Olivia Johnson visits Coimbra and discovers the joy of Fado, the traditional music of Portugal that is sung in the streets of big and small cities throughout this electrifying country.
Julia Sun ventures off the well-worn tourist path in Italy and discovers two small towns lost in the mountains and time where she indulges in their culture, historic landmarks, wine and great food.
Karen Asp attends Innsbruck's renowned Christmas market and discovers some of the city's other special gifts for tourists.
Sophie Torro, a 16-year-old, opens the doors to her ancestry when she visits the small Greek town and reconnects with her family roots.
Marc Atchison visits Stuttgart, the industrial giant known as Germany's Motown, and discovers its has much more to offer than just car factories.
Amy Laughinghouse visits Koblenz, the idyllic wine town that drifts off into the mighty Rhine River, and discovers it's Germany's party capital.
Marc Atchison looks at how Lithuania's lovely capital Vilnius has become a rising star among European destinations thanks to its ancient good looks and youthful vibe.
Rosalind Cummings-Yeates visits Lausanne and neighbouring Vevey and discovers the two Swiss cities offer visitors some unique traditions and famous former residents.
Marc Atchison visits the charming border town of Saarbrücken, where French and German are spoken by the locals and where the crossroads of history intersect.
Karen Asp ventures to the remote Estonian island of Kihnu, where the female population govern while the men spend their time at sea hunting and fishing.