Category | Europe

Adventure in Ireland

Posted on 22 July 2014

  In the past decade, Ireland has become synonymous with adventure in Europe. I suspect my grandmother would find it hard to believe that her native Donegal is now the… Continue reading »

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Dresden: Sounds of Music

Posted on 10 June 2014

  Story & photos by Julie Maris/Semel A brief weekend in Dresden is equivalent to tasting streusel on a warm German coffee cake. One needs time to experience the depth… Continue reading »

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Remembering World War I in Flanders

Posted on 11 March 2014

  By Monique Burns It’s a gray day in West Flanders.  Cold and drizzly.   Not unusual for early spring in Belgium’s westernmost province.   The brooding weather seems particularly fitting for… Continue reading »

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Glorious Russia

Posted on 03 September 2013

By Dalma Heyn At dinner with colleagues in New York last week, my husband Richard and I were asked about our recent trip to Russia. We reported it in a… Continue reading »

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Estonia & Lithuania: Past, Tense

Posted on 04 June 2013

By Marc Kristal A few months ago, I visited Rome, a beloved city in which I have long followed, like many tourists, a particular, equally beloved routine. One of the… Continue reading »

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7 Reasons to Love Salzburg

Posted on 25 March 2013

By Everett Potter Vienna’s urban sophistication and verve are a world away from Salzburg’s stately Italianate baroque architecture, with its squares and palaces and domes. It’s vaguely Vatican in feeling,… Continue reading »

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The Best of the West Coast of Ireland

Posted on 19 March 2013

By Cari Gray Ireland is a breathtakingly beautiful island, known for lush green scenery, sheep, Irish whiskey, music, leprechauns, fairies, fresh cuisine and the friendliest of folk – Cead Mille… Continue reading »

De La Ville Roma

Posted on 12 March 2013

By Marc Kristal “Location, location, location,” that governing incantation of all real estate deals, isn’t quite as ironclad when it comes to choosing a hotel. For one, part of the… Continue reading »

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Five for Families: The Cotswolds

Posted on 05 March 2013

By Emily Goldfischer Looking for a quintessential English countryside vacation that offers fun, interesting activities for the kids but also charm and romance for the adults?  The perfect balance of… Continue reading »

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Entranced by Switzerland’s Appenzell

Posted on 29 January 2013

Story and photos by Monique Burns Just two hours’ east of Zurich, Appenzellerland is Switzerland’s most traditional enclave.  Think cows and cowbells, farms and meadows.  City folk who appreciate good… Continue reading »

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