Travel

A visit to the iconic Eiffel Tower tops the itinerary of many who come to Paris. While you can see the tall tower from miles around, you may not know that you can climb up into the latticework and see it from up close.
Though iconic places belonging to Europe are important to see, it’s always best to travel to the lesser-known destinations to gain a better understanding of this diverse and beautiful continent.
Gravy boats, butter dishes, bowls, vases and more in creative, colorful patterns await your discovery at the multitude of Polish pottery shops in Bolesławiec.
The highest ski resort in Switzerland is located on the Matterhorn Mountain, where skiing enthusiasts from around the world come to experience perfect runs, modern lifts and fantastic ski schools.
Between work, family and the everyday stressors in life, we all need to provide more self-care moments for ourselves. Why not unplug for a while and check out these five amazing spa resorts in Germany that will have you feeling like a new, rejuvenated person?
Stroll through a German grocery store or market in February, and at first glance – it looks as if both Halloween and Valentine’s Day are being celebrated together. 
Stroll through a German grocery store or market in February, and at first glance – it looks as if both Halloween and Valentine’s Day are being celebrated together. 
Marrakesh is a wonderful city filled with beautiful architecture, unbelievably tasty foods, amazing experiences and lovely people. During your time there, cross these items off your Marrakesh bucket list. 
1. Stay in a colorful riad. 
Yes, a weekend in the Alps would be nice, wouldn’t it? Of course, you can pull that off with a modicum of planning. But what if you wake up to discover snow has fallen in your little corner of Germany?
Topping most “must-see” lists is the iconic city of Köln (Cologne). In addition to its historical beauty and local charm, February is a great time to visit if you want to be a part of the ultimate Fasching experience! 
Local Highlights 
In the heart of Vienna, you will easily spot the giant spire of the magnificent Gothic cathedral, St. Stephen’s, soaring 450 feet skyward. If you are on the famous Ringstrasse Road that surrounds Vienna in a circle, look up to the most imposing spire that is St. Stephen’s.
When the snow starts to fall and the mountains begin softly calling your name, don’t write Italy off as a warm-weather destination only. The Dolomite Mountains in northern Italy are a great place for a winter family vacation.
When you think of shopping, the country of Andorra doesn’t jump to the forefront of your mind, especially not with Paris only a few hours away.
Topping most “must-see” lists is the iconic city of München (Munich). 
In addition to its historical beauty and local charm, February is a great time to visit if you want to be a part of the ultimate Fasching experience! 
Local Highlights 
Hotels want us to feel at home, and that’s why they provide us with all kinds of little niceties, from shower gels to slippers.
 
The best beaches aren’t always in the most obvious places….this occasional series to run throughout February is intended to reassure you that yes, the summer will come again, as well as to prompt you think outside the box when it comes to choosing your next vacation destination.