Europe & Scandanavia

Sleep Around [The World] With Airbnb

By Kate Ayrton | Jan 12, 2012 | 3 Comments

WanderMelon checks into a popular Airbnb home stay listing in Sydney, Australia to find out what all the fuss is about.

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Awaken Your Inner Explorer With A River Cruise

By David Jenison | Jan 6, 2012 | 1 Comment

Viking River Cruises take travelers through the heart of Europe and other timeless destinations.

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Paris: Last Minute Holiday Shopping Trip

By Jennifer Gardner | Dec 3, 2011 | 3 Comments

Francophile Jennifer Evans Gardner hits the City of Lights for a festive gift-buying spree.

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Silver Screen Sojourns

By Jessica Matteson | Oct 24, 2011 | 1 Comment

Some of the hottest tickets in travel today are film-themed excursions to destinations such as Harry Potter’s London, Woody Allen’s Barcelona or New Zealand starring as Middle Earth.

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Chueca: Madrid’s Cinderella Story

By Meg Emmitt | Aug 26, 2011 | 2 Comments

A wandermelon insider details the transformation of Chueca, one of Madrid’s trendiest neighborhoods.

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Northern Spain's Basque Delights

By Michael Webb | Jun 10, 2011 | 1 Comment

Frank Gehry’s Bilbao Guggenheim has drawn millions of art lovers to the city, but few stay on to enjoy the green and pleasant land beyond. Michael Webb takes us on a tour of the Basque countryside.

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Viva Barcelona!

By Michael Webb | May 17, 2011 | 3 Comments

Vibrant, gutsy and joyous, the real Barcelona is far more rewarding than the sanitized theme park that Woody Allen portrayed in Vicky Christina Barcelona. Michael Webb takes us on a tiki tour of one of his favorite European cities.

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Home Exchange: The World Is Your Address

By Christopher Lisotta | Apr 29, 2011 | 6 Comments

Gaining in popularity, Web-friendly home exchange programs allow travelers to skip the hotel and enjoy the comforts of home around the world.

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Madrid: Buen Retiro Park

By Meg Emmitt | Mar 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

Discover Madrid’s Retiro Park, a magical landscape of manicured gardens, historical monuments, and the city’s liveliest running path.

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Berlin's West-Side Story

By Eric Hiss | Mar 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Once overshadowed by the dramatic transformation of East Berlin, the one-time political enclave of West Berlin is burnishing its image as hip galleries, restaurants and attractions take root.

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