Category: Europe

The Fairy Tale Town of Bruges, Belgium

Bruges, Belgium is truly like stepping into a fairy tale with its medieval architecture, stone bridges, cobbled streets and winding canals. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most well-preserved medieval towns in […]

Take a Walk Around Dubrovnik, Literally

To understand the civilized nature of those who governed the Republic of Ragusa—as the city of Dubrovnik was known from 1358 to 1808—look no further than the city’s motto. In Latin, it read, “Non bene […]

The Interior of La Sagrada Familia; Barcelona, Spain

La Sagrada Familia is an essential point in the city of Barcelona, Spain and a true landmark of the area. Most people know the church from the exterior architecture, made famous by Antoni Gaudi, but […]

Endless Nature at Skógafoss Waterfall, Iceland

Skógafoss Waterfall is located in Skógar, Iceland located on the Southern coast of this island country. It is just one of the most popular among more than 20 waterfalls in the area, which you can […]

Eastern Europe: Old-World Charm & Robust Histories

By its very geography, Eastern Europe has been at a cultural crossroads since the emergence of the first civilizations. Valuable goods from spices and amber to silver and gold have been traded here … cultural […]

Oberammergau’s Passion Play: Witness the Once-in-a-Decade Event in Germany

In 1633, a plague was ravaging much of Europe. In an act of desperation and faith, the people of Oberammergau prayed to God that they would be spared. If they were saved, they promised in […]

Reflections on Lake Bled, Slovenia

Lake Bled is one of the most picturesque locations in all of Europe and this picture does it great justice! Lake Bled, Slovenia adjoins the town of Bled and hosts the Island of Bled, where […]

The Stunning Island of Capri, Italy

Capri, Italy is an island located in the Gulf of Naples on the southern coast of Italy. It is known for its luxurious resorts, plentiful shops, cove-studded coastline and the Blue Grotto Cave. Do not […]

Gaudi & Dali: Spain’s Modern Masters

Among the many pleasures of visiting Spain, art lovers especially revel in the ability to witness a millennium’s worth of the world’s greatest masterpieces. Two masters stand out—famed modernista Antoni Gaudi and surrealist Salvador Dali. The former […]

Bordeaux to Catalonia: A Feast of Farm-Fresh Cuisine and Stellar Wines

The Pyrenees Mountains, their snow-capped peaks soaring to the heavens, divide France and Spain like a colossal wall torn from larger-than-life mythologies. Historically and culturally, this natural border has allowed the two nations to evolve […]