Cruise the winding canals of Amsterdam. Photo © Anna Gallagher.

Laid-Back Amsterdam: 7 Tips for a Relaxing Trip

Anna and her partner Courtney traveled to Amsterdam with Andy Steves’ Europe as their guide. Discovering a city with two very different faces, they set out to find an Amsterdam inviting rest, relaxation, and a chance to soak up the quieter side of the city’s culture.

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Moon Israel & the West Bank

Calls to prayer echo out over valleys and rooftops. The wailing siren for Shabbat and the ringing of church bells are omnipresent. This is a city of religious pilgrimages and a land of ancient stories, where even the bodies of water whisper of history and miracles. This is the trip of a lifetime. It will […]

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6 Ways to Travel Europe on a Budget

No matter where you want to travel in Europe, there are ways to get there without breaking the bank. Discover how to city-hop on a budget with these six tips from Andy Steves.

According to legend, if you make a pyramid out of stones it will change into a troll and bring luck.

The People and Culture of Iceland

Iceland is proud of its people and its culture, and works hard to preserve its heritage in both language and the arts. Here’s a look at how, along with general information about the population, religion, and folklore.