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The 7 Best European Vacations for $1,500 or Less

It’s true, a European vacation isn’t a budget-conscious traveler’s dream. From higher exchange rates to often expensive hotels, costs can add up quickly. However, there are insider tips, secret destinations, and strategies that you can employ to put your dream trip to Europe closer at hand. We’ve covered almost every corner of Europe over the…

5 Luxury Hotels in Ireland and Their Cheaper, But Similar, Alternatives

A gorgeous coastline, amazing nightlife, dramatic landscapes, and first-class golfing are just a few of the things that make Ireland an incredible travel destination. The luxury hotels around the country, from Dublin to County Mayo, are worth a visit alone. However, for every traveler with a sky-high budget, there are many more looking to extract…

The 6 Best Road Trips to Take in Europe

Its open roads might not share the same pop culture status as some of the iconic U.S. highways, but Europe is home to some incredible drives that showcase the continent’s incredible landscape. Europe offers a diverse range of natural settings, from Germany’s Bavarian Alps to the rugged beauty of rural Ireland. And exploring the continent…

11 Popular Attractions and Their Less Crowded Alternatives

There are certain attractions around the world that top many travelers’ bucket lists — from the Eiffel Tower to the Brooklyn Bridge. But upon arriving, you’ll find hordes of tourists, expensive admission fees, and dozens of raised, camera-toting hands that appear in your photos. Generally, these sights are famous for a reason and many folks…

10 of the Best Things to Do in Galway, Ireland

Robert Linsdell/Flickr Ireland has been winning traveler’s hearts for decades. The lush landscape, friendly locals, strong traditions, and pub culture make it hard to leave — and nowhere is this felt more than Galway. In fact, it’s often referred to as the “most Irish” city in the country. It’s small, but mighty. With rows of…

The 13 Most Beautiful Lakeside Hotels in the World

When hot weather hits, travelers tend to have beaches on their brain. And while taking a refreshing dip in the ocean is a blissful way to beat the heat, there’s something special about the often-forgotten lake vacation. With opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, and lounging, lakes also make for great playgrounds in the summertime. So before…

The Best Summer Trips for Couples Under 30

Cartagena, Colombia/Oyster Traveling with family and friends can be great, but a romantic vacation with your significant other is truly something special. In fact, a report from the U.S. Travel Association found that couples who travel together tend to have longer-lasting relationships than those who don’t. Plus, traveling sweethearts are likely to be more communicative,…

18 European Travel Experiences to Add to Your Bucket List

For a Europhile with vacation days, it can be hard to remember that there are actually seven continents. Our rally cry is “Europe or bust!” Thankfully, there’s enough on the continent to keep us exploring for a lifetime — and we’ve got the bucket list to prove it. If you’re constantly drawn across the Atlantic…

Where to Go in Europe: A Cheat Sheet to Top Destinations

You want to go to Europe, but don’t know where to start your travel research. From picking a country to choosing between big metropolises and quiet seaside towns, there are a lot of options. That’s why we’ve broken down some of the top destinations in Europe, and provided a rundown of what those countries have…

8 Adorable Animal Experiences to Add to Your Bucket List

The Sistine Chapel. The Taj Mahal. These are typical line items on a bucket list. And while we’re all for seeing the wonders of the world, as animal lovers, we have to confess that nothing makes us as giddy as a good nose-to-nose experience with an adorable creature. If otters holding hands warms your heart…