In Athens, Greece, visitors are staying longer and the tourism season is expanding, too. History, climate, natural beauty, and the welcoming spirit of its people are encouraging visitors to see the city as a world class destination.
What to do in Minneapolis and St. Paul in Summer or Winter: walk or skate the lakes; book some theater tickets; find free museums and plenty to do with kids.
Our holiday gift guide works for armchair travelers, road trippers, daydreamers and jetsetters. Good gift ideas wherever you are, however you travel. Even better if you like to give and receive books.
Returning to Philbeach Gardens in London's Earl's Court: my go-to neighborhood since living there during study abroad programs in London. "Have you traveled outside the United States in the last 21 days?” [...]
The historic town of Olympos in the mountains of northern Karpathos, where first residents could hide from pirates. Family. Togetherness. The mantra of Karpathos Island, a gem in Greece's Dodecanese island group. The [...]
Travel insurance benefits that go the extra mile. Travel insurance policies might surprise you. Whether you buy a single trip plan or an annual policy like ours, whether you are a global traveler, [...]
On the edge of Lake Vänern, Picasso's sculpture in Kristinehamn If you really want to get to know Sweden, visit the heartland, Värmland County. Karlstad, the capital city of Värmland, can be reached [...]
A river cruise in Russia offers great opportunities to get to know Russian culture, history, and people from St. Petersburg to Moscow and along the "Waterway of the Tsars" in between.
How to use the TravelSmart travel app by Allianz when you are on the road. It's free and useful–no matter whether or not you hold an Allianz travel insurance policy.
Rice temple ceremony, blessing the water (December 2011, Ubud, Bali) For over a thousand years, the cycle of rice growing in Bali has been managed through water temples, organized by watershed districts. The [...]