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Carcassone, France | Photo from Stripes

6 amazing ancient walled cities

Before heading to a major, modern city this summer, venture off the beaten path to one of these ancient, walled cities.

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Mons - Culture capital and symbol of strength

The Belgian city of Mons can be quite misleading; appearing quaint and unassuming, it is anything but.

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Le Tour de France in living color

This year marks the 104th anniversary of the world’s most talked about endurance bicycle race, Tour de France, running July 1 to 23, 2017. During...

Prepping your teen for college

Congratulations! Your teenager has been accepted to his college of choice — that’s a weight off of everyone’s shoulders.

Mykonos: The dazzling hotspot of the Aegean

What’s not to love about the sleek and cosmo Mykonos (Μύκονος)?

Set sail for Kiel Week

Attention boating enthusiasts! Did you know that the biggest sailing event in the world takes place every year in Germany?

Waterfalls in Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

25 adventures to kick off your European summer bucket list

Need a boost to get off the sofa and see what Europe has waiting for you?

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The royal route: Biking the route of 100 castles in Muensterland

With the weather warming up, it’s a great time to get out and enjoy the German countryside.

Frolick through the Black Forest

Mention “Black Forest,” and what may come to mind is a chocolate cherry cake; specifically, a decadent, dark chocolate sponge cake layered with...

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Travel back to medieval Europe

Experience for yourself what life might have been like in the Middle Ages at one of Europe’s large medieval markets fairs and festivals. Be...

Explore spectacular caves in Italy

Cave exploration usually entails trekking through dismal crevices lurking with creepy crawlies, but Italy has some remarkable formations that don’...

Picture-perfect Paris

I've been taking pictures of Paris all my life, long before I got a camera.

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