Europe & Scandanavia

A Family Friendly Road Trip through France

By Kristina Foster | Apr 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Kristina Foster embarks with her family on a voyage through France from the capital to the coastal south.   I wasn’t sure what to expect on a fortnight long, winter road trip with the kids. Cooped up childhood memories of backseat battles with stinky brothers, side of the road toilet stops and barf bags came flooding…

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PARIS IN WINTER

By Michael Webb | Mar 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Michael Webb explores the City of Lights in winter, finding a new love and appreciation for its abundance of museums.  For lovers, Paris is heaven year round; in winter it’s equally compelling for lovers of museums. The chilly gray days make the boulevards and outdoor cafés less enticing, and prompt you to explore treasures you…

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Dutch Treat: Haarlem, Utrecht and the countryside

By Michael Webb | Feb 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

From Amsterdam to Haarlem, Michael Webb explores the busy city life to the quiet countryside in the Netherlands.  Nearly every trip to the Netherlands begins in Amsterdam even though it has become one of the most expensive and touristy cities in Europe. It’s a short train ride from Schiphol, the country’s major airport, but you can…

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Enjoy the Modern Architecture of MILAN

By Michael Webb | Jan 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

From apartment buildings to museums, learn why Michael Webb keeps returning to Milan over Italy’s many other cities.  Milan is my favorite Italian city (with Turin running a close second) for the way it reveals its treasures slowly. It has a few of the attractions that lure tour groups, including Leonardo’s over-restored Last Supper and a spiky…

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Old Meets New in HAMBURG

By Michael Webb | Aug 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Hamburg

Hamburg never gets old – it is a feast for lovers of vintage and contemporary architecture, music, and everything maritime. This Hanseatic city continues to renew itself with the development of new quarters like HafenCity making it an exciting stop-over on any European tour.

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INTERVIEW: Hotel Design Guru Alexandra Champalimaud

By Kate Ayrton | Sep 7, 2016 | 13 Comments
Alexandra Champalimaud

The award-winning interior designer specializing in hospitality design talks to us about her current projects, what makes a great hotel, and which properties should definitely be on your travel shortlist.

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Cycle Into The Authentic Heart of SPAIN And PORTUGAL

By Wandermelon Team | Jun 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

wandermelon partners with Pure Adventures to bring you self-guided tours pairing great cycling with world-class gastronomy and natural wonders

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A Place for Witchcraft and Espionage in BERLIN's New Museums

By Liz Laing | Mar 4, 2015 | 2 Comments

Berlin’s unparalleled cultural landscape of more than 180 museums and collections keeps growing, as new special interest museums open and others complete renovations.

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AMSTERDAM By Design

By Michael Webb | Oct 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

In Amsterdam, historic and modern buildings coexist in harmony. Daring additions enhance storied landmarks and modern architecture pops up in surprising ways throughout the city.

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Beds & Books: A Novel Retreat In ICELAND

By N. Compagno, G. Freitas | Sep 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Snaefellsjokull volcano

Perched on the Iceland’s Snaefellsnes peninsula, the tiny village of Budir boasts novel experiences and the exceptional Hotel Budir.

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wandermelonSunday, August 6th, 2017 at 10:23pm

Hamburg is totally happening! Check out some of Michael Webb's architectural favorites up on the melon this week as he explores HafenCity. #Hamburg #Germany #HafenCity

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Wondering what's big in Japan for kids? Check out Kristina Foster's latest story on the melon: http://www.wandermelon.com/big-and-little-in-japan-why-tokyo-is-good-for-kids/ #japan #tokyoforkids #tokyo

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wandermelon shared Art Of Extraordinary Travel's video.Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 8:52pm

Definitely putting this on my bucket list! 👍

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This restaurant has one of the best views in the world.
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wandermelonSunday, June 25th, 2017 at 3:03pm

Sadly there is a dark side to travel and in Bali the cruel dog meat trade is alive and well, PLEASE SIGN & SHARE and do what you can to end this hideous practice. Knowledge is power and tourism dollars matter a great deal to many of the countries that engage in animal cruelty so don't be fooled by many of the zoos and temples that use animals to lure you in and as a result suffer miserable lives... or worst, as below. Thank you! 🙁

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wandermelonMonday, June 12th, 2017 at 12:22pm

Mexico City is as modern and cool as it gets with great food to boot. Check out Michael Webb's latest story on the melon: http://www.wandermelon.com/mexico-city-urban-vitality/ #MexicoCity #modernarchitecture

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wandermelonSaturday, June 10th, 2017 at 12:30pm

Street art in George Town, the capital of the #Malaysian island of #Penang. Photo by Eugene Choy / Revelation Productions. Read more here http://www.wandermelon.com/georgetown-penang-heritage-hotel-capital/

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