Vernazza and the other Cinque Terre towns can be reached on foot, by train, or by sea.

The Very Best of Italy: Where to Go

Tour the fabulous scenery of the Amalfi Coast, hike the Cinque Terre, drive through Tuscany's vineyards, and see more of Italy
Interior of the ruins at the Rock of Cashel.

Best Celtic Ruins and Ancient Sites in Ireland

From the wonders at Newgrange and on to the Rock of Cashel, how to explore 5,000 years of Irish history in five easy stops.
The Winchester Cathedral.

8 Best Ancient Historic Sites Near London

It's a treat for the traveler that the some of England's most important settings are no more than an hour outside the capital.
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A street musician strums for tourists strolling Temple Bar's lively cobblestone streets.

What to See in Ireland: 7 Best Moments

Here are seven moments that are always pitch-perfect, no matter how many times you've been there.
Dating from the 17th century, Charles Fort was garrisoned until 1921.

5 Best Small Towns and Villages Across Ireland

Here are five small towns that embody the best of Ireland in their own special ways.
St. Peter's Basilica fronting St. Peter's Square

Best Italian Churches: 9 Amazing Cathedrals

Nine buildings that capture the best of Italy's standard-setting religious architecture.
Piazza San Marco at night, Venice.

Best Italian Sights: 7 Favorite Piazzas

A look at how piazzas in six different cities embody the best of the distinctive Italian way of life.
The US Capitol located in Washington, D.C.

Tracing African-American History: A Day Tour in Washington, D.C.

By Elise Hartman Ford

The capital of the United States is rich in local and national Black historical sites, from pre-Revolutionary War times to the present.

Why Florida Is the Weirdest State in the Country

By Frommer's Editors

The guy who wrote the book on Florida freakishness tells us why visitors to the Sunshine State should expect the unexpected—and embrace it.

London's Tate Modern Built the City's Best New Observation Deck—And It's Free!

By Jason Cochran

Tate Modern was already one of the most popular tourist attractions in Europe, but with the addition of its Viewing Level, the city itself becomes a visual feast.

How Tourists Can Buy Marijuana in Colorado

By Jason Cochran

Hey, it's perfectly legal! Unlike California or other states with partial legalization of pot and cannabis products, Colorado doesn't require a medical reason to purchase it—tourists can partake as well. But it's not as easy as a McDonald's drive-through, and there are still rules. Here's what you need to know to buy a high:

Tips for Booking a Hotel in Amsterdam

By Tom Meyers

Navigating all of the accommodation choices can be a bit confusing. Which neighborhood? How many stars? What’s in the rooms? What’s a good deal? We're here to help.

Arthur Frommer's Reaction to the President's Announcement Regarding the Travel Embargo Against Cuba

By Arthur Frommer

"Although it will make headlines, the announcement of these embargo modifications is of far less substance than meets the eye."

Using Contactless Credit Cards When You Travel

By Jason Cochran

The new twist in credit card purchases is contactless payment—how does it work, and can you use your credit card on vacation?

7 Popular Tourist Traps — and Where to Go Instead

By Bob Payne

Ever wonder why tourist traps are so popular? Sometimes, it’s as simple as name recognition, created by effective marketing, and a lack of knowledge about other choices.

Travel Safety: The Economic Situation in Greece

By Sherry Marker

What will Greece's ongoing financial woes mean for travelers? Follow these tips for safe and easy travel during Greece's economic troubles, including how to prepare yourself for any transit-related strikes.

Video Report: New York City on a Budget

By Pauline Frommer

Pauline Frommer joins CNN's Richard Quest to demonstrate how travelers can make the most out of New York City by spending less.

How Parisians Work: 4 Productive Visits for Travelers

By Margie Rynn

True, you can't visit the offices and workshops where millions of Parisians earn their daily bread, but there are a few places -- from auctions to open studios -- you can go to see them in action.

Video Report: Berlin 20 Years After the Fall of the Wall

By Pauline Frommer

The entire world watched this week as jubilant Germans celebrated the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. For many it was a keen reminder of what a vital, unusual and eminently visitable city Berlin has become.

Shop Smart: Discount Shopping Streets Across Paris

By Margie Rynn

Though boutiques throughout Paris might seem uniformly expensive, there are a few discount-packed streets where those in the know go to stock their wardrobes and apartments with clothes and knickknacks at significantly reduced prices.

Video Report: Since It's Thursday, It Must Be Belgium!

By Pauline Frommer

Is Belgium the most under-appreciated country in Europe? Pauline Frommer thinks so and in this week's CNN.com interview, she's looking to fix that.

Video Report: More Than Just Pretty Leaves! The Charms of New England

By Pauline Frommer

On this week's CNN.com destination report, Pauline Frommer discusses the must-have experiences of a New England vacation.

Video Report: On the Ground in Mexico City

By Pauline Frommer

Pauline Frommer joins CNN from Mexico City to share her insights on the city's food scene, must-see sights, and getting around one of the world's largest cities.