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The Best Spa Towns in Central and Eastern Europe

The Best Spa Towns in Central and Eastern Europe

Some very relaxing news for visitors to Central and Eastern Europe: a new international project has united the best spa towns in Central and Eastern Europe in an effort to earn UNESCO recognition. The Great Spas of Europe project is the result of eight years of collaboration between the Czech Republic, the UK, Germany, Austria,… Continue Reading

Things to Do in Puglia: History, Relaxation, and Really Good Food

Things to Do in Puglia: History, Relaxation, and Really Good Food

Oh, Italy. It’s hard to decide which city and region to love best. Regal Rome? Vivacious Venice? Luscious Naples? There’s something wonderful about each of them. But Puglia is in a class by itself. Some call it “the real Italy.” There are plenty of things to do in Puglia and we can’t say enough about… Continue Reading

Your Reading List for Venice

Your Reading List for Venice

This week we continue our books for travel blog series with the legendary city of Venice! One of the highlights of Italy, Venice is a place with unmistakeable romantic charm. It’s a truly unique destination unlike any other. There are more than 100 islands in the Venetian lagoon that make up the city. They’re connected… Continue Reading

Visiting Trieste: A City Combining Cultures

Visiting Trieste: A City Combining Cultures

Trieste is a city like no other. A true mix of cultures, Trieste exudes Italian, Austrian and Slovenian influences. That’s what makes visiting Trieste so special: you can experience different cuisines, architectures and cultures all on one holiday in a single destination. This has always been a city in-between. Let’s take a look at how you… Continue Reading

Unique European Festivals and Feast Days

Unique European Festivals and Feast Days

Europe is a fantastic travel destination at any time of year. There’s never a reason not to go. But there are some very unique festivals and feast days that are unlike anything you’ll encounter elsewhere. So if you time your visit right, you can really experience something special, from diving for crucifixes to frantic folk… Continue Reading

Where to Watch the World Cup in Europe

Where to Watch the World Cup in Europe

Team USA might not have made it to the Finals, but if you’re traveling in Europe this summer there will be no escaping the excitement around Football’s Greatest Show on Earth. Most of the Continent is mad for soccer (call it football when you’re there, please) and there will be plenty of places across many… Continue Reading

Lovely Lucca, a Tuscan Treat

Lovely Lucca, a Tuscan Treat

When I think of Tuscany, the first images that come to mind are rolling hills, vineyards and idyllic hilltop towns. But Tuscany is the fifth largest of Italy’s 20 regions and it covers a wide variety of terrain, including some beautiful coastline. There’s much more to La Bella Toscana! Without a lofty position to defend… Continue Reading

Curious Thirst Quenchers: Regional Soft Drinks from Central & Eastern Europe

Curious Thirst Quenchers

Everyone needs some refreshment when they’re exploring new cities. But often travelers find themselves reaching for the old familiars rather than trying something unusual. Now that Coca Cola is available just about everywhere, it can be harder to branch out. But one great part of traveling is getting out of your comfort zone. There’s no… Continue Reading

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