Christmas markets in Austria

During the Christmas season, Austria takes on a festive glow with snow coating its towns and cities while Christmas markets offer traditional Austrian goodies like glühwein and gingerbread.

Best cities in Europe to celebrate New Year’s Eve

We have all seen those impressive firework displays relayed around the world showing how various cities celebrate the new year. As a new decade begins, you could experience one for real, taking a train to one of our favourite festive cities.

Let’s Get Festive in France!

The French. They know good food, good fashion, good art, good wine… and they know a good party. In fact, they often take the lead in every celebration. Think bubbles! In France, there are festivals for everything. Here are just a few we think you shouldn’t miss! Bastille Day A very special day in France,…

Europe’s Flower Power

If you like flowers, then check out these flower fields in The Netherlands, UK, France and Italy during the spring and summer months.

Free Things to Do in Europe This Summer

You may have noticed a pattern with us lately: we’re big on the “discounts and budget travel” blog posts right now. We’ve talked about the best budget-friendly family attractions in Europe this summer, the best ways to take advantage of the current US dollar/euro exchange rate, and our tips for recent graduates and youth travelers…

Your Ultimate Guide to Expo Milano 2015

The World’s Fair is headed to Milan for 2015 and we couldn’t be more excited. Here’s your guide to Expo Milano 2015, from food to art to fun & beyond.

Getting To Oktoberfest By Train

Read about the reverly, and plan for a visit next year to Oktoberfest. With 14 tasty tents and plenty of tradition, this is the highlight of Deutchland’s cultural calendar.