Bran Castle at Night with Full Moon, Transylvania, Romania - Cropped

Digging Up Myths, Magic, and Monsters on Your Europe Vacation

Roaming the centuries-old sites and cities of Europe, we’re constantly reminded of just how much history there is to discover, from Iceland to Istanbul. Where there’s history, there’s mythology, and where there’s mythology, there’s magic and monsters. It would be impossible to list all the great spots for a Halloween-inspired Europe vacation in one article, […]

Night Scenes of Wintry Coburg in Bavaria, Germany

Coburg, Bavaria: The Romantic Link Between Germany and Britain

Located in southeast Germany is a beautiful region Globetrotters should explore at least once on their German vacations… the state of Bavaria. In northernmost Bavaria lies a town with a rich history that intimately connects Germany to Great Britain. I visited Germany twice for several months before I turned four. At the time, my maternal […]

Couple in Stortorget Big Square in Gamla Stan, Stockholm, Sweden

Road-Testing the World’s Most Liveable Cities for 2016 (as Travel Destinations!)

They’re great to live in, but would you want to visit? The phrase “most liveable city” pops up in headlines several times a year as numerous agencies including The Economist, EIU, and Mercer all announce their favourites. While totally subjective, the winners are usually compact, well-organized, very walkable, and offer plenty of culture and a […]