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  • For a refreshing change of pace on your visit to Sicily discover the beautiful Alcantara Gorge. Formed by Mount Etna thousands of years ago this beautiful slice of Sicily is the perfect retreat.

    Visiting the Alcantara Gorge in Sicily

    Visiting the Alcantara Gorge in Sicily

    by Bill De Giulio33

  • The island of Murano is famous all over the world for its amazing Murano glass. Visitors to this small island in the Venetian Lagoon can watch as artists perform this centuries-old craft.

    Visiting Murano, the Glass Island of Venice

    Visiting Murano, the Glass Island of Venice

    by Bill De Giulio40

  • When it comes to beautiful cathedrals, no one does it better than Italy. Step inside seven of its grandest cathedrals on our journey across the country.

    Visiting the Grand Cathedrals of Italy

    Visiting the Grand Cathedrals of Italy

    by Bill De Giulio26

  • Have you ever thought about moving to Scotland? Here's a guide to some of the many positives about life in Scotland, from the Scottish landscapes to the rich history and lively culture.

    Reasons to Move to Scotland

    Reasons to Move to Scotland

    by Indigo Janson73

  • Bruges, Brugge, Venice of the North - whatever you call her, Belgium's medieval town Bruges is a delight. Wander the cobblestone streets, visit the art museums, cruise the canals - and eat chocolate!

    Some Unusual Things to Do in Bruges

    Some Unusual Things to Do in Bruges

    by Anne Harrison3

  • Looming high above Taormina is one of the most stunning medieval villages in all of Sicily. Castelmola is friendly and welcoming and just happens to have some of the most spectacular views anywhere.

    Visiting Castelmola, Sicily

    Visiting Castelmola, Sicily

    by Bill De Giulio32

  • Guide for the budget travellers on a budget on visiting Vienna on a shoestring. How to save money travelling from the airport, getting around the city, and visiting attractions.

    Vienna on a Budget: Avoid Tourist Traps

    Vienna on a Budget: Avoid Tourist Traps

    by Marianne Sherret8

  • Planning to visit Italy during less expensive periods can save you a lot of money. Tips on how to save money during a trip to Italy and what periods of the year are best to visit each region.

    Cheapest Time to Travel to Italy

    Cheapest Time to Travel to Italy

    by Robie Benve52

  • This hub looks at how and when the London district Knightsbridge began and how it developed into the attraction that we know today. From humble beginnings in no man's land to a top London destination.

    A Brief History of Knightsbridge, London

    A Brief History of Knightsbridge, London

    by Izzy Evans0

  • Want to visit a beautiful medieval Tuscan village without fighting the crowds? Then head to Monticchiello, a small village tucked away in southern Tuscany between Montepulciano and Pienza. This is how Tuscany used to be.

    Monticchiello—Tuscany's Overlooked Gem

    Monticchiello—Tuscany's Overlooked Gem

    by Bill De Giulio8

  • Yes, Verona is the location of one of the world's most famous tragic love stories, but there is much more to this ancient city. Here are seven attractions not to be missed on your trip to Verona.

    A Guide to the 7 Best Attractions in Verona

    A Guide to the 7 Best Attractions in Verona

    by Meredith Davies0

  • Arriving at Rome's Fiumicino Airport for the first time can be a stressful experience. Learn what options are available for getting from the airport to the city and you'll be making this journey with ease and saving some money to boot.

    How to Get From Fiumicino Airport to Rome

    How to Get From Fiumicino Airport to Rome

    by Bill De Giulio6

  • A visit to the big guns at Mazarron, Cabo Tinoso, Castillitos, El Jorel, Atalayon and Loma Larga, Murcia, Spain and directions on how to get there.

    The Big Guns at Mazarron, Murcia, Spain

    The Big Guns at Mazarron, Murcia, Spain

    by Steve Weatherhead5

  • Why spend your time wading through crowds when you could be visiting Venice's less-famous attractions and beauties instead? In this article, you will find the top nine non-touristy things to do in Venice.

    The Top 9 Non-Touristy Things to Do in Venice, Italy

    The Top 9 Non-Touristy Things to Do in Venice, Italy

    by Robie Benve59

  • One of the most beautiful and historic cities in the world, Edinburgh cannot fail to impress with its ancient attractions, exciting festivals and bustling city centre. A perfect combination of historical and modern, this cosmopolitan city will delight and intrigue even the most discerning traveller.

    Exploring Historical Edinburgh

    Exploring Historical Edinburgh

    by Lorna Lamon8

  • Kaolin, the clay used to make the world-famous Limoges porcelain, was discovered at Marcognac in the southwest of France. Discover the remarkable site of the quarry and travel back in time to see how the kaolin was extracted and treated.

    Learn About Kaolin and Limoges Porcelain at Marcognac Quarry

    Learn About Kaolin and Limoges Porcelain at Marcognac Quarry

    by Les Trois Chenes2

  • Scotland makes for an excellent vacation destination, with so many interesting things to see and do. This page helps you make the most of your Scottish vacation by pointing out some of the lesser-known gems you may wish to visit during your stay in Scotland.

    Alternative Ideas for Vacation Destinations in Scotland

    Alternative Ideas for Vacation Destinations in Scotland

    by Gordon Hamilton10

  • Whether you're planning your honeymoon or heading to Venice for a solo vacation, don't miss the city's romantic mainstay—the Venetian gondola ride. While planning a gondola ride in Venice, one of Italy's most enduring and popular tourist sites, can be intimidating, it's oh so worth it! Here's how.

    Your Classic Italian Vacation: A Gondola Ride in Venice

    Your Classic Italian Vacation: A Gondola Ride in Venice

    by Alexandra Hoerl1

  • The Royal Stables of Cordoba provide visitors with the rare opportunity to experience the amazing Andalusian horses. Whether attending the nightly show or the daily practice session, I think you will be in awe of these majestic creatures.

    Visiting the Royal Stables and Andalusian Horses of Córdoba

    Visiting the Royal Stables and Andalusian Horses of Córdoba

    by Bill De Giulio22

  • If your travels are taking you to the Normandy coast of France, consider a stopover in beautiful Bayeux and Le Manoir Sainte Victoire. This charming B&B is the place to stay.

    Le Manoir Sainte Victoire of Bayeux, France

    Le Manoir Sainte Victoire of Bayeux, France

    by Bill De Giulio22

  • Seville has quietly become one of the top destinations in the world due to its wonderful architecture, fascinating history, and host of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. From its massive cathedral to the colorful art of Flamenco, there is something here for everyone.

    Top 13 Things to Do in Seville, Spain

    Top 13 Things to Do in Seville, Spain

    by Bill De Giulio25

  • Scottish people may have a bleak outlook on life but their jokes are funny and their sayings are even funnier. Discover Scottish humor here!

    20 Funny Scottish Jokes and Sayings

    20 Funny Scottish Jokes and Sayings

    by Jimmy the jock48

  • The popular Gran Canarian resort of Maspalomas lies on the edge of one of the most spectacular, yet easily accessible, sand dune formations in the world. This page is all about the Maspalomas dunes.

    Gran Canaria: The Maspalomas Dunes

    Gran Canaria: The Maspalomas Dunes

    by Greensleeves Hubs23

  • A day exploring the Jewish Quarter is a must for any visitor to Prague. This guide on how to get the most out of your visit highlights the main sites in Josefov. Learn about the history and the tragedy of the Jewish people in Prague, and be inspired to plan your trip to this historic area.

    Exploring Josefov, Prague's Jewish Quarter

    Exploring Josefov, Prague's Jewish Quarter

    by Liz Westwood30

  • Thinking about moving to Ireland to work or retire? Find out what to expect, including first hand tips and advice to make your move successful.

    What to Expect When Moving to Ireland

    What to Expect When Moving to Ireland

    by C L Mitchell4

  • Cornwall is best known its for sun, sea and sand, but if you venture away from the beautiful beaches, many lesser-known sites of interest await exploration as well! Here are five of the coolest places to visit in Cornwall, UK.

    The 5 Best Places to Visit in Cornwall, England

    The 5 Best Places to Visit in Cornwall, England

    by Judi Brown49

  • The Medieval city of Prague will astound you in more ways than one. Gothic architecture, winding streets, vibrant culture, some of the best beer in the world, and a crazy night life will keep bringing you back to Prague!

    Visiting Prague-the Medieval City

    Visiting Prague-the Medieval City

    by Jack Baumann32

  • No city in the world can compare to Venice. My top 10 list of sights in Venice will take you off the beaten path as well as to all of the must see attractions. Check it out and get your walking shoes on.

    Top 10 Things to Do in Venice, Italy

    Top 10 Things to Do in Venice, Italy

    by Bill De Giulio75

  • Fun facts about London from the Roman Settlement of Londinium, Through the Great Fire to the Royal Weddings and Olympics.

    London Facts for Kids

    London Facts for Kids

    by aa lite23

  • The Roman Colosseum is undoubtedly one of the world's most iconic symbols. Learn everything you need to know for a visit to one of Rome's most popular sites.

    Visiting the Roman Colosseum

    Visiting the Roman Colosseum

    by Bill De Giulio15

  • Monet once called his gardens at Giverny his masterpiece. Learn more about the man behind the artwork and his valiant struggle with cataracts. Understand what made Impressionism so revolutionary.

    Claude Monet's Impressionist Gardens at Giverny

    Claude Monet's Impressionist Gardens at Giverny

    by FlourishAnyway62

  • This article will help you learn some basic German that you can use for travel purposes. It contains vocabulary you can use in different situations such as in hotels, restaurants, airports, and more.

    SOS German: Last-Minute German Crash Course

    SOS German: Last-Minute German Crash Course

    by Jennifer Madison4

  • Westminster is the historic and cultural heart of London as well as the center point of British politics, government, and the monarchy. This suggested self-guided walking tour takes you to the major sites and key attractions in London’s Westminster.

    London Walk: Self-Guided Walking Tour of Westminster

    London Walk: Self-Guided Walking Tour of Westminster

    by Khal Rasdam2

  • Madrid’s modern vibe hides a city packed with history, culture, and art. With lively plazas, bustling markets, and a host of world-class museums there is much to experience in Spain’s vibrant capital.

    One Day in Madrid, Spain

    One Day in Madrid, Spain

    by Bill De Giulio24

  • Derbyshire is home to some of Britain’s best walking and cycling. It’s also true that there is an abundance of very good cafes in Derbyshire—ranging from the Peak District to the Derwent Valley, there’s somewhere for all.

    Derbyshire’s Best Cafes for Cyclists and Walkers

    Derbyshire’s Best Cafes for Cyclists and Walkers

    by Liam Hallam4

  • Wondering when the best time to travel to Italy is? Learn about the different seasons, how best to avoid the crowds, and still enjoy great weather.

    What's the Best Time to Travel to Italy?

    What's the Best Time to Travel to Italy?

    by Bill De Giulio6

  • With just one day to spend in Athens we knew exactly what we wanted to see. Check out our full day in Athens visiting the Temples of the Ancient Acropolis and the stunning new Acropolis Museum.

    How to See the Best of Athens in One Day

    How to See the Best of Athens in One Day

    by Bill De Giulio38

  • Windsor Castle is almost a thousand years old, the original fortifications made on the orders of William the Conqueror in circa 1070 AD. Windsor Castle today remains a Royal home but is open for the public to admire its magnificent architecture and many treasures.

    Windsor Castle: The World's Biggest and Oldest Inhabited Castle

    Windsor Castle: The World's Biggest and Oldest Inhabited Castle

    by Gordon Hamilton59

  • Visiting Monaco, that small stretch of Mediterranean coastline, can be a whirlwind, but if you bear these tips in mind when planning a visit, you can make better use of your trip.

    10 Tips to Make the Most of Your Trip to Monaco

    10 Tips to Make the Most of Your Trip to Monaco

    by SheilaMilne7

  • Reading an Italian menu can be both daunting and confusing, yet the specialties of Florence are not to be missed. The memory of their flavours will remain long after the city has been left behind.

    What to Eat When in Florence

    What to Eat When in Florence

    by Anne Harrison7

  • Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance and is famous for its art, architecture, history and cultural heritage. Check out my top 10 sites to see while visiting beautiful Florence.

    Top 10 Things to Do in Florence, Italy

    Top 10 Things to Do in Florence, Italy

    by Bill De Giulio75

  • Cordoba is an easy day trip from Seville and is home to one of the world’s greatest examples of religious diversity and tolerance—the incredible Mezquita. But there's more to the town than that. Join me on a tour of the best that Cordoba has to offer.

    One Day in Córdoba, the Ultimate Day Trip From Seville

    One Day in Córdoba, the Ultimate Day Trip From Seville

    by Bill De Giulio22

  • The Arc de Triomphe is one of the most recognizable and celebrated monuments in Paris. Sitting atop the Champs-Elysees the Arc has stood witness to almost 200 years of French history.

    Visiting the Arc de Triomphe:  Paris, France

    Visiting the Arc de Triomphe: Paris, France

    by Bill De Giulio32

  • Port Isaac is best known, internationally, as the place where Doc Martin was filmed, but there's more to Port Isaac than one television programme

    Port Isaac, Where Doc Martin Is Filmed

    Port Isaac, Where Doc Martin Is Filmed

    by cornwall_UK3

  • Planning a Scottish vacation should ideally involve more than deciding upon your destinations and travel plans. This page looks at some important factors which you are likely to encounter in Scotland today, each having some bearing on your vacation, and helps you plan in advance for factors you may not otherwise have considered.

    Top Ten Tips for Planning a Scottish Vacation

    Top Ten Tips for Planning a Scottish Vacation

    by Gordon Hamilton30

  • Spain is an extremely culturally intact nation that can be intimidating to visit at first. Here are a few things that you will need to know to have a successful trip, specifically to Cáceres in Extremadura, but also all over the mainland.

    Things You Should Know Before Visiting Spain

    Things You Should Know Before Visiting Spain

    by Audrey Lancho3

  • Home of the Sistine Chapel and one of the largest art collections in the world, the Vatican should be your first stop in Rome. Find detailed information and tips on how to prepare for your visit.

    Tips for Visiting the Vatican

    Tips for Visiting the Vatican

    by Marcelle Bell17

  • Take a walk through medieval Florence, to places easily missed. Florence boasts a range of forgotten gems, some literary and others scientific, and places simply to sit and watch the world go by.

    Florence: A Guide for the Medieval Tourist

    Florence: A Guide for the Medieval Tourist

    by Anne Harrison5

  • We only had one night to explore Rome, yet walking her streets by moonlight threw a new air over the Eternal City. Even as darkness fell, there was much to be discovered, including Rome's best coffee.

    One Night in Rome

    One Night in Rome

    by Anne Harrison5

  • Mykonos is one of those Greek Islands that most people visit as part of a cruise. So with just one day to spend on this beautiful, sunny island what's one to do? Read on for our One Day in Mykonos.

    One Day in Mykonos, Greece

    One Day in Mykonos, Greece

    by Bill De Giulio27

  • Known for its beautiful churches, palaces, and scenery, Scicli is a must stop on any tour of Sicily. Rebuilt in the Baroque style following the 1693 earthquake, Scicli is simply stunning.

    Visiting Sicily's Stunning Scicli

    Visiting Sicily's Stunning Scicli

    by Bill De Giulio45

  • If you are traveling to Rome, then you will certainly want to set aside a day or two to visit Vatican City. Check out my list of the top 10 things to see when visiting the Holy City.

    Top 10 Things to Do in Vatican City

    Top 10 Things to Do in Vatican City

    by Bill De Giulio19

  • The Cinque Terre region of Italy is undoubtedly one of the most scenic coastal areas of Italy. A visit to this beautiful area is sure to leave you with lasting memories of colorful landscapes, quaint villages, and wonderful seafood.

    The Beautiful Villages of the Cinque Terre

    The Beautiful Villages of the Cinque Terre

    by Bill De Giulio4

  • Are you heading to Spain this holiday? Do you want to be prepared if Mr. or Ms. Right comes along? Look no further than these ten lines in Spanish which are sure to get you heading on the right track.

    How to Flirt in Spain: Top 10 Spanish Pick-Up Lines

    How to Flirt in Spain: Top 10 Spanish Pick-Up Lines

    by Alexis Winters11

  • A travel guide to some of the best locations in Greece, from Olympia to Santorini, from Delphi to Athens. Includes basic travel info, as well as helpful links to language guides, travel insurance and exchange rates.

    The Top Ten Must-See Locations in Greece

    The Top Ten Must-See Locations in Greece

    by Jason Reuter30

  • If your travels are taking you to Normandy to see the D-Day beaches, consider spending a few nights in charming Bayeux. It’s the perfect place to base yourself to experience all that Normandy has to offer.

    Bayeux, France:  The Perfect Base for Visiting Normandy

    Bayeux, France: The Perfect Base for Visiting Normandy

    by Bill De Giulio96

  • A guide to help you plan a trip to Helsinki the Capitol of Finland by an expat who has lived here for over 10 years. These tips and places to visit will give you a flavour of the city however long your stay may be.

    The Top 10 Things to Do in Helsinki, Finland

    The Top 10 Things to Do in Helsinki, Finland

    by Lewis Martin6

  • Home to Mozart, Beethoven, Sigmund Freud and Gustav Klint, what makes this City so inspirational. Travel there to find out!

    Visit the City of Music in Vienna

    Visit the City of Music in Vienna

    by Elayne6

  • The mosaics of Monreale are one of the greatest artistic creations in Italian history. Located on a hill just outside of Palermo on the island of Sicily, is the grand Cathedral of Monreale. This is the one church that you don't want to miss!

    The Cathedral of Monreale, Sicily

    The Cathedral of Monreale, Sicily

    by Bill De Giulio30

  • Just to drink the coffee in Italy is reason enough to visit. With the type of coffee drunk often determined by the hour of the day, ordering coffee in an Italian cafe is a ritual in it itself.

    A Guide To Ordering Coffee in Italy

    A Guide To Ordering Coffee in Italy

    by Anne Harrison33

  • I've just spent the last 3 days haring around Somerset with a camera. When you read through the list below please don't expect to manage it in 3 days - I am the fastest thing on 2 legs with a camera and I have the sore feet and various pains to...

    10 Places to Visit in Somerset

    10 Places to Visit in Somerset

    by Chris Leather6

  • Considered one of the most scenic stretches of coastline in the world, Cinque Terre has become a must see destination with abundant hiking trails, excellent local cuisine, and an old world charm.

    The Beginner's Guide to Visiting Cinque Terre

    The Beginner's Guide to Visiting Cinque Terre

    by Bill De Giulio18

  • The Spanish Costas are ever popular destinations that never lose their appeal; here is a brief description of various locations which provide discerning tourists with all their holiday needs.

    What Are the Costas of Spain?

    What Are the Costas of Spain?

    by Stella Kaye6

  • Considered one of the most beautiful islands in the world, Santorini certainly lives up to its lofty reputation. Come along for a tour of this stunning Mediterranean Island and I think you'll agree.

    One Day in Santorini, Greece

    One Day in Santorini, Greece

    by Bill De Giulio95

  • Eversince I started learning and reading about Denmark I have been extremetly fascinated by everything the country has to offer from it's beautiful parks, beaches, fods, people, language and of course the places and events that make Denmrk one of...

    The Top 10 Best Places to Visit in Denmark

    The Top 10 Best Places to Visit in Denmark

    by Jasmine Pena24

  • Famous for its brightly colored homes and handmade lace, Burano Island offers a welcome change from the hectic pace of Venice. There is oh so much to love about Burano.

    Visiting Venice's Colorful Burano Island

    Visiting Venice's Colorful Burano Island

    by Bill De Giulio38

  • The Rest and Be Thankful is the natural summit in the road which links Loch Long at Ardgarten with Loch Fyne at Cairndow, in Argyll, Scotland. This page features details of the route, what can be seen and where and includes original photographs throughout.

    The Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll, Scotland

    The Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll, Scotland

    by Gordon Hamilton24

  • Located on the tiny Mediterranean island of Malta is one of the grandest cathedrals in Europe and one of the finest examples of Baroque architecture. Welcome to St John's Co-Cathedral.

    Visiting St John's Co-Cathedral:  Valletta, Malta

    Visiting St John's Co-Cathedral: Valletta, Malta

    by Bill De Giulio35

  • For amazing views and stunning scenery take a ride up the Lagazuoi Cable Car at Falzarego Pass in the heart of the Dolomites. Located just west of Cortina d'Ampezzo this area is rich in history.

    The Lagazuoi Cable Car at Falzarego Pass

    The Lagazuoi Cable Car at Falzarego Pass

    by Bill De Giulio26

  • The Cathedral of Seville is one of the world’s great cathedrals, combining Moorish elements from its days as a mosque with its current Gothic design. It is the largest cathedral in the world and forms the heart and soul of historic Seville.

    Visiting the Cathedral of Seville and the Giralda Bell Tower

    Visiting the Cathedral of Seville and the Giralda Bell Tower

    by Bill De Giulio14

  • Reykjavik has many unique and unusual things to enjoy as a tourist. Here is a list compiled by a local of some of the more interesting experiences this vibrant city has to offer.

    5 Unique and Unusual Things to Do in Reykjavik

    5 Unique and Unusual Things to Do in Reykjavik

    by Saarith3

  • Florence is where Michelangelo was raised, and where he learnt his craft. The Casa Buonarroti is a delightful museum dedicated to the works and legacy of the great Renaissance artist.

    The Casa Buonarroti, Florence

    The Casa Buonarroti, Florence

    by Anne Harrison3

  • Old Town Prague, by virtue of its compactness and pedestrianized areas, lends itself ideally to a walking tour. This article covers the top sites we came across on our visit to the Old Town, with suggestions for others you might want to check out for yourself when you are there.

    Walking Through Prague's Old Town

    Walking Through Prague's Old Town

    by Liz Westwood61

  • Whether you're a tourist or a traveller, this article will help you discover fascinating things about Bulgaria you may not have known. From wolves and bears to ancient gold treasures, this country has a rich and varied culture.

    20 Fascinating Facts About Bulgaria

    20 Fascinating Facts About Bulgaria

    by Andrew Spacey15

  • Heading to the Island of Capri? Check out my guide for an easy and stress-free trip to one of the most beautiful islands in the world.

    How to Get to Capri Island, Italy

    How to Get to Capri Island, Italy

    by Bill De Giulio20

  • A winter visit to Paris is both relaxing and refreshing, as you marvel at the many attractions or spend time chatting to locals over a cup of coffee. With fewer crowds and a calming atmosphere during the winter months, a trip to this city will stay with you long after you leave.

    Magical Paris in Winter

    Magical Paris in Winter

    by Lorna Lamon4

  • A wonderful day trip from Seville is a visit to the famed White Villages of Andalusia. These small communities provide an authentic experience and offer a glimpse into the laid-back lifestyle of southern Spain.

    White Villages and Ronda Day Trip From Seville

    White Villages and Ronda Day Trip From Seville

    by Bill De Giulio26

  • Planning a trip to Taormina? Discover all there is to see and do in this comprehensive guide to the jewel of Sicily. Taormina has something for everyone and is considered one of the most beautiful locations in all of Italy.

    Top 10 Things to Do in Taormina, Sicily

    Top 10 Things to Do in Taormina, Sicily

    by Bill De Giulio38

  • Olvera is in Cadiz, an area of Andulasia in Spain. Forming a triangle between Malaga and Seville, many retire to Olvera for its inexpensive properties, gracious living, and spectacular views. Pruna is nearby.

    Olvera, Spain: A Place in the Sun

    Olvera, Spain: A Place in the Sun

    by Tessa Schlesinger8

  • From beautiful beaches and a picture perfect setting to the ancient cathedral built by the Normans, Cefalu is one of those undiscovered gems that should not be missed if you are visiting Sicily.

    Visiting Cefalu, the Jewel of Sicily

    Visiting Cefalu, the Jewel of Sicily

    by Bill De Giulio18

  • Alle Veneziana: In the style of Venice. Venetian markets overflow with seafood, yet the Veneto boasts lush farmland, and her history of seafaring and trading can be tasted in every meal.

    The Foods of Venice

    The Foods of Venice

    by Anne Harrison18

  • Finding the main tourist attractions in Budapest is easy, but where do the locals like to go? Read on to discover this city's top ten hidden gems and where to find them.

    Budapest's Top 10 Hidden Gems

    Budapest's Top 10 Hidden Gems

    by Mr Foster2

  • Made famous by the writings of Earnest Hemingway, San Fermin is a world famous festival held in Pamplona, Spain honoring Saint Fermin but most popularly known for hosting the Running of the Bulls.

    The San Fermin Festival: What Is San Fermin?

    The San Fermin Festival: What Is San Fermin?

    by ArtVandelay665

  • The Swiss Alps are a magical place in early summer when the meadows and mountains bloom with alpine flowers. Discover some of the many wonderful flower species you can see in Switzerland and the Alps.

    Alpine Flowers of Switzerland

    Alpine Flowers of Switzerland

    by Indigo Janson74

  • Are you looking to travel to Belem from Lisbon? This article provides info about the top attractions including the Belem Tower, Jeronimos monastery, the monument to discoveries; how to get to from Lisbon to Belem; and where to stop for a snack.

    How to Get From Lisbon to Belem: A Day Trip Guide

    How to Get From Lisbon to Belem: A Day Trip Guide

    by Anna4

  • If you're headed to Spain this summer, you may want to get off the beaten path and opt for an escapade to Extremadura's northern province of Cáceres (KAH-thur-ace)—an ideal place to have an authentic Spanish experience.

    What to See and Do in Cáceres, Spain

    What to See and Do in Cáceres, Spain

    by Audrey Lancho2

  • The European Alps are home to a diverse range of animals. Discover some of the alpine fauna, from the marmot to the dormouse, the ibex and chamois, the magnificent eagle owl and the beautiful lynx.

    Animals in the Alps of Europe

    Animals in the Alps of Europe

    by Indigo Janson169

  • Prague is simply a beautiful city, and it is a city for walking. Among her more famous sights are others just as wonderful, but too often missed among the crowds of tourists who fill her ancient streets. Simply wander to find your own personal delights and memories.

    Walking Through Prague in 10 Photos

    Walking Through Prague in 10 Photos

    by Anne Harrison12

  • A walk through beautiful Chania is the perfect way to spend a leisurely day while visiting Crete. It's possible to see the best that this lively and colorful harbor town has to offer in just one day.

    One Day in Chania, Crete

    One Day in Chania, Crete

    by Bill De Giulio18

  • Venice is amazing, unique and wonderful, but can be very expensive. This article gives lots of tips about how to have a long weekend visit from the UK reasonably economically.

    How to Visit Venice on a Low Budget

    How to Visit Venice on a Low Budget

    by GlenR3

  • Cockney rhyming slang started in the east end of London. This beginners guide will help you understand its history and just how lemon squeezy it can be.

    Cockney Rhyming Slang for Beginners

    Cockney Rhyming Slang for Beginners

    by Andrew Spacey8

  • The Puglia region of Italy is one of the lesser known Italian regions but one not to be missed. My top 10 reasons to visit are hard to limit to 10 as there are many. Read on for my best of Puglia.

    Top 10 Reasons to Visit Puglia Italy

    Top 10 Reasons to Visit Puglia Italy

    by Suzanne Ridgeway52

  • Rome is a popular tourist destination, but it can be overwhelming. Here are four tips and secrets to help you make the most of your trip.

    Four Travel Tips for Visiting Rome

    Four Travel Tips for Visiting Rome

    by Hays Savoy0

  • Welcome to Paris! For the first time visitor there is so much to see and do. For a short list of the top sites of Paris and some tips on making the most of your time check out my top ten of Paris.

    Top 10 Things to Do in Paris, France

    Top 10 Things to Do in Paris, France

    by Bill De Giulio48

  • Welcome to Sorrento. This beautiful seaside community makes a great base for visiting the Amalfi Coast, Capri, and of course Pompeii. It also has so much to offer in its own right.

    Top 10 Things to Do in Sorrento, Italy

    Top 10 Things to Do in Sorrento, Italy

    by Bill De Giulio115

  • Fun and free attractions to fill your days in Glasgow. City breaks can be expensive, but these activities are great for all the family, all year round.

    10 Free Things to Do in Glasgow, Scotland

    10 Free Things to Do in Glasgow, Scotland

    by Lynsey Harte10

  • Rome is like no other city in the world. It's one big on-going archeological dig mixed in with amazing ruins, beautiful monuments, history, culture, great food and crazy traffic. Throw it all together and you get one of the most unique cities in the world.

    Top 10 Things to Do in Rome, Italy

    Top 10 Things to Do in Rome, Italy

    by Bill De Giulio48

  • London's modern buildings have attracted criticism and praise in equal measure, as well as nicknames, assigned to them in true British humour.

    Nicknames of London Buildings

    Nicknames of London Buildings

    by Charles Nullens22

  • Taking a trip to another country is something a lot of people dream of doing. Once you get to your destination, you have to decide what you will do while you are there. Here is a short list of what you can see in beautiful Kiev.

    15 Things to Do in Kiev, Ukraine

    15 Things to Do in Kiev, Ukraine

    by Ronald Piper4

  • Connected to Siracusa by three bridges, Ortygia is home to some of Sicily's greatest archaeological treasures. If you are planning a trip to Sicily a visit to Siracusa and Ortygia are a must see.

    A Visit to Siracusa's Ortygia Island

    A Visit to Siracusa's Ortygia Island

    by Bill De Giulio16

  • Turkey is a beautiful place, full of cultural richness that has made it a mecca for travelers for many centuries. But there plenty of ways to get caught in tourist traps—here are my tricks to avoid them!

    How to Avoid Tourist Traps in Istanbul

    How to Avoid Tourist Traps in Istanbul

    by Claire Lovesti2

  • No visit to Paris is complete without a visit to the grand Cathedral of Notre Dame. This Gothic masterpiece of French architecture is one of the worlds great cathedrals and is a must see in Paris.

    Tips for Visiting the Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris

    Tips for Visiting the Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris

    by Bill De Giulio34

  • If you've had enough of big tourist attractions, there are plenty of quieter, yet fascinating and different places to visit in London.

    Off the Beaten Track in London

    Off the Beaten Track in London

    by SheilaMilne1

  • Treasure hunting in the Land of the Midnight Sun! Blazing along a snowy trail on a snowmobile to an amethyst mine on a hilltop overlooking the pristine forested Pyhä-Luosto National Park was quite an unforgettable experience and one well worth participating in if you ever visit Luosto in Lapland.

    Lapland Adventures: Luosto's Lampivaara Amethyst Mine

    Lapland Adventures: Luosto's Lampivaara Amethyst Mine

    by Pollyanna Jones2

  • Everything you need to know to plan your visit to one of the finest archaeological sites in all of Sicily, possibly in all of Italy. For ticket information, hours, maps, tips and more check out this comprehensive guide to one of Siracusa’s most impressive tourist sites.

    A Visit to the Archaeological Park of Siracusa, Sicily

    A Visit to the Archaeological Park of Siracusa, Sicily

    by Bill De Giulio16

  • Getting around in Venice can be a fun, yet challenging, adventure. With a little knowledge about the vaporetto system, you can traverse the canals of Venice with ease and without worry.

    How to Get Around Venice Using the Vaporetto

    How to Get Around Venice Using the Vaporetto

    by Bill De Giulio32

  • As the most visited and photographed chateau of the Loire Valley, the stunning Chateau Chenonceau is a treasure trove of French history. Perched over the River Cher, Chenonceau is a site to behold.

    Visiting Chateau Chenonceau:  Loire Valley, France

    Visiting Chateau Chenonceau: Loire Valley, France

    by Bill De Giulio19

  • When you're in Edinburgh, you can't miss out on the Castle. It's a great half-day trip and a must-see spot in the city. I have no doubt that you'll thoroughly enjoy this beautiful, historical place.

    Why Visit Edinburgh Castle in Scotland?

    Why Visit Edinburgh Castle in Scotland?

    by Sam Shepards3

  • Your guide to visiting the beautiful Amalfi coast. Travel along this twisting, mountain hugging road all the way from Sorrento to Positano, Amalfi, and on to the city of music, Ravello.

    Visiting the Beautiful Amalfi Coast

    Visiting the Beautiful Amalfi Coast

    by Bill De Giulio40

  • A summer holiday to Porto exceeded our expectations. We had no difficulty filling 12 days with visits around the local area. This is a description of what we discovered as we explored some of the nearby coastline.

    Exploring the Coast Near Porto

    Exploring the Coast Near Porto

    by Liz Westwood46

  • Everything you need to know to make a day trip from Venice to the Dolomites. Don't miss an opportunity to experience some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in the world and it's all just a short drive from Venice.

    A Day Trip Through the Dolomites from Venice, Italy

    A Day Trip Through the Dolomites from Venice, Italy

    by Bill De Giulio80

  • The most important part of a day for Italians is the old custom, tradition and ritual that lies in the art of taking a walk. It is done every day and unites communities all across Italy. La Passeggiata is not be missed and experienced when in Italy.

    Italian Customs and Traditions: La Passeggiata

    Italian Customs and Traditions: La Passeggiata

    by Suzanne Ridgeway31

  • An easy day trip from Rome, Orvieto is a beautiful city of gorgeous views, great food, and unique history. If you're looking to explore beyond Italy's big cities, Orvieto is my #1 recommendation.

    Why You Should Visit Orvieto, Italy

    Why You Should Visit Orvieto, Italy

    by Anna4

  • No visit to the Isle of Capri is complete without a trip to the top of Mount Solaro. For the best views of the island, take the ride on the Mount Solaro chair lift to the top of Capri.

    Capri Travel Guide: The Mount Solaro Chair Lift

    Capri Travel Guide: The Mount Solaro Chair Lift

    by Bill De Giulio21

  • Traveling to Italy in August can present some daunting issues, not the least of which is the weather, and the perception that Italy takes the entire month of August off.

    Why Does Italy Take the Month of August Off?

    Why Does Italy Take the Month of August Off?

    by Bill De Giulio16

  • If you are planning a visit to Rome, consider hiring a guide when visiting many of its sites. Guides in Rome must be certified, and can provide you with a unique perspective on the history of these amazing historical treasures.

    5 Benefits of Having a Private Tour Guide in Rome

    5 Benefits of Having a Private Tour Guide in Rome

    by Bill De Giulio1

  • Wanting to tour to Venice, Italy? Think it’s too expensive? With these tips, you can limit costs and still see the major tourist attractions in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Photos sh

    Tour Venice, Italy, on a Tight Budget

    Tour Venice, Italy, on a Tight Budget

    by Janda Raker22

  • Interested in visiting Scotland? Start with the best places to visit in Scotland and who knows where you'll end up—but it will be a great experience.

    The Best Places to Visit in Scotland

    The Best Places to Visit in Scotland

    by Sam Shepards5

  • Most who visit the city of Venice for more than one day will stay in a hotel on the main island. But there are alternatives, and one is to stay in accommodation on the neighbouring island of Murano

    Venice: A Visitor's Guide to the Island of Murano

    Venice: A Visitor's Guide to the Island of Murano

    by Greensleeves Hubs16

  • Nestled on the slopes of Mt Subasio, Assisi—the birthplace of St Francis—remains the spiritual home of the Franciscan order. It is impossible to walk the medieval streets without feeling his presence.

    In the Footsteps of St Francis

    In the Footsteps of St Francis

    by Anne Harrison24

  • Wondering how to make the most of the variety of transport types available in Porto to see as much as possible of the city and the Douro Valley? Here's a guide to being a savvy traveler in Porto based on what we learned during a 12-day trip there.

    Top 8 Travel Options in Porto and the Douro Valley

    Top 8 Travel Options in Porto and the Douro Valley

    by Liz Westwood45

  • Thinking about taking that trip of a lifetime to Italy? Well it's time to stop thinking and start planning. If you're looking for a reason to go, read on for my ten really good reasons to visit Italy.

    10 Really Good Reasons to Visit Italy

    10 Really Good Reasons to Visit Italy

    by Bill De Giulio95

  • Based on our experiences in this delightful city, we've compiled a list of the top 12 sights worth seeing in Porto.

    Top 12 Sights to See in Porto

    Top 12 Sights to See in Porto

    by Liz Westwood98

  • Europe is the most sought after destination for immigration. That's no surprise. With its economy surpassing that of America and China combined, it has a lot to offer.

    How to Immigrate to Europe

    How to Immigrate to Europe

    by Tessa Schlesinger7

  • Ah, Venice. Every tourist will have their list of things to do, in far too short a time. Here are a few different suggestions for an itinerary, to help discover unseen delights in the heart of Venice.

    Some Unusual Things to Do in Venice

    Some Unusual Things to Do in Venice

    by Anne Harrison14

  • Located in the magnificent Val Rendena of northern Italy is the beautiful alpine village of Pinzolo. With soaring mountains, waterfalls, and incredible natural scenery this is an outdoor paradise.

    Things to Do in Pinzolo, Italy

    Things to Do in Pinzolo, Italy

    by Bill De Giulio28

  • There is so much to see and do (and eat!) in Florence that is good to find some free sights. Here are five suggestions, from simply wandering the streets to visiting some of the cities free art galleries. There are many more. Florence is a city to wander and discover. Enjoy!

    Five Free Things to Do in Florence (Firenze), Italy

    Five Free Things to Do in Florence (Firenze), Italy

    by Anne Harrison2

  • Wondering how you're going to get around in Rome? Don't fret, this guide will give you all the options you need to help you traverse the city with ease.

    Tips for Getting Around in Rome

    Tips for Getting Around in Rome

    by Bill De Giulio10

  • Are you a fan of Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck or classic films? If so, you'll have to stop by the best Roman Holiday film sights on your next trip to Rome.

    "Roman Holiday" Film Sights

    "Roman Holiday" Film Sights

    by Simone Haruko Smith11

  • London doesn't have the monopoly on unusual historic pubs. Join me on a crawl around five of Bristol's finest old pubs.

    The 5 Best Old Pubs in Bristol

    The 5 Best Old Pubs in Bristol

    by Judi Brown32

  • Brantome is one of the most beautiful villages in France. Situated in the Dordogne region of S W France, it is famous for its caves, monestary, church and water ways that run throughout the ancient town.

    Caves in Brantome France

    Caves in Brantome France

    by Les Trois Chenes42

  • The incredible outdoor lifestyle, friendly people, the fascinating culture and history, what’s not to love about Ireland? Discover 10 reasons why you should be planning your move to Ireland right now.

    10 Reasons You Should Move to Ireland

    10 Reasons You Should Move to Ireland

    by C L Mitchell23

  • Milan may not be at the top of your list when visiting Italy, but it certainly has its share of sites, culture, and history.

    Top 10 Things to Do in Milan, Italy

    Top 10 Things to Do in Milan, Italy

    by Bill De Giulio15

  • Get away from the European main land and head to one of these 12 islands instead for your next vacation. Culture, beauty and a unique experience await.

    12 Best European Islands For Vacation

    12 Best European Islands For Vacation

    by Stephanie Hicks119

  • Great food, friendly people, spectacular scenery: find out more reasons why Sorrento is one of the top destinations in Italy.

    Short Guide to Sorrento, Italy

    Short Guide to Sorrento, Italy

    by JohnMello32

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