Ever since I first made it to Poland, Krakow's been one of my favorite places in Europe. Some might say that it's getting a tad too popular these days (shall we call it the Prague curse?), but there's something special about the cultural hub of Poland that's truly easy to love. Maybe it's the day . . .
Ready for the ultimate Italian food feast? The answer's not in Rome, Venice, Florence or Pisa. It's in Bologna, the breadbasket of Emilia-Romagna, and—as many would say!—quite possible of Italy as a whole. While Bologna doesn't crack often first-time Italy itineraries, anyone with even a passing . . .
There's hardly a traveler on the planet who hasn't dreamed of visiting Barcelona. As much as this crazy ol' Catalonian city has got its fair share of fans, Barcelona isn't love at first sight for everyone. Still on the fence about whether to add Barcelona to your Spain itinerary? Check out these . . .
As much as I hate the term "off-the-beaten-path," in Europe there's, without a doubt, a dividing line between the usual destinations and the unusual. Every year, that line seems to move further east. Starting with the stunning success of Prague and Krakow following the collapse of communism in . . .
If you're a Cold War kid like me, there's a good chance that any visit to Berlin will be riddled with a little nostalgia. One of the things I love most of Berlin (and, trust me, there's a ton!) is how intimately connected this city is to the memories of my childhood. No, I didn't live in East . . .