Luminaries’ masterworks shine in exhibit that chronicles Vicenza’s Renaissance rise from obscurity
Vicenza’s Renaissance treasures have proved to be equally enduring and glamorous. Many of them can now be viewed in all their dazzling brilliance in one location — and for much less than the cost of a precious stone.
Drop in to Sorrento to experience Italy’s good life
The quaint Italian town of Sorrento contains plenty of Italian charm, but moves at a slower pace more conducive to resting and taking in the beautiful views.
Opel Villas in Ruesselsheim, Germany, has become a center for cultural experiences
The onetime private residences of the Opel automaker have been turned into spaces for art exhibitions, concerts and lectures. The current exhibit displays the relationship between people and the animals they love.
Through lens and time: German museum brings history of camera, cinema and TV to life    
The 3F German Film and Photo Technology Museum is named after the three types of imagery it preserves: “foto, film und fernsehen,” or photo, film and television. 
History of Jewish life in Frankfurt can be seen at two city museums
The history of the Frankfurt Jewish community, from the Middle Ages to the present, can be traced at two places: the Jewish Museum and the Museum Judengasse.
Grape escape: Visitors will find Stuttgart wine museum just vine
The Stuttgart Museum of Viniculture puts visitors in touch with tradition and explains Stuttgarters’ obsession with the local trollinger and lemberger wines.
French ‘village of potters’ creates handmade marvels that make holiday gifts and souvenirs
Soufflenheim is one of those European villages you’d miss if you blinked — and if you didn’t know about the pottery that’s made there.
English farm goes beyond typical petting zoo experience
Church Farm Rare Breeds Centre in Stow Bardolph, Downham Market, has a fascinating history. It was once a working dairy farm, and the owners have done a nice job keeping the original architecture throughout the animal enclosures.
Add others for more photo fun at Kaiserslautern’s ‘selfie museum’
The SnapMySelf concept is simple: a couple rooms host nearly two dozen eye-catching backdrops and sets, against which self-portraiture enthusiasts can capture all their own best angles to share online.
Zoo’s blend of plant and animal life makes for a beastly good family outing
Encompassing a 25-acre site on the banks of the Tagliamento River, the zoo is immersed in greenery and is home to about a thousand animals representing hundreds of species, including birds, mammals and reptiles.
Vogelburg’s exotic birds retire in style
An expansive refuge in Weilrod, Germany, allows feathered friends to retire in the lap of luxury.
Oh, my gourd: Finding the perfect pumpkin at Hitscherhof farm
Hitscherhof farm is one of the best places in southwestern Germany to get in the autumn spirit, particularly if you like all things pumpkin.
Charming Wissembourg is an easy and enjoyable escape to France
The pastries alone are worth the train ride.
Procida offers beaches, fishing villages and old-world charm
Procida is a little speck of an island that offers a quiet getaway.
Speyer museum houses stunning collection of aircraft, boats and even a space shuttle
Wander through and around marvels of the machine age at Technik Museum
Seaside family fun at Great Yarmouth
Ease the feelings of homesickness with a day trip getaway to Great Yarmouth
Wildlife park near Wiesbaden blends zoo experience with refreshment for the soul
Nestled in the woods on the outskirts of town, the park is part zoo, part playground.
Full of history and Baroque-era splendor, Fulda was also home to US military
Founded in the 8th century as a post for the spread of Christianity, Fulda is a captivating example of Baroque-style architecture and design
Bad Nauheim pays tribute to famous former resident, US Army Pvt. Elvis Presley
Every year since 2002 with the exception of last year, which was cancelled because of the pandemic, Bad Nauheim has hosted a festival to honor the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll.