Europe

Paris, London, and Rome are some of the most popular European cities to visit. But there are more than 50 other countries (and many off-the-beaten-path places) to explore in Europe.

Everyday Postcard from Arles, France

Everyday Postcard from Arles, France

Known for its beautiful scenery, sunny weather, rich history, and delicious food and wine, Provence is a popular region in France. Come explore the Provençal town of Arles in this Everyday Postcard from Bridget Coleman, The Flashpacker. With seven continents, nearly 200 countries, and more than 7.5 billion people in the world, there is a …

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Everyday Postcard from Lisbon, Portugal

Everyday Postcard from Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal, is equally endowed with both beautiful scenery and rich history. Built atop seven hills, it offers endless views of amazing architecture and natural beauty. And as Europe’s second oldest capital, it also possesses thousands of years of documented history. Visit Lisbon in this Everyday Postcard from Marco, the Travel-Boo. With seven continents, nearly …

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Here Comes the Sun – The Intriguing Meaning Behind Sun Flags

Here Comes the Sun - What These Sun Flags from Around the World Represent

While many national flags feature stars and stripes, only a handful of the world’s 195 countries incorporate a sun into the design. While there are different symbolic meanings of the sun, the most common include life, strength, and power. And when depicted as a perfect circle, the sun is connected to the never-ending cycle of life. Here …

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