Even in a country as over-the-top picturesque as Switzerland, some destinations stand out, not only for their beauty but also

The Greek islands are so iconically picturesque, families seeking fun in the sun sometimes overlook Athens. At first glance, it’s

Iconic images emerge from Italy’s Amalfi Coast, one of the world’s most breathtaking regions. Jumbles of cube-shaped houses in peach,

In the crown of cosmopolitan European capitals, Stockholm’s jewel shines brightly within a setting where Old World culture coalesces with

Hosting international events has not come easy to Poland. Although the country regained its democratic government almost 30 years ago

Ensconced by the sea and dripping with the full flavor of Catalonia, the Spanish city of Barcelona is a vibrant

Let’s face it: The Côte d’Azur, aka the French Riviera, has a reputation. It’s chic. It’s expensive. It’s, dare I

In Spain’s geographical center, Madrid is not only its capital but its major city, with a population upwards of 3

Northern Ireland’s recent past is a story of tragedy, political intrigue and violence. When the province emerged from 30 years

Moving a walled city of the 1700s into the modern business age without respect for its history is a walk

With all its banking and commercial reputation, it’s sometimes hard to remember Zürich is also an exciting city for tourists.

Home to such masters as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo Buonarroti and Dante Alighieri, Florence earned a lasting reputation as a

In 1867, writing in his diary about St. Petersburg, Lewis Carroll penned, “It is as though one walked through a

Ireland’s capital city brings to mind two distinct images. One is a literary paradise where the likes of Oscar Wilde,

Since sanctioned to host a fair back in the 12th century, Glasgow hasn’t noticeably slowed down in the entertainment arena.

As our ship approaches the massive, semi-circular remains of the volcanic crater of Santoríni, the chalk-white buildings gripping the lid

Once thought of as just another monochromatic city of banks and industry, Frankfurt am Main blooms with a vibrant regeneration

Belgian playwright and poet Maurice Maeterlinck (1862–1949) once said, “How strangely do we diminish a thing as soon as we

Built atop a throng of coastal islands, Copenhagen is Denmark at its best. The area of Indre By (inner city)

Milan still basks in the glow from Expo 2015, the blockbuster international exhibition focusing on food sustainability that featured spectacular

As the art world makes a yearly pilgrimage to Art Basel — a renowned mega-cultural linchpin in the northern Swiss

London received close to 19 million international visitors in 2015, once again topping the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index, an

What’s that shade of blue? The odd color catches my eye from the road, so I pull into a gravel

The story regarding the rise of winter tourism in Switzerland is well-documented: In 1864, hotelier Johannes Badrutt, who owned the