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Prague claims to be one of the most haunted cities in the world. A witch tour of Prague is a haunted walking tour that cover many of the mysteries of Prague, including witchcraft, ghost stories, ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2012
The Dutch might be the least superstitious people on earth, but in a city as old and full of history as Amsterdam, there’s bound to be some ghosts haunting the place and sure enough there are. The ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, October 2012
With its long and illustrious history, Dublin has enough haunted sights to keep your hair raised long after Halloween. Ghost tours have become a popular way for visitors to get their kicks. Walking ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, September 2012
Reportedly the most haunted capital city in the world, London’s stately Victorian buildings, cobbled backstreets and elaborate graveyards lend the city an eerie backdrop, perfect for spine-tingling ...
The tours and tourist destinations in the Bündner Herrschaft area are known collectively as Heidiland, travelers with children and/or the young at heart won’t want to miss the pleasures of one ...
Wending its way through the Alps between the villages of Brig and Valais, the Simplon Pass is home to stunning mountain views and historical structures offering both public and private residences. ...
Written by Diana Edelman, USA, November 2012
Starting in November, holiday markets begin to decorate Sweden with their sparkling lights. Ornamented Christmas trees and flickering candles line city streets, merchants in their cozy stalls sell ...
Written by Diana Edelman, USA, August 2012
For eight years running, the city of Prague and the world have come together for the Annual International Folklore Festival. From Aug. 28th through Sept. 1st, the festival returns for its ninth year. ...
Not far from Dublin lies the Boyne Valley, site of the Boyne River, in parts a lovely trout and salmon fishing river. But the valley is also the location of some of Ireland’s most significant and ...
If you can handle the cold, January is one of the best times of the year to visit Amsterdam .
This is the time of year you’ll find the fewest tourists on the narrow
streets and many of the ...
Written by JC, Germany, January 2012
Like many Catholic regions around the world, Germany’s densely populated Rhineland has a long tradition of marking the lead-up to Lent with wild festivities. Celebrations are centered on the ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2012
What could be more fun than doing something you’re not normally allowed to do? Say, for example, throwing tomatoes at people. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Spain Things ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, November 2011
In 1630-31, Venice was gripped by a second plague in a century. It claimed nearly 100,000 lives, or one in three Venetians. The Doge appealed to the Virgin Mary, promising to build a magnificent ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, August 2011
Dance around the maypole in Sweden
for Midsummer's night, as the longest day of the year with ancient
pagan traditions, this is one of the most unique holidays in Sweden.
Drinking and dancing ...
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart came to prominence early on in Vienna and lived and composed there for much of his life. Those interested in communing with the spirit of the great man have many destinations ...
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