Mural of tree and fairies at the entrance to Freetown Christiania in Copenhagen Denmark

Freetown Christiania: Copenhagen’s Colorful Hippie Haven

In this self-proclaimed free state in the middle of Copenhagen, no one owns their homes, the people police themselves, and all decisions are made by consensus. It’s been this way for 45 years now, and the residents—all 850 of them—have no intention of changing.

Courtyard of Szimpla kert ruin pub in Budapest

Hopping Among the Best Ruin Bars in Budapest

Take an abandoned building, Christmas lights, a bit of edgy décor, and a proper amount of liquor, and you’ve got one of our favorite places to visit in Budapest—a ruin pub.

Medieval Conwy Castle above the town, one of the best places to visit in Wales

14 Best Places to Visit in Wales

With grand stone castles, colorful villages, and rivers and hills that thrive in the bounty of Welsh rain, a trip to Wales is packed with both man-made and natural beauty.

Philadelphia City Hall between buildings

30 Things to do in Philadelphia According to a Local

Philadelphia is often overlooked in favor of our popular neighbors just a little bit north in New York City and a little bit south in Washington, D.C.. But people who skip over us here in the City of Brotherly Love are missing out!

A Frigatebird in the Galapagos Islands

28 Most Unique Galapagos Animals

For many travelers, visiting the Galapagos Islands is a dream come true. While islands themselves are individually beautiful, it is really the animals of the Galapagos that steal the show.

Grapes growing in vineyard at Presque Isle Wine Cellars, a winery in Lake Erie wine country

A Wine Weekend in Lake Erie Wine Country

Over 20 wineries occupy a 40-mile stretch on the south shore of Lake Erie. Regardless of your taste preference, you’re likely to find something to love here.