Europe travel

Powerful solar storm sparks stunning aurora around the world

Powerful solar storm sparks stunning aurora around the world

Parts of the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand spotted stunning displays of light in the night sky in the wee hours of the morning
Beautiful photos of deserted London

Beautiful photos of deserted London

CNN cameraman Woj Treszczynski captured these haunting images of London's deserted streets on Christmas morning
Your favorite things about Serbia

Your favorite things about Serbia

Pristine lakes, white mountaintops and medieval castles. iReporters share why Serbia is becoming a hot tourist destination
The real 'Grand Budapest Hotel' and other great day trips from Berlin

The real 'Grand Budapest Hotel' and other great day trips from Berlin

The tiny town of Goerlitz has become a star in movies like Wes Anderson's latest production, while Potsdam and Leipzig ooze charm and history
And the top destination in Europe is...

And the top destination in Europe is...

Sun-soaked islands and picturesque villages top list as Lonely Planet staff pick their favorite spots for food, architecture and history
Safari in Europe: Bear, bison, big game

Safari in Europe: Bear, bison, big game

The "wilds" of Europe? Surprisingly, yes. Don't forget to bring your bear rifle
12 of Europe's most impressive metro stations

12 of Europe's most impressive metro stations

These quirky or beautiful subway stops make commuting look fun
6 great Turkish adventures beyond the beaches and bazaars

6 great Turkish adventures beyond the beaches and bazaars

Turkey’s a huge place with epic walking trails, an inland sea and the mountain where Noah’s Ark got stuck -- apparently
Which European city, which street food?

Which European city, which street food?

Churro sure ain't healthy, but they taste good. And as for Kässpätzle ...
Europe's most welcoming city is...

Europe's most welcoming city is...

A visa, toothpaste, spare underwear ... all essential for a vacation. But what about a decent welcome?
How to be a Parisian: 11 ways to fake it

How to be a Parisian: 11 ways to fake it

You may be from out of town but you don't have to be an out of towner. Follow these rules and you'll fit in
10 things to know before visiting Sicily

10 things to know before visiting Sicily

You can ogle ancient Romans in bikinis, ski on a volcano and take a Mafia tour -- make that an anti-Mafia tour.
9 great European tree house stays

9 great European tree house stays

Being grounded is overrated. Next vacation, consider branching out
10 things to know before visiting Copenhagen

10 things to know before visiting Copenhagen

The capital of the happiest country on Earth lives for clever design, eco-power and hygge. Visit the city and you will, too
Why Scotland is Western Europe's wildest country

Why Scotland is Western Europe's wildest country

From "Highland tigers" -- yes, that pussycat -- to dancing hares and ghostly moors, it's hard to find a wilder place in Europe
Europe's greatest museum treasures

Europe's greatest museum treasures

Hint: they aren't always what you think
Europe's best city beaches

Europe's best city beaches

10 continental hot spots where sand and city get on sizzlingly well