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Europe by Rail
Speed with style could be the new slogan for Europe’s rail system. It’s never been easier, more cost efficient or eco savvy than now to travel Europe by train.
Europe's Canal Cities
Dream of canals and Europe, and most people think of Venice. With more canals than streets, and virtually no street traffic, the canals are Venice. But Amsterdam, Stockholm and St. Petersburg all lay claim to being the "Venice of the North," and all are worth a trip.
How can you make your arrival airport your first destination experience of your trip? A little web searching and you'll know where to find transportation to your hotel, a place to meet friends, if free wi-fi is available and where to find your favorite type of latte.
Secrets of Winchester Cathedral
If you've seen one cathedral have you seen them all? Revel in the complex architecture, stained glass windows, niches, and chapels. But don't forget to look a little deeper, for the secret stories that are an integral part of a cathedral's history, especially Winchester Cathedral in England.
Did you know that the poet laureate Tennyson is the second most quoted writer after Shakespeare according to “The Oxford Book of Quotations.” Can’t think of a single line you would credit to Lord Alfred? How about? “Theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do or die.”
Treasures of Turkey
Just like the city of Istanbul, Turkey has one foot firmly planted in modern Europe and the other in the ancient Asia. Asia? Yes, the city of Istanbul straddles two continents – Europe and Asia. A visit will combine the mysteries of the East with the modern touch of the West.
Rhodes, An Island of History
Rhodes is much more than just a classical Greek Island experience. It is a magical place filled with the influences of the ages and cultures that have passed, and sometimes stayed, on this island
Christmas Traditions in the Czech Republic
Are you looking for a place where Christmas is celebrated in a more low key fashion? Where the spirit of the season revolves around music, community and handcrafts? Christmas in the Czech Republic may be your answer.
NORWAY'S NORTHERN LIGHTS
NASA is predicting that this year the "Northern Lights" will be brighter and more active than in the last 50 years. If being bedazzled by this natural display of fireworks is high on your bucket list then this is one of the best ways to experience this phenomena.
Travel Safe Europe
Worried about how safe it is to travel in Europe? A few simple precautions will keep you breathing easy during your trip.
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