City Review

Lyon

Lyon, the third largest city in France, was for a long while considered drab and uneventful. Today, one would find this description hard to believe after spending some time in this picturesque city. Thanks to some corrective urban planning, Lyon has quickly become...

London

London’s cultural attractions run the gamut, from the highest of highbrow to sugar coated kitsch.  You can browse the impressive collections of the Tate or Natural History museums, scare up some fun at the spooky Tower of London, witness the changing of...

Madrid

Located at an axis between Africa and Europe, Madrid, the capital of Spain, boasts the best of both continents.  The fusion of old and new, the cultural and the historical, makes Madrid one of the most popular and mesmerizing travel destinations in Europe.

Amsterdam

Amsterdam is the capital city of the Netherlands. Originally a small fishing town, it has become the largest Dutch city, and the financial heart of the country.

Breathtaking canals, beautiful architecture, and friendly people have made Amsterdam one of the...

Did You Know?...

  • With over 80 million foreign tourists annually, France is the most visited country in the world.
  • You can start gambling as soon as you land in Amsterdam, at the Holland Casino found in the Schipol airport.
  • There are 28 UNESCO World

Upcoming Events Across Europe

  • Las Fallas, Spain

    Mid-March each year sees hundreds of huge papier-mâché sculptures (fallas) erected and placed throughout Valencia. Each sculpture is unique in design, size, and shape, and tourists gawk at them all while accompanied by street parties, cooking competitions, open-air concerts, bullfights, and parades. The highlight of the celebrations takes place each night with grandiose fireworks displays and the sculptures being burned to the ground on the last night, as a finale.

  • Starkbierzeit, Germany

    What could easily be considered Oktoberfest’s “little brother”, if you’re thirsty for some beer in mid- to late March, head to Munich for a fortnight of stein-swilling celebration. A 300-year Bavarian tradition, Starkbierzeit is the perfect excuse to engage in 2 weeks of revelry, lagers, and the consumption of great tasting beer. Head to the nearest kegfest and you surely won’t be disappointed in what’s on tap.

  • St. Patrick’s Festival, Ireland

    Green. Beer. Happy. Those are the three most important ingredients to a proper celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. And nowhere in the world is the revelry more authentic than in the heart of Dublin, Ireland. To be sure, the famous holiday is celebrated throughout the emerald isle, but the Emerald Isle’s Patron Saint’s presence is felt most in the country’s capital. So grab your shillelagh and get happy this St. Patrick’s Day.