Vienna and Budapest are linked by much more than just railway lines, riverways and cycle tracks. These were the dual capitals of the vast Austro-Hungarian Empire. One of the mightiest powers of Central Europe, it reigned supreme from 1867 to 1918. Today, you can still spy out remnants of the grand Habsburg crown in both, … Read more
So, you’re looking to trade those proud Habsburg palaces and manicured city parks for the snow-capped outline of the Austrian Alps? A trip from Vienna to Salzburg promises to do just that in a couple of hours. There might be 160 miles of rolling forests, winding rivers, and soft hills between them, but these two … Read more
Paris to Nice is a journey from buzzing metropolis to chic riviera. One has the spires of the Eiffel Tower and the romantic cafes of Montmartre. The other is about sunning yourself on the Cote d’Azur, between pebble beaches and pine-topped hills. No wonder, then, that so many travelers try to do the trip each … Read more
Unscrew the rum and don the straw hat…Key West is beckoning. Right at the tip of the Florida Keys, this sun-kissed isle is more Bahamas than USA. This is a place where the streets rumble with the bouncing rhythms of steel drums and handsome colonial-styled mansions hide between the palms. There’s energy and action down … Read more
With medieval roots and a huge student population, Montpellier manages something pretty unique: An almost perfect balance between the past and the present. One moment you can be strolling the impressive center, past the mighty La Place Royale du Peyrou and the onetime mansions of rich Renaissance merchants. The next, you’ll be singing karaoke and … Read more
Ibiza is the go-getter of the Balearics. Never content to be a simple holiday destination, it’s given the world mega clubs like Amnesia and Ushuaïa – audacious party venues that host the planet’s top DJs across multiple dance floors and swimming pools and lux bars in the summer months. From the towns of Playa d’en … Read more
Quebec is one huge cut-out of Canada. It’s the largest province and the second most-populous of the lot, sometimes feeling like a whole continent unto itself. The adventure potential is hard to overstate. This land rolls from the Alpine-esque valleys of the Haute-Gaspésie all the way to the ice-blasted tundra that crashes into Ungava Bay … Read more
Bordeaux is a sublime showcasing of French grandeur and elegance. Manicured parks and plazas of perfect symmetry combine in its UNESCO-tagged center to produce somewhere that looks good in any light, any weather. There are palaces and ancient abbeys and even Roman ruins to pique the interest. Then you get onto the gastronomy. In a … Read more
Beer halls, historic architecture, gardens, museums, palaces, cafes and nightclubs – in a nutshell this just about sums up all the great things you can see and do in Munich. The capital of Bavaria, Munich is a beautiful city surrounded by forests and flanked by the Bavarian Alps. Come for the world’s best Oktoberfest or just to admire its historic center. Here are our top 10 things to do in Munich.
Whether you’re vacationing as a family, and individual, with friends, or as a couple you’ll never get bored when you visit Tenerife. Whether it’s lying back and relaxing on the beach or spending time admiring the historic buildings, enjoying a round of golf, getting close to nature and watching whales in their natural environment; a visit to Tenerife is one that involves many adventures. For more ideas about what to do in Tenerife, read on for our list of the top 10 attractions on the island.
Visit the island of Rhodes for your vacation and you’re never going to be bored! Eat at a beachside restaurant, participate in some water sports or take in the vast history of this island paradise. There is never a shortage of things to do in Rhodes. You can take a stroll along the beach in the evening or wander among the architectural discoveries at the Acropolis of Lindos. It’s truly a place where all the modern traveler conveniences lie side by side with amazing history and culture around every corner.
New Orleans is a cocktail of hedonism, good-time living, and jazz, all topped with a sharp Sazerac. Be sure to pack the dancing shoes and bring an appetite, because this one’s always rolling to a bopping beat. The French Quarter is where much of the action happens. Known as the Vieux Carre, it’s all elegant … Read more
They call Miami the Magic City for good reason. Sandwiched between the lush Everglades and the sparkling Florida Keys, it’s a town that really knows how to party. Get down to Miami Beach on a scorching afternoon and you’ll see what we mean – there are Art Deco clubs and purring Cadillacs prowling the palm-speckled … Read more
Filled with gorgeous little bays of turquoise waters surrounded by pine-clad cliffs, Menorca is truly beautiful. The quieter alternative to its big brother, Majorca, Menorca, meaning the “smaller island”, attracts families and those looking for an escape from the typical nightlife and loud atmosphere that exists on some of Spain’s other islands. But this isn’t just a quiet beach destination, Menorca also has much to offer culture and history lovers too. We feature the best of this Balearic Island in our top 10 things to do in Menorca guide.