Travel

Ah Paris, La Ville Lumière (city of lights), home to the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre museum and numerous other wo
Are you a family of day-trippers? If so, your posting abroad is a dream come true.
At first, you might be thrilled that your family has agreed to make the trek across the ocean. You may have your heart set on going to certain locations and showing your family just how truly amazing Germany can be.
Scotland is a gorgeous country to visit any time of the year, but fall makes the following cities the perfect backdrop for your autumn adventures!
Edinburgh
The opportunities for stunning hikes with views to die for are abundant and vast in Europe.
Paris, the “City of Light,” is usually at the top of everyone’s bucket list to visit. How could it not be?
Looking to explore the beautiful country of Portugal, but not willing to break the bank? Lisbon has several affordable activities, including the four below that, are all under 100 euros per person!
The white sand beaches of Mykonos and feats of architectural brilliance such as the Parthenon in Athens are what has put Greece on the bucket lists of millions of tourists. However, if you stray off the beaten path just a tad, you will find the seaside escape that is Nafplio.
Romania may not be on your vacation destination list but it should be. Bucharest, Romania’s capital, has so much to offer! Here are five things you should highly consider when visiting Bucharest.
King Michael Park
The Alsace region of France springs vivid pictures when I think of it— brightly colored half-timbered houses lining narrow cobblestone alleys, a foodie’s paradise with Michelin-starred restaurants in quaint villages, and of course, award-winning wines.
There is something vital lacking in many service members, and that is curiosity of life outside of America’s borders. The first time I directly noticed this was during a training exercise in Japan.
Amsterdam, with its hundreds of canals and hipster vibes is a world on its own. Even with all this city has to offer, appreciating it in one day is still possible.
When we received orders to the United Kingdom, I felt like we hit the jackpot. I had visions of tea in London, driving through the rolling hills of the English countryside and discovering the complex and amazing history of the four countries that comprise the U.K.
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.
Aside from the iconic sites in Europe, an area many jet off to when they have been bitten by the travel bug is the Balkans. With a landscape and a culture that differs from western Europe, it’s easy to see why. Below are 6 reasons why everyone should put the Balkans on their travel list.
England is a lovely country known for its vast farmland, musical icons and of course, political figureheads. Seeing as my family originally descends from Manchester, I have compiled a few places to spend time at in this popular city.
 
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