In a sea of world-renowned whites, Germany’s red wines often get swallowed up in the mix. That’s a shame because many of these varietals are unique and tasty: call to mind Trollingers and Lembergers from Württemberg and Frühburgunders from Franconia.
Europe comes alive with festivals all year round. Each country celebrates its century-old culture. Families and friends gather in parks, plazas, or in the heart of the cities to remember their traditions and share the stories of their past.
Sometimes you want to plan a weeklong vacation, spending hours doing research and making travel arrangements. Other times you want to simply escape the routine of every day, get some fresh air and feel refreshed and energized.
You’ve arrived in the spectacular Scandinavian city of Stockholm. You only have 48 hours to absorb as much of the Swedish capital as you can. The clock is ticking and it’s time to hit the ground running. Grab your phone, put on your comfy shoes and let’s go!
Feeling stuck for day trip ideas? Make like a drop of water and go with the flow of a river! Wherever there are rivers, history and beauty combine compellingly. Today it’s the Lahn river we’re putting under the microscope.
We continue to hang around at home, dreaming of the time when travel’s a go again. We don’t know when, but that glorious day will come, and as you fish around for a theme for your next day trip, let the course of a river be your guide.
When I travel, I typically have a massive itinerary. No matter how many items I check off of my list, is there is always one area or sight that leaves a lasting impression–one I would experience again if I ever got the chance to revisit.
2020. What a year it’s been so far. The unpredictability, risks and unknowns of travel makes travel planning nearly impossible. We are also all home more, giving us extra time to dream about the places we could travel to.
History buffs will love visiting la Cité de Carcassonne, France. This medieval citadel has over 2,500 years of history and is surrounded by a double enclosure that stretches for 1.9 miles. It is the largest citadel with walls still completely intact.
Synonymous with the glamour of Paris and rolling vineyards through Epernay and Alsace, there is no shortage of fantastic sights to see in France. For nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, a stop at one of the French National Parks should definitely be on your list.