Large crowds from all over the world queue up to witness the extremely rare hatching of these mysterious olms in a cave in Slovenia.
For here, killer cocktails - or, by day, simply coffee and cake - are as much a part of the lifestyle as the sandy beach in view from its terrace.
Europe has plenty to surprise even the most well-travelled.
A new standard class only service from London to Edinburgh is set to overturn a tradition of luxury rail travel that began in Victorian times.
While terrorism fears are driving customers away from other Mediterranean destinations, Spain and Portugal are reaping a bonanza.
The plot for the next Star Wars film is guarded more closely than the Death Star, but it will feature plenty of Irish mist and rain.
Cannes is the ultimate festival town, where boat shows, regattas and concerts combine with a curvaceous bay, sandy beaches and dazzling light.
Greenwich welcomes throngs of tourists every year to mingle with a thriving community.
It's basically your own private island for a weekend - just make sure you go with some people you like!
Today, Losinj is known as the 'island of wellness and vitality'. Yet it has declined from its Belle Époque pomp.
The classic Parisian Métro ticket is to be phased out as part of a €400-million overhaul of the French capital's public transport network.
With around 5 000 islands scattered around the coastline and beyond, reaching some of the more remote outposts can be an adventure in itself.
Missing from maps, Orbita hides in the pine forests of central Ukraine, abandoned after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster but now filling with families.
London department store Selfridges is soon to open Britain's first water-only cocktail venue.
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