When you’ve had enough of the U.S. Disney parks, Six Flags and Busch Gardens, it may be time to hop across the pond for a fresh assortment of coasters, rides and creative themes. Here are some of Europe’s best theme parks.
Efteling, the Netherlands
Fairy tales come alive at this quaint and picturesque park in Kaatsheuvel. Step into your own fairy story by walking the cobblestone streets and gaping at ivy-covered castles.
Like Busch Gardens-Williamsburg, Germany’s largest theme park features themed areas by country, such as Portugal, Italy, Scandinavia and England.
Le Puy de Fou, France
Renaissance fans can go all out at this French theme park that takes guests through various time periods, from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages.
Parc Asterix, France
Continue your deep dive into the past at this theme park in Plailly that incorporates elements of Roman, Greek and Egyptian history.
Tivoli Gardens, Denmark
The world’s second-oldest theme park opened in 1843 and has since been igniting joy in both locals and visitors, and even reportedly inspired Walt Disney when he was creating his own park. Located in the center of Copenhagen, an adjacent food hall serves as the park’s own little Epcot, with food stalls representing cuisines from all over the world.
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While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
Finding a hotel during the Olympic Games can be harder than launching a shotput across a bed of sand. Some host cities find themselves investing millions of dollars to construct new hotels just for the Games, which is a strain on resources and the environment, and can send the city into debt. In an effort to avoid these problems, Airbnb and the International Olympics Committee teamed up to offer accommodation to attendees during the next handful of Olympic Games around the world.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.