Europe

Albania's Block party: Dancing away the dictator's legacy

Albania's Block party: Dancing away the dictator's legacy

Former Tirana stronghold of a totalitarian leader now home to a pulsing clubs and bar scene
Is this the world's most 'British' vacation?

Is this the world's most 'British' vacation?

Grab your Barbour jacket. The Land Rover Discovery tour includes castles, horse shows and plenty of off-roading
Fire down below: Surviving Italy's chilli eating marathon

Fire down below: Surviving Italy's chilli eating marathon

Asbestos-bellied locals converge on Calabria to compete for hottest ticket on the culinary calendar
Pilot diverts plane to give passengers better volcano view

Pilot diverts plane to give passengers better volcano view

Passengers get a second look at eruption that nearly grounded flights earlier this year
Venice comes alive as Biennale takes over the city

Venice comes alive as Biennale takes over the city

Venturing along the waterways leads to some unmissable exhibitions, where art and architecture blend into a beautiful dialogue
What does a $500 bottle of wine taste like?

What does a $500 bottle of wine taste like?

There are only a few cases of Tignanello 1978 left. We uncork a bottle during a rare wine tasting in the Tuscan hills
No more using Uber in Germany?

No more using Uber in Germany?

A court moves to end the ride for the U.S.-based online chauffeur and ride-sharing service in Germany
Cycling the Death Strip: Berlin Wall by bicycle

Cycling the Death Strip: Berlin Wall by bicycle

Once fortified frontier between East and West German zones makes a fascinating two-wheeled trail through history
Giant inflatable duck artist's next big thing: Hippos

Giant inflatable duck artist's next big thing: Hippos

Artist Florentijn Hofman has traveled the world with his huge artworks -- now he's sending a giant beast into London's River Thames
Marathon du Medoc: Running France's long-distance drinking race

Marathon du Medoc: Running France's long-distance drinking race

Thirst for victory competes with thirst for booze in event where competitors raise their glasses long before they cross the finish line
'Expert' gored by bulls says he'll run with them again

'Expert' gored by bulls says he'll run with them again

Author Bill Hillman blames 'first timers' or 'inexperienced guys' for his mishap earlier this summer
CNN Partner Hotels