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  • Hit the High Seas on Hapag-Lloyd's Europa

    This might just be the best cruise ship you've never heard of. We're just back from cruising with Hapag-Lloyd in Germany, and points beyond, and we're practically in withdrawals.

    Posted by Elissa Richard on September 24, 2012 at 10:26:26 AM EDT in Cruises
  • Where to "Fika" in Stockholm

    One of the quickest ways to feel like a local is to eat like one. To "fika" is quintessentially Swedish, and its a delicious, daily tradition you won't want to miss out on.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on June 14, 2012 at 11:08:15 AM EDT in Trip Ideas, Trip Ideas, Restaurants
  • Top 8 Destinations in Oscar-Nominated Films

    A really good film will take you places, sending you not just on an emotional or intellectual journey, but also transporting you to the film’s locale, thanks to its strong sense of place. From this year’s list of Academy Award-nominated films, travel takes a front-seat view, transporting you from the Hawaiian tropics to small-town Mississippi, and from exotic Bangkok to the old train stations of Paris and London. Read on for a roundup of some of this year's most transporting film locations.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on February 20, 2012 at 3:31:12 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Been to Paris, London, and Rome? Visit these European Cities Next

    Admittedly, Europe's "Big 3" are hard to beat. But if you're looking for new experiences, our Europe-trotting Fodorites recommend where to go after you've been to Paris, London, and Rome.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on January 26, 2012 at 10:07:04 AM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Jetting Across Europe: A Long Weekend in Stockholm

    Since the film The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, set in Sweden's capital, is up for a few Golden Globes this Sunday, we thought it would be fun to call on our Stockholm correspondent for a roundup of the city's highlights. Hop aboard a flight on EasyJet or Ryanair for a mere $30 from London, or about $60 from Paris, and within a couple of hours you can tour the bohemian hood featured in the film, browse through modern, funky vintage shops, and sample cutting-edge Nordic cuisine.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on January 14, 2012 at 5:00:00 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Europe: Know which currency you’ll be using

    Denmark, Great Britain, Sweden, and Switzerland, although part of the European Union, are not part of the monetary union, and therefore each uses its local currency.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on October 28, 2010 at 2:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips Tagged: bonaire, telaviv
  • Scandanavia: Venture north of the Arctic Circle

    Between early June and mid-July the sun doesn’t set here—a phenomenon known as the midnight sun. Some of the prettiest places to take in this phenomenon are Bodo, Narvik, and Nordkapp in Norway; or while skiing the King’s Trail in northern Sweden. Equally moving (though in a less gleeful way) is the reverse experience at the height of winter, when the Arctic goes completely dark for a few months.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on July 09, 2010 at 2:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips Tagged: valladolid, Bonaire
  • What's New in Europe Summer 2010

    The tumbling euro may be enough to inspire some travelers to take a European vacation this summer. But in case added incentives are needed, we've come up with another 16 reasons why you should go now.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on June 14, 2010 at 1:41:18 PM EDT in Trip Ideas Tagged: frenchpolynesia, pubs, Northern Island