No matter what damage modern politics and economics inflicts on it, Greece always has this: The icons of civilization, the foundation of culture, and a perpetual hold on western consciousness. I check into my hotel in Athens at 5 pm for a one-night stay and head directly to the landmark that has gripped my imagination…
Shakespeare’s Globe brings the Bard back to life in a district that for centuries has been a steady home for revelry and entertainment — and some nefariousness — in the British capital.
Immigrants who came to Germany to help rebuild it following the Second World War have infused both the east and west side of Berlin with authentic Asian flavors that will surprise and delight you.
A century after it was humbled by war and tragedy, Austria’s capital is alive with art, culture and sophistication. All of which will be on display in 2018, when it celebrates Vienna Modernism, honoring Gustav Klimt and other notable artists.
From Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey and beyond, the royal family dominates a visit to the British capital.
There are many geographical spots around England where the words of Jane Austen live on two centuries later, but none are more closely linked to the author than Bath, where she set some of her novels, and the county of Hampshire, where she died. Two hundred years after her death on July 18, 1817, Jane…
France’s historic fortress in Normandy will draw you near and then dare you to look away, as VacayNetwork.com’s Adrian Brijbassi finds out in this article.
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND -Get off the train at Brighton Station and you arrive right in the city centre where the seas is so close you can smell it as soon as you step outside. In the Regency era, Brighton was transformed from a fishing village to a seaside playground for the wealthy and royalty….