Category: Europe

Things to do in Germany + places to stay and eat


Things to do in Berlin


Things to do in Hamburg


Things to do in Munich


Things to do in Norway + places to stay and eat


What to do in Bergen: The ultimate Bergen city guide

Reading Time: 9 minutes Our What to do in Bergen city guide will help you make the most of your upcoming visit. It is so very easy to fall in love with Bergen. Visit Bryggen a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Theta Museum, the Bergen Maritime Museum, Bergenhus Festning, and ride the Fløibanen funicular for starters.

Things to do in Austria + places to stay and eat


Mauthausen concentration camp honors liberation’s 75th anniversary

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Mauthausen Memorial in Austria offers a sobering look at Nazi terror during World War II. The former Mauthausen concentration camp, located not far from the Danube River, was one of the Nazi's most notorious camps. It is estimated that of the 190,000 prisoners held at Mauthausen during the seven years the camp operated, at least 90,000 died. 

Things to do in France + places to stay and eat


Louvre Museum: Historic meets modern in Paris

Reading Time: 2 minutes Depending on who’s talking, the Louvre Museum in Paris is the second-most-visited site in the French city. And the world’s most-visited museum, with nearly 10 million people touring the grand halls in 2016 (although that number slides up and down a bit from different sources). This, for example, is where the Mona Lisa resides.

Things to do in Britain + places to stay and eat


Picturesque Mousehole Harbor a favorite of artists

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mousehole has retained much of its charm with narrow streets, art galleries, quaint shops and half-timber cottages. The harbor wall and two breakwaters are there to shield the Mousehole village from winter gales and pounding waves as well as to create a peaceful shelter for visitors to sit and stroll.

Things to do in Albania, Hungary, Italy and Ukraine


What Chernobyl looks like today: the Chernobyl disaster in photos

Reading Time: 15 minutes What does apocalypse look like? To see what Chernobyl looks like today, I visited the Chernobyl disaster zone in early 2020, nearly 34 years after the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Ukraine exploded. The disaster forced tens of thousands to leave their homes, many more to perish from radiation exposure, and countless others to suffer from disease.

Destinations Europe