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Two Countries, One Trip: How to See More on Your Next Vacation

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Even if you’re not the kind of traveler who wants to check off as many destinations as possible in a week-long vacation, you might get restless staying in one place for that long. With some cities, you not only have the option of visiting another region, you can also stamp your passport by going to […]

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February 24, 2016 by | Comments Off on Two Countries, One Trip: How to See More on Your Next Vacation

Small Carpathian Wine Country Day Trip

Daytripping to Carpathian wine country from Bratislava

The Carpathian Mountains run from Western Slovakia, near Bratislava, all the way to Transylvania in Romania. Slovakia was formerly behind the Iron Curtain, and part of the sprawling Austro-Hungarian Empire prior to World War I. Then it separated from Czechoslovakia to become its own country. Does Slovakia have an identity of its own? The locals […]

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July 28, 2015 by | Comments Off on Small Carpathian Wine Country Day Trip

Europe’s Cheapest Cities This Year

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You’ve heard it a lot in the last few months: Europe is cheaper than it’s been in a long time. The time to go is now. But Europe is a big place. So where should you visit to make the most of the strong dollar?

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March 25, 2015 by | Comments Off on Europe’s Cheapest Cities This Year

The 8 Best Value Destinations in Europe

Traveling Europe can be surprisingly affordable if you don’t mind skimping on certain luxuries and avoiding the west in favor of the cheaper nations of the east. The continent has plenty on offer that won’t break your bank account, but you have to know where to look. If you’re strapped for cash and want the […]

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July 8, 2013 by | Comments Off on The 8 Best Value Destinations in Europe

River Cruises in Europe

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River cruises have rapidly grown in popularity over the past few years. For people who are avid cruisers it’s a way to see different cities they can’t visit via a traditional ocean cruise. However, the intimate and interactive nature of river cruising is now appealing to travelers who have never set foot on a cruise […]

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October 8, 2012 by | 3 Comments

Bratislava, Slovakia: Things to Do, Places to Be

Editor’s Note: Our intrepid bridge-loving artist, Jodi, is reporting back on her recent trip to Bratislava and Slovakia. You can read about Jodi’s previous jaunts in Slovakia here and here. Bratislava is a perfect blend of Eastern European history and contemporary style. Not many travelers have an opinion (favorable or otherwise) about Bratislava, and yet […]

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December 13, 2007 by | 2 Comments