By definition, a ghost town is an abandoned town or city. Some cities become ghost towns because the economic activity that supported them has failed; others are abandoned after natural or human-caused disasters such as earthquakes, floods, or war. Ghost towns can be found all over the world, but some of them have become very [...]
Ask someone on the street which alcoholic drink they associate with Germany and nine out of ten times you will get one answer: beer. However, Germany has more to offer than this. Nadine Horn offers three suggestions for where to go and what to drink in Germany.
Hoards of Kölsch-drinking natives and tourists crowding the streets, cheers of Viva Colonia! all around you, candy raining down upon your head. Need a little help navigating the colorful streets of Cologne, Germany during the Karneval season? Read on...
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It has been more than 70 years since the start of World War II, but tourists continue to visit war-related sights in Europe. Travel writer David Stewart White reviews a handful of important World War II venues in England and France.
Foodies may search wide and far for the perfect culinary excursions, but when they travel to Switzerland, they'll find plenty of gastronomic delights. Whether travelers are on the hunt for wine, chocolate, cheese or other local specialties, JoAnna Haugen provides insight into what makes Swiss food special and where visitors to the country can find the perfect foodie experience.