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  • One of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Prague is a popular travel destination. Friendly and clean, with breathtaking architecture throughout the city, it offers plenty of things to do for anyone.

    Top 5 Things to See and Do in Prague

    Top 5 Things to See and Do in Prague

    by Emese Fromm12

  • 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

  • A guide to some of the best road cycling climbs in Scotland. Including Bealach-Na-Ba, Britain's toughest cycling road, The Cairnwell and Mennock Pass

    The Best Road Cycling Climbs In Scotland

    The Best Road Cycling Climbs In Scotland

    by Liam Hallam4

  • 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

  • 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 Winters10

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Giulio13

  • 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

  • Santorini is a Greek island perched on the edge of an extinct volcano. Its dramatic height and rocky shores make it a spectacular and romantic resort destination. Find out how to make the most of it.

    Five Tips for a Santorini Vacation

    Five Tips for a Santorini Vacation

    by Kate Swanson5

  • 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 lite17

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Giulio30

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • "Burren" comes from the Irish "Boíreann," which means "rocky place." There is no better way to describe the Burren. Check out all there is to do in this unique landscape in County Clare, Ireland.

    The Burren: Ireland's Karst Landscape

    The Burren: Ireland's Karst Landscape

    by Melanie Shebel8

  • Visit the Benedictine Cathedral at Montserrat, set high on the Catalonia mountain after which it is named. There you will find the shrine dedicated to Santa Maria de Montserrat, the Black Virgin

    The Black Madonna of Montserrat, Catalonia

    The Black Madonna of Montserrat, Catalonia

    by GlenR6

  • 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

  • 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 Hamilton27

  • This magnificent monument that rises dramatically from the sea is one of France's most iconic images. One can only wonder at the long and storied history behind the fortified walls of Mont St-Michel.

    A Visit to France's Magnificent Mont Saint-Michel

    A Visit to France's Magnificent Mont Saint-Michel

    by Bill De Giulio44

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Giulio86

  • 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 Spacey12

  • 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

  • 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 Weatherhead4

  • 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

  • One of Sicily's most famous archaeological sites is without a doubt the Valley of the Temples. Located just outside of Agrigento, this UNESCO World Heritage site is a must-see when visiting Sicily.

    Visiting the Valley of the Temples:  Agrigento, Sicily

    Visiting the Valley of the Temples: Agrigento, Sicily

    by Bill De Giulio26

  • 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

  • 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

  • Croatia is arguably one of the most stunning countries on the planet. With gorgeous beaches, relatively cheap and delicious food, wine, and stunning architecture, it is a country well-worth a visit.

    Backpacking Croatia: Travel Tips and Tricks

    Backpacking Croatia: Travel Tips and Tricks

    by Megan1

  • 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 James Paterson48

  • Corniglia is one of the Cinque Terre villages that sits on this rugged coastal region of Italy. Sitting high up on a rocky outcropping, Corniglia gives visitors a perfect vantage point to the amazing views of this beautiful region. Quiet and somewhat secluded, Corniglia makes a perfect retreat for those looking for a getaway.

    Visiting Corniglia in Cinque Terre, Italy

    Visiting Corniglia in Cinque Terre, Italy

    by Bill De Giulio20

  • 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

  • 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 Pena23

  • 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 Anna2

  • 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 Schlesinger5

  • 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

  • Paris is a city for walking, for discovering unexpected sights, whether in a crowd or a little-known back street. It's a place for sitting, and watching the world go by, and for discovering oneself.

    Unusual Paris

    Unusual Paris

    by Anne Harrison10

  • 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

  • The Ramblas are Barcelona sightseeing at its best! This promenade area has it all, from tapas bars to street entertainment, and is a pedestrian paradise in the heart of the city.

    Highlights of Visiting Las Ramblas in Barcelona

    Highlights of Visiting Las Ramblas in Barcelona

    by Peggy Woods74

  • Wales contains some of the UK's most beautiful scenery. Its also a country that has had a turbulent past. Find out some interesting facts about the "land of song".

    Interesting Facts About Wales

    Interesting Facts About Wales

    by Judith Hancock23

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • What with its landscape, geological features and fauna, Iceland is a fascinating country to visit. This article outlines a number of the country's less well-known features.

    Remarkable Facts About Iceland

    Remarkable Facts About Iceland

    by Mary Phelan0

  • 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 Sherret3

  • Pubs in the United Kingdom have always had names, many of them based on patriotic or heraldic ideas; the origins for others are often puzzling.

    British Public House Names

    British Public House Names

    by Rupert Taylor6

  • 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 Giulio11

  • 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 Mitchell24

  • 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

  • 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 marred in tourist traps—here's my tricks to avoid it!

    How to Avoid Tourist Traps in Istanbul

    How to Avoid Tourist Traps in Istanbul

    by Claire Lovesti2

  • 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

  • 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

  • Beautiful Lucca endears itself to all who visit this medieval Tuscan gem. Its massive and intact walls hide an assortment of cobblestone streets, Romanesque churches, and soaring towers.

    Lucca: Tuscany’s Less-Traveled Gem

    Lucca: Tuscany’s Less-Traveled Gem

    by Bill De Giulio18

  • Looking for a magical winter getaway in Europe? Then his article is a must for you! Check out this list of 5 cities that are perfect for no matter what you're looking for. We're talking Northern Lights, reindeer sledding, a Santa village, major landmarks, fun, skiing, and tiny picture-perfect towns.

    Best European Cities To Visit in the Winter

    Best European Cities To Visit in the Winter

    by Anna20

  • Venice is wonderful, but can be expensive. Here's how to visit reasonably economically.

    Visit Venice on a Budget

    Visit Venice on a Budget

    by GlenR2

  • 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 Hubs13

  • Rome, the Eternal City—forever reinventing herself. Whether you're walking her streets for the first time or a return visitor, why not be a traveller and not a tourist, and see a few unusual things?

    Non-Touristy Things to See and Do In Rome

    Non-Touristy Things to See and Do In Rome

    by Anne Harrison4

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Giulio0

  • 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

  • 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 Raker21

  • Castel Sant'Angelo is one of the most impressive buildings in all of Rome. Once the Mausoleum of Emperor Hadrian, today the towering castle is the National Museum of Castel Sant'Angelo.

    Visiting Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome, Italy

    Visiting Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome, Italy

    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 Schlesinger6

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Giulio89

  • 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

  • San Gimignano is one of the most beautiful medieval towns in all of Italy. Its collection of unique towers make it one of the most picturesque towns and certainly worthy of a visit.

    San Gimignano: Tuscany's City of Towers

    San Gimignano: Tuscany's City of Towers

    by Bill De Giulio6

  • Are you planning to visit Dublin and you're not sure which places would be the best to visit? In this article, you will find tips and hopefully some inspiration for your Dublin visit.

    Places You Shouldn't Miss While Visiting Dublin

    Places You Shouldn't Miss While Visiting Dublin

    by Lucie Matějíčková2

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  • 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 Westwood21

  • 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 Ridgeway53

  • Are you thinking about embarking a backpacking adventure in Europe but feel unsure about how to do it on a budget? This article includes tips on how to plan your trip, the cheapest way to travel, where to stay, and other important tips for backpacking.

    How to Backpack Through Europe Cheaply

    How to Backpack Through Europe Cheaply

    by Anna42

  • Do you want to kiss an elk or moose? Then take a day trip from Stockholm in Sweden and visit the family-friendly Gårdsjö Moose Park near Uppsala for a unique experience. You will come away with good memories and great photographs.

    Stockholm Day Trips: Gårdsjö Moose Park in Uppsala, Sweden

    Stockholm Day Trips: Gårdsjö Moose Park in Uppsala, Sweden

    by Beth Eaglescliffe1

  • Lake Como is one of the most beautiful regions in Italy and an easy day trip from Milan. Soaring mountains, charming lakeside villages, and stunning scenery make this a must-see when visiting Milan.

    How to Take a Day Trip to Lake Como From Milan

    How to Take a Day Trip to Lake Como From Milan

    by Bill De Giulio22

  • 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

  • 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 Giulio31

  • 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

  • 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 Ridgeway30

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Buried by Mount Vesuvius in 79AD, Pompeii stands today much as it did in the first century. This archaeological time capsule gives us a glimpse of early Roman life as it was almost two thousand years ago.

    Visiting Italy's Lost City of Pompeii

    Visiting Italy's Lost City of Pompeii

    by Bill De Giulio38

  • Here is my guide to visiting the Edradour Distillery—the smallest whisky distillery in Scotland. I have also included tasting notes for their great 10-year-old scotch. Next time you're in Pitlochry, don't miss a visit to Edradour!

    Visiting Edradour, the Smallest Whisky Distillery in Scotland

    Visiting Edradour, the Smallest Whisky Distillery in Scotland

    by Liam Hallam2

  • 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 Giulio30

  • 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 Seine bateau tour is a perfect introduction to Paris, for nearly every major monument and building is on display. Sit and relax like a Parisian as some 2000 years of history drift past.

    Paris From the Water: A Seine River Tour

    Paris From the Water: A Seine River Tour

    by Anne Harrison22

  • Take a train down from London to the South Coast and discover Brighton, the alternative sea side town beloved of royals.

    What Can I Do in Brighton?

    What Can I Do in Brighton?

    by Sunday Best4

  • The Pantheon is one of the oldest and most recognized monuments in all of Italy. No visit to Rome is complete without a visit to this engineering marvel. Here are some facts and tips for your visit.

    Visiting the Pantheon in Rome, Italy

    Visiting the Pantheon in Rome, Italy

    by Bill De Giulio24

  • Everything you need to know about Italy's three active volcanoes: Etna, Stromboli, and Vesuvius. These geological wonders draw millions of visitors every year for the many adventurous outdoor activities that they offer.

    A Guide to Italy's Active Volcanoes

    A Guide to Italy's Active Volcanoes

    by Bill De Giulio24

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    Gran Canaria: The Maspalomas Dunes

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  • 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.

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    Visiting the Arc de Triomphe: Paris, France

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    Animals in the Alps of Europe

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    Top 10 Places to Visit in Crete

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    Visiting the Piazza del Campo of Siena, Italy

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    Venice, Italy, Is Being Destroyed by Tourism and Flooding

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    How to Get to Capri Island, Italy

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    The San Fermin Festival: What Is San Fermin?

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    How to Survive a Visit to the Louvre

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    Cheapest Time to Travel to Italy

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  • 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.

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    Top 10 Things to Do in Vatican City

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    Florence: A Guide for the Medieval Tourist

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    The Beginner's Guide to Visiting Cinque Terre

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    What's the Best Time to Travel to Italy?

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    A Day Trip Through the Dolomites from Venice, Italy

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    5 Unique and Unusual Things to Do in Reykjavik

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    Visiting Sicily's Stunning Scicli

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    Le Manoir Sainte Victoire of Bayeux, France

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    Capri Travel Guide: The Mount Solaro Chair Lift

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    A Visit to Siracusa's Ortygia Island

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    Monticchiello—Tuscany's Overlooked Gem

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    Top 10 Things to Do in Venice, Italy

    Top 10 Things to Do in Venice, Italy

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    Visiting the Trevi Fountain:  Rome, Italy

    Visiting the Trevi Fountain: Rome, Italy

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    How to Get From Marco Polo Airport to Venice

    How to Get From Marco Polo Airport to Venice

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  • 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

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