Europe

Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

What to See on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

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Connecting Edinburgh Castle with Holyroodhouse Palace, the official Scottish residence of the Queen, The Royal Mile is arguably the city’s most important area. Jam-packed with cobbled courtyards, secret stairways, towering tenements and incredible cityscape views,…

Scandinavian Trips

Amazing Scandinavian Trips to Take in 2017

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Scandinavia is one of those regions that conjures an entire world. From horizon-arching fir forests to ship-dwarfing fjords, from fashionable crime dramas to Arctic wildlife, it’s the sort of weather-sculpted place that somehow embraces both…

Fairytale Castles

Five Incredible Castles to Discover in the Balkans

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Visitors to the Balkan Peninsula are spoiled for scenery. From mountains that crumble into picturesque coves to valleys of monasteries that glow with the bold colors of Byzantine art, almost no beauty can match Mother…

Why You Need to Visit Oberammergau

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Located in a quiet little Alpine valley in southern Bavaria, Oberammergau sits in the shadow of the brooding 1,342-meter peak of Kofel Mountain. Covered in colorful Lüftmalerei (murals) and surrounded by dense pine forests, this…

Fairmont Montreaux Palace Switzerland

Seven Reasons to Visit Le Montreux Palace in Switzerland

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One of the most prestigious hotels in Switzerland, Fairmont Le Montreux Palace is a Belle-Époque gem built at the turn of the 20th century. Standing tall in a microclimate on the shores of Lake Geneva,…

Ten Facts You Never Knew About the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

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Thanks to the Edinburgh Festival, which spans almost the whole of August, Scotland’s capital isn’t just on the map for holidaying Brits each summer, but draws in a huge international clientele too. And the festival’s…

Italian Escape: Sandy Coughlin on Ultimate Italy

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Having recently traveled to Italy with Insight Vacations Luxury Gold, Sandy Coughlin is the third in a series of guest writers to talk about her experiences. Featured by the likes of MSN, The Huffington Post,…

All Roads Lead to Rome: Lori Lange on Ultimate Italy

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Having recently traveled to Italy with Insight Vacations Luxury Gold, Lori Lange is the second in a series of five travel writers to talk about her experiences. Based in the mountains near Lake Tahoe, where…

Historic British Sites That Capture the Imagination

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There’s something undeniably special about Britain. With Cornwall’s quaint harbor towns, Yorkshire’s wild dales, Oxford and Cambridge’s prestigious university towns, and Kent’s rural farmland, few locations can match this magnificent country’s diverse geography and historical…