As the capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is a hot spot for weekend travelers. There are hundreds of things to do, from sightseeing at historic sites and museums, and smoking in coffeeshops, to simply enjoying its upbeat nightlife.
Andalucía just sounds magical, doesn't it? The city of Granada is located in the autonomous community of Andalucía, Spain. Granada's main attraction is the Alhambra, a Moorish palace and citadel. Beyond the Alhambra though is a youthful city with a complex, multicultural history.
With Estonia to the north and Lithuania to the south, Latvia is "the meat of the Baltic sandwich," says Lonely Planet, and "loaded with colorful fixings." Riga (pictured) is the country's cosmopolitan capital.
Bucharest's nickname was once "Little Paris" and it's not hard to see why. The city features wide, tree-lined streets and Belle Époque-style architecture indicative of its elegant past. Today, Bucharest is home to some of Romania's best museums, manicured parks and a vibrant nightlife scene.