When traveling in Europe, there are some obvious main attractions that are not to be missed. Neuschwanstein Castle, the Eiffel Tower and St. Peter’s Basilica are just a few of the most famous. However, there is so much more to Europe than these iconic places.
Nestled safely between Norway and Finland rests Sweden, home of Ikea and the world famous singing group ABBA. While both of these things may have found a special place in your heart, there is so much more to Sweden!
Enjoyed your fill of museums and castles, but now seeking a little more excitement? Head out to one of Europe’s themed amusement parks. Lose yourself in fantasy lands, savor greasy park food, or hang on tight as you’re catapulted skyward.
The history of hot springs in Budapest goes back to Roman times. Ever since the Romans colonized the area around the Danube River valley, where Budapest is located, inhabitants have used the thermal hot springs to relax and bathe in its healing properties.
How much fun is it taking a trip with your best girlfriends? Literally, the greatest! Leisurely strolls through amazing towns, all the coffee and sweets stops, plus some serious spa time. Need I say more?
English poet Samuel Johnson once said, “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” But if travelers in the capital city find themselves wanting a breath of fresh air or change of scenery, there is no shortage of day trips a stone’s throw away from London.
Oktoberfest kicks off with its customary keg tapping and declaration of “O’zapft is!” by the mayor of Munich on Saturday, Sept. 21st. The Bavarian festival celebrates all things beer through Tuesday, Oct. 6th and is expected draw more than 6 million visitors.
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.
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.
Spring break is over and summer leave is still several weeks away. If you are looking for the perfect weekend trip then consider heading to Mallorca, Spain. Mallorca is a great stop whether you are looking for a romantic weekend or a trip with your friends.