Berlin Brandenberg Gate
The Brandenberg Gate is one of the highlghts of Berlin's Fan Mile. Photo: Russell C

Berlin: Where to watch the World Cup final

Jul 11 This Sunday marks the end of the FIFA World Cup run for 2014, and unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that Germany qualified for this year’s final with their stunning defeat of Brazil’s national team 7-1 Tuesday. (If you have been living under a rock, you can catch the highlights here.) They’ll » Read more

Visiting Barcelona for the First Time: 7 mistakes to avoid

Visiting Barcelona for the First Time: 7 mistakes to avoid

Jul 10 Despite being a “small” big city of just 1.5 million people, Barcelona can feel overwhelming to the 8 million tourists who visit each year from across the globe. From staying in the wrong location during your visit to eating a frozen paella warmed up just for tourists, it’s easy to fall into tourist traps… especially » Read more

London: a cheapo neighborhood guide to the City of London

London: a cheapo neighborhood guide to the City of London

Jul 09 If you’re heading to London for work or just wish to explore the business heart of the city, then this is the area for you. However, unlike many urban hubs that see their business district shut down as night falls, London’s City area borders some of the most popular night spots in the capital, boasting » Read more

Berlin’s best cheap eats: Döner, currywurst, food markets and outdoor dining

Berlin’s best cheap eats: Döner, currywurst, food markets and outdoor dining

Jul 08 Cheapos traveling throughout Europe delight upon arriving to Berlin—after weeks of spending mad cash on “cheap” eats, from $7.50 falafels in France to $10 hot dogs in Scandinavia, Berlin offers budget travelers’ pocketbooks a reprieve. Throughout the city you’ll have no problem finding delicious meal deals, like a döner kebap piled with fresh toppings for » Read more

Should you visit Disneyland Paris? Some thoughts on a Goofy day trip…

Should you visit Disneyland Paris? Some thoughts on a Goofy day trip…

Jul 07 Disneyland Paris—the words that strike fear in so many, and joy in so many others. I’ve been there. And I’d go again. But is it really worth leaving Paris to visit? Before you start rolling your eyes, know that in 2013, nearly 15 million visitors thought it was worth it to make the trip. So » Read more

Madrid: 5 ways to dress like a local

Madrid: 5 ways to dress like a local

Jul 06 The day has come. You’re packing a bag for your trip to Madrid, Spain’s largest city. Seeing that lugging three rolling suitcases is neither savvy nor cost-effective, you have to be choosey with clothes, shoes and accessories. So should you pack the sandals or the sneakers? Just jeans or slacks, too? Here are some tips » Read more

Paris in the Rain: 5 activities for Paris when it drizzles

Paris in the Rain: 5 activities for Paris when it drizzles

Jul 05 Travelers are spoiled when there is constant sunshine in Paris, but when the weather turns to rain complete with lightning strikes, it gives a new meaning to the name “City of Light.” Walking or biking around Paris, however, can become a drag when the sky opens up and even the most prepared tourist may be » Read more

Amsterdam: 10 tips to bike and blend in like a local

Amsterdam: 10 tips to bike and blend in like a local

Jul 03 Amsterdam is a biking paradise, and there’s no better way to experience it than pedaling through the historic streets. Previously, we’ve shared some helpful tips on how to bicycle safely throughout the city, the best bike tours and how to navigate the roads in winter. Now it’s time to get local about it. In Amsterdam, » Read more

London: 7 tips for surviving the British Museum

London: 7 tips for surviving the British Museum

Jul 02 The British Museum is probably one of the sights you shouldn’t miss when you’re in London. There’s a reason why it’s the most visited tourist attraction in the UK: it has an amazing collection of artifacts, dating back thousands of years and drawn from all over the world. Plus, it probably doesn’t hurt that the » Read more

A Walking Tour of former East Berlin: Hanging out in Friedrichshain

A Walking Tour of former East Berlin: Hanging out in Friedrichshain

Jul 01 There are many corners of East Berlin that have undergone significant transitions since the GDR era. On this 4 km self-guided walk through Friedrichshain, you can sample some of this district’s finer and rougher edges, with city highlights for both day and night. These sights will be more crowded on the weekend, but for good » Read more

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