The Polish capital suffered a few false dawns since the fall of Communism, but it is finally forging an identity of its own after joining the European Union almost 12 years ago.
From a fascinating war-torn history to modern-day architecture, Warsaw is a great place to get to know some history. Pass through the Old Town to the Polin Museum of Polish Jews, which sits on the site of the Warsaw Ghetto. Learn about the history of Jews in Poland from the Middle Ages to the Nazi occupation up to the present day.
If you are looking for a cheap mea,l head to one of the ubiquitous kebab stalls. Other good options include the traditional Restauracja Polska, which serves local favorites like schnitzel, while restaurants such as stylish vegan joint Mango provide a flavor of the new Warsaw.
Other attractions in town include the Palace of Culture and Science, the huge Soviet-era building which dominates the center of town. The views from the top are outrageous.
Take a spin round the Royal Castle to brush up on some more history before heading to the trendy area of Praga. Once famous for high crime rates, the area is now home to what locals refer to as the real Warsaw. Sip on some cocktails at W Oparach Absurdu’s bar.
After hanging out with the hipsters, scrape together some pennies and head to Club Capitol, where the Warsaw elite goes to party. It’s not cheap by any stretch of the imagination, but it will give you a window into another side of Polish society.
In recent years, Portugal has quietly become one of Europe’s top travel destinations. It’s inexpensive compared to some of its neighbors, it’s warm and sunny, and it’s easy to access from most U.S. cities. As a growing wellness destination, here are the country’s top spots for a relaxing vacation.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
Just north of Barcelona’s bustling city center, the capital of Catalonia transitions from Gothic cathedrals, tiny alleyways and hordes of bike tours into a more livable neighborhood known as Poble Nou. Close to the coast, Metro-accessible and rife with local hang-out spots, this area has become a favorite of residents who seek solace from the masses of tourists that crowd the center.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.
The small island nation of Iceland may have only one major “highway,” the 828-mile Route 1, better known as Ring Road because it navigates the entire perimeter of the country, but it can be difficult to traverse depending on weather conditions at particular times of the year. While a road trip around the island is a fantastic adventure that reveals unimaginably unique landscapes, it can be a considerable challenge for those self-identifying as anywhere from timid to even moderately adventurous in their travels. In these cases, a full-day Golden Circle tour is the perfect antidote to any FOMO experienced by foregoing the road trip.