Historic Thermal Towns: A Cultural Route of the Council of Europe

Last updated on March 10th, 2023 at 10:25 pmThere is nothing like stepping into a bath to soak away the stresses of the week. Thermal baths are no exception, with added benefits to our health and well-being. The European Historic Thermal Towns Association (EHTTA) plays an important role in growing this tradition thanks to fantastic…

Photo overlooking people swimming in the Gellert Spa indoor thermal pool in Budapest, Hungary.

What to Expect on a Danube River Cruise with Emerald Cruises

Last updated on February 17th, 2024 at 04:40 pmSailing along one of Europe’s majestic waterways elicits a feeling of luxury and relaxation. Emerald Cruises Danube Delights 8-day river cruise allows guests to explore 8 beautiful destinations without packing and unpacking suitcases, and worrying about travel logistics. A significant advantage of a small ship cruise is…

Great off the Radar Eastern European Cities to Visit

Last updated on July 13th, 2021 at 08:25 pmEastern Europe is fascinating and can also be a romantic slice of the globe to explore. It also generally offers far better value than Western Europe. The secret has long been out of the bag with Prague, which doesn’t offer nearly the same value as it did…

Most Common Scams Around the World

Last updated on July 17th, 2024 at 03:42 pmTouristy locations can be breeding grounds for crimes or scams of opportunity. We’ve lived around the United States, Europe, Australia and have traveled to nearly 70 countries. We know that people worldwide are generally good natured, but we’ve had some sketchy encounters with shady characters. We have…

Alex giving a thumbs up at a Dubai souk in the UAE