Europe Archive

Forget stereotypes – get acquainted with Russia

We all know the Russian history and its culture, so it isn’t very surprising that this country is often very misunderstood and thought to be very rustic and old-school. But let me tell you this – it is time to forget the stereotypes and get acquainted with Russia. If you are a ...Read More

Top Summer Destinations – Five Vacation Ideas for 2016

With the coming of summer, many people around the world are starting to anticipate their summer vacation. When planning your next holiday consider some of these popular destinations. ...Read More

Main Attractions in Italy

Italy is truly an exciting holiday destination. The changing landscape and rich cultural heritage together have blessed the nation with many of the outstanding attractions that keep attracting tourists throughout the year. Regarded as one of the stylish countries on the globe, the main attractions in Italy range from fine pubs to ...Read More

What to see in Las Palmas

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria was founded on 24th June 1478 and it is the largest city in all the Canary Islands with a population of more than 350,000. The town has a rich history and there is a lot of what to see in Las Palmas. These are some of the ...Read More

The pros and cons of all-inclusive family vacation packages

For inexperienced travelers who aren’t quite sure how to book hotels, tours, and transportation in a foreign country, all-inclusive vacation packages have provided an easy option for going abroad. They have become very popular over the last several decades, but they are not without their disadvantages. The best thing about an all-inclusive ...Read More

Trip to Italy: visiting the ancient ruins of Pompeii and the Vesuvius

Italy has many great destinations to visit and if you intend to travel to Italy there is a wide choice of excellent vacation destinations. If you are interested in history, Italy can be one of the best choices and the country has attractions to see that date back thousands of years. There ...Read More

Port of Call: Tenerife, Spain

Perhaps you booked your cruise with the intent to visit the Canary Islands, or maybe you just looked at your itinerary and noticed that a stop in Tenerife was on the agenda. Either way, you will be in for a treat when your ship pulls into port at the largest island in ...Read More

5 City Tours in Stockholm

Stockholm is the capital city, and the largest one too, of Sweden and is a popular port of call on Scandinavian cruises.   You may get a tease of the city as a port of call, returning later to take full measure of it, or you may discover it in depth with a ...Read More

7 Museums in Corfu, Greece

A cruise in the Greek islands is as full of beauty and it is history, and in between enjoying the water and beaches there’s plenty of time to discover a little something more. ...Read More

Majorca: here comes the sun

Why Choose Majorca? First, Majorca offers beautiful sandy beaches with crystal blue waters and glorious sunshine; it’s no wonder Majorca is often referred to as an island paradise. If you like to lay back and read a book Majorca is definitely the place to unwind and relax. ...Read More

Weekend trips to Budapest

Widely viewed as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Budapest, ‘The Pearl of the Danube’ is growing increasingly popular with visitors from the UK. The capital of Hungary provides a truly stunning blend of old and new, the mixture of grand historical buildings and bustling bars and restaurants along the ...Read More

Lisbon uncovered

Charm and pleasing weather has made Portugal one of the most popular vacation destinations in Europe, if not the world. Portugal’s diverse topography, hosting luscious hills and a beautiful countryside, coupled with both modern and ancient cities make it a spellbinding place to visit. ...Read More

Rome Attractions – A Simple Guide To The Eternal City

Rome is best visited in Spring and Fall, the weather is much more pleasant and the crowds of tourists not as large. Rome is delightful but there are so many things to see: the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain, the Colosseum, the list goes on and on. The good thing about Rome is ...Read More

Summer Vacations in Ayia Napa, Cyprus – Perfect for Families and Couples

Ayia Napa in Cyprus is perfect for families and couples alike looking for a picturesque place with lots to do and a great helping of sunshine. Thinking about going on vacation this year? Think about visiting the beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus. ...Read More

Chateau de Chillon

Chateau de Chillon ( pron. Shee yon ) is one of the most beautiful and well preserved medieval castles in Switzerland. The remarkable state of preservation is its most noticeable asset, the chateau has never been destroyed in war or otherwise damaged. It has always been stayed in, and has been maintained ...Read More

Schloss Neuschwanstein

Schloss Neuschwanstein is among the most impressive castles in Germany, if not the world. The castle is located at close proximity to the towns of Fussen and Hohenschwangau, at the southwestern portion of Bavaria. The Schloss Neuschwanstein was constructed in the 19 t h century by Ludwig II. King Ludwig I I ...Read More

Prague Castle

Prague Castle is one of the largest castles in the world. The castle is among Prague’s top most attractions. There have been many major officials that have had their seats in this castle from Roman emperors to Czech monarchs. The castle has a whole number of buildings and gardens that are part ...Read More

Schloss Schonbrunn

The Schloss Schonbrunn is one of the grandest palaces in Vienna. It is one of the most famous structures in Austria, and is related to its history and culture. The palace is counted among the structures that are most visited by travelers all over the world ever since the eighteen sixties. ...Read More

Off The Beaten Path in Greece

Greece seems like the perfect European paradise; sunshine, culture, ancient history, beaches, panoramas, countryside, and most of all, affordability. I think you’ll find the change of seasons as much as a surprise as I did but the prevalence in the mixture of religion and superstition as exciting as the commonplaceness of completely ...Read More

Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord is located in Chambord, in the Loit et Cher region of France. It is one of the most famous Chateaux in the world, and among the most distinctive ones, because of the easily recognizable French Renaissance style of architecture that is a combination of several forms from the French ...Read More