Ten of Europe's best Christmas markets

Winter in Europe is a wonderful time to visit the beautiful Christmas markets.

10:02 AM  Mulled wine, gingerbread, twinkling lights and snowflakes... it's the most wonderful time of year to visit Europe.

Why Iceland is so hot right now video

Visitors enjoy a drink in the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa in Grindavik, Iceland.

Jam-packed flights to Iceland weren't the norm five years ago. But one company has changed all that.

Melting moments in Morocco

Riad Yeux Bleus in the evening.

You can escape the frenzied pace of everyday life in the mountains outside Marrakesh.

Rare stay at Dracula's castle

The castle is one of Romania's top tourist attractions, with more than 630,000 visitors a year.

For the first time since 1948, two people will be allowed stay at the fortress on Halloween night.

Dining like James Bond video

The Ice-Q is perched in the Austrian mountains.

Everyone is ordering martinis, shaken, not stirred in a mountain-top restaurant which starred in Spectre.

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Scenic walkway set for Paris' Seine

Tourists enjoy a boat trip on the Seine river past the Eiffel Tower on a sunny spring day in Paris.

Tourists will soon be able to stroll 3km from the Tuileries Garden to Bastille.

Paris set to open a nudist park

While you may see skimpily-clad sunbathers along the Seine river, politicians want to go a step further.

Kiwi's epic Eiffel Tower selfie

The world's most expensive house?


Inside Pompeii house before eruption video

By combining traditional archaeology with 3D technology, researchers have reconstructed a house in Pompeii before the ...

Video allows armchair travellers to take a tour of Caecilius Iucundus' lavish Pompeii home from 79AD.

20 reasons to visit Venice

There's more to Venice than the Grand Canal and gondolas.

St Mark's Basilica, Venice.

Nothing can prepare you for this

In the dark, a church interior can be an intimidating place. Beneath us lies a crypt full of bones, and saints stand bleeding in the gloom.


How could you say 'nein'?

Stall after stall is a mix of trash and treasure.

If you're heading to Berlin, this is one flea market you don't want to miss.

The greatest European airport

An airport you can surf in? Here are ten reasons this European airport is on par with Asia's best.

Enjoying some food at the Weihnachtsmarkt.

Germany: A foodie fairytale

Pastries, burgers, sausage stew - what's the wurst that could happen?

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