Europe Traveler

It's never too early to plan your weekend fun. Here are my picks for events on the weekend of Aug. 18-20.

Aug. 20: Culinary fest in Antwerp

Antwerp, Belgium’s, Bollekesfeest, first launched as a culinary festival back in 2007, has since evolved into a full-blown summer party with a varied cultural program.

All aboard to Paris for just 29 euros each way

Alleo, the company behind the high-speed rail routes linking cities in France and Germany is celebrating its 10th anniversary by offering 10,000 extra train tickets between German cities and Paris at a discount rate of just 29 euros each way.

Frommer's 6 for 60 contest a vacation giveaway for military families

To mark the 60-year anniversary of Arthur Frommer's game-changing guidebook, "Europe on $5 a Day," Frommer's has announced a contest titled "6 for 60." In partnership with vacation rental specialists HomeAway, families of military veterans have the chance to win one of six travel experiences.

Auto-free cycling near the KMC

Pump up the tires, oil the brakes and head for the countryside: Germany’s glorious auto-free cycling days are in full swing.

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.

Cavalcade of Herve, Belgium

Each year on Easter Monday, the town of Herve, in Belgium’s Liege Province, is the site of an elaborate procession.

Hop to it! Easter markets abound in Germany

In Germany, a sure sign of the approach of Christianity’s most important spring holiday is the appearance of Easter markets.

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.

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