Best Events in Europe in April

BEST EVENTS IN EUROPE IN APRIL

April is a fascinating time to travel in Europe, especially if you're a fan of traditional festivals. As spring and Easter approach,...

FIRST TIME IN EUROPE: A SOUTH AFRICAN'S FIRST IMPRESSIONS

I had little idea what to expect from my first serious trip to Europe. I'd bought a ticket to Budapest on a whim, decided I wanted...

 
 
 

THE BEST LGBT+ FRIENDLY DESTINATIONS IN EUROPE

Over the past number of years, LGBT+ rights have become more protected in various parts of the world. But despite how liberal certain...

THE BEST OF TRAIN TRAVEL IN LITHUANIA

It's fair to say that train travel in Lithuania isn't the fastest in Europe, but that's not to say you should condemn yourself to a...

 
 
 

ALTERNATIVE VALENTINE'S DAY DESTINATIONS IN EUROPE

There's much more to Valentine's Day than just flowers, chocolates and clichés. If the typical weekend in Paris doesn't do it for you,...

BENEFITS OF 1ST CLASS TRAIN TRAVEL IN EUROPE

I boarded the first class carriage of Switzerland's famous Glacier Express - possibly the most luxurious scenic train in Europe - and...

 
 
 

VISITING EUROPE'S SOMBER DESTINATIONS

Most Eurail trips are about the good times. All day sightseeing, late night parties, spontaneous detours and dramatic scenery. But...

8 THINGS TO DO IN HALLSTATT, AUSTRIA

When it comes to idyllic destinations, Hallstatt has it all. This quaint Austrian village sits on the shores of a tranquil lake and...

 
 
 
10 nights trains you want to be on at midnight

10 NIGHTS TRAINS YOU WANT TO BE ON AT MIDNIGHT

If you've never done it before, spending the night aboard a train might seem a bit odd. For most, the driving factors for train travel...

HERE'S WHAT'S NEW WITH EURAIL IN 2019

Happy new year! Wherever you were, we hope you got to see the new year in in style. We kicked it off with a couple big changes to the...

 
 
 
Where the locals go in Antwerp

WHERE THE LOCALS GO IN ANTWERP

Antwerp: the Flemish medieval wonder and one of northern Europe's most habitually overlooked major cities. A commercial center of Belgium...

The 5 best cities for celebrating New Year's Eve in Europe

THE 5 BEST CITIES FOR CELEBRATING NEW YEAR'S EVE IN EUROPE

If you're traveling Europe over December and January, you don't have to forgo your usual festive celebrations. In fact, it's likely...

 
 
 

FROM TATRAS TO TOWNS: POPRAD TO BRATISLAVA BY TRAIN

I opened Google Maps on my phone in the basement-level hostel in Zakopane and discovered a problem. The only way out of this quaint...

Amazing Rail Routes: Switzerland's Glacier Express

AMAZING RAIL ROUTES: SWITZERLAND'S GLACIER EXPRESS

One of the joys of train travel is certainly the scenery, and when it comes to scenic rail routes in Europe, saying you're spoilt for...

 
 
 

FOLLOW THE FUN - A EURAIL DETOUR TO POLAND

Poland was never even on my radar. Berlin was, and that's where I found myself after two months of Eurailing across the continent....

Where the locals go in Zagreb

WHERE THE LOCALS GO IN ZAGREB

Zagreb, capital of Croatia, might be the ex-Yugoslav city that is most reminiscent of capitals further north, like Vienna or Prague....

 
 
 
Where the locals go in Zagreb

WHERE THE LOCALS GO IN ZAGREB

Zagreb, capital of Croatia, might be the ex-Yugoslav city that is most reminiscent of capitals further north, like Vienna or Prague....

7 INCREDIBLE FORESTS IN EUROPE YOU CAN REACH BY TRAIN

There's something arrestingly tranquil and yet strangely tense about walking through a vast, unspoilt forest. Perhaps it has to do...

 
 
 
Where the locals go in Belgrade

WHERE THE LOCALS GO IN BELGRADE

Putting together a history or synopsis of Belgrade in a few short sentences is no easy task. The “White City” has been at the epicenter...

The Best Day Trips from Lisbon

THE BEST DAY TRIPS FROM LISBON

With so much to see and do in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon , you may think it crazy to consider leaving for a day trip. But when...

 
 
 



Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport Puts Spring in Its Step

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport Puts Spring in Its Step

Frankfurt Airport continues to strengthen its status as Germany's leading international aviation hub. Starting on March 31, travelers will be able to fly from Frankfurt to a... Read more ...

2,700 American Airlines flights cancelled, Boeing 737 Max grounded

2,700 American Airlines flights cancelled, Boeing 737 Max grounded

Due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max after two fatal crashes in October, American Airlines on Sunday announced the extension of flight cancellation through April 24 along... Read more ...

Food, Wine and Excellent Tunes: The West's Festival Scene Is Hopping

Food, Wine and Excellent Tunes: The West's Festival Scene Is Hopping

Whether your ideal festival scene is spending the day tasting world-class wines or listening to a symphony under the stars, there's something special about experiencing the... Read more ...

Build, Upgrade, or Augment Your Gaming PC With Today's Amazon Gold Box

Build, Upgrade, or Augment Your Gaming PC With Today's Amazon Gold Box

Today's Gold Box is lowering the price on a ton of PC gaming gear. Inside, you'll find complete gaming PCs , components , laptops , Razer peripherals , headsets , gaming... Read more ...

10 Ways to Take Your Breath Away in Bora Bora

10 Ways to Take Your Breath Away in Bora Bora

So nice they named it twice, Bora Bora beams with beauty and boundless turquoise waters that have travelers lusting before they've even landed at the airport. Whether you're... Read more ...

Passenger Satisfaction at Baggage Collection Jumps to a New High with Mobile...

Passenger Satisfaction at Baggage Collection Jumps to a New High with Mobile Notifications

While the adoption of technology has improved passenger satisfaction across the airport journey, the biggest jump by far over the past year was at baggage collection. SITA's... Read more ...

Vital Upgrade to Track Near Peterborough Station Means Trains Can Travel At...

Vital Upgrade to Track Near Peterborough Station Means Trains Can Travel At Higher Speeds

Network Rail has completed a £10million project which will allow trains to travel into Peterborough station at higher speeds, paving the way for faster and more frequent... Read more ...

Racing Superstar Lewis Hamilton on Motivation and Why the British Grand Prix...

Racing Superstar Lewis Hamilton on Motivation and Why the British Grand Prix is Electric

2018 was a superb year for Lewis Hamilton. The 33-year-old British racing driver earned his fifth FIA Formula One World Drivers' Championship in October. Then - just two weeks... Read more ...

Post Brexit, UK tourism industry looks for long-haul markets like the US and...

Post Brexit, UK tourism industry looks for long-haul markets like the US and China

Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the Royal family - London is blessed with innumerable renowned attractions wrapped in tradition and heritage, most cities can only dream of... Read more ...

British Airways Flight Goes 525 Miles in the Wrong Direction

British Airways Flight Goes 525 Miles in the Wrong Direction

Once you're on a plane, your fate is in the hands of the pilot. You're going where they want to go. Unfortunately, the pilot of a recent British Airways flight from London to... Read more ...