MTV Europe

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Get the inside scoop on the hottest cities and destinations in Europe. From celeb-studded nightclubs in London to scuba-diving off Croatia, MTV Europe shows you where you want to be, with choices for every budget to help you travel the way you want to. Alternative accommodations, cheap eats, great clubs and bars, world-class museums, and offbeat attractions—you’ll find them all in MTV Europe.

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About the author (2006)

Lauren Berger (Austria) has written for US Weekly, Nickelodeon Magazine,, and other publications. She hopes to pursue a career in entertainment reporting, freelance writing, and television development.

Naomi Black (editor) has written or contributed to eight books on travel and food. Her anthropology degree has served her well working in and around Manhattan, especially during her stint as editor t Frommer''s. As a freelance writer, she''s placed work in Travel & Leisure, Brides, and other travel-related magazines. She dives, caves, and hikes when she can, when she''s not being called on to get something from the kitchen by her two wonderful children, Katherine and Thomas.

Ari Cohen (Croatia, Hungary, Turkey) enjoys the fortune and glory of living in exotic war zones and drinking shaken martinis. When he is not doing covert private-sector work, he attends university in Israel, aiming for a degree in international relations. Although he has won myriad awards and accolades, his favorite is his number-one spot on the "Most Interesting People to Ever Come from Menlo Park, California" list.

Valeire Conners (Portugal, Greece) has taught writing in Italy and spent the past 6 years working as a freelance writer and producer for the Travel Channel online. She has a BA in writing from Loyola College in Baltimore and an MA in journalism from Boston University.

Christi Daugherty (Ireland) is an American expat living in London. She is the author of Frommer''s Ireland 2006, Frommer''s Paris Day by Day, and MTV Ireland. Before emigrating, she worked as a journalist in New Orleans. She attended Texas A& M University.

Taryn Firkser (Denmark; Icel∧ Sweden; and Venice and Campania, Italy) has studied geography at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver and Tibetan studies at Indiana University. She presently lives in Ottawa, Canada, where she is beginning her career as a diplomat in the Foreign Service. She has also contributed to MTV Italy.

Fernando Gayesky (Spain) moved from Argentina to New York City to study film when he was 21 with $800 in his bank account, which was good fodder for his first travel article on meals for under $5. He''s since traveled throughout South America and Europe before settling down in Barcelona, Spain. He''s also a contributor to MTV Spain.

Kathleen "Kitty" Hall (France) has studied at the Sorbonne and in Aix-en-Provence at the Universite Aix-Marseille. She graduated in 2004 from Indiana University with degrees in French and anthropology. Kitty is currently living in Marseille, France, working on a master''s degree in public health in developing countries at the faculte de Medecine de Marseille.

Native Californian Sylvie Hogg (Rome, Florence, Venice, and Naples, Italy) took her totally practical Dartmouth degree in Classical studies to Rome, where she lived and worked as a travel writer and tour guide for 5 years. She is the lead author of MTV Italy and also wrote Frommer''s Rome Day by Day and Frommer''s Irreverent Guide to Rome. Sylvie now resides in sexy New York City.

Andre Legaspi (The Netherlands; Germany; and Florence, Italy) was born and raised in Queens, New York, and attended McGill University in Montreal, where he wrote CD reviews and covered the music scene. He has also contributed to MTV Italy and MTV Spain, as well as Frommer''s Montreal Day by Day.

Hana Mastrini (Czech Republic) is a native of the western Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary and became a veteran of the "Velvet revolution: as a student in Prague in 1989. She is a regular contributor to Frommer''s Europe and Frommer''s Europe from $70 a Day.

John Moretti (Florence, Milan, and Venice, Italy) has written for the International Herald Tribune, The Independent on Sunday, Italy Daily, New York Sun, the Associated Press, and FT Online. He has also co-edited Rome in Detail, contributed to the Time Out city guides to Milan and Naples and to MTV Italy, and written Living Abroad in Italy.

Clare O''Connor (England, Scotland) is a global nomad, born in Bermuda and educated in England and Philadelphia, where she graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2005. She hopes to someday edit a travel magazine and retire to the Dalmatian coast, but for now she lives and works in London. Clare also contributed to MTV Ireland.

Jennifer Reilly (Best of Europe, editor) lives in New York City but spends her days editing travel guides in Hoboken, New Jersey. In her opinion, all of Europe is a "best of," but she''s especially eager to visit Croatia, Greece, Iceland, and Turkey because she hasn''t had her passport stamped in those countries yet. She has a BS from Boston University and an MA from Columbia University.

Colleen Taylor (Belgium, Greece) hit the road as CosmoGIRL! magazine''s first-ever political correspondent during the 2004 presidential campaign, prompting the Youth Vote coalition to honor her as one of the "30 Most Influential People in Politics Under 30."