Category Archives: Europe

Dublin

21 Things You Might Not Know About Ireland

By Meghan Brennan There are about seven times more Americans claiming Irish descent than there are people living in Ireland. Irish is the country’s first official language, but there aren’t…

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

By Meghan Brennan St. Patrick’s Day means beer, shamrocks, the luck of the Irish, dying entire rivers green – and if that’s how we celebrate here in the states, things…

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Escorted Tours 101

By Meghan Brennan   For travelers who haven’t taken one before, an escorted tour can seem like an odd way to vacation – there’s less free time and you go everywhere…

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A Trip to Paris: What to See and What to Skip

By Meghan Brennan “Paris is always a good idea.” So says the eponymous heroine of the film Sabrina. Finding truth in film can be a bit like believing everything you…

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Food for Thought: Expo Milano 2015

By Susie Reese More than 140 countries will be represented in Milan, Italy this May for Expo Milano 2015, a Universal Exhibition. These world fairs have given us such landmarks…

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Worldwide Traveler Top 10 Experiences: Rome

By Jed Hauck  The eternal city of culture, religion, and La Dolace Vita… THE REGIONS OF ROME Vatican City An independent country surrounded entirely by the city of Rome, the…

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Discover Italy: Food, Fashions, Festivals, and Fabulous People

By Jed Hauck In Italy, there’s art and lots of it. Then, there’s the architecture. Also, the food. The fashion. The festivals. The people… In fact, Italy is so bursting with…

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Q & A with Paradise Found Host and World Traveler Ashley Colburn

Ashley knows travel; you can’t venture to more than 25 countries on six continents without learning how to pack a carryon that can fit properly in an overhead bin or…

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A Royal Tour with Carolynn Robb and Back-Roads Touring

By Susie Reese There’s something about “royalty” that makes the stomach tingle with excitement. Tea and crumpets, the crown jewels, the elaborate spectacle of it all, and as Americans, we’re…

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One Day In: Florence, Italy

By Meghan Brennan For the record, we definitely recommend allowing a couple of days for Florence – the museums alone could take a full weekend. If you have to see…