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The Most Stunning Castles in Europe

Europe has no shortage of jaw-dropping castles with imposing exteriors and opulent interiors that showcase the styles from their time period. Whether they actually served as a fortress or simply housed the royal family, these castles act as a gorgeous way to be immersed in history. While you may not get to live out the…

The Most Scenic Train Trips in the Alps

The speed with which planes allow us to traverse the world is pretty impressive, but when it comes to taking the scenic route, trains have it down. In Europe, some of the best eye-candy comes from a train trip in the Alps, the mountain range that extends approximately 750 miles across eight countries, including France,…

5 Charming Tuscan Towns You Can’t Miss

Ah, Italy! The whole country is a fabulous melange of world-class food, wine, art, and architecture, but no other region embodies what Italy is all about better than Tuscany. Whether you prefer strolling the vineyards of Chianti, lounging on Elba’s beaches, or admiring Botticelli’s works at the Uffizi in Florence, Tuscany has something for everyone.…

7 Palace Hotels in India That Will Make You Feel Like Royalty

In 1947, India gained independence from Britain and several of the former colony’s states and territories joined the Indian Union that would form the Republic of India. Royal families and the maharajas who were once the head of native states and received tax money and privy purses from citizens and the government were (mostly) stripped…

Your Guide to the Most Stunning French Islands

France, for many, begins and ends with the museums and monuments of Paris. More adventurous travelers may lay on a beach in the south along the Mediterranean, or even find a retreat in the countryside that looks like it was plucked from the pages of a magazine. But for the French, weekend getaways and summer…

The Best Beaches in the World

The world is not in short supply of beautiful beaches. The factors that make a great beach, though, are highly subjective. For our very own list, we took into consideration aspects like safety, accessibility, and unique surroundings. Each sandy stretch has stunning scenery, but beyond that, the locations are richly varied. Without further ado, read…

The 13 Most Stunning Coastal Destinations in Europe

Jaw-dropping cliffsides and scenic stretches of sand are a fool-proof formula for a gorgeous vacation spot. Add in historic sights, comfy hotels, and quaint town centers and it becomes the ultimate getaway. Fortunately, this isn’t just a thing of fantasy, as Europe has several cities and regions with all (or most) of the above. We’ve…

8 Places With the Bluest, Clearest Water in the World

Coco Bodu Hithi/Oyster Whether you’re a scuba diver, snorkeler, swimmer, or toe-dipper, it’s tough to turn away from mesmerizingly clear, blue water. While the Caribbean is a reliable place for great beaches with excellent underwater visibility, we wondered where else we could find such pristine water around the world. Below are eight of the most…

8 Underrated Cliffside Villages in Europe

When you think of cliffside villages, there’s probably a good chance you picture Santorini, Cinque Terre, and the Amalfi Coast. And they’re beautiful! However, there’s also the opportunity to go off the beaten path and visit the more obscure towns and villages with equally picturesque cliffside locales. From UNESCO World Heritage Sites to medieval towns…

Our Most Popular Destinations on Pinterest

While many turn to blogs and guide books for vacation ideas, others find their dream trip on one of the many social media platforms. Instagram feeds flood with dreamy snapshots of spectacular mountain retreats, pristine beaches, and energetic cities waiting to be seen first-hand. Pinterest, too, is full of inspirational destination photos that can spark…