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Highlight of tours of CERN include seeing actual sections of the Lare Hadron Collider with a section of the exterior cut away to show the pipes through which the photon beams travel

Geneva held no fascination for me. It was just another Swiss city with a pretty lake and exorbitant prices. But it offered one thing that other destinations in Switzerland could not:...

The Bell Tower (left) and Saint Bavo Cathedral (center) in Ghent. The church is home to the famed “Adoration of the Mystic Lamb” (also known as the Ghent Altarpiece) by Jan and Hubert van Eyck

Brussels: Famous for Beer, Chocolate, and Piss. Yes, Piss. As a little girl, I sat on my grandmother’s lap, fascinated by the tales she spun. I readily believed most of her...

Wreaths of remembrance are laid at Memin Gate in Ypres, Belgium during the Last Post Ceremony, held every evening at 7 p.m.

One hundred years ago, the Flanders region of Belgium lay in ruins. World War One had left cities like Ypres razed to the ground. Many such towns were in such a...

Carbonai Pietro Cruciani prepares to cover the kiln with soil and charcoal ash mixture

There is a place in Italy where things are still done the old way. Where value is measured by the preservation of ancient traditions. Where life is often difficult, but luxuriously...

Sitting Room at Palazzo Donati in Mercatello sul Metauro, Italy. The palace is guaranteed to provide an authentic Italian experience for travelers seeking to avoid hordes of tourists

I scanned the equipment on the table in front of me with more than a little trepidation. Slicers, dicers, chef’s knives, and immersion blenders waited patiently to be placed in the...

Table in the main courtyard awaits our lunch at Montestigliano holiday farm in Tuscany

The deep-throated cooing of pigeons in the rafters roused me from a delicious sleep. I stretched and yawned before climbing out of bed to watch the sunrise. As the sky blushed...

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