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Tips for Backpacking in Europe That Students Can Use

A Weekend Getaway for the Ladies

Backpacking is a popular activity for students in Europe in that they can get to many amazing places on a budget. There are many important tips for students like yourself to be aware of before heading out around the continent.   Backpacking: Look for a Train Pass The first tip is to get a train […]

Most Amazing Facts about Monuments In Europe

View of Athens and the Erechtheum (porch of the Caryatids) from the Acropolis.

1. Eiffel Tower, Paris, France • The Eiffel tower was once repurposed as a giant radio antenna to save it from being demolished in 1909. • Temperature changes cause the height of the Eiffel tower to change by nearly 16 inches. • The French were smart: to keep Hitler from reaching the top of the […]

Traveler’s Guide to Croatia


Traveler’s Guide to Croatia: From Sinj and the Medieval Equestrian Competition to the Wine Country of Varazdin and Beyond   The nation of Croatia offers something for almost everyone. With 2,000 kilometers of breathtaking coastline, most travelers tend to visit the country’s pristine beaches, but inland Croatia is filled with rugged wilderness as well as […]

View Paris and Dine at the Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower, Paris in France

If you are visiting Paris, you will find several spots that are must see destinations for travelers. You will want to visit the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe and of course, you will want to visit the Eiffel Tower. This tower is easily the most recognized landmark in France, and it is one of the […]

New Year’s Eve in Vienna

New Year’s Eve in Vienna, Austria

New Year’s Eve is special in every city, but in Vienna, the end of the year is a musical affair.  From world famous orchestras to waltz parties, elegant dance balls to crowded and joyful beer houses, every one celebrates New Year’s Eve in Vienna with a song in their heart and a dance in their […]

Christmas in Barcelona

Christmas in Barcelona, Spain

Christmas is a magical time around the world, especially in the picturesque Spanish city of Barcelona.   The Catalan city embraces all the aspects of the Christmas season, celebrating for weeks in December, and long into January. The Christmas season starts in Barcelona at the end of November, when festive and joyful Christmas markets start to […]

Your Guide on London’s Best Christmas Markets

European Tourism Trends in 2012

Do they know it’s Christmas time at all? – Okay, there are still a couple of weeks left until the Christmas season starts with Xmas songs blasting out in the radios and flashy shopping windows garnished in glamorous Santa attire. It is common practice, that the city’s Christmas Markets are the centre of attention during […]

The Most Popular National Parks in Europe

3 of Europe’s Best but Least Visited National Parks

The Most Popular National Parks in Europe You should check out one of these amazing national parks if you’re looking for a fascinating and thrilling place to visit in Europe that is also popular among tourists.   Monti Sibillini National Park, Italy Located in the Marche and Umbria regions in the central part of the […]

Five Reasons to Travel to Europe in the Off Season

Five Reasons to Travel to Europe in the Off Season

With winter quickly approaching, you might think you have to put your travel plans off until late spring or summer, but traveling to Europe in the “off season” is not only easier on the pocket book, it can often be a lot more rewarding. Here is a look at five of the best reasons to […]

Interview with Barbara Grull-Cacao of Vienna Coffee House Conversations and Vienna Unwrapped


Vienna expert Barbara Grull-Cacao who runs the Austrian travel guide Vienna Unwrapped, had a trial run last spring of Vienna Coffeehouse Conversations, an event series aiming to bring a revival of coffee house conversations with debates and socializing between local Viennese and those who travel to the capital city of Austria. The success of the event […]

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