European Travel

Greece Travel: Top 10 Athens Experiences You Simply Cannot Miss

Athens is a heady mix of historic and modern, and the ideal place to start your Greece travel. We instantly felt at home in the higgledy-piggledy, …

Europe

No Excuses: This Awesome Ireland Vaca Is $700, All In

I’m one of the lucky ones who can say they’ve been to the Motherland. That’s right, this almost-one-hundred-percent Irish girl made it to Ireland a …

Ireland

7 great reasons to visit central Europe

Central Europe might not conjure images of luxury when you’re planning the perfect holiday, but that’s an outdated perception that means only those …

Travel

The top 10 European travel destinations of 2017, according to Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet has released its “Best in Europe” ranking of the 10 European destinations people should be visiting in 2017.<p>The “hotlist” of places you …

Europe

The Eurostar will run direct from London to Amsterdam by December

Ravers with a keen eye on Amsterdam will be able to get the Eurostar direct to the Dutch city by the end of the year.<p>The journey from St Pancras …

Travel

Flying to Spain Might Have Just Gotten a Lot Cheaper

Spanish budget airline Ryanair is partnering with Air Europa and will now offer flights to and from the United States.<p>People can now fly to Madrid …

Airlines

The best outdoor adventure weekend getaways

Ardèche white water family adventure<p>Sandwiched between 300m high limestone walls, the Ardèche river cuts through the edge of the Massif Central …

Adventure Travel

Sweden has listed the entire country on Airbnb – for free

Includes: natural infinity pools, ocean views and Scandinavian-style decor<p>In a beautiful and ballsy marketing move, Sweden has popped up as a listing …

Lifestyle

Airport strikes expected to hit Italy as G-7 summit ends

Italian air traffic controllers and some Alitalia staff plan to strike for several hours Sunday, with delays and cancellations expected the day after …

Italy

A new take on France’s favourite pastry

France’s most popular pastry is a familiar sight the world over – but this pastry chef is reinventing it in his Parisian shop.<p><i>Join over three million BBC Travel fans by liking us on</i> <i>Facebook</i><i>, or follow us on</i> <i>Twitter</i> <i>and</i> <i>Instagram</i><i>.</i><p><i>If you liked this story,</i> <i>sign up for the weekly bbc.com features …

Travel

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Stockholm, Sweden

Photo submitted by Anders Modin, “Finally, the spring arrives in Stockholm, Sweden. The Stockholm version of Central Park is called Gärdet, a large …

Cycling

Best Western Buys Sweden Hotels in Latest Consolidation Move

Phoenix-based Best Western Hotels & Resorts has acquired Sweden Hotels, a collection of 59 hotels across Sweden, for an undisclosed sum. The …

Hospitality

Sail the Seine this summer in Uniworld's newest river cruise ship

Be one of the first to set sail on Uniworld's new ship, Joie de Vivre, on a eight-day cruise on the Seine River through Paris and Normandy.<p>The riverboat will dock in Paris, where it will spend two days. The Joie de Vivre, which launched in March, will also visit Richard the Lionheart’s Chateau …

France

Eight of the best UK pop-ups this summer

From BYOB beaches in London to sky-high supper clubs in Glasgow, the UK’s pop-up game is showing absolutely no sign of slowing down. Squeeze the most …

London

Lisbon’s Casa-Museu Medeiros e Almeida displays a spectacular array of historic jewellery

João Magalhães, a Sotheby’s furniture specialist, has a penchant for all things Portuguese. So, when he happened across the collection of 18th-century Portuguese jewellery at SJ Phillips, he came up with a plan. The antique jewellery specialist, he said, should consider exhibiting it in Lisbon’s …

Jewelry

A Bermuda triangle: Where to eat, stay and play

<b>Hamilton, Bermuda (CNN) —</b> The 35th America's Cup sailing competition begins on May 26 and runs through June 27, and it's Bermuda's moment in the sun, though Bermuda is almost always sunny. One step on this island, and it's impossible not to be moved by its beauty, history, simplicity and …

Travel (UK)

The Ultimate Guide to the North Coast 500 - Scotland's Route 66

It’s been billed at Scotland’s answer to America’s Route 66 but the North Coast 500 is unlike anything you’ll see in the USA. With legendary castles, …

Travel (UK)

Emirates Launches Big Flight Sale to Italy and Greece

The deal ends May 31.<p>Emirates kicked off a serious Memorial Day flight sale on Thursday, with discounts on trips to Greece and Italy.<p>From 12:01 a.m. …

Airlines

Sailing the Maine Coast

Frenchboro, Brooklin, Midcoast Maine, pink granite, lobster rolls, E.B. White, phosphorescence, Eggemoggin Reach, Deer Isle, Pulpit Harbor, …

Travel (UK)

Where Would You Travel in Italy?

We’ve been brainstorming a family vacation this summer, and are daydreaming about going to Italy. I’m excited about the possibility!We’d love to …

Travel

Romantic Summer City Break Ideas For Couples

"<p>Sun-kissed days and shirt-sleeve nights bring out the romantic in us all…<p>Stroll arm-in-arm along tree-lined boulevards, watch the world go by from pavement cafés, or enjoy warm romantic evenings under a glimmering moon. Book a break <i>à deux</i> in one of these atmospheric cities suggested by British …

Europe

Italy Is Giving Away 103 Historic Buildings, Free of Charge

Italy, with its plethora of beautiful and history-rich cities, is a hugely popular tourist destination. But the throngs of visitors who flood into …

Europe

The entire country of Sweden has just been listed on Airbnb – and you don't have to pay a penny for it

It isn't exactly your usual house or quirky rental...<p><b>The entire country of Sweden has just been listed on Airbnb – and you don't have to pay a penny</b> …

Sweden

Manchester: An open-minded city | DW Travel | DW | 24.05.2017

Following the devastating attack in Manchester, messages of solidarity from around the world have been sent to England's North West, to a city …

Travel

Artek Summer Camp in the 1980s – Wonderful Pictures of the Place Where Every Soviet Kid Just Wanted to Go

Artek was a summer camp spending time where every Soviet kid dreamt of. Seriously. What was so attractive about this place? Let's see.<br>First of all …

Soviet Union

How To Plan Your First Visit To Europe For Summer 2017

Europe is one of the most popular travel destinations for Americans. Its varied cultures and easy-to-use transportation methods enable visitors to travel to multiple countries within a few days. If you're planning a trip to Europe in 2017, keep these six tips in mind to make sure you have the best …

Europe

Sweden listed their entire country on Airbnb

Those crazy Swedes really want you to come visit their country. And they’re not just talking about going to Stockholm and eating kanelbullar at the …

Lifestyle

Sweden lists its entire country on Airbnb, so we need to go there immediately

Reason 1,000,001 to plan a vacation ASAP: The entire country of Sweden is listed on Airbnb. Although this sounds like a massive screw up that will …

Sweden

Sweden lists all of its free public spaces on Airbnb

Sweden has listed its public parks and beaches on Airbnb to promote its national policy on free-roaming.<p>In a collaboration with VisitSweden, the country’s official tourism site, Airbnb has listed “the entire country” on a separate portion of its site, “to make this home available to …

Sweden

Entire country of Sweden listed on Airbnb

In an inspired publicity stunt, Sweden has listed its entire country on Airbnb, advertising the fact that all public land in the country is freely …

Sweden