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The Best Honeymoon Destinations in Europe

After months — or even years — of organizing, stressing, and saving for a wedding, couples finally get to kick back and relax during their honeymoon. In the U.S. alone, there are an estimated 1.4 million honeymooners per year, and in the last five years, 75 percent of newlyweds opted for vacations in the U.S.…

Tuscany Faceoff: Florence vs. the Countryside

The view from Agriturismo Fattoria Lavacchio. One of Italy’s most visited regions, Tuscany boasts an impressive variety of experiences. You can see masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture in Florence, do wine tastings in the vineyards of Chianti, admire breathtaking views of the rolling hills throughout the countryside, shop for antiques and traditional crafts in…

The World’s Top Destinations for Science Lovers

There aren’t many pursuits that expand our horizons to the extent that traveling does, but we’ll concede that science is one of them. From discovering the world is round and forever ridding the thought of sailing off the Earth’s edge, to mind-blowing trips to the moon, science and travel have always had an exciting relationship.…

The Best Itinerary for Italy

Art buffs, architecture lovers, and pizza fans all have good reasons to spend a week in Italy, a country that has lots to see, admire, and eat. However, trying to spin through the Boot’s greatest hits, including the Vatican, Uffizi Gallery, and Venice canals, can be tough in seven days. That’s not to say it…

The Grandest Royal Palaces in Europe

Europe is known for many things, from historic sights to stunning landscapes to buzzing metropolises. Tying the three together are the grand palaces that have housed European royal families for generations, many of which are set on picturesque manicured grounds. Take a look at seven such architectural splendors spread across the European continent. We’ve also…

10 Destinations Worth Your Full Two-Week Vacation

Now that it’s the start of the year, everyone’s available vacation days are back to their full potential. Whether you live in the United States, where companies don’t legally have to give workers any paid-vacation days, or in the European Union, which by law has to give employees at least four work weeks of paid…

10 Spa Escapes in Europe

Visiting Europe is often composed of a whirlwind tour, during which visitors hurry from one tourist destination to another. Therefore — in between trips to museums and monuments — finding the time to breathe can be surprisingly difficult. To help speed along to the moment where you actually find relaxation — you’re on vacation, after…

The Coolest Hotel Elevators Around the World

While most elevators serve as mundane mechanical boxes that transport passengers from point A to point B, some hotels are turning their contraptions into attractions in their own right. From futuristic, rocket-ship pods that look like they belong on a film set to tricked-out, amusement park-worthy rides that bolt up inside an aquarium, we rounded…