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Previously known by the name Belorussia (White Russia), the name Belarus was adopted when the country became independent from the Soviet Union as the ...
For first-time visitors, Slovenia looks as if it has more in common with its Alpine neighbours of Austria and Italy, than those of former Yugoslavia.
Tucked away in the eastern Pyrenees, the tiny Principality of Andorra is a land of narrow valleys and mountainous landscapes that’s popular for skii...
As flat as a local pannenkoek, the Netherlands is a land of colourful tulip fields and canals, sophisticated cities and some of the most striking coas...
Like the Atlantic Ocean that laps upon its shores, Portugal throws up one or two surprises. A rich and varied land of vibrant cities and traditional v...
A small dot in the Atlantic between Scandinavia and America, Iceland has built an impressive tourist industry from its abundant natural wonders. Even ...
A historic jewel at the heart of Europe, the Czech Republic packs a sizeable punch for such a small country; from majestic castles to medieval towns, ...
Misunderstood by many, Germany is one of the most varied and charming countries on the continent. Anyone expecting a homogenous nation conforming to o...

City guides

Barcelona is the city of Gaudi and the ultimate Olympic success story that consistently ranks high on lists of top travel destinations. The 1992 Olymp...
Backdropped by the hulking Mount Esja and perched on the southern shores of Faxaflói Bay, nature is never far away in Reykjavik.
Overlooking the Adriatic Sea and backed by the rugged Dinaric Mountains, the splendid Dalmatian city of Split is a living, breathing museum.
Encircled by high, pale stone ramparts, medieval Avignon rises grandly from the bank of the wide river Rhône. Its setting is as colourful as its hist...
Set on the Franco-German border, and at various times a part of both countries, Strasbourg has more claim than most to be the symbolic heart of modern...
Zurich labours under the misconception that it is nothing more than a sterile banking city - don't believe a word of it.
Although it’s several more miles before the mighty Elbe empties itself into the North Sea, Hamburg has all the atmosphere and attributes of a busy h...
Monte Carlo sits on a salubrious sliver of land along France’s beautiful Mediterranean coastline and has become a haven for the rich and famous than...

Ski resorts

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is located in the Werdenfelser Land district of the Bavarian Alps in southeastern Germany, close to the Austrian border.
La Thuile is in the Aosta Valley, in northwest Italy. It neighbours the French resort of La Rosière to the southwest and the Italian resort of Cou...
The Austrian resort of St Anton am Arlberg is in western Tyrol, at the eastern end of the Arlberg Tunnel, not too far from the border with Switzerl...
Les Menuires is located in the Belleville Valley of the Savoy Alps in France, within the Massif de Tarentaise. It’s also part of the Les Trois Va...
Courchevel is located in the Savoie Alps of southeastern France, close to the Swiss and Italian borders. It is part of the large Trois Vallées ski...
Sauze d'Oulx ski resort is located in the Susa Valley, within the Piedmont region of the northwestern Italian Alps, very close to the border with F...
Davos is tucked away in Graubünden, the least accessible and arguably the most parochial of the Swiss cantons. It's a region where Alpine peaks an...
Sölden is located in the Ötztal Alps of Western Austria in the province of Tyrol, close to the Italian border. The road through it continues to n...
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