Category | Europe

Cycling the Dalmatian Islands with VBT

Posted on 29 September 2015

VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations uses cycling as a way to reach Croatian culture

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Follow the Swiss Silk Road

Posted on 23 September 2015

Story & photos By Julie Maris/Semel Yodeling and the clang of cowbells welcome visitors en route to Zurich Airport’s baggage claim. The recorded sounds say “Switzerland” in language all can… Continue reading »

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Swedish Summer

Posted on 01 September 2015

By David McKay Wilson On the first night of summer, we strolled the beach at Tylosand, that fabled resort that was gearing up for a hectic six weeks of music,… Continue reading »


Romantic Lake Como for the 99 Percent

Posted on 18 August 2015

By Beverly Stephen We didn’t really need George Clooney to tell us Lake Como is romantic. Greta Garbo made the point in 1932 in the movie “The Grand Hotel.”  And… Continue reading »

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A Stroll Around Lisbon

Posted on 11 August 2015

By Richard West I know this feeling: vuja de, the strange sense I’ve never been here before. Indeed true.  My wife and I have been trying to visit Lisbon and… Continue reading »

Cromlix House: Wimbledon Champ Andy Murray Rejuvenates Scottish Country Hotel

Posted on 10 March 2015

Andy Murray’s Cromlix has the essential ingredients for the perfect country house getaway — big comfy beds upstairs, serious dining downstairs and a Whisky Room for socializing over 16-year-old malts

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A Visit to St. Petersburg

Posted on 25 February 2015

  By Marian Betancourt I had long wanted to visit this fabled city by the sea built by Peter the Great in 1703 to open Russia to the West.  Inspired… Continue reading »

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Letter from Rome: Hotel de la Ville Roma Redux

Posted on 10 February 2015

By Marc Kristal The tourist’s week I spent recently in Rome was – as it always seems to be in that unusual city – a dream of perfection. The sun… Continue reading »

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Estonia’s Culinary Traditions: Naturally Sophisticated

Posted on 12 January 2015

By Marian Betancourt Wherever you live in this small country of just over a million people, you are near the birch and pine tree forest stretching to the sun and… Continue reading »

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Exploring the Baltic, Part 4: Helsinki to St. Petersburg by Sea

Posted on 02 December 2014

By Monique Burns Exploring the Baltic led me first to Hamburg, Germany’s second-largest city, the world’s second-largest port and one of the planet’s liveliest cultural centers.  Then it was on… Continue reading »

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