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Helly-va good time Viking-style

Up Helly Aa is not just about drunkards playing with kerosene and lighters. This 24-hour celebration is filled with mischief, fun and a nod to Norse...
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Best destinations to celebrate New Year's Eve in Europe

Discover the best destinations to celebrate New Year’s in Europe. Find the best hotel deals for a wonderful New Year’s Eve in Madeira, Berlin, London...

Haunting Halloween history in Germany

While the modern Halloween holiday dates to the 19th century in the United States, Halloween is still relatively young in Germany.

Johannistag: Celebrate summer June 23

A week after arriving in Germany, my husband and I walked out of a restaurant and saw a large fire burning in the middle of the town...

Why cruise vacations are perfect for families

Snuggled up together on lounge chairs beneath a cloudless night sky, we passed bags of freshly popped corn between us as we gazed up at “Kung Fu...

What's Up: Weekend events Jan. 27-29

Wondering what to do this weekend? We've got your weekend events throughout Europe lined for you! Here's what's up:

People hold firecrackers in St. Peter's square at the Vatican at midnight on a past New Year's Eve. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

2017 brims with events and anniversaries in Europe

2017 in Europe: What’s in it for you?

Sand bags and a fence are securing the location of the bomb site next to a construction site in Augsburg, Germany, Sunday Dec. 25, 2016. Tobias Hase/dpa via AP

Massive WWII bomb is defused in Augsburg, Germany

FRANKFURT, Germany — Explosives experts on Sunday defused a large World War II aerial bomb in the southern German city of Augsburg — clearing the...

NYE parties in the KMC

Europe celebrates and ushers in the New Year with gusto.

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Celebrate Martinstag in the KMC

Martinstag, or St. Martin’s Day, is dedicated to St. Martin of Tours.

What's Up: Weekend events Sept. 23-25

Wondering what to do this weekend? We’ve got your weekend events throughout Europe lined up for you! Here’s what’s up this weekend:

A historical weekend in Tongeren

The ancient town of Tongeren, in the Maasland region of Belgium, is a fabulous place to take a weekend trip through the past.

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