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Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, January 2013
As the days get shorter and the weather colder, Ireland might
not seem like the most appealing place to spend the winter, but fewer
crowds and cheaper prices make it a perfect time to explore.
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, December 2012
With freezing temperatures, wind-swept seas and frost gathering on its many minarets, Istanbul
is nothing if not atmospheric in the winter months: and with fewer
tourists hitting the city ...
Written by Jessica, USA, December 2012
Italians will take advantage of just about any excuse to celebrate.
Couple that with their insane love of fireworks, and you’ve got the
makings of a great place to spend New Year’s Eve. Some areas ...
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 JC, Germany, February 2012
The city of Leipzig in eastern Germany celebrates an extraordinary triple anniversary in 2012. The church, choir and school which all bear the name St Thomas reach their 800th birthdays this ...
2012 promises to be an exciting year for London. The New Year began with the familiar sounds of the chimes of Big Ben, followed by a spectacular firework display over the River Thames. But there is ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, November 2012
True to its reputation as Turkey ’s most cosmopolitan and eclectic city, Istanbul
certainly knows how to party, effortlessly blending the traditional
with the modern for one enormous New Year’s ...
Written by Diana Edelman, USA, February 2013
Spend an afternoon getting lost inside Stockholm’s Millesgården. Part art museum, part sculpture garden, its easy to get caught up in the world of famous sculptor Carl Milles and the other art ...
Written by JC, Germany, May 2012
After a long Bavarian winter, spring in Munich can feel like getting out of prison. The locals don’t take good weather for granted when it finally rolls round, so once the days outlast the nights, ...
Written by Paros Expert: Kapi Panou, Greece, April 2012
Paros is an island for all seasons and all tastes, being authentic, traditional and intact in most of its parts. Being a typical Cycladian island , it gets very dry in summer, so for lovers ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
You don’t have to wait long after the snows melt for the wildflowers to begin appearing in the Pyrenees . These fabulous mountains divide Spain (Catalonia) from France , and they’re easily ...
Written by Jessica, USA, March 2013
Travelers looking for the perfect balance of decent weather, reasonable prices, and smaller crowds are often drawn to what are called “shoulder seasons” in any destination. In Italy, that means ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, May 2012
It’s fast, loud and all about money: it’s the Monaco Grand Prix . This year the 70th Grand Prix event takes place May 24-27. If you like formula-one car racing head to Monaco then, and if you ...
Sometimes we choose winter vacation destinations because they’re winter
wonderlands. Sometimes, we’re trying to escape the cold. And then there
are places like Sicily —in the winter it’s neither ...
Most people go to the Amalfi Coast
in the summer, when the weather is best suited to lounging on the many
beaches or swimming in the beautiful water. The summer months are, not
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