Europe

From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Northern Ireland’s Mourne Mountains: The Complete Guide

The Mourne Mountains are one of the best outdoor areas to explore in Northern Ireland. Hikers and rock climbers flock to this coastal range in County Down to take in the unrivaled scenery, stretch...

Poland Castles in Photos

Amazing Castles in Poland Are you ready to take a tour of Poland's castles? These monuments preserve a memory of the past when knights did battle, villages required defense against invasion, and attack was imminent....

The Impressive Castles of Eastern Europe

A visit to a castle or palace is often a major highlight for Eastern Europe travelers. The many castles that dot the landscape have become ruins, hotels, or museums, and some remain in use by governments....

Where to Find the Best Beaches in Sicily

Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean, has long been famous for its beaches, well-preserved archaeological sites, colorful cities, and regional cuisine, The beaches of Sicily are clean and beautiful, and ideal for swimming,...

Guide to Visiting Agrigento, Sicily

Agrigento is a large town in Sicily near the Greek Temples Archaeological Park and the sea. Visitors travel here to visit the Valle dei Templi, Valley of the Temples, one of Sicily's must-see sites. The area...

What to See and Do in Taormina, Sicily

Taormina is a popular resort town in Sicily with many interesting sights and attractions. Taormina has remnants of its Greek and Roman past, a medieval quarter and castle ruins, and modern shops and restaurants. Perched on...

Catania – in the shadow of Mount Etna

atania is Sicily’s second largest city, with a population of around 300,000. It lies on the Ionian Sea, under the shadow of Mount Etna, or “A Muntagna” as the locals refer to it. Mount Etna is...

Switzerland Travel Guide

Visiting Switzerland Switzerland is a land of soaring mountain peaks, placid lakes, verdant green valleys, and unheralded but surprisingly good wine. At one time it was imperative on your Grand Tour to take a scenic train ride into Switzerland...

The 9 Highest Mountains in Iceland

The geological diversity of Iceland is something you can talk about, but that can't be truly appreciated until you experience it in person. Going from sprawling fields of lava rock to snow-capped volcanoes, some still...

Unusual things to do in Naples

HBO’s adaptation of Elena Farrante's My Brilliant Friend has sparked a revived interest in all things Neapolitan. But Farrante’s Naples reminds us there’s far more to the city than its signature dish’s Unesco world heritage status. Scratch beyond...

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