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Europe

A Local’s Guide to Milan
Europe / Italy & Greece

A Local’s Guide to Milan

New York Fashion Week is drawing to a close just as Milan Fashion Week is gearing up. But you don’t have to be fashionista to get the most out of… Read More…

How Berlin Has Changed Since 1961
Cultural Immersion / Culture / Germany & the Netherlands / Personal Travel Journals

How Berlin Has Changed Since 1961

When you travel back to a city you call home, often see it with fresh eyes. This happened to Alexandra (Sandy) Gleysteen, the senior producer for CBS This Morning. The… Read More…

Radio Guest List-Royal Princess Cruise-August 17, 2013
British Isles / Guest List / Radio Show

Radio Guest List-Royal Princess Cruise-August 17, 2013

The Royal Princess is the newest member of the Princess Cruises fleet, just recently christened by Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cambridge. Broadcasting from the cruise ship in Southampton, Peter… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Give Back, Go Local, Go London
British Isles / Eco Travel / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Give Back, Go Local, Go London

Peter’s antidote to the Prince George fever that’s hit London this summer is to go local. And we don’t just mean hitting the pub. One great option is to volunteer…. Read More…

How Dangerous is LGBT Travel in Russia Today?
Eastern Europe / LGBT Travel / Travel News / Travel Safety

How Dangerous is LGBT Travel in Russia Today?

Russia has been making headlines due to its so-called “anti-gay law” and increased incidents of violence towards openly gay Russians and travelers. As a result, there is a growing concern for LGBT… Read More…

What to Do on Your Second (or Third!) Trip to London
British Isles / Culture / Destinations / Europe

What to Do on Your Second (or Third!) Trip to London

The Royal baby watch is reaching a fever pitch, so it’s time to take a second look at everything that’s great about traveling to London. There’s more to get excited… Read More…

Is Turkey Dangerous? Global Alerts Warn against Turkey Travel
Europe / Middle East / Travel News / Travel Safety

Is Turkey Dangerous? Global Alerts Warn against Turkey Travel

As the instability in Turkey continues, governments across the world have started to take notice. Originally planned as a protest against the destruction of Gezi Park in Istanbul, the last… Read More…

Discovering Iceland: Myth vs. Reality
Culture / Destinations / Europe / Scandinavia & the Baltics

Discovering Iceland: Myth vs. Reality

If you watch Game of Thrones, you’re probably familiar with Iceland as the dramatic landscape for the scenes shot behind the wall. Iceland has long been surrounded by myth. Is… Read More…

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Culture / Italy & Greece / Museums / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to See the Pope

Pope Francis has announced that he is not traveling for most of the year. So if the Pope isn’t coming to you, well, you’ll just have to go see him… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hotels with Great Art Collections
British Isles / Culture / Europe / Museums / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Hotels with Great Art Collections

People are always willing to travel to see great art, so why not stay at a hotel that’s practically an art gallery in its own right? Check out the Rosewood… Read More…

What to Do On Your Second (Or Third!) Trip to Paris
Culture / France & Belgium / Museums

What to Do On Your Second (Or Third!) Trip to Paris

Some of the world’s best cities are worth a second or third visit. If you’re headed over to Europe this summer, contributor Lilit Marcus shows how to escape the rookie… Read More…