We’re just going to cut right to the chase on this one. If vintage fashion makes your heart beat a little faster, if you’re a treasure hunter, if you’re crazy for antiques, Budapest is THE shopping destination for you.
Along the rail track near Monastiraki train station in Athens, a team of young archaeology students are digging for treasures.
Recently, we have noticed that our credit cards do not always work in some areas of Europe. Although not a cause for panic, there have been a few changes that travelers should be aware of when using credit cards in Europe.
How many times have you arrived in Europe feeling like an extra from The Walking Dead—eyes puffy and mumbling something incoherent (English in this case)?
Americans love road trips. Americans love shopping. So, it seemed only natural that we fashionistas would combine our two favorite pastimes and plan a mini road trip through Eastern Europe, all in the name of shopping.
When I first arrived in Zagreb, Croatia, I immediately felt as though I’d stumbled onto something entirely new: a medium-sized city that had been hidden behind the closed walls of Yugoslavia until its dissolution, and then the following war for independence.
Praha (Prague) is arguably the most charming city in Europe. Small, cobblestone streets make way for sprawling renaissance squares and ornately sculpted buildings in creamy hues leading to dramatic bridges that link two sides of the city together.
On a recent visit to London, I only had a morning to spend sight-seeing so I chose a visit to Kensington Palace.
Linnanmäki, a free-entry amusement park inside Helsinki, Finland is a wonderland for small children with some nice surprises for adults as well.
I’m sitting in a beautiful garden surrounded by classical sculptures and exotic foliage. Brazilian jazz is playing as I sip my glass of sangria.
In the summer, travelers flock to Europe to tour the sites while basking in the warm sunshine. Sounds perfect, right?
One fascinating era of Greek history is the Medieval period during the occupation by the Venetians.
Vienna is one of the world’s great tourist destinations, and the more than five million visitors expected this year prove the point.
Sfogliatelle is the hard-to-pronounce name for a delicious filled pastry that is as Neopolitan as Neopolitan pizza. Food lovers in Naples might traverse the town, sampling from the most famous pasticcerias (pastry shops) and comparing the sweet fillings and flaky crusts. But me?
While I’d visited the Mediterranean before, the focus had always been more about beaches and nightlife than heritage and culture; however, when Holland America graciously invited me to experience their 11-Day Ancient Mysteries cruise through the Mediterranean on the MS Noordam, I accepted, excited to visit the destination in a new way.
Greece’s Peloponnese has it all—striking landscapes, an array of historical sites, rich local cultures, and delectable food. Outdoor enthusiasts, culture vultures, foodies, history buffs, and practically everyone else will find their niche.
Paul Cézanne was devoted to his hometown of Aix-en-Provence, in southern France, and it’s easy to see why.
Even as far back in the 1300’s the Jews of Europe were being persecuted. Jews began settling in Venice in the 16th century.
One of Prague’s main attractions is the views of the city itself, panoramas of the red roofs, iconic churches, spires, and leafy parks that comprise the Golden City.
When I was a youngster, growing up during WWII, every evening I’d sit in my grandparent’s kitchen and together we’d listen to the wavering voice of the BBC broadcasting the war news from London England.