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Vienna's Love Affair with Meat | Recipe Friday

Vienna's Love Affair with Meat | Recipe Friday

Schnitzels and sausages and roasts, oh my! We are salivating over Vienna’s dedication to a hearty meal over here. Now, it’s not just Vienna, but the capital city of Austria is known for being a cultural epicenter. However, we’ve been all over the country and can confirm that a Wiener Schnitzel can still be expertly made in Graz and Salzburg as well. Just what is it that makes Austrian meat so craveable?

Top 9 Must-See Places in Prague

Top 9 Must-See Places in Prague

As one of the largest cities in all of Europe, Prague continues to draw yearly crowds for its breathtaking architecture, historical sites and lively entertainment. With some of the best preserved sights in the Czech Republic, it can be hard to narrow down the list of all of Prague’s attractions, if only there for a limited amount of time.

Czech It Out: More Than Just Prague

Czech It Out: More Than Just Prague

An amalgamation of Czechs, Germans, Slovaks, Jews, Italians, and even the French, the Czech Republic has a long history of being an impressively blended society. This little landlocked country, though often best known for its capital city, Prague, has so much to offer tourists that are looking for a completely unique European experience. Here’s a taste of what you can experience off the beaten path in the Czech Republic.

10 Things to Do in Prague

10 Things to Do in Prague

Prague, nicknamed the “City of a Hundred Spires” is known for its Old Town Square and its architecture. From colorful Baroque buildings and Gothic churches, to the famous medieval Astronomical Clock – complete with an animated hourly show – to the pedestrian only Charles Bridge lined with statues of Catholic saints, Prague is a city that one can easily spend 3-5 days exploring.

Experience is Everything

Experience is Everything

The holidays have many of us hunting through department stores for the perfect gift. And yet a 20-year study by Cornell University psychology professor Thomas Gilovich, found that individuals gain greater satisfaction and happiness from experiences rather than things.

5 Affordable Getaways That Feel Totally Luxe Without the High Price

5 Affordable Getaways That Feel Totally Luxe Without the High Price

Everyone dreams of the ultimate getaway, but many think it’s out of their price range. However, you don’t need to break the bank to enjoy a luxurious vacation. It’s possible to experience a piece of paradise while on a budget. Whether you long for a tropical oasis, bewitching city, or countryside retreat, the possibilities are endless—but we’ve narrowed it down. Keep reading to learn about five affordable getaways that feel totally luxe without the high price!

BYU Women's Basketball: Women’s Hoops Team Set to Travel Overseas

BYU Women's Basketball: Women’s Hoops Team Set to Travel Overseas

The BYU Women’s Basketball will embark on a four-game, 12-day European tour Aug. 18-30, to the Czech Republic, Austria, Slovenia and Italy with Acanela Expeditions. The team will play games in Prague, Vienna, Lake Bled and Rome.

Prague, Vienna, and Budapest Highlights

Prague, Vienna, and Budapest Highlights

Have you ever dreamed of living in a castle? Or pretended to be royalty? If so, Eastern Europe is the place to go—Budapest, Prague, Vienna. There are also other wonderful things to do and food to eat as you travel from Prague to Vienna to Budapest! Here are a few highlights you won’t want to miss!

Top 20 Trips to Take with Your Mom

Top 20 Trips to Take with Your Mom

There’s no greater gift you can give your mother than spending quality time together, and what better way to show your love and appreciation than with a trip abroad! Your mom is the perfect travel buddy, and experiencing new cultures and adventures together will strengthen your bond and create lifelong memories you’ll cherish for years to come. These are the top 20 trips to take with your mom.

The Most Stunning Castles in Eastern Europe

Have you ever dreamt of living in a castle? Feed your imagination with a trip to Eastern Europe! From Romania to Slovakia to the Czech Republic, this region of Europe is filled with breathtaking castles that will take you back through history and make you want to start polishing off your crown.

Top 10 Activities To Do In Eastern Europe

Top 10 Activities To Do In Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe is becoming more popular every day to individual and group travellers.  From Prague's fairytale city to medieval walls in Croatia, there is a lot to see and do while you travel to these amazing countries.  

How to Pack for Europe

How to Pack for Europe

Packing for Europe (or any trip) is often a love/hate relationship. We love it because it signals a new adventure, but loathe it because the stress of forgetting something haunts us. The balance between packing too little and too much is a fine one. To ease the tension, our Founder & CEO, Kylie Chenn, has a few tips on how to pack for your trip to Europe. Watch as she walks us through packing for her trip to Europe - including Iceland, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Greece.