Hours of sight-seeing have made you ravenous, so you’ve taken a break to down some pommes frites and a foamy beverage. But you’re not in France-- you’re in Belgium, where the locals still dispute the origin of “French” fries and crafting beer is a fine art, hundreds of years in the making.
With many of their countries topping the list of greatest coffee consumers in the world, Europeans know how to brew a great cup of joe. They also have a knack for creating beautiful and fun coffee shops to serve up their delicious beverages.
The picturesque region of Alsace, France lies to the west of the Rhine River on the German border. It is home to fairytale towns with colorful half-timbered houses, flower-laden boutique fronts, macaroons galore and vineyards as far as the eye can see.
The amazing Balearic island of Mallorca is known for its sunny skies, mountainous terrain, quaint Spanish towns and of course Palma, its historic capital. While Mallorca has much to offer vacationers, the most tempting aspect are the hundreds of beaches sprinkled along the island’s coastline.
When I was on the brink of turning 30, I knew I wanted to do something to mark the occasion. Rather than take a nice relaxing vacation, I chose to do the opposite. I decided I wanted to run a marathon. Here’s the caveat: I wasn’t a runner. Ever.
Eating a well-balanced snack before and after you exercise is essential for repairing sore muscles. Your body needs healthy fats, carbs and proteins to help break down your hard-worked muscle tissue and give you your energy back.
Athens, one of Europe’s oldest cities, promises nothing short of countless sights to see and delicacies to enjoy. Housing an abundant amount of history and culture, Greece’s capital is filled with a plethora of experiences.
What’s marked as prohibited, in a secret location and serves delicious drinks that will make for a memorable night? The answer is a speakeasy. These unlicensed establishments dating back to 1890 during the Prohibition era served alcoholic beverages although it was illegal at the time.
Germany’s Romantische Straße, or Romantic Road, was developed in 1950 when the country was in dire need of a thriving tourism industry following the end of World War II. Since its creation, the Romantic Road attracts approximately 2 million visitors each year.