Time for the Springfest

What’s better than spring in beautiful Florence? Spring in Munich! The city is celebrating Frühlingsfest, or Spring festival, from April 16 to May 3, and the people of Munich are gearing up to enjoy the party. This year Frühlingsfest is being held on the Theresienwiese, the same open space that hosts the legendary Oktoberfest. While …

Croatia’s Natural Beauty Unveiled

Croatia’s natural beauty makes it one of the best destinations for outdoor activities like relaxing on the beach and admiring cultural wonders. Untouched sandy beaches, the magnificent wonder of the Krka Waterfalls and whitewater rafting on the emerald-green Cetina River are just the beginning of a perfect coastal getaway. Student travel company Smart Trip offers …

Europe Votes to End Visa-Free Travel for Americans

The European Parliament has voted to end visa-free travel for Americans within the EU last December. The vote, which urged the revocation of the scheme within two months, means that  Americans will have to apply for extra documents for 12 months after the European Commission implements a “delegated act” to bring the change into effect. …

Fantasy, Fairy tales and Frolics

Venice Carnevale returns from Jan. 27-Feb. 13 Every year Venice celebrates its Carnevale with sumptuous masked parades, boat pageants, street theater, performance art and the traditional Festa delle Marie. The tradition of Carnevale recalls the fairy tales drawn to the city from all over the world, highlighting Venice’s role as a crossroad of cultures. It …

Ready for Comics and Games

The largest comics festival in Europe and the second worldwide, the annual Lucca Comics & Games returns to the Tuscan city of Lucca Nov. 1 to 5 with a special theme: heroes. This year’s focus will be a ‘hero’ in any form, from those of comic books to those of cartoons, fantasy novels, videogames, movies …

A Fairytale Still Going On Discovering Prague with Bus2Alps

With the prestige of being one of the locations on the UNESCO World Heritage List, Prague’s architectural splendor has influenced the development of most European architecture, through monuments created over a thousand years that give this city a magic, unique glamour. A fairytale glamour, because when you walk in the streets of Prague you have …