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Transportation options for NYE celebrations

New Year’s Eve is a time for celebration, resolutions and for some, a little imbibing. With raucous parties, pulsating dance beats and spectacular...

From the edge: Ice climbing Europe

If scaling a vertical wall of ice hundreds of feet above the ground sounds exciting, keep reading! Here’s how you can test your grit, guts and...

Top 5 rainy-day attractions in Germany

Germany is an outdoor-lover’s paradise: strolling through lush forests, swishing down ski slopes of snow-covered peaks, or taking a culinary wine...

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Best destinations to celebrate New Year's Eve in Europe

Are you tired of seeing the same faces on New Year’s Eve? Do you want to see new landscapes, new environments, to meet new people? Discover the...

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Ringing in the new year, Euro-Style

5 … 4 … 3 … 2 … 1 … Happy New Year!

New York City’s Time Square isn’t the only big party to celebrate 2013. The Europeans are no strangers...

Lap of luxury: Baden-Baden

Located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden is a sophisticated and cosmopolitan town that has a distinctly Parisian vibe. Whether you...

The Saarland scene

When we need a quick change of scenery from quiet Rheinland-Pfalz villages, my husband and I head to Saarbrücken. In the neighboring German state...

Lapland, Finland: Home of reindeer and Santa Claus

Santa Claus is a real man of mystery. A mere mention of his name can either strike fear or incite sheer delight in the hearts of the world’s youth...

Travel safety: Things to keep in mind

Whether you’re scuba diving off the coast of the Adriatic Sea or mountain climbing and bouldering in Norway, safety planning should extend beyond...

10 tips to surviving express bus tours

By definition, an express tour is any bus tour that lasts 24 hours or longer without a hotel stay. Express tours offer a great opportunity to...

Hit the slopes: Skiing in Europe

The hills are alive with the sound of … skiers and snowboarders. European slopes are internationally known for staggering heights, splendid...

Must-see cities in Europe

Europe is rich in culture, history and fun, so take time to travel. Get out of your comfort zone, go off-base and venture beyond your community....

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