The proclaimed ‘Most Romantic City’ in the World may surprise you. Actually, no. It won’t. (Hint: It’s in France.)Read more "The Most Romantic Cities on Earth"
Take a tour of the Old World with these gorgeous videos, compiled here from some of YouTube’s brightest and most talented creators.Read more "Fly-Bys and Time Lapses: The Best Videos of the Best of Europe"
No doubt, you’ll get to Portugal and see many of its terrific sights – the riverfront in Porto, the windy orange and tiled homes and streets in Lisbon, the sand and cliffs that seem to wrap around the world in the Algarve – and wonder to yourself, ‘Wait, why haven’t I heard more about this place?’Read more "Portugal is Getting Pretty Popular"
What do you like more – London at day or London at night?Read more "This is London. 24/7"
It’s true that what makes Paris – or any city like it, maybe Rome or London or Bangkok and certainly New York – so good is also what can make it so terrible.Read more "Hate-Fucking Your Favourite Cities"
There’s a romance that washes over you when you’re slowly moving through some place that’s slowly moved from the end of its greatest era till now.Read more "Quoting John Malkovich: The Haunting, Historic Beauty of Porto"
This tends to give me bad taste, ironically. Because style is funny, when you hear it from those who observe it and therefore enforce it.Read more "Europe and Style"
Don’t let the assholes get you down. Don’t feel bad for buying a guide book, even if you can find the same shit – better shit – online. And you definitely can.Read more "Why Go Guidebook?"
“Istanbul, perhaps, wins this contest. And there’s probably a reason: it’s only half-European.”Read more "Istanbul: Europe’s Most Beautiful Skyline?"
“So, you’ve got a plane ticket…”Read more "The Best European Cities in the World (2015) – Conde Nast Readers’ Awards"
So, where do Americans love to travel to most?
You might imagine Italy. Or Paris… because everyone loves France. Perhaps London, England. Even Spain might get some love.Read more "Where Do You Want To Go: Italy, France, Germany… or Portugal?"
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Leave it to Europe to leave nothing to the imagination. Whether it’s bold and sometimes violent French kissing — despite varying levels of attractiveness in either partner — or fans’ monkey calls at black players in packed stadiums, Europeans certainly don’t mind letting us know their opinion of anybody, be it tasteful, bitter sweet or […]Read more "Vintage Column: Euro 2012 is Euro 1939, the Sports Edition"
“The vacation gone wrong in Paris is almost always ’cause people try and do too many things.” With that quick intro, Mr. Bourdain has delivered a truly genuine warning – one you’ll hear and be cautious of, but never follow. It’s impossible to follow. There’s too much here – too much to see, too much […]Read more "Anthony Bourdain in Paris"
Vienna is a home. Seriously, if you come from anywhere… you’ll feel just perfectly comfortable. You won’t know exactly where to go or what to do, but you won’t mind taking the time to figure it out. Vienna lives off its pleasantness. “Its easy charm.” Bourdain’s on the road to re-discovering Austria’s capital.Read more "Anthony Bourdain in Vienna"
The Charles Bridge is special. The beer is foamy, frothy, and full of life. Franz Kafka lived and worked here. Anthony Bourdain… well, he worked here for this video: GoogleRead more "Anthony Bourdain in Prague"
Spain. It’s caliente.Read more "Anthony Bourdain in Spain. That Rhymes."
Mr. Bourdain takes his seedy self to seedy Sicily: the home of the modern American mafia and authentic Italy.Read more "Anthony Bourdain in Sicily"
Rick Steves likes Italy. Most people do. But Rick knows what he’s talking about. La Dolce Vita, and that’s more than just a movie. To Rick, Italy means sitting with an old guy to watch a bambina walk by, taking in a road trip through the mountains, being in Switzerland and Italy at the same time, and […]Read more "Rick Steves’ ITALY: Everything You Need To Know About ‘The Boot’"
I’d love to reserve my position as the anti-Rick Steves, but that would imply the man even needs one. He’s the master. Use his wisdom whenever applicable.Read more "Rick Steves Is Just The Greatest"