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.
Let me begin by saying that yes, I am well aware that I am truly blessed to be healthy and live in a foreign country where travel is easily accessible. I also know I should be thankful that I can afford to travel and go trotting around Europe like it’s nothing. Paris for the weekend?
Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Through July 6 in Greenwich, England
Performance artists and international companies delight audiences with clever and unexpected acts performed in public spaces.
As swimsuits and tank tops replace scarves and sweaters on store shelves, I find myself lost in daydreams that include tan lines, frosty beverages and sand-sprinkled toes more and more often. Summer is so close I can almost smell the sunscreen and taste the sea salt in the air.
On the third Sunday of every June, we do our best to express our love for our fathers by presenting them with witty Hallmark cards and heartfelt gifts; homemade crafts, personalized coffee mugs, sporting equipment, patterned neckties, manly shaving accessories and doodads for the grill are usuall
Dining out for people with food allergies is a hard task itself, let alone in countries where the restaurant employees don’t speak your language. Learning the ropes for eating in Europe with a food allergy is important to avoid an Epi-Pen injection and a hospital run.
There are so many things that I regularly miss about the United States. The first that comes to mind is Chipotle and agreeing every single time to pay extra for guacamole. I also wouldn’t mind eating an entire Godfather’s taco pizza.
There are two major reasons to head to Florence in December. One, it’s the off-season for tourism so everything is much cheaper. Two, visiting the Florence Christmas market. It’s a perfect mix of German tradition and Italian romance.
Summer lives in our imaginations throughout the year because it nourishes our souls. The warmth ... the fun ... the sheer deliciousness. But mostly, the luxury of time, unbounded by school. Time to explore, to make new friends, to lie on your back and watch the clouds billow.
Perhaps you’re new to Europe and you haven’t caught the buzz. Maybe you’re resisting the temptation to make that first purchase because you know you’ll soon be addicted and can’t stop at just a couple of pieces.
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.
HOHENFELS, Germany – What began as a simple act – donating blood to help save lives of other military service members and their families – ended up saving the life of a U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Bavaria commissioned officer.