Saxony's new UNESCO site

Southwest Germany

Istanbul, Turkey

Musee d'Orsay, Paris

Grab a taste of Germany in 2018

Enjoy a Volksfest

The Marche, Italy

Christmas Cruise

Amsterdam Movenpick

UK Cities for Romance

Hiking Switzerland's Ticino District

Tourists flocking to Bavaria

Discovering Spain's Basque Country

Darley Newman of "Travels with Darley"

Chicago Travel and Adventure Show

French barge trip

Maritim Hotel

Spain's Vías Verdes

Steigenberger Hotel Dusseldorf

Magdeburg on the Elbe River

German AsparagusGuten Appetit!
Asparagus growing has a long tradition in lower Saxony, Germany. The trail known as the Lower Saxony Asparagus Route links major asparagus-growing areas such as Burgdorf, Nienburg, Braunschweig and Gifhorn, and the asparagus museum in Nienburg is dedicated to this seasonal vegetable, served from the end of April to the end of June, usually with potatoes, ham and hollandaise sauce.

Algeciras, Spain


ET Interviews Samantha Brown

Festive Fun in York, England

European Christmas Markets

Phil Rosenthal

Discover Saxony's Wine Route

Beer in Austria

007 Walk of Fame
The "007 Walk of Fame" opened in July 2015 on the Schilthorn in Switzerland and commemorates the making of the movie "On Her Majesty's Secret Service." The trail begins at the Schilthorn's Piz Gloria and contains several steel pillars that have personal statements from characters in the film or their handprints imprinted on them. There are also benches to allow visitors to relax while on the walk. Some famous names included on the pillars are lead actor George Lazenby (James Bond), supporting actress Diana Rigg (Tracy), cameraman Willy Bogner and skiing legend Bernhard Russi. More names will be added to the Walk of Fame at a later date, including the first Bond Girl Ursula Andress and director Marc Foster. Schilthorn Cableway

Welcome to European Traveler!

Dear Fellow Traveler:

What can you expect when you travel to Europe?

Europe holds so much promise for a fun vacation, an exciting getaway, or an in-depth look at different cultures. If you've not traveled to Europe before, you'll want to check out the possibilities. And there are many.

You can see so many historical attractions that hundreds of books have been written just on the monuments, castles, fortresses, towns and cities, and ruling families through the years. If you just want to take a vacation, you can relax at one of the large metropolitan hotels and see the sights of a city like Vienna, Berlin, London or Madrid. If you like excitement, you can motorcycle through the Alps, have fun whitewater rafting down a river, or hike to the top of many of Europe's highest peaks.

With so many countries in Europe so close to one another, you can travel from country to country in a few hours, and think of the different cultures that exist in Europe that you can experience.

You can expect a lot from traveling to Europe. Tasting the foods and wines, and meeting the people are other reasons to go.

At European Traveler, we're trying to bring you a little taste of Europe so you can plan better before you go. We cover foods, lodging, travel and attractions and more. I hope you enjoy the detailed stories and spectacular photos of Europe we present.

Maybe I'll see you down the road in Europe soon. You never know!

Don Heimburger

Don Heimburger travel speaker
Book Don for speaking engagements.
Photo courtesy Diane Penwill

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Beautiful Northern Ireland

Royal Walk
Mannlichen Tramway in Switzerland
Crown your excursion! The new Royal Walk takes you from the top station of the Männlichen Aerial Cableway to the 7,600-ft. summit in 25 to 35 minutes. Learn fascinating facts about this Alpine world at seven points along the way. The crowning glory waits at the finish: the summit with its majestic view of the Eiger, Mönch amd Jungfrau.

Road Trips in Europe

The Heartland of Luther's Legacy

Top Ten European Travel Deals

Mannheim's Spaghetti Ice Cream

Bites of Brittany

Interview with Colleen Kelly

History of Chocolate

Interview with Rick Steves

Taste of Currywurst

Experience Erzgebirge Culture

Walpugis Night Celebrations in Germany

Baltic Region Culinary

The Wines Routes of Burgundy


How to beat European travel scams

Truffle Hunting in the Dordogne

Savoring Sicily


The Cotswolds

Irish Whiskey

Tips on tipping

Cruising Central Germany

ET Interviews Art Wolfe

Joseph Rosendo

Burt Wolf

Czech beer tavern

Great Britain

Historic Erfurt, Germany

Enjoying the Riverbanks of Burgundy

Edinburgh Castles


Liverpool, England

Tshoban Foundation


Meissen, Germany

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Jeff Wilson Rail Adventures

If you like trains, you will like this new series by host Jeff Wilson; Wilson fits the bill perfectly for "Real Rail Adventures." He is a lifelong traveler and an avid train buff. He has hosted national "how-to" TV programs for more than a decade. An enduring fan of steam locomotives, Jeff’s transportation of choice is the train, and he’s perfected his travel skills exploring Europe by train. For a brief introduction to his new series, go to

Munich Beer Gardens

Oxford Eats

European Flea Markets

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Germany's Wine Festivals

Prague and beyond

Viennese Museums

An interview with Richard Bangs

Germany attractions

Rails to a European Holiday

Rudy Maxa

lGermany's Wine Festivals

Famous British locations made popular in film and TV

River and Rail trip to Christkindlmarkts

Christmas Markets

Phil Rosenthal on PBS