Category: Europe

Brilliant Bruges, Belgium

Bruges, Belgium is sometimes referred to as the, “Venice of the North” and with over 80 canals and its port location, you can understand why. Bruges is the capital of the province of West Flanders […]

Medieval Views in Kilkenny, Ireland

The 12th Century Kilkenny Castle is located in the deeply historic and religious city of Kilkenny, Ireland. Located along the River Nore, this castle was originally built in 1195 to guard the river crossing. The […]

Admiring the Past at the Colosseum, Rome

The Colosseum, or Flavian Amphitheatre, was built in Rome under the Flavian Emperors, the ruler Vespasian and his sons. Construction on the Colosseum begun in 70-72 AD under during the rule of Vespasian and continued […]

Russian River Cruise Ship Refurbished

The MS Nizhny Novgorod, refurbished in 2019, is one of the most comfortable ships to cruise the Russian waterways. Built in East Germany in 1977, this four-deck vessel has a pleasing design and features elegant […]

The Grand Canal at Sunset in Venice, Italy

The Grand Canal in Venice is the main artery of the city and follows a natural channel that creates a reverse S shape. The canal is about 2 miles long and has an average depth […]

Hunedoara Castle in Hunedoara, Romania

Hunedoara or Corvin’s Castle is located in Hunedoara, Romania in the Transylvania region. It is located along the route from Timisoara to Sibiu, Romania. This 14th century Gothic-Renaissance castle is one of the largest in […]

The Astronomical Clock in Prague, Czech Republic

This relic of the medieval period was first built in the 15th century, making it the third-oldest astronomical clock and the oldest clock still operating in the entire world. This intricate clock not only tells […]

Tulip Time in Keukenhof Gardens, Netherlands

Welcome to one of the most beautiful and largest garden in the entire world, the Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands. Millions of flowers are planted yearly in this massive 79-acre garden. A variety of sub-gardens […]

Italy: Beyond Venice, Florence and Rome

If you think you’ve seen all of the great country of Italy, we have some new and exciting recommendations for you! Italia is no doubt one of the most popular countries in Europe and one […]

Warm and Bright in Dubrovnik, Croatia

You might recognize Dubrovnik, Croatia right away if you are a fan of the hit TV show Game of Thrones. It is the primary setting for King’s Landing exterior scenes. This location is perfect for […]