This Week's European News Headlines

Thursday, October 23

Seven tested tips for visiting Rome (Budget Travel)

Paris' cultural history, by app (New York Times)

Scotland’s paths less traveled (in pictures) (The Guardian)

Remote, romantic southern Spain (in pictures) (BBC)

New travel gear you must see (Budget Travel)

11 ways social media can rock your travel world (Budget Travel)


Wednesday, October 22

Strong, bitterly cold winds lash Italy (ANSA)

Murano, Italy still sparkling after 700 years (New York Times)

Poland’s Museum of Life honors Jewish history (New York Times)

Citymapper gets travelers where they’re going (Washington Post)

Cool, yet cheap: stylish hostels around the world (USA Today)

The world’s worst…and best…airports (CNN)


Tuesday, October 21

Lonely Planet’s top 10 cities for 2015 (CNN)

Top 10 cool city tours around the world:  guided tours with a twist (The Guardian)

Young ambition stirs a traditional brandy in Normandy (New York Times)

12 treasures of Europe (New York Times)

Nightmare at the Picasso Museum (The Guardian)

WWI in Google Street View (The Guardian)


Monday, October 20

Another Lufthansa pilots' strike causes flight cancellations (BBC)

Rome becomes more pedestrian-friendly (ANSA)

Italy’s Matera named European Culture Capital (ANSA)

Financial boom and cultural fears as cruise ships crowd Lisbon (Seattle Times)

Prized souvenirs found for free (New York Times)

Are frequent flier programs rigged in favor of the elite among us? (Washington Post)


Friday, October 17

Paris "tree sculpture" generates lots of comments (BBC)

Fire destroys historic church in Belgium (BBC)

Do airlines treat pets better than humans passengers? (Washington Post)

Top 10 new bars, cafes and restaurants in Paris (The Guardian)

How to fight in-flight germs (Seattle Times)

Quiz: Flags of the world (The Guardian)


Thursday, October 16

Lufthansa's Germanwings pilots on strike (BBC)

Plato inspires sculptures in Paris (BBC)

36 hours in Athens (New York Times)

Making the markets fresh again in Barcelona (New York Times)

Strolling along East London's Fournier Street (New York Times)

Top 10 riads in Marrakech (The Guardian)


Wednesday, October 15

Flooding in Italy continues and causes deaths (ANSA)

Photographs by Franco Fontana go on display in Rome (ANSA)

Finding oases of calm in three European cities (New York Times)

The world’s 10 most amazing design hotels (in pictures) (The Guardian)

Sweet dreams in seven heavenly European inns (New York Times)

Nine ways travelers are handling Ebola anxiety (CNN)


Tuesday, October 14

New exhibit in London paints Rembrandt as "modern" artist (BBC)

Traveling safely in an uncertain world (Seattle Times)

Copenhagen’s piles of bicycles (BBC)

Seeing the tragic past and rebirth of Jewish Berlin (Seattle Times)

Top 10 craft beer pubs in Cardiff, Wales (The Guardian)

Take a tour of "wild" Europe (video) (Budget Travel)


Monday, October 13

Rome hosts first Memling retrospective (ANSA)

Ancient mosaic found in Greece (BBC)

Previously unseen Pablo Picasso self-portrait now on view in London (BBC)

Newly restored Rembrandt shows another portrait underneath (BBC)

Stockholm city guide:  what to do plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels (The Guardian)

How to get a better airplane seat (Seattle Times)


Friday, October 10

101 gorgeous getaways (in pictures) (Budget Travel)

Jordan’s “Grand Canyon” (video) (Budget Travel)

Without hype, here’s one of the best travel videos ever…and it’s of Turkey (Skift)

In Turkey, a display of a coffee ritual (New York Times)

20 family villa holidays in Europe to book now for next summer (The Guardian)

Dancing all night long in Amsterdam (The Guardian)