Category: Europe

The Window to Lisbon, Portugal

The São Jorge Castle sits in the historic center of the beautiful Lisbon, Portugal. This Moorish castle overlooks the entire city from a hilltop and gives you the extraordinary view seen in the picture.

Treasures of the Caucasus

Dramatic mountains, centuries-old monasteries, astonishing stonework architecture, and ancient vineyards may sound like the dreamy ingredients of a European country long on your bucket list. But point your compass eastward, past the minarets of Turkey […]

Armenia’s Artistic Beauty Etched in Stone

An Armenian folktale goes like this: The invading army of Timur of the Timurid Dynasty appeared on the horizon close to the Noratus Cemetery near Lake Sevan. Upon seeing the oncoming troops, villagers set to […]

The Perks of Work: Employee Travel Testimonial – 9 Day Danube River Cruise

The Danube River in Europe is dotted with excellent towns, each with their own personality and culture. The best way to see all of these towns and make visits to each, is with a River Cruise.

Tbilisi: Where Past and Present Converge

Cathedrals are perched on hillsides like crowns. Brick bathhouses shaped like domes invite you to take in their sulfuric waters and a spa treatment or two. A vibrant arts scene and café culture blow away […]

Cruising through the Canals of Venice

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The Monasteries of Armenia and Georgia

The cultural heritage of Armenia and Georgia reaches back to ancient times. Perhaps because of their proximity to the Holy Land, they were the earliest countries to embrace Christianity as the official religion, in the […]

The Széchenyi Medicinal Baths of Budapest, Hungary

The Széchenyi Baths are located in Budapest, Hungary and make up one of the largest bath complexes in all of Europe.

The Underrated City of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana, Slovenia is the capital of this small country and the largest city. This large city is unique in that it has the sophistication of a small town but the offerings of a large metropolis.

The Iconic Scene of Giant’s Causeway

Giant’s Causeway is located in Northern Ireland in Bushmills. This famous landmark is the result of an ancient fissure volcano erupting and causing around 40,000 columns made of black basalt.