Cuisine, language and culture are just a few of the things that bring global cities and countries to life. The following insights highlight best-kept secrets, local treasures, fun facts and traveler suggestions. Whether you’re going on tour or researching a potential trip, find a little travel inspiration here.

April Fools in Zurich

We came across a few international April Fools’ Day jokes yesterday, but this one is my favorite: The Switzerland Traveler… Read more

French and Fries

There’s long been a general consensus that the French chafe at the American lifestyle. Mostly, it’s a sense we gather… Read more

Monumental Hoax

Alleged news flash: The Eiffel Tower is being redesigned with a new, temporary observation deck in recognition of the monument’s… Read more

Friday Fun Fact: Vatican City

Completely surrounded by Rome, Vatican City is easily the world’s smallest sovereign nation in both area and population. At a… Read more

Global Freezing: Worldwide scenes

Imagine walking around London’s Trafalgar Square while everyone else is completely frozen in place. Improv Everywhere, a New York-based improvisation… Read more