Europe

Europe's Top Wine Tasting Landscapes for 2020

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If you're a lover of red and white wine, then now is a good time to visit some of the best and most productive vineyards in the world. Wine tasting tours allow you to combine travel and wine, which is one of the best combinations in the world.

You can travel via Teletext Holidays to some of the best winemaking countries in Europe. Booking in the early months increases your chances of securing a good deal, so don't delay. It is time to get your shiraz on.

How to Take A High-Speed Rail Trip In Italy

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Italy...the land of gastronomy and cool Mediterranean waters is currently the third most visited country in Europe. The captivating country is divided into 20 different regions, and is interconnected by an extensive rail system that is not only efficient, but also budget friendly. Fast trains, such as Italo and Trenitalia, are apt for a quick commute between the major cities of the country.

How To Discover The Secrets of Florence's Duomo

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Whether you’re a first-time visitor to Florence, or an old pro, there are always secrets to discover in this ancient city.

Perhaps the most interesting secrets belong to Il Duomo, Florence’s unique cathedral.

How To Discover The Secrets of Florence's Duomo

5 Unique Ways to Road Trip Around the UK

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Who doesn’t relish a road trip? And what better place to explore via car than by traversing the UK? While many travelers enjoy taking the train (or flying, if you’re heading up north to Scotland), road tripping the UK is a bucket list experience – one that you’ll utterly adore (and, perhaps, do again and again). 

But don’t settle for a regular road trip – craft your own itinerary to align with your passions and priorities. Here are some suggestions:

The Hurtigruten Cruise - Witness the Aurora Borealis

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The title ‘world's most beautiful voyage’ has been given to the Hurtigruten cruise. When it comes to Norwegian Coastal Cruises, many people consider the Hurtigruten cruise the best for tourists to enjoy and understand the beautiful land of the midnight sun, Norway. 

The Hurtigruten Cruise - Witness the Aurora Borealis

The Play is the Star: Best Tips for Seeing Theatre in London

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I will never forget the summer of '94. Working in London as the MSU Summer London Study Abroad Director, I packed as much theatre as I could into my time there. I danced onstage at Five Guys Named Moe, marveled at the chilling and realistic sound effects in Miss Saigon, bought countless tickets to Hot Shoe Shuffle, and went with my students to as many shows as we could pack in around classes and work. It was GLORIOUS.

Have A Swiss Travel Pass? Happy Traveling via Trains, Boats, and Land

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What comes to mind when you think of visiting Switzerland?  Is it Julie Andrews whirling around singing atop of a spectacular mountain peak?  Although it’s hard not to associate the country with the movie, maybe you think instead of cheese or chocolate. 

Luzern-Interlaken Express in summer. From Have A Swiss Travel Pass? Happy Traveling via Trains, Boats, and Land
Luzern-Interlaken Express in summer

Studying Abroad in London: 10 Places Not to Miss Like I Did, Part 1

by Heather Robinette / Feb 13, 2018 /
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Thanks for reading the next article in my series on traveling outside of London during your time abroad. If you didn’t get a chance to start at the beginning, make sure you read my first post here.

Five of the Best Destinations in Europe

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Europe has so many places to visit, with such diverse cultures, that it can be difficult to choose a destination. According to the Mastercard 2017 Global Destination Cities Index, the two most popular European cities to visit in 2017 were London and Paris, ranking at numbers two and three respectively. It's easy to see why, with famous landmarks such as Buckingham Palace and the Eifel Tower being available to see. 
 

A Taste of Viennese Christmas

by Culinary Spelunker / Nov 27, 2017 /
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Bathed in bright yellow that soaks in the summer sun, while offering a stark contrast to the snow come winter, Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria, always seems both welcoming and royal. Built in 1740-50s, the palace became the summer residence of the ruling family of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Franz Joseph, Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary, was born here on August 18, 1830, and died here November 21, 1916. He was the last Austro-Hungarian emperor.

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