Basler Herbstmesse

Sampling Basler Herbstmesse

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When Basel's Herbstmesse opened two weeks ago, trees at the Munsterplatz and along the Rhine were still in leaf, billowing bright yellow and burnt...
Vineyard in Lunigiana, Tuscany

Lunigiana: Tuscany’s hidden corner

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Lunigiana, in Tuscany's far northwest corner, is greener, wilder and at least as welcoming as the parts of Tuscany we all know. Vineyards set...
From Paris to Barcelona

Barcelona rocks its street art — then and now

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Catalans have been inscribing, etching and painting their sentiments onto walls in Barcelona for a very long time. A recent street art walk with...
1948 Citroen 2CV

Ritterhaus Chasa de Capol: adventure in Swiss hospitality

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Canton Graubünden is Switzerland's largest, its varied landscapes and villages offering much for discerning travelers to discover. Tom and I recently spent a week...
Schloss Sanssouci palace, centerpiece for the annual Potsdamer Schlössernacht

An evening with kings in Potsdam, Germany

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Once each year on a summer night in August, in the little Prussian town of Potsdam, Germany, magic happens. For one enchanting evening, the...
lake Lucerne

Celebrating Swiss National Day

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Summer is always a good time to experience a range of Swiss cultural traditions. Musicians, flag- and stone- throwers, wrestlers and yodelers all have...
Baden-Baden

Old Timer Cars in Baden-Baden

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Several times in my years in Europe, I have seen road rallies featuring old cars, beautifully restored and maintained. I enjoy seeing sturdy piston...
Frankfurt’s Holbeinsteg pedestrian bridge

Frankfurt, Germany: a #NoFilter glimpse

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Frankfurt, Germany, mostly destroyed in World War II, has been rebuilt with vigor and imagination, and is now a thriving center of commerce and...
Figueira da Foz

In search of Portuguese flavors

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When Tom and I traveled in Portugal last year, we gloried in its varied landscapes, magnificent sunsets, and vibrant history. We visited cities bedecked...
coffee

Why is coffee in Portugal so good?

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Any coffee lover who has traveled in Portugal knows that nothing makes Pastel de nata go down better than a good cup of coffee--uma...
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