Stories: Europe

Arrivals & Departures: See Switzerland through the eyes of locals

Gemma Nisbet

Want to meet an absinthe distiller or dog sled through the snow? How about tracking wild marmots, following in the footsteps of Europe's last witch or maybe riding a cow? 

Our World: The Bregenzerwald valley: Europe's secret foodie heaven

Stephen Scourfield

A sense of history, an appreciation for craftsmanship and some brilliant food all come together in this tranquil pocket of western Austria.

Arrivals & Departures: Scoot on sale: fly to Singapore for $99

Angie Tomlinson

Scoot is launching a celebratory sale in honour of its merger with Tigerair Singapore, including basic fares from Perth to Singapore for $99.

Arrivals & Departures: Immerse yourself in tradition at Switzerland's oldest cultural festival

Angie Tomlinson

A festival where wrestlers compete to throw a 76kg stone the furthest has to be seen, right?

Travel Story: Ice-cream and art in the "medieval Manhattan of Tuscany"

Gemma Nisbet

There's a good reason it's among Tuscany's most popular towns: with its medieval towers, historic charm and famous gelato, San Gimignano has it all. 

Travel Story: Nasty, Fail & Bidet: Europe's worst-named holiday gems

Stephen Scourfield

Would you go on holiday to a place called Rottenegg? How about Boring, or Windpassing, or Looe?

Arrivals & Departures: 11 of UNESCO's most breathtaking new World Heritage sites

Angie Tomlinson

UNESCO's newest world heritage sites are something to behold.

Travel Story: Cruising the Danube: Scenery, sausages and quirky history

Barry O'Brien

From the oldest sausage-making business in the world to flaming Rudesheimer coffee, there are many local delicacies to savour on a river cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam.

Travel Story: History on two wheels: Bicycle museums around the world

Stephen Scourfield

Get on your bike for a ride through history in the Netherlands, France, Japan and beyond.

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