Travel News: Tourists Can Still Smoke Weed in Amsterdam

Don’t snuff out that doobie just yet – Dutch lawmakers have announced they will NOT ban tourists from smoking pot in the Dutch capitol. Read more at Travora.com Advertisements

Travel News: London to Extend Free WiFi on Underground

The city of London is extending free WiFi services until the end of the year. To learn how to login, see Travora.com.

Vagricultural Fun in Markina

The Vagabrothers realize they are city slickers and decide to check out rural Basque life.  Their romantic preconceptions leave them disappointed – and wiser for the experience

Travel News: Ireland to Lure Cruisers

Ireland is positioning itself to be a new port of call on European Cruises.   Read more at Travora.com

Travel News: Greeks Hide from Crisis in Monastery

Greeks are taking refuge from the economic crisis in the ancient monastery of Mt. Athos. Learn more at Travora.com.

Travel News: Costa Brava’s Natural Beauty Restored

A huge swath of Spain’s Costa Brava has been restored to it’s natural beauty. To learn more about how to enjoy the Catalan coast, see Travora.com.

Travel News: Britons Have Dirtiest Hands in Europe, Reports Study

Fecal matter is present on 26% of British hands, reports a new study. Learn how to dodge the poo at Travora.com

Hiking the Basque Country

From Vagabrothers.com Vagabrothers Mark and Alex set off into the mountains of the Basque Country to find the roots of Basque culture.  Renowned for their mountain skills, the Basques have a special relationship with the mountains.  Mark and Alex tag along with a group of unlikely guides to make sense of  some of the peculiarities … Continue reading

Photo by Francisco Osorio CC

Travel News: French Government Ups Security After Attacks on Jewish Community

The French government has vowed to protect the nation’s Jewish community after a wave of anti-semetic violence and agitation by Islamists.     Read more at Travora.com. 

Photo by Camille King, CC BY-SA 2.0

Travel News: Rome Tourists Face 500€ Fine for Snacking

Roman authorities are enforcing a 500€ fine for people eating a Gelato on the Spanish steps. When in Rome, should you do as the Romans do? Read more on Travora.