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10 hidden gems of Europe. There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists.

10 hidden gems of Europe

Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe. 1. Burg Satzvey, Germany Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride from touristed Bonn and Cologne but remains off most travellers' radar. Its medieval castle walls, moat and quaint setting will delight even the most jaded visitor. Time Out Worldwide - Your Guide to the Best Things to do in the World's Greatest Cities including London and New York.

Travel Deals, Travel Tips, Vacation Ideas. Some tourist visa applications are easy—an Australian visa, for example, can be acquired in a few minutes via the internet.

Travel Deals, Travel Tips, Vacation Ideas

Others, however, can take weeks, if not months to procure. The following eight countries, including China, India, and Brazil, are especially tricky to visit if you're a U.S. citizen. Create a Travel Itinerary from Your Travel Emails. Cookies must be enabled. Please modify your browser settings so we can remember you when you visit TripIt. After cookies are enabled, please refresh the page. Show me how. 8 travel tortures and how to mitigate them. 20+ awesome travel jobs and how to get them. Tour guide: The right job for you? 43 Places. Volunteer Programs. NOTVENTURES. Travel Advice. Marqueyssac.

Select the destination for your trip - Treasures of Turkey. Palio di Siena. The Palio di Siena (known locally simply as Il Palio) is a horse race that is held twice each year, on July 2 and August 16, in Siena, Italy.

Palio di Siena

Ten horses and riders, bareback and dressed in the appropriate colours, represent ten of the seventeen contrade, or city wards. The Palio held on July 2 is named Palio di Provenzano, in honour of the Madonna of Provenzano, who has a church in Siena. The Palio held on August 16 is named Palio dell'Assunta, in honour of the Assumption of Mary. A pageant, the Corteo Storico, precedes the race, which attracts visitors and spectators from around the world. 66 Beautiful Small Cities & Towns In Europe. Dr. Seuss Quote About Love. Travel Blog Sites – The Web's Best. Travel Blog Rankings for April 13, 2014 April 13, 2014 The Travel Blog Ranking score — updated weekly — is the average of the Alexa and rankings for each travel blog.

Travel Blog Sites – The Web's Best

If you would like your independent travel blog to be included in our weekly list, please read more about this list. Top 100 Travel Blogs for April 13, 2014: How I Can Afford My Life Of Constant Travel. I’m confused.

How I Can Afford My Life Of Constant Travel

I’m simply confused as to how it’s possible that I have so far failed to properly explain how I’ve managed to travel/live/work abroad nonstop for 12 years straight (and counting). The questions are still pouring in every single day: How do you do it? How is it possible to travel for so long? Where does the money come from? And while I thoroughly enjoy communicating with readers (I’m being completely serious and encourage you all to continue sending your emails to me as often as you wish), the fact that these very questions are on the minds of so many of you out there has led me to believe that I need to do a better job at providing the answers.

50 of the Most Important Landmarks of the World (Part 1) Originally, a landmark literally meant a geographic feature used by explorers and others to find their way back or through an area. Now, a landmark includes anything that is easily recognizable, such as a monument or a building, or any other spot to designate places that might be of interest to tourists. A few examples are the Statue of Liberty, Uluru, the Taj Mahal, Mount Everest, and the Eiffel Tower. When we see one of those, everyone knows in which part of the world they are located. Here are 50 landmarks for you to recognize. The world's ten creepiest abandoned cities. Fairytale Destinations. Is it a dream or is it for real?

Fairytale Destinations

These places will make you wonder whether you step into the land of magic and fantasy or still firmly stand on the ground. With unearthly nature, unreal landscapes or fairy tale architecture, these destinations will take you far away from your humdrum reality. Picturesque Colmar in France, considered the most beautiful city in Europe, looks like it came straight out of a fairy tale.

This tiny town in Alsace is famous not only for its magically colourful old town. Colmar, situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, is called the "Capital of Alsatian Wine" - it boasts a sunny microclimate and is the second driest city in France, making it ideal for wine growing. Home - A Chick with Baggage.

Buisness Model and Site Structure for Niche Travel Site. What Does It Cost To Travel The World? What Does It Cost To Travel The World?

What Does It Cost To Travel The World?

It is weird to talk about money. Especially my money. Especially when I know that someday my friends and family will be reading this blog. The reason I’ve decided to share our finances with the world is because I hope it will help others who are planning an RTW. In the course of my research on the cost of year-long around the world travel, I’ve found that other RTW travel bloggers that have shared their budget and finances have been an indispensable resource to me.

Unbrave Girl. How to avoid pickpockets when traveling. A razor blade used to cut into your pocket by pickpockets - you won't feel a thing Someone tried to pickpocket me last week.

How to avoid pickpockets when traveling

It’s always been a top concern of mine. Crime is everywhere in the world today. As are opportunists that will prey on the weak, gullible, and the blatant. One of the weakest, and largest targets for travelers, tourists and indeed people in their own countries, is their wallet or purse. National Parks of the West - Six National Parks in 14 days. Itinerary Day 1 - Depart Chicago aboard Amtrak's Empire BuilderArrive at Chicago's historic Union Station, meet your tour manager, and board the famed Empire Builder for your scenic overnight trip.

National Parks of the West - Six National Parks in 14 days

As the Empire Builder begins its journey northwest at 2:15 pm, settle into your comfortable seat, meet your fellow travelers, and enjoy the passing scenery. Important cities along this afternoon's route include Milwaukee, WI, the city by the lake made famous by its breweries, and Portage, once a regular stop for traders on their trips between the Mississippi River and Lake Michigan. Don't miss a Trails and Rails presentation in the Sightseer Lounge car as you travel from Chicago to Winona, MN, allowing you to meet volunteer rangers from the Chicago/Mississippi National River and Recreation Area sharing historical stories and cultural artifacts from the region you're traveling. Stuck In Customs HDR Photography. See the REAL Morocco with Intrepid Travel. 24 Best Travel Sites to Save You Money. Find the best deals online for plane tickets, hotel rooms, vacation packages and car rentals, domestic or abroad.

24 Best Travel Sites to Save You Money

Feeling too pinched by the ever-troubled economy to travel? You can still find good deals to get away — if you know where to go online first. Here are the best travel sites we've found to help you bag the best bargains on airfares, lodging, car rentals and all your other travel needs.