Rick Steves gives the lowdown on cheap flights and cheap sleeps in Europe.
Stopping to smell the roses — and enjoy the grand and intimate gardens around Europe.
Once part of East Germany, Leipzig was an epicenter of protests against the communist regime. Now it’s a city of business and culture, with an emphasis on Bach who was a choirmaster in Leipzig.
Compared to Belgium’s bureaucratic Brussels, Antwerp’s colorful persona respects its storied past even as it embraces its bright future.
Find restaurants outside tourist zones and go for the local specialties, recommends European travel specialist Rick Steves.
England’s capital city is expensive, but free museums and wonderful walks make for an affordable day on the town.
Budget travelers can sleep well in basic rooms and get more of a local connection.
Visiting the homes and hometowns of famed classical music composers is a European treat.
Different types of trains and different passes can take some planning, but rail is still a great way to see the Continent. And new trains are faster and smoother than ever.
A parade, pubs and shamrocks everywhere as Ireland celebrates.
In Scandinavia and elsewhere in Europe, museums chronicle the flood of departures for North America in the 19th and early 20th centuries.