The old town of Chania is perched on Crete’s North-Western Coast and it is around 145 kilometres away from Heraklion. Dotted by serpentine lanes and filled with colourful taverns and curio shops and surprisingly chic restaurants, the Old Town is the best place for a long walk. There are enough attractions here to keep you… Read the full article
Europe Travel Guide You Need At Every Step
So, you are planning to embark on a journey to Europe and wondering how to plan a perfect Europe vacation that you always dreamt of. And you are looking for a perfect travel guide of Europe to be able to do that. Then you are at the right place.
Europe is a large continent with 50 countries each having its own unique charm... there are wide variations in landscapes, cultures and attractions. There are exotic historic sites, world's some of the best museums, hundreds of miles of coastlines with stunning beaches, mountain landscapes with ski resorts, breathtaking natural wonders and landmarks, and there are countries that have thrived over centuries on their strengths of music, art, performances and even producing the best of wines & gourmet experiences the world has ever seen.
So which countries do you choose to travel?
France, Spain, Italy, UK (England, Scotland and Ireland) have been leading the way drawing vast majority of tourists over the years, however there are countries like Austria, Germany, Greece, Netherlands, Switzerland etc that have their own unique niche that make them part of lifetime dreams of millions around the world.
Before you make up your mind on the countries to visit, your first step should be to know about Europe as a whole from a traveller's perspective. And then drill down further to understand the top countries for tourism, why such countries are able to attract millions of tourists year after year and what makes them so unique in their own way.
Here is a great starting point to uncover the secrets: Europe Tourism.
Alternatively, visit the articles below each of which reveals a different aspect of Europe, its most popular countries, cities, attractions, accommodations & dining, shopping, nightlife, weather and lot more.
About Chania Harbour The jewel of West Crete, Chania, is acknowledged as one of the prettiest Mediterranean cities. Chania’s Venetian Harbour is arguably the best-recognized site of West Crete; the harbour’s construction began in 1320 and took decades. Its primary function was to serve as a commercial maritime centre and a base used by the… Read the full article
Rome is so full of magnificent ruins, charming alleys, and vintage doorways with distinct Palazzos dotting the city; and it’s hard not to get a view. However, Rome is also mostly overflowing with tourists in its cooler months and its restaurants on rooftops and star chefs are meant to burn a hole in your pocket.… Read the full article
The decadently gorgeous city of Venice sprawls across a cluster of 118 small islands all filled with amazing art and architecture. Canals of varying widths and structures connect these islands, so practically the best way to tour Venice is on a boat. Venice has been associated with the Gondola ride in the same way Paris… Read the full article
Grossmünster, which means “Great Minister”, is one of the four major churches in Zurich city, the other three are Fraumünster, Predigerkirche and St. Peterskirche. Grossmünster is a Protestant church and located in the Old Town of Zurich and on the bank of the Limmat River. Its prominent twin towers are considered the main landmark of… Read the full article
Exploring Niederdorf While in Zurich, you must take a stroll through the alleyways of Niederdorf and have a coffee and some confectioneries at a street-side cafe, to take in the charm of this lovely pedestrian area which is full of coffee shops, boutique stores, art & craft studios and bookstores. The place is fondly called… Read the full article
Background Pavillon Le Corbusier is an Art Museum… this was the last ever building designed by the legendary Swiss architect, painter and sculptor Le Corbusier which also houses his life works of art. The museum opened in 1967 two years after he passed away. It is a tribute and dedication to the works of Le… Read the full article
About Lake Zurich Lake Zurich (known as Zurichsee locally in German) is a picturesque and large natural lake with its larger part located in the Zurich canton of Switzerland, although it stretches further to the southeast beyond Zurich. The entire Lake Zurich which has a shape of a banana belongs to 3 cantons of Switzerland… Read the full article
Getting into the city From the airport Lucerne doesn’t have an international airport so if you are flying in then it’s better to fly into Zurich airport. Not only is the Zurich airport nearest to Lucerne but it also offers the best international connectivity. From Zurich airport to Lucerne it’s a 67 km journey that… Read the full article
Getting Into The City From the airport Rotterdam The Hague Airport (known as RTM Airport) is one of Netherland’s busiest airports and it not only serves Rotterdam but also Hague and other ancillary regions. The Airport is strategically placed between the two cities; Rotterdam and Hague. British Airways operates regular flights from London-City airport here… Read the full article