Europe Travel

5 Reasons to Pack Your Bags and Go to Spain

Marissa Anwar | Posted 02.26.2015 | Canada Travel
Marissa Anwar

The magnificent 1,000 year old mosque in Cordoba is one of the country's best attractions. If you like art, Spain boasts one of the largest art galleries in the world -- The Museum of El Prado, in Madrid. The museum is home to more than 8,000 paintings and works of art by the country's famous artists like Pablo Picasso, César Manrique, Goya, Velazquez and Salvador Dalí.

5 Helpful Travel Tips for the Wandering Vegetarian

Rebecca Ananda | Posted 09.07.2014 | Canada Travel
Rebecca Ananda

Maintaining an alternative food lifestyle while traveling in countries that do not understand or recognize vegetarianism as the moral/ethical/healthful imperative that it is to you, will always be a challenge. But there are ways to make it easier. After globe-trotting across every continent, 30+ countries, I've developed a few strategies to help keep my lean, mean, vegetarian machine meat-free on the hoof.

This Could Be Europe's Newest City Oasis

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 05.10.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Liverpool is hoping to follow in the footsteps of New York by creating its own ‘High Line' stretch of panoramic urban parkway from a c...

Italy's Snake Festival Looks Downright Scary

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.01.2014 | Canada Travel

When it comes to countries, there's hardly a shortage of things to do in Italy. Between admiring architecture, brushing up on ancient history and ...

10 Reasons Why You Should Be In London Right Now

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - The Eurostar, the high-speed train that connects London to the European continent in under three hours, is celebrating its 20th annivers...

13 Questions Every Traveller Should Ask In Europe

The Huffington Post Canada | Manori Ravindran | Posted 05.12.2014 | Canada Travel

If language is wine upon the lips, as writer Virginia Woolf once said, North Americans have been sober for a very long time. Many of us – only fluen...

The Best European Cities You've Yet To See

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 04.01.2014 | Canada Travel

Forget Paris and Rome. A travel website has compiled a list of European destinations that aim to take globetrotters who’ve already been to London --...

Top Tips For Budget-Friendly Solo Travel

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.31.2014 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

I absolutely agree that travel is the best way to learn more about neighbours in other parts of the world and also about ourselves. But where I am bit discouraged is why so much emphasis is placed on traveling for youth and not adults.

The Ex-Spaceman's Guide To Ireland

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.28.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Tourism Ireland has tapped retired Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield to promote the 'Emerald Isle' in a series of promotional online vid...

The 8 People You're Guaranteed To Meet In Europe

The Huffington Post Canada | Manori Ravindran | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada Travel

Meeting people in Europe is like stepping into a Wes Anderson film: everyone’s a little bit crazy, but with great shoes and rapier wit. If you...

The 12 European Cities You Should Visit Right Now

The Huffington Post Canada | Nikki Gill | Posted 03.20.2014 | Canada Travel

Canadians' love-hate relationship with winter tends to teeter on the "hate" side once spring has sprung in other parts of the world. While Canucks sti...

Beaches We'd Rather Be At Right Now

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - With its turquoise waters and lush green cliffs, the Fernando de Noronha archipelago, off the Brazilian coast, is home to the world's to...

Travel Scams To Never Fall For In Europe

The Huffington Post Canada | Manori Ravindran | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada Travel

You prepared for chilly airplanes, heat waves and temperamental volcanoes, but did you anticipate getting scammed into paying a 500 Euro bar tab? Prob...

The Inside Of This Little Bungalow Will Blow Your Mind

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada Business

The outside looks as ordinary as can be, but the interior of this bungalow in the Montreal suburb of Saint-Laurent is a total surprise. On the mark...

LOOK: Proof We're ALL A Little Bit Irish

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Between March 14 and 17, iconic monuments around the world will be bathed in green light in honour of the traditional Irish holiday. ...

9 Destinations You Absolutely Must Visit When It's Spring

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - A wine-growing valley in Chile, walking paths in Tasmania and Ireland’s untamed, rugged coastline have been singled out as among some ...

WATCH: Flying Across Europe Has Never Looked So Beautiful

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.14.2014 | Canada Travel

Now here's a view you won't get from any window seat. The National Air Traffic Services (NATS), an air-traffic control group based in the United K...

The Ultimate Guide To Europe's Coffee

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.14.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Nothing screams "tourist" more than asking for a cappuccino after noon in Italy, or ordering a latte with your dessert in France. Tha...

Where to Drink in London

Heather Magee | Posted 05.14.2014 | Canada Travel
Heather Magee

London is one of my favorite places to play on the planet. Every time I travel to Europe, or anywhere in the vicinity, I try to squeeze in a detour to soak in a bit of the energy. And while Londontown is teeming with fine eateries, it's the drinking that sets it worlds apart from most North American cities.

Looks Like Ferrari Is About To Pull A Disney

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.14.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Ferrari has announced its first European theme park for Barcelona's PortAventura resort, featuring the highest and fastest vertical acce...

Life As A Luxury Hotel Researcher Sounds Pretty Sweet

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - A luxury travel company has launched an outrageous, year-long travel package worth $1 million that will offer the successful candidate t...

Still The Number 1 Tourist Destination

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Travel

Paris, still the world's no.1 tourist destination (PARIS-AFP) - Some 32.3 million tourists say France's city of light and romance can't be beat. ...

FOR SALE: This Abandoned Village

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Travel

CORTEGADA, Spain-AFP) - For sale: hamlet in Spain. Needs work. Price: zero euros. Like thousands of abandoned villages in Spain, A Barca -- with it...

Absolutely Breathtaking

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Experts predict that 2014 will be the year of the bike, as cycling continues to gain fans worldwide. Following the trend, a number of co...

This Ice Hotel Just Got A Lot Cooler

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Sweden's famous Ice Hotel, known for its individually designed suites carved out of ice and snow, is offering guests the chance to desig...