We take a look at the history and commemoration of this important day.
Urban and rural, ancient and modern, ordinary and extraordinary
In terms of pure convenience, no continent can touch Europe’s diversity. With so many countries, cultures, languages, and varieties of cuisine packed into such a comparatively tiny place, you can spend a week in Europe and experience something wildly different every day. All that variety can be overwhelming, but the secret to getting the most out of Europe is to take it slow. The Old World has stood for centuries, and it’ll all still be here when you’re ready to come back (which, of course, you’ll want to do immediately after getting home.)