Athens is the logical – and perfect – place to start and/or end your vacation in Greece. Even if you only have a day or two to explore this ancient-meets-modern Mediterranean city, it’ll be a highly rewarding and historically rich couple of days. These are the top 5 things to see and do in Athens.
If you grew up watching A Christmas Carol, you likely remember the final scenes, where a transformed and joyful Ebenezer Scrooge skips through the holiday-bedecked streets of London, giddily spreading Christmas cheer to everyone.
That feeling — of joy and merriment, of generosity and creativity and goodwill that warms winter’s chill, of festive fun for all ages — that is the feeling you get when you visit a Christmas market in London. There’s nothing like it, and it’s one of my favorite experiences to recommend to England-bound travelers from mid-November to New Year’s.
There’s no question that the city of Rome and all of its must-see sights could keep a curious traveler occupied and enthralled for weeks. But if you’re looking for a breather in the middle of your Roman holiday, Italy’s awesome public transport makes day trips from Rome an easy choice that can add so much richness to your trip.
Traveling during the holiday season is something I think everyone should do at least once. In cities and towns of various sizes, you’ll see the local people spilling out into the streets each night, shopping, eating, drinking, singing, dancing, and socializing. And as a visitor, you’re warmly invited to mix with the locals and join the party.
Traveling soon and need some Iceland itinerary inspiration? I spent 9 days traveling the the South Coast from Reykjavik to the Glacier Lagoon and have several itinerary ideas, tips, and recommendations to share with you!
London is an extraordinary city where the very royal past and the very cosmopolitan present merge into a colorful mix that is at once lively and still somehow characteristically proper.
There is perhaps no city that looms larger in a traveler’s imagination than Paris — and rightly so.
The City of Lights. The City of Love. Fashion capital of the world. Ooh la la.
Everything from its picturesque cafes to its cool confidence to its iconic skyline speaks of an effortless embrace of all the good things that make life rich, pleasurable, and sweet.
When you step inside London’s historic pubs, you’re entering spaces that are filled with mystery, merriment, and exciting stories.
And while there are many historic pubs in London worth exploring — you could even create a custom itinerary that features a pub tour — here are four pubs at the top of my list.
With its winding streets, revved-up joyful chaos, and seemingly limitless offerings of amazing food, drink, art, and ancient historical sights, Rome is a city that will take your breath away — whether you’re visiting for the first time or the tenth.
Whether you’re traveling to escape the cold temperatures in your home town, are celebrating a special occasion, or simply have the urge to travel during a quieter time of year, there are several great places to visit in Europe during the winter months.