One of the best things about being in Europe is spending hours sipping cafe and cappuccino in a cafe, chatting with friends and, eventually, the locals. But there's more to a cafe than just enjoying the atmosphere—it's become its own culture, a foundation of European daily life.
Nothing trumps an actual visit to Europe, where you're able to walk the cobblestone streets and soak up hundreds of years of history in each quaint village, bustling city, or expansive countryside. But when we're in between trips and longing for a taste of Europe's best treasures, these reads tide us over until our plane takes off.
Go Ahead Associate Marketing Manager Katie Graham had two reasons for taking her recent trip to Italy: “I’ve always wanted to go to Italy, and I really wanted to see the Amalfi Coast as well as Rome. This tour was perfect to see both of those locations.” Katie recently returned from Naples, Sorrento & Rome, and while she loved both the Amalfi Coast and Rome, this trip was also a chance to spend quality time with
We’re excited to add Puglia & Southern Italy to our portfolio of Italy tours. Puglia’s a destination most Americans haven’t heard of, and for us, that’s something of a double-edged sword: we get to introduce our travelers to a new place, but we also need to convince you that Puglia’s worth visiting! Narrowing down the highlights of Puglia is tough—we could devote an entire blog post just to the food (come to thin
With one of the mildest climates in Europe, Portugal’s capital is the second oldest European capital city after Athens and, like much of Europe, was once part of the vast Roman Empire. Unfortunately, much of Lisbon was destroyed on November 1, 1755 when a magnitude 8.9 earthquake took the lives of thousands of people. The Alfama, which is the oldest section of Lisbon, was spared by the earthquake and is one of the be
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