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17 Hot Destinations for Winter Travel

Posted by Sandra Thomas-Comenole on Dec 9, 2022 12:56:42 PM

From Las Vegas to Australia, our list of Hot Destinations for Winter Travel will inspire adventures around the world including warm weather destinations to escape the cold, hidden gem destinations and wintery wonderlands! 

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Topics: Spain, europe travel, travel, Latin America, food, winter, italy, bucket list, seasonal travel, asia, iceland, belgium, africa, Australia, greece, austria, brazil, turkey, sicily, trending, family travel, usa, europe, canada travel, tanzania

11 Delightful Christmas Markets in Europe

Posted by Sandra Thomas-Comenole on Sep 23, 2022 1:20:44 PM

The Christmas Markets of Europe offer an exceptional time to travel to Europe. No matter where in Europe you travel to, you will be dazzled by a sea of glittering lights, filled with delectable treats and delighted by the festive atmosphere.  So grab yourself a gingerbread cookie and a cup of warm cup of hot cider then check out our list of 11 Delightful Christmas Markets in Europe!

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Topics: Spain, europe travel, travel, food, winter, italy, bucket list, germany, seasonal travel, hungary, denmark, sweden, christmas, christmas markets, austria, france, trending, family travel, europe, switzerland, czech republic

Guide to Grape Harvest Seasons Across Europe

Posted by Sandra Thomas-Comenole on Aug 19, 2022 11:08:46 AM
The European grape harvest season is almost upon us! Traveling during grape harvest season is a unique time to see Europe in its brilliant splendor! Not only are the leaves changing color, but towns start to buzz with action, there are plenty of festivals to celebrate the grape harvest and some vineyards even allow you to participate in the grape stomping action. Join in the action with this Guide to Grape Harvest Seasons Across Europe.

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Topics: Spain, travel, food, italy, germany, croatia, portugal, greece, austria, france, europe, food and wine, switzerland

The Smallest Countries in Europe

Posted by Sandra Thomas-Comenole on Aug 10, 2022 1:02:00 PM
Some of the best experiences in Europe are visiting the quaint little towns or smaller cities, but what about the small countries.  Add a stop in Luxembourg on your way from Paris to Frankfurt, take a day tour of Vatican City on your trip to Rome or hop over to the small island country of Malta on your next trip to Europe with this short list of the Smallest Countries in Europe!

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Topics: Spain, travel, italy, germany, croatia, greece, austria, france, switzerland, Travel Destinations 2022

The 9 Best European Cities for 2021

Posted by Sandra Thomas-Comenole on Oct 14, 2021 11:15:00 AM

Every year, Condé Nast Traveler asks their readers to vote on the top travel destinations in Europe. This year, top destinations ranged from Porto, Portugal to Istanbul, Turkey. Check them out below!

9. Galway, Ireland
8. Reykjavik, Iceland
7. Bruges, Belgium
6. Dubrovnik, Croatia
5. Siena, Italy
4. Salzburg, Austria
3. San Sebastian, Spain
2. Porto, Portugal
1. Istanbul, Turkey

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Topics: Spain, europe travel, travel, italy, bucket list, trips to europe, ireland, croatia, portugal, iceland, belgium, ireland travel, european vacations, europe vacations, austria, turkey, trending, europe

Top 5 Cities for Christmas Markets

Posted by Mary Nadal on Aug 20, 2021 3:05:04 PM

Christmas markets have been part of the holiday season for hundreds of years, and they're one of the most fun and charming ways to celebrate the season. Whether you're looking to find the perfect gift, sample some traditional holiday food and beverages, or simply soak up the festive atmosphere, Christmas markets are a perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit. 

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Topics: trips to europe, germany travel, european vacations, europe vacations, fall travel, sweden, christmas, christmas markets, austria, france, canada travel

Movies That Inspire Us To Travel

Posted by Sveta Pyntikova on Feb 7, 2020 3:55:04 PM

With the 92nd Academy Awards coming up this weekend, we've got movies on our mind! Cinema has the uncanny ability to transport you into a story and make you feel as if you are right there with the characters. Even with the invention of green screens and CGI, many filmmakers feel it is more authentic to film on-location, and location scouts spend hours upon hours scouring the planet for the perfect spot. From towering, snow-capped mountains to rolling, sun-toasted sand dunes, take a look at some of the movie settings that make us want to explore the world!

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Topics: europe travel, italy, ireland, russia travel, ireland travel, paris travel, norway, finland, greece, austria, france, russia, rome, sicily, movies, jordan, new zealand

Delightful Christmas Destinations

Posted by Mary Nadal on Dec 23, 2019 10:30:00 AM


Christmas is special to celebrate anywhere, but some places make it especially magical. 

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Topics: Spain, holiday, germany, germany travel, finland, christmas, christmas markets, austria, colombia, latvia

Where Did Christmas Markets Come From?

Posted by Mary Nadal on Sep 17, 2019 12:33:07 PM


One of the most delightful parts of the Christmas season is the charming Christmas markets that pop up all over Europe. The scent of gingerbread, sizzling sausage, and mulled wine wafts through the air and festive music fills the streets as shoppers peruse the wares and children dart through the crowd. Covered stalls featuring all sorts of gifts and holiday decorations are usually accompanied by vendors selling regional food and drink specialties as well as various live performances from singing and dancing to live nativity scenes. 


Above: Berlin Christmas market stall 

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Topics: europe travel, germany, christmas, history, christmas markets, austria

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