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Helpful maps and articles to help you plan a vacation or explore moving abroad.

Discover Europe & the Middle East

Steeped in thousands of years of history, the draw of Europe and the MIddle East is as undeniable as it is timeless. Breathtaking architecture lends to Prague the air of a forgotten fairy tale, while Budapest’s no-nonsense bustle and Dickensian backstreets hold a charm all its own. The calm, easy pace of Italy, a slow enjoyment of life, is contagious, as is the exuberant joie de vivre that imbues the streets, the art, even the food of la belle France.

See all the best of Prague and Budapest in ten days, or instead spend those ten days on a journey through Jerusalem, a city of prayers and time-worn stones. If you’re planning a move abroad to Italy, take those ten days to scout the Italian countryside for the likely site of your new home.

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Cover of Moon Istanbul and the Turkish Coast Second Edition.

Travel Maps of Europe & the Middle East

Download free, printable maps of Europe & the Middle East for your personal use.

Currently available from the pages of our travel guides are neighborhood maps of Paris and helpful maps of Prague & Budapest as well as Istanbul & the Turkish Coast.

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Color map of Paris broken down into neighborhoods.

Paris travel maps by neighborhood.

Travel map of Prague, Czech Republic


Get Inspired With Our Most Recent Europe & the Middle East Articles

From the glistening waters of the Turkish Riviera to the cypress-lined hills of Tuscany to the scent of roasting chestnuts on a Parisian street corner and the sharp smell of Turkish coffee in a busy open-air market, experience the soul-stirring blend of the Old World and the new to be found in every corner of Europe and the Middle East.

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.

Andy Steves 6 Ways square

6 Ways to Travel Europe on a Budget

Gullfoss in winter is also gorgeous. Photo © Vichaya Kiatying-Angsulee/123rf.

Iceland’s Top 8 Winter Wonders

Mývatn Nature Baths in Iceland.

Iceland Travel Planning: North Iceland