March Travel News
Hi from Rick: What's New for 2014
Each spring, as my staff and I distill our annual series of "What's New in Europe" articles from all our guidebook research, I'm impressed by how Europe keeps improving the many ways it shares its amazing heritage.
For 2014, Britain has brought the spiritual "wow" back to Stonehenge. In Rome, bars are embracing tapas-style aperitivos, making pub-crawling a tasty and affordable way to spend an evening on the roam and call it dinner. In France, with this summer marking both the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the centennial of the start of World War I, history buffs will find more in-depth exhibits than ever, and all will be far from quiet on the Western Front... Read more
In this issue
In addition to Normandy's huge commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, France is always working to show off its rich heritage in innovative ways. From its prehistoric caves to its progressive cities, you'll see some impressive changes this year... Read more
It was on Normandy's beautiful beaches at the crack of dawn June 6, 1944, that the allies finally gained a foot-hold in France and Nazi Europe began to crumble. In this video Rick travels along Normandy's 75 miles of Atlantic coast sharing memories of the largest military operation in history... Read more