While Venice might be the world’s most famous canal town, there are so many other places to visit in Europe which are equally as beautiful, graced by winding waterways, charming arched bridges and romantic canal boats casually streaming down river. Over 60,000 people descend on Venice every day, threatening its future. So, if you’ve ever dreamed about strolling through a romantic canal city but aren’t fond of the crowds, I’m here to share with you a collaboration of picturesque canal cities in Europe that aren’t Venice!

Guest Post by David from Travelsewhere When you travel to Europe, you kind of expect to find some unbelievably picturesque cities and towns. Places like Colmar, Hallstatt, Positano and the Cotswolds are well known for their overwhelming adorableness. But they’re among a much wider community than you might realize. Spread throughout Europe are charming little […]

What to do when you had an entire 4-day weekend trip planned to Paris, France and you found a ton of great tips, amazing hotels, made your Paris bucket list and planned out the best way to get around, only to have to cancel your trip a week shy of visiting?

If ever there was one place in the world that embodied the spirit of Christmas, it would most definitely be Strasbourg, France. Historically known as the town which held the very first Christmas Market in 1570, making it the oldest market in Europe and is named the “Capital of Christmas!” Since 1570, Strasbourg’s “Christkindelsmärik” (market […]

Unless your parents didn’t have Audrey Hepburn films in their massive movie collection or you’re not a fan of the Golden Age of Hollywood glam or a fan of Classic films, it’s likely you haven’t heard of Audrey Hepburn…unless you were born anytime after the 90s. As a little girl, I was bored out of […]

Recently, I have seen an influx of warnings from the U.S. State Department for Americans traveling abroad to Europe this summer, encouraging tourists to proceed with caution in the wake of deadly terror attacks across parts of Europe. Therefore, I felt the need to express my feelings and experiences about living and traveling around Europe. Especially […]

If you were to ask me what my favorite town was, I would have a very hard time giving you an answer. Each city, town and village is so unique and special, no two are the same. But I would have to say that my favorite towns are the ones bursting with color that make […]

Situated in one of the most beautiful regions between France and Germany, Strasbourg straddles the border between the two countries, following the Rhine. This region’s beauty has switched nationalities four times since 1871 as the two countries have long played tug-of-war over this area, leaving behind both architectural and cultural aspects and is considered to be one of Europe’s most beautiful canal cities!

Colmar, France is one of those colorful picturesque towns you see on lists on many travel websites that say “Colorful Towns to See Before You Die”. Now I know why. It was by far one of the most colorful towns I have ever seen and ever corner offered a new surprise and was even more beautiful that the […]

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