the happiness index, Norwegians put their joyful outlook down to shared experiences, the great outdoors – and lots of country cabins<p>This week five million Norwegians woke to happy news. Our country now comes top in the World Happiness Report, having …

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Watch these skateboarders ride on a frozen beach in Norway

If you have any preconceived notions that skateboarding is an activity only for sunny days in concrete-filled cities, a new video featuring four skateboarders riding on frozen sand on a Norwegian beach is sure to dispel them.<p>NORTHBOUND | Skateboarding on Frozen Sand 4K from Turbin Film on Vimeo.<p>In …

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UK Transport Secretary Reveals Little About Reasoning Behind Electronics Ban

Chris Grayling, the United Kingdom’s Transport Secretary, has downplayed suggestions that a ban on passengers is targeted at specific countries and …

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The Cliffs of Moher in Ireland: A Bucket List Destination

No trip to the Emerald Isle is complete without stopping to see these stunning cliffs.<p>At the westernmost edge of Ireland, the rugged Cliffs of Moher …

Ireland

The 25 best places to visit in Europe in 2017

The INSIDER Summary:<p><b>A new ranking from TripAdvisor reveals the best travel destinations in Europe for 2017.</b>• <b><br>The list was compiled using an algorithm that sorted through millions of user reviews.</b>• <b><br>London is rated the best place to go in Europe this year, followed by Paris, and Rome.</b><p>Europe is so full of …

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10 Essential European Gestures to Learn Before Your Next Trip

I’ll never forget one of the first nights I went out in Barcelona in a group of Americans and locals. One of them, a guy called Nacho, was telling us …

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Switzerland for nature lovers

Nature had one of her finest moments in Switzerland. Where else can you find such varied and intense beauty – colossal glaciers, raging falls, hidden valleys and 4000m mountains – in such a small country?<p>On foot or skis, by bike or raft, with karabiner or paraglider, the Swiss have harnessed these …

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10 Reasons to visit Lithuania

Lithuania, guest country at the Leipzig Book Fair, has long been more than an insider tip. In 2016 tourist numbers rose by almost ten percent. The Baltic state boasts natural splendor and delightful cities.

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UK-based airlines told to move to Europe after Brexit or lose major routes

Exclusive: Fears for UK jobs as EU officials say airlines will need to move base and majority of shareholders to fly routes within Europe<p>EU chiefs have warned airlines including easyJet and Ryanair that they will need to relocate their headquarters or sell off shares to European nationals if they …

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Laptop ban means your gadgets are uninsured and could be confiscated

Thousands of travellers are thought to be flying with electrical items that are uninsured, following a ban on carrying laptops on flights from the Middle East.<p>Security concerns have led to electrical items bigger than a standard smartphone being banned from cabins for passengers flying into Britain …

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