Travel News: Milan’s Cathedral Puts Gargolyes up for Adoption

Milan’s cathedral has announced its putting its gargoyles up for adoption in an effort to raise money for restoration. Read more at Travora.com. Advertisements

Travel News: Wall of Love to Come Down at Juliet’s Balcony

Local authorities in Verona announce a new law – Romeos are no longer allowed to post love letters under Juliet’s balcony.     Read more at Travora.com

Travel News: High-Speed Train to Cut Berlin-Munich Trip by 30%

Berlin and Munich announce that travel between their two cities will be reduced from six to four hours, thanks to the planned super-fast trains. Read more on Travora.com.

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

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

Catalonia – Europe’s Next Country?

From Vagabrothers.com The Vagabrothers go to Barcelona to check out the growing pro-independence movement in Catalonia. With almost 60% of Catalans in favor of separating from Spain, some wonder if Europe might have to re-draw it’s borders. But what is Catalonia, what makes it different from Spain and why do they want independence? Alex and … Continue reading