In Bremen’s market square, 2,000 brass and steel buttons embedded in the cobblestones are like breadcrumbs leading visitors to discover its history.
Jump on a virtual express through stunning Switzerland
If you dream of a sunrise over snow-capped alps and still glacier lakes, awesome food and superb wine, start planning now
Pure Swiss bliss: More than cheese and chocolate along the shores of Lake Geneva
Lac Leman, as the French call it, has the power to seduce with its sparkling, still water and towering alps
Switzerland’s old world charm can make you feel like royalty
In the Swiss German canton of Graubünden, eating local cuisine is a real treat.
Saguenay Souvenirs: whale watching, outstanding cuisine, craft beers and stunning scenery
We were off racing across the St. Lawrence — cold salt water and wind pummeling our faces … We followed the tall plumes of mist from the humpbacks blowholes and arrived in time to see them dive.
Noble retreat: Once home to dukes and bishops, today Lake Constance is the playground of well-heeled Germans, Swiss and Austrians
Lake Constance boasts a wealth of palaces, castles and monasteries set amid a stunning landscape
Brit stops: Hopping trains and tubes to find hidden gems in and around London
By Nancy Truman There's always plenty of reasons to visit Royal haunts when travelling to England but it must be said that many of the country’s charms are of a smaller scale — and they’re just a Tube or a train ride away from the madding crowds. Here are some suggestions to get you started: … Continue reading Brit stops: Hopping trains and tubes to find hidden gems in and around London
Savouring Sylt: Germans love this North Sea island for its health and wellness culture; the local and organic foodie scene is just a bonus
The Frisian Islands — located off the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark — form one of the few remaining large-scale, intertidal ecosystems in the world and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Anguilla is the tiny Caribbean island you’re due to visit
This 91-sq.-km limestone island, which relies on tourists filling its hotels, eating at its fine restaurants and enjoying its 33 pristine beaches, took Hurricane Irma in its stride.
Go to Berlin’s fashion district to find what you won’t in New York, Paris or Milan
Sometimes the best couture is literally underground: Discovering German fashion in the Hackescher Markt.
Home and away: That time I crossed the pond to find my Scottish roots
It was clear we were Lindsays, but like all stories passed down over generations, ours had become a bit muddled.
Ste Chapelle: A hidden gem in the City of Light
Neither relics nor history draw tourists to the chapel on Isle de la Cité in Paris. Instead, it is the 6,458 square feet of stained glass illustrating more than 1,100 biblical stories from Genesis to the Passion of Christ.
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