11 Jun
Wimbledon Sports Summer Showpiece for any Holidaymaker

Photo courtesy of Jeremy Thompson. Britain has some fantastic showpiece sporting events, and those planning a summer sporting holiday can be treated to some of the best venues in Europe. Whether it is a cricket test match at Lords, a rugby union international at Twickenham, or...

12 Mar
Hungary

Hungary is unlike anywhere in Europe. Though it's at the center of the Continent, its extremely long and complicated history ties it more to the east than the west. Whether you explore its cities or its countryside, you'll think you've left Europe because its language,...

03 Mar
Zurich – City of Gnomes

Fairytales speak of gnomes who work their magic at night. Lord George Brown, the former British Foreign Secretary, called Zurich's powerful bankers the "gnomes of Zurich." True, Zurich is a citadel of high finance, a center of the international gold trade and, with its numbered...

09 Jan
Where Beer and Wurst Reside

It goes without saying that if you like beer, you'll love Munich. And even if it's not carnival season, crowds join Muencheners in beer halls and gardens throughout the city. Munich has been an party town since the days of Mad King Ludwig, the royal insomniac...

28 Dec
Madrid

Ask a child where the capital city of a country is located and they might draw a star smack in the center of a square. After all, shouldn't the place responsible for a nation be in the very middle? Of course we learn as we...