Ignore the pejorative name and go for the food at Drei Mohren

In the little suburban Stuttgart town of Sindelfingen, there is a popular Turkish restaurant called Drei Mohren, which can be translated as a racial slur. If you can get past that, you'll likely enjoy the food.

England’s Norwich Cathedral brims with beauty and history

I was immediately drawn toward the Norwich Cathedral in England during my first visit to the Norwich city center.

Vicenza's Michelin-starred restaurant, El Coq, excels at odd combinations

At El Coq, Vicenza's only Michelin-starred restaurant, the food was complicated and innovative, with many unusual flavor combinations. Which for the most part we didn’t love.

Cheap fares with Kiwi.com

Ready to board a plane at the drop of the hat, with or without a fixed destination in mind? Would-be travelers wishing to check out their options might want to visit Kiwi.com, a global online travel agency.

A visit to Japan's space center can be out of this world

The Tsukuba Space Center is the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s version of NASA mission control.

Secret Garden lets tourists follow in the footsteps of Korea’s kings and queens

Visitors used to require permission from the king to enter the Secret Garden, a lush park behind the Changdeokgung Palace in Seoul. Now you can book a guided tour online.

Plan your SPOOKtacular fun

With seemingly everyone seeking thrills and chills this Halloween season, it can’t hurt to plan and book your hauntings in advance.

Unicorn Gundam in Odaiba makes a big impression on anime fans

Those who visit Odaiba, an artificial island in Tokyo Bay, won’t be disappointed by the 65-foot Unicorn Gundam statue unveiled there on Sept. 24. The robot, standing next to DiverCity Tokyo Plaza mall, replaced a Gundam that was recently dismantled.

Wildpark Potzberg puts visitors eye to eye with animals

Wildpark Potzberg combines outdoor adventure and family-friendly fun with some educational opportunities.

Suite in hotel where MacArthur stayed preserves artifacts from his storied career

Strolling through the MacArthur Suite at the Manila Hotel on Manila Bay, Philippines, it’s easy to imagine the great general at his desk, puffing on a corncob pipe and pondering some military problem.

Europe Traveler's picks for Sept. 22-23, 2017

The weather is cooling, but events in Europe are still hot! Here are my picks for the best events on the docket.

Exhibit in Speyer, Germany, tells true tale of Richard the Lionheart of ‘Robin Hood’ fame

Historical Museum of the Palatinate's display covers the details of King Richard I’s life and legend with more than 150 objects borrowed from renowned museums, libraries and even the queen of England.

Worms museum features Germany’s Neolithic, Roman and medieval periods

Set in a former church and monastery built around the 12th century, the Worms City Museum is the perfect place to spend a few hours learning some interesting facts about Germany’s ancient and medieval history.

Tapasitos fuses traditional Spanish cuisine with world flavors

Variety is the spice of life. And nowhere in Bavaria is that motto taken to its culinary conclusion better than at Tapasitos in Nuremberg.

Europe Traveler's picks for Sept. 16-17, 2017

It's never too early to plan your weekend fun. Here are my picks of events to consider.

Plant and animal life abound at Okinawa’s Southeast Botanical Gardens

It’s important to take time to stop and smell the roses every once in a while, as the old adage suggests, and Okinawa’s Southeast Botanical Gardens offer the perfect opportunity.

Atlas Kueche in Kaiserslautern offers the scents and flavors of Morocco

When I arrived at the Moroccan restaurant Atlas Kueche, I knew I had hit the jackpot. I could smell the scent of the spices they use wafting out of their door and floating into the street.

Hidden below modern Vicenza is a long-abandoned Roman mansion

Although a serious archaeological space operated by the regional government, Vicenza's Roman Criptoportico is a little quirky.

Europe Traveler's picks for Sept. 8-10, 2017

It's time to plan your weekend fun. Here are my picks for the best events on the docket.