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Unique Museums of Spain and France

Avid travelers who enjoy visiting Spain and France have made it a priority to experience the Louvre in Paris and El Prado in Madrid. Both of these iconic museums are must-sees and are more than worthy of several visits. But, often some of the smaller and less...

Castles of Eastern Europe

Looking for places that are unusual, mysterious, beautiful, historic?  Like to visit places off the beaten path? These castles in Eastern Europe are breathtaking, and something your custom European adventure could include if you're looking to travel to Eastern Europe....

Six Reasons to Travel to Europe in the Winter

When most Americans travel to Europe, they do so in the late spring or summer, doubtlessly a gorgeous time to see the continent. While there's nothing wrong with taking a holiday during peak months, there are distinct advantages to going in the winter. In case you've...

Hidden Gems of Croatia

Croatia boasts amazing weather and absolutely beautiful year-round scenery. With vineyards, historic towns, and breathtaking views, this Mediterranean country is becoming a more popular tourist destination, but much of it remains under the radar as travelers seeking...

Europe for Bibliophiles, Part Four: Libraries

This post is the fourth in a four-part series on why bibliophiles find France and England compelling destinations that feed their love of books and literature. Visiting libraries might not be the first thing that springs to mind when planning your literary focused...

Paris Parks Offer a Feast for Art-Loving Eyes

Paris museums house some of the world's most iconic works of art. You could spend a whole week wandering the galleries at the Louvre, the Musee d'Orsay, and the Centre Pompidou, drinking in masterpiece after masterpiece to your heart's content. But, museums aren't the...

Europe for Bibliophiles, Part Three: Literary Locations

This post is the third in a four-part series on why bibliophiles find France and England compelling destinations that feed their love of books and literature. England and France are two countries that boast a culture rich in literary traditions, fueled by centuries of...

Five Stunning Beaches in Portugal

Portugal is gorgeous, culture-rich, and filled with sandy, sun-baked beaches. With over 600 miles of coastline, there's an abundance of crystal-clear waters, picture perfect sunsets, and breathtaking cliffs just waiting to be explored. Similar to a fine wine, each...

Europe for Bibliophiles, Part Two: Bookstores

This post is the second in a four-part series on why bibliophiles find France and England compelling destinations that feed their love of books and literature. England, France, and Spain are ideal destinations for bibliophiles: all three countries have a rich history...

Awe-Inspiring Historical Synagogues of Europe

Taking a trip across Europe is a mystical and awe-inspiring experience that combines astounding architectural wonders, breathtaking natural vistas, and amazing cultural traditions that are spread across hundreds and sometimes thousands of years. One of the most...

Europe for Bibliophiles, Part One: Visiting the Dead

This post is the first in a four-part series on why bibliophiles find Europe a compelling destination that feeds their love of books and literature. France and England are ideal destinations for bibliophiles: both countries have a rich history of supporting a system...