If you live near Wiesbaden, Germany, there’s no doubt you’ve heard of the Rheingau, but what does the word refer to, exactly?
As soon as the snow falls, many of us can’t wait to grab our sleds, don winter boots, stocking hats and mittens and find the nearest hill to tear down.
Around the time of the summer solstice, residents of northern Europe are blessed with seemingly endless hours of daylight. But all that glorious light comes with a cost.
In the Bavarian Alps, along the Austrian border, sits the German area of Berchtesgaden. Enjoy quaint villages, Lake Königssee, hiking, skiing, and so much more in Berchtesgaden.
Breathtaking and otherworldly, that is how it feels to step out of the stone tunnel and into the historical town of Monemvasia, Greece. This car-free town is located on the Peloponnese, about a four-hour drive from Athens and was built carved into the rock facing the sea.
After travelling across Europe for several years and jet-setting to country after country, I can honestly say that at any given moment I would be up for yet another trip to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in southern Germany. Without a doubt, Garmisch has stolen my heart.
Adventure awaits the intrepid traveler in Iceland! Call it extreme “touristing” if you will, as there might be an erupting volcano or storm at any moment. How thrilling! Iceland is nature in its purest form, raw and wild. The best part?
Get away from the hustle and bustle of your local area and head to the picturesque southwest region of England. Spanning the River Avon, the historical wonders of Bath and harbor city of Bristol are waiting to be discovered.
The wondrous waters and whitewashed towns of Greece total up to 6,000 islands. These golden beaches that you’ve seen in movies and pictures lure in travelers who want to explore the islands from all over the globe.
The dark, dreary days of the German winter are upon us where daylight is a hot commodity that simply cannot meet demand.
Full of bustling students, tree-lined streets and home to amazing discoveries that have altered the course of history and science, Cambridge is a quintessential collegiate town less than 50 miles from central London.
The Baumwipfelpfade (treetop paths) in Bad Wildbad offers a unique outdoor adventure that is accessible to the whole family.
Tucked away in northern Norway and cloaked in eternal darkness for the winter, Tromsø is a Christmas village come to life. Twinkling lights, a blanket of snow and the most pleasant locals make for the perfect cold-weather vacation.
For many, Transylvania conjures up images of vampires, werewolves and other creatures of the night. I have survived Halloween in Transylvania and discovered that the real Romania is far more fascinating, and spookier, than the folklore.
Land of legends