Known around the world as one of the best destinations for twenty-somethings, Salamanca is like a siren call to international students looking for a port to call home a few months out of the year. It isn’t hard to see why so many young adults have made their pilgrimage to this small but magnificent city in Spain. Salamanca is small enough to navigate by foot, allowing you to gain an intimate understanding of the local landscape and culture where just 156,000 people live. Many consider Salamanca the ideal location because of the youth and romance of the city, assorted cultural opportunities and proximity to the capital city of Madrid.

Welcome to France. It’s a county that seduces travellers from around the world with its charming landscapes, approachable people and rich history. In France, you don’t really have to plan your holiday, you can just wander along at your own leisurely pace, and it will be a wonderful and varied experience.

Welcome to Spain. If this holiday to Spain is your first, be aware that the country is hard to get out of your blood after you’ve visited once. You may plan to come for a long week spent relaxing on a Spanish beach, or you may plan to tour all the big cities by foot.

This country experiences a maritime climate throughout most of the year, but certain times of the year will be more agreeable depending on your personal preference. The weather is largely determined by its closeness to the Baltic Sea.

This week Meg shares with us her ‘National Lampoons’ style family vacation with lots of dramas and even a celebrity sighting!.In June last year my family (husband and two boys) went off to Europe where there were many magic moments that happened along the way.

Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country that is home to four languages. A stop by Switzerland will be a trip of a lifetime as you view the high peaks of the Alps, medieval Old Towns, and taste some of the world's most renowned chocolate. But, like any European holiday, it can run high on expenses, so we have compiled a list eight amazing free attractions for you to visit to help you stay within your travel budget

You take everything you need with you on the road and are guaranteed good company regardless of where you end up each night. One guaranteed way to see France unlike a majority of the tourists who pass through is to tour the incredible country in a campervan with those you like most. It's one of the most economical ways to see Europe and the only schedule you have to stick to is your own. Here's a sample itinerary for a weeklong trip through the country where you can see history, art, culture and more in France!

Eastern Europe is a region filled with culture, history, architecture and unbelievable scenery. With something for everyone, this region is especially known for the community-minded locals. Get a real feel for what it is like to live in Eastern Europe by staying at one of the best hostels around.

This tiny territory on the shores of the Baltic Sea offers visitors a wide range of activity. The untouched nature and rich medieval heritage found only in this region are just a few reasons why this country is the newest vacation hotspot.

Travelling abroad is a time to let loose and enjoy yourself, but also a time to be vigilant. Scam artists prey on tourists and can be dangerous, if you don’t know the signs. While many tourist scams span the world, if you are travelling to Rome, here are a few popular scams you should be mindful of.

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