Rotterdam’s Cube Houses have always been the city’s most prominent attraction. The 38 regular Cube houses and two ‘Super Cubes’ have been conceptualized by Piet Blom, a Dutch architect. The residential units are cubes in the truest sense… they tilt over and as you pass by the road below, you might be tempted to watch… 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.
Indian food is flavourful, spicy and can do a lot to warm up your palettes when the weather gets chilly. Most Indian restaurants in Lucerne are run by Indian immigrants and have Indian cooks so you can experience the authentic taste of the Indian subcontinent. All of these restaurants have staff who speak basic English… Read the full article
Being a vegetarian in Switzerland can be daunting as only 6% of the population falls into this category. However, the vegan and vegetarian trends are slowly catching on in Lucerne and we could compile a healthy mix of cafes, budget, mid-range as well as upscale restaurants that are either vegetarian or vegan or have menus… Read the full article
Venice has one of the world’s most challenging city layouts but still manages to look deceptively simple. At a glance, you may perceive it is some large islands wrapped around a sweeping large S curve of the Canale Grande with some 150 other canals crisscrossing their way across the islands connecting a jumble of alleys.… Read the full article
What is a Traghetto? Traghetto in Italian means a ‘Ferry’; and that is exactly what they are meant for… ferry or transport passengers from one side of the Grand Canal to the other… that’s it. Traghetti is the plural of Traghetto, just like Vaporetti for Vaporetto. While the traditional gondolas are meant for tourists taking… Read the full article
What are Water Taxis in Venice? Though Venice is synonymous with the gilded Gondola, the humble Motoscafi or the water taxis fill up the major gap for private transfers and tours. They are sometimes referred to as speed boats. The canal-dominated city has two basic conveyance options; foot or water. The water option is mainly… Read the full article
Alilaguna Water Bus Service The company Alilaguna is the only water transport provider that runs water buses from Marco Polo Airport of Venice. These water buses known as Alilaguna Water Boats can carry a large number of passengers. The passenger terminal at Marco Polo Airport has a designated area for Alilaguna Water Boat services (Boat… Read the full article
About Water Buses in Venice The water bus is one of the most popular options of public transport in Venice. These public water ferries are much larger than the water taxis and serve as mass water transport from one place to the other within Venice including its outlying islands. These water buses in Venice operate… Read the full article
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
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