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.
Romania has long been a hidden treasure in Eastern Europe. With majestic mountain ranges, glass-like lakes and villages that appear to be straight out of a fairy tale, it’s no wonder this spectacular country is emerging as a must-visit destination.
Austria is undeniably a beautiful country to visit no matter the time of year. However, once snow falls on the Alps, Christmas markets adorn enchanting cities and warm drinks enter your stomach, winter in Austria will be one of your favorite things.
Umpteen centuries ago, travelers heading east along the Neckar River would have reached a small, rather unremarkable settlement. At this juncture, two major trade routes diverged, and our wanderers would have needed to decide which way to go.
Living in Europe provides amazing opportunities for the best vacations. Figuring out where to go over the holiday season can be overwhelming with so much to see and do. If you’re looking to get away, here are some bucket-list worthy items to consider:
When you arrived in Germany, it probably didn’t take long to hear about the town of Bad Dürkheim—the central hub of the German Wine Route and home to one of the largest festivals in the region, Dürkheimer Wurstmarkt.
Belgium is a country of peaceful farmland, canals and charming small towns. But, due to its location between France and Germany, it was the site of terrible fighting in both World War I and World War II.
As the beginning of a new year rapidly approaches, the days are often filled with last-minute shopping, crowds and the yearning to get one more quick trip in before the close of the year. Straddling the border of France and Germany in the heart of the Alsace wine region is Strasbourg.
With the last-minute shopping frenzy to find the perfect holiday gift in full swing, area Christmas markets are sure to be crowded. Escape the crowds and take a stroll through the illuminated landscape of the Berlin Botanical Garden.