Big Ben, Parliament, the London Eye, the list goes on of the must-see historic treasures of London, England. While the flashy settings you’ve seen in movies are truly incredible, take time to step onto the quieter streets to discover some of my favorite hidden London gems.
In Hunsrück floats Germany’s most beautiful suspension bridge, the Geierlay. Walk through the forest to arrive at the 360-meter-long and 100-meter-high bridge over a valley and breathe in the fresh air.
Being stationed overseas offers military members and their families the opportunity to travel the world with more ease and less expense than if they were living in the States. When my husband and I arrived in Germany, we set out to travel as much of Europe as we could during our four-year tour.
Still wondering what to do in your down time on your trip to Normandy? You could be on the go from dawn to dusk and still not exhaust all there is to see and do there. Here are a few more places well worth your attention:
Take in Bayeux’s famed tapestry
For many, champagne has become the go-to drink for milestones in your life. Got a job promotion? Celebrate with a glass of bubbly. Giving a speech for a wedding? Toast with the finest sparkling wine.
Tiergarten Nuremberg is a very special destination that attracts more than one million visitors per year, making the almost 70-hectare facility one of the top tourist highlights in Germany.
So you’ve managed to put those tricky lodging and transportation pieces together and it’s official — you’ll be making your way to Normandy for the blowout celebrations commemorating the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings!
It’s as if someone took a box of crayons and let loose on the landscape during Holland's tulip season. Vivid strokes paint the countryside with purple, yellow, orange and red.
With ski season in full swing, the plethora of available ski resorts from which to choose is overwhelming. While traditional skiing is truly wonderful, have you considered taking your skills to the next level?
When the Allied forces launched an attack to liberate Europe from German military occupation, the impact it would have on history was nothing but a dream.
In the early, pre-dawn hours of darkness Tuesday, June 6, 1944, more than 130,000 Allied troops made their way across the frigid waters of the English Channel and through clouded skies from southern England to the cliffs and dunes of Normandy in northern France.
Amsterdam, known as the “Venice of the North,” is filled with rich history, networked with over 165 canals and one of Europe’s most iconic cities! As you traverse through this exciting city, make time for these bucket list experiences. 
1. Take a dreamy canal cruise. 
Florence, Italy, is synonymous with the great minds of Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo, and Michelangelo. Even the namesake of the Americas, explorer Amerigo Vespucci, once called Florence home. 
Ireland had been on my list of countries to visit for quite some time. When one of my best friends from college said she would fly from the States to travel with me, I knew Ireland was the place we should explore together. To make things really exciting, we decided to land in Ireland on St.
Berlin may be Germany’s capital with millions populating the metropolis, but Hamburg is a close runner up. This busy port city is one of Europe's independent city-states with a rich history.
Though it would be ideal celebrating the day when everyone is Irish in Dublin, you can still shout “Slainte ” as you clink your glasses of Guinness in these five pubs throughout Germany to celebrate the luck of the Irish!