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from Andrew Harper

The Alps

Stretching from the Mediterranean coast of France to within a short drive of the Adriatic Sea, the Alps traverse eight countries and cover more than 80,000 square miles in the heart of Europe. Yet the most familiar envisioning of an Alpine scene is one derived from the villages of Austria, the mountain farms and fields of Switzerland and the castles of Germany. Click to see our comprehensive guide of the best in this breathtaking region.

from I am Aileen

Top 10 Free Things to Do in Brussels, the Heart of Europe

Brussels, as the heart of Europe, is a city bursting with energy! Among various activities & attractions, here are the top 10 FREE things that you can do! | via #travel #brussels #belgium


The geothermal spring of Aqua Dome was discovered in the 16th century, it is located in the heart of Tyrol and it has become one of the most romantic spas in Europe since we can enjoy unique experiences like a bath under the moonlight, surrounded by waterfalls mixed with the latest technologies.

from Pier's Great Perhaps

12 Things to Do During Winter in Switzerland

Who said skip Europe in the winter time? Christmas brings about all sorts of wonders, especially in a country like Switzerland, which sure has its fair share of picturesque, quaint cities. I visited in December, where the muted lighting created the perfect atmosphere and gave the city lights a chance to shine!


The Town of Zug on a Misty Winter Day, Zug, Switzerland, Europe


Glengorm Stone Circles, Tobermory, Isle of Mull, Scotland


Almada and the Shrine of the Christ the King statue is a Catholic monument and shrine dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Almada, Lisabon in Portugal.

from Forget Someday Travel Blog

The Grand European Tour with Viking River Cruises

The Grand European Tour with Viking takes you to 5 different countries (Hungary, Austria, Slovakia, Germany, and the Netherlands). Explore capital cities, charming small towns, and castles while enjoying luxurious accommodations, meals, and scenic cruising! Experience the journey of a lifetime on a river cruise through the heart of Europe with Viking River Cruises!