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Book a European cruise vacation

So often you need a vacation to recover from your vacation.

10 German towns to see this spring

Once you arrive in Germany, it’s easy to be swept up in planning your travel adventures. Glamorous cities such as Berlin and Munich often beckon...

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Take the scenic route on the Romantic Road

Follow the Romantic Road, and your heart, to unspoiled nature, picturesque towns, time worn-medieval towers, and medieval castles to find your own...

A cathedral 600 years in the making

Taking more than 600 years to complete, the Cologne Cathedral is an imposing structure near and far with an impressive and complicated history.

The eternal city of Rome

When I found out we were being stationed in Europe, I compiled a must-see list—cities that featured prominently in both my day and wildest dreams...

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Art appreciation for the novice

They say experience is the best teacher and when it comes to art appreciation. I can’t think of a better way to become an art connoisseur.

Aachen: A city of Roman tradition

Along the border of Belgium and the Netherlands, lies the remarkable German city of Aachen which is renowned for its abundant springs of warm mineral...

Countdown to Christmas: A market by the towering cathedral of Ulm

Ulm's Christmas market faces the majestic Minster (or Münster), which has the world's tallest church tower at just over 160 meters tall.

Countdown to Christmas: Many markets in Cologne

The beautiful city of Cologne goes all out for the holiday season with seven markets and 110 nativity scenes.

Making holiday memories

In 2009, my husband and I were excited to experience Europe’s winter festivities, but we were also unhappy about spending the holidays away from...

Europe's deadly dungeons

A few hundred years ago, people hoped never to see the village dungeon.

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Walk through history in Germany's oldest city

Once an ancient Roman captial, take a walk through history in Germany's oldest city — Trier.

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