Europe Traveler

Carnival season is upon us, and one of the earliest and most elaborate celebrations in Europe takes place in Venice, Italy. Venice’s Carnevale runs this year from Feb. 11 to Feb. 28.

Idar-Oberstein’s road race an uphill battle

Some like a track that’s flat and fast; other racers relish the challenge of steep vertical climbs. Those in the latter group might wish to make way to Idar-Oberstein on September 18 for the second edition of the Felsenkirche-Treppenlauf.

How to save on train travel in Europe

Haven’t yet nailed down a destination, or traveling between two countries? Here's am overview of traveling by train in Europe.

Hostels, campgrounds provide low-cost alternatives

Hostels and camping may not be for everyone, but they are hard to beat for cheap accommodations.

Find out what's happening with search engines

Eventful and Evensi are just two examples of search engines dedicated to finding geo-tagged events.

Festivals in Edinburgh

How do the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival differ?

The many Venices, Florences and Rivieras of Europe

Many common nicknames link one European city to a more famous cousin. Here are several.

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