Rick Steves' Europe / Travel & Leisure

Romantic Europe: Places in the heart

I love it when I convince people to engage with the Europe I show them. Recently I heard from someone who took his girlfriend on one of my recommended hikes near Muerren, Switzerland. Love is in bloom all over Europe.

Europe's smart harborfront makeovers

If there's an industrial wasteland where a great European city hits the water -- London, Berlin, Amsterdam, you name it -- it's slated for a major makeover. My pick for one of Europe's most impressive urban overhauls is London's Docklands.

What's New in Eastern Europe for 2015

Eastern Europe has experienced more change in the last generation than any other corner of Europe. In Prague, the National Museum on Wenceslas Square is slated to wrap up a years-long renovation.