The Insider’s Guide to Travel in Europe

The Little Mermaid in Copenhagen

7 Free Things to Do in Copenhagen

A picturesque city on the coast, Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, is one of the most touristed cities in the Nordic region. Known to be one of the greenest capitals in the world, it is the center of commerce and entertainment for the Danish people, who are consistently rated as some of the ... Read Full Article

Funicular in Bergen

9 of Europe’s Best Funicular Railways

They go up, they go down, and they show a side of things you can’t get anywhere else. Sure, funicular railways might have their roots in yesteryear, but they’re still one of the most sought after attractions on the tourist trail. From heritage cars to sleek, modern cabs, Europe sports some of the ... Read Full Article

Tower of the Church of Our Lady, Bruges

10 Places in Bruges You Can Visit in One Day

If you are looking for a medieval town that oozes historic charm and seems to have jumped straight out of a fairy tale, Bruges, Belgium, is the place to go. A visit to Bruges Lined with cobbled streets and enchanting canals, dotted with imposing churches and other towers, and home to ... Read Full Article

Hotel Villa Abbazia in Follina

Eating and Sleeping Along the Strada del Prosecco

Although you could complete the 31-mile Strada del Prosecco in Italy’s Veneto region in less than a day, it’s more pleasant to take your time and draw out the experience.  You can’t eat your way through Veneto’s pleasures – gustatory and otherwise – in 24 hours, and who would want to? Traveling ... Read Full Article

Collina Cartizze - Santo Stefano

Sightseeing in the Veneto Along the Strada del Prosecco

You don’t have to be an oenophile to appreciate sightseeing in the Veneto region of Italy along the Strada del Prosecco. Italophiles of every potable persuasion will delight in the 31-mile road as it winds its narrow way amid soft hills sprouting from rich dark soil, medieval towns and churches, ... Read Full Article

bell tower of the Catedral de Sevilla

Why Sevilla is the Heart of Spain

We spent ten days in Spain this year and even though we loved Madrid, Malaga and Granada, we found that Sevilla is really the heart of Spain. There is something about this little town that just exudes the essence of this beautiful country. We stayed in the center of the old part of Sevilla, within ... Read Full Article

The still-imposing facade of the Castello di Conegliano

Conegliano: the Beginning of La Strada del Prosecco

In Italy, all roads may lead to Rome, but all wine roads began in the small town of Conegliano, 40 miles north of Venice. This is the starting point of the country’s first wine road, originally called the Strada del Prosecco when it was created in 1966. At first it linked the towns of Conegliano and ... Read Full Article